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Enhanced Chance Of Severe Weather Sunday

4/12/19 (Cleveland)- National Weather Service forecasters say there is a possibility for severe storms in our area Sunday afternoon. The latest word from forecasters is that the Storm Prediction Center has raised the risk of severe thunderstorms for north Georgia to ENHANCED.   According to the weather service Isolated to scattered severe thunderstorms possible with the main threats being…  Damaging wind,  Large Hail …

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Female Hiker Injured On Appalachian Trail

4/11/19 (Cleveland)- White County firefighters with Automatic Aid from City of Helen Fire were dispatched to the report of a female hiker who had fallen on the Appalachian Trail north of Helen Thursday, injuring her ankle.   White County Public Safety Director David Murphy said, first responders hiked in, stabilized the patient and placed the victim in a Stokes basket …

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White County Students Selected For Washington Youth Trip

4/11/19   (Clarkesville)-  Two White County youth, Sarah Edwards and Chris Geiger, both of Sautee, have been selected to attend the 54th annual Washington Youth Tour. Edwards and Geiger are juniors at Tallulah Falls School. They were selected through an application process which included a test and interview. Habersham Electric Membership Corporation spokeswoman Nicole Dover said,  this “once in a lifetime” youth …

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2.3 Million Dollar Lottery Ticket Sold In Cleveland

4/9/19 (ATLANTA) – One jackpot ticket worth 2.3 million dollars was purchased in Cleveland for the April 8 Jumbo Bucks Lotto drawing.  The ticket was purchased at the  Circle K convenience store on North Main Street. Georgia Lottery officials said the winner claimed the prize Tuesday.   Winning numbers were: 13-24-25-31-35-46.  Jumbo Bucks Lotto is a draw game available exclusively in …

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White County Detention Center Report Week Ending 4-9-19

4/9/19 (Cleveland)- Here is the White County Detention Center Report for the period ending  April 9, 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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Public Safety Officials Respond To Three Separate Calls On Yonah Mountain

4-8-19 Local 4/9/19 (Cleveland)- White County Public Safety officials responded to three separate calls on Yonah Mountain over the weekend. Those calls included a lost hiker, an injured hiker who had fallen and a stranded dog. White County Public Safety Spokeswoman Ana Newberry advised in an email, the first call was Saturday evening where a hiker was reported lost on …

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Hundreds Attend Faith And Freedom Celebration

4/8/19 (Cleveland)- Several hundred people attended the second annual Faith and Freedom Celebration held Saturday evening in Cleveland.  The event was held in the Truett McConnell University George Blaurock Student Wellness Center.   Former Arkansas Governor Mike Huckabee was the featured speaker.  Huckabee praised the state of Georgia and Governor Brain Kemp for the passage of the anti-abortion bill, that …

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White County Grand Jury Hears 43 Bills of Indictments

4/5/19 (Cleveland)- White County Grand Jury met this week and made their presentments before the Superior Court Judge Raymond George on Tuesday.  The grand jury body address 43 bills of indictment  with all being true billed. Among those indicted include 44-year old Scott Shelby of Cleveland. He was indicted on 10 counts of cruelty to children, four counts of aggravated …

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Collins Honored as Innovator in Biotechnology

4/5/19 (WASHINGTON)-The Biotechnology Innovation Organization (BIO) has presented Ninth District Congressman Doug Collins with the 2019 Innovator in Technology Award. This award recognizes Members of Congress who have been collaborative partners, advocates, and champions of the biotechnology and life sciences industries. Collins commented  “I am honored to receive the Biotechnology Innovation Organization’s 2019 Innovator in Technology Award, and I remain committed …

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