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The Potter Statue In Cleveland Officially Dedicated

10-19-19 (Cleveland)- The Potter statue located on the north end of the Courthouse square in downtown  Cleveland was officially dedicated Saturday and it represents a legacy in white county. Attorney Bill House who served on the committee that worked to get the statue placed on the square said pottery got started in White County sometime in the 1820s. “ It …

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Boil Water Notice In Cleveland Lifted

10-19-19 Cleveland)-The Boil Water Notice issued by the city of Cleveland on Friday has been lifted. The notice was issued following a  six-inch water main break and affected water customers on White Street, Old Blairsville Road, Kenimer Street and the north end of Wilford Ash Parkway. To make proper repairs, the City Public Works Department had to shut off the …

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Warriors Shut-Out Spartans 42-0

10-19-19 Sports – It was a runaway victory last night in White County high school football as the Warriors shut-out the West Hall Spartans 42 – 0. It seems that the Warriors, after taking last week off, were looking to redeem themselves following two losses in the two previous games, and last night the first half of the game is …

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Thursday Night Fire Destroys Two Homes At Turners Corner

10-18-19 By Rob Moore (Turners Corner)- Firefighters from Lumpkin, White and Union counties worked together to extinguish structure fires at a campground on U.S. 19/U.S. 129 in rural Lumpkin County Thursday night. White County 9-1-1 received a request for mutual aid from Lumpkin County about 9:30 p.m. Thursday for structure fires at Mountain View Campground near Roadkill Café, said White …

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Active Shooter Drill Today At Truett McConnell University

10-18-19 (Cleveland)- Truett McConnell University will be conducting an active shooter drill on the campus today ( Friday Oct.18).  The drill will involve 25 Truett nursing students and a medical helicopter.  The drill is scheduled for afternoon hours.  The university will post signs on the campus advising this is a drill. 

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Boil Water Notice Issued In Cleveland

10-18-19 (Cleveland)- The City of Cleveland has issued a Boil Water Notice due to a 6” water main break.  Andrea Smith, Water Distribution Operator for the city of Cleveland  Public Works, advises the following locations of the city’s water service area are affected: White Street, Old Blairsville Road, Kenimer Street and the north end of Wilford Ash Parkway. Smith says …

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Helen Named #1 Place To Celebrate Oktoberfest

10/17/19 Helen – The city of Helen has been named the number one place to celebrate Oktoberfest, according to a list report by Muriel Vega on Rent.com. Oktoberfest, held in Munich, Germany every fall season, attracts more than six million visitors each year. The festival tradition that began in 1810, brings together music, beer tents, and traditional Bavarian food.  But …

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Cleveland Woman Charged With Stealing $44K From Church In Gainesville

10-17-19 By B.J. Williams ( accesswdun.com)  (Gainesville)- A woman who served as a church secretary at Central Baptist Church in Gainesville for 24 years has been arrested for stealing funds from the church. Mary Ann Lee, 75, of Cleveland, was booked into the Hall County Jail Wednesday on charges of felony theft by taking. She has since posted bond.  A …

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Cleveland To Map City Water And Sewer Infrastructure

10-15-19 (Cleveland)- The city of Cleveland with the assistance of  Georgia Mountain Regional Commission will soon begin a project to document all the city water and sewer lines.    City Administrator Tom O’Bryant told the city council Monday that the city has an old map of the water infrastructure, but no map of the sewer system.  O’Bryant said this will …

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White County Detention Center Report Week Ending 10-15-19

10-16-19 Cleveland)- Here is the White County Detention Center Report for the period ending  October 15,  2019.  This report is a list of people arrested and booked into the White County Detention Center. The subjects identified have been charged with a crime, but are not presumed guilty.   Note- SOC (statement of Charge) this holds inmate until Deputy can go get Warrants, VGSCA stands for …

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