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...the National Weather Service In Peachtree City Has Issued A Flood Warning For The Following Rivers In Georgia... Chattahoochee River Near Helen Affecting White County .recent Heavy Rainfall Has Caused Significant Runoff Into Streams And Rivers Which Will Cause Flooding In Some Areas. The National Weather Service In Peachtree City Has Issued A ...Read More.
Effective: January 19, 2019 at 10:00pmExpires: January 20, 2019 at 12:00pmTarget Area: White

Sunday, January 20, 2019
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Cleveland Police Working With Tennessee Officials On Major Drug Case

8/7/18 (Cleveland)- Cleveland Police Chief John Foster says  two big drug related arrest made last week by his officers are still under investigation.  Chief Foster first revealed  information about the arrest during Monday nights city council meeting.  Foster said after the meeting the first arrest came July 30th  when an officer stopped a vehicle on White Street at Wilford Ash …

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White County Selects West Hall Principal Scott Justus For Assistant Superintendent

8/6/18 (Cleveland)- The White County Board of Education has given their approval to hire a new Assistant Superintendent of School, a job current Superintendent Dr. Laurie Burkett held prior to her promotion.  The board has voted to hire Scott Justus, the current principal at West Hall High School for that position. Superintendent Burkett said they are ready to put Justus …

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White County Fire Services Answers Residential Fire Calls

8/6/18 (Cleveland)- White County Fire Services answered several calls over the weekend. Among those calls according to Ana Newberry, White County Public Safety, on Saturday, at 1:30AM, White County Fire Services responded to a reported structure fire at a residence on Funny Farm Rd.  Upon arrival, no smoke was visible from the outside.  Firefighters determined that the HVAC had a …

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White County Sheriff Releases Details Of Thursday-Night Standoff

8/3/18 By: Rob Moore and Dean Dyer (CLEVELAND) – White County Sheriff Neal Walden on Friday released details of a lengthy standoff with shots fired in eastern White County Thursday.   “About 4:14 yesterday [Thursday] afternoon, officers were dispatched to a vehicle accident on Highway 255 South in the area of Grover Miles Road,” Walden said. “The accident involved a vehicle that had struck …

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Heavy Rainfall Adds To Year-To-Date Surplus

8/3/18 By: Bill Kinsland  (Cleveland)- The heavy rain has moved out of our area the Flash Flood Watch issued earlier by the National Weather Service expired at eight this morning. During the past four days we have received quit a bit of rainfall especially Thursday  night and early Friday  morning. This week we have received an average of 4.46 inches …

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Veterans Reminded Assistance Available in Clarkesville

8/2/18 (Clarkesville)- The Georgia Department of Veterans Service  is ready to assist Georgia’s over 700,000 veterans and their families seek help and file a claim with the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs.  GDVS Commissioner Mike Roby says,  “Our primary job is to explain in detail veteran related benefits afforded by both the federal and state government and, if entitled, assist …

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Unemployment Rate In White County Up In June

8-2-18 (Atlanta)- Georgia Labor Commissioner Mark Butler said Thursday  that the Georgia Mountains region’s labor force jumped in June to a record high as summer job seekers hit the market. With the labor force growing faster than could be absorbed through hiring, the unemployment rate also ticked up for the month. Labor Commissioner Mark Butler explained that despite an increase …

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Caring Hands Will Hold A 2nd Back To School Giveaway Saturday

8/1/18 (Clermont)- Caring Hands Ministries will hold a second Back to School Giveaway this Saturday August 4th from 1-3 PM,  while supplies last. The giveaway will be at the office of Caring Hands Ministries’, located at 6483-A Cleveland Hwy. in Clermont. A news release from the ministries states there will be new school supplies for K-12 students  and gently used clothes …

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Flash Flood Watch Extended Through Friday

8-1-18 (Cleveland)- National Weather Service says a Flash Flood Watch is in effect now through Friday morning. Forecasters say periods of heavy rainfall are likely  Wednesday  and Thursday as deep  tropical moisture from the Gulf of Mexico streams northward  across much of Georgia. On average, two to four inches of  rainfall is expected within the watch area. However, locally  higher …

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White County Commissioners Struggle With Setting Millage Rate

7/31/18 (Cleveland)-  It wasn’t a simple task setting White County’s  2018 tax millage rate Monday.  After holding the final public hearing on the tax millage White County Commission Chairman Travis Turner said,  the county budget was set on the pretense that the tax millage rate would be 11.25 mills, but not all of the commissioners were in agreement with that …

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