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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

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Commissioners Looking At 24-Hour Fire Service

(Cleveland)-  The White County Board of Commissioners want to explore setting up  24-hour full time paid fire protection for the county.  During a meeting Monday  the commissioners heard a request from White County Public Safety Director David Murphy  for an additional  personnel for the fire department, which would bring the number of paid personnel in the department to ten.  The …

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Cleveland Going After Delinquent Accounts

(Cleveland)- The City of Cleveland wants to go after delinquent utility account customers. Monday night during the city council meeting it was revealed that the city has  $88,000 in overdue account charges,  for water and sewer service accounts.     Councilman Rush Mauney said when he heard about this it really disturbed him.  City Clerk Connie Tracas told the council that …

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Fire Destroys Vehicle At Zaxbys

(Cleveland)- Just before midnight Monday  night the  Cleveland Fire Department was called to a vehicle fire at 217  South Main Street,  in the parking lot of Zaxby’s restaurant.   Fire Chief Ricky Pruitt said, “uipon arrival  we found a vehicle about 60 percent Involved. “   After the fire was extinguished, Pruitt said, Cleveland Fire Investigator Charlie Bryson  was called to  Investigate  and determine the …

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Congressman Collins Holds Town Hall Meetings

(GAINESVILLE)-    Congressman Doug Collins will hold three public town hall meetings this month.  All residents of Georgia’s 9th Congressional District are invited to attend any or all of these three meetings.  The first meeting will be in Fannin County August 14th at Fannin High School Performing Arts Center in  Blue Ridge, from 6-7 PM.  The second meeting will be …

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Six Citations Issued During Road Checks

(Cleveland)- The White County Sheriff’s office advises that six people were arrested over the weekend as a result of road checks conducted by officers in various parts of the county.    Captain Tim Chapman, with the sheriff’s office said one person was arrested for Driving Under the Influence while the others were cited for driving with  no or suspended license. …

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County and City officials hold meetings

(Cleveland)- The White County Board of Commissioners will hold a combined work session and regular meeting Monday  at 4:30 PM.   The commissioners have on the agenda for today several road department items, including the resurfacing of Paradise Valley Road, with the project to be bid next Spring. Also the commissioners will consider reallocation of funds in the fire department to …

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Record Low Temps Wednesday

07/31/2014 (Sautee)-  White County folks woke up Wednesday morning and possibly  reached for their blankets and comforters!  Early morning temperatures  around the county broke several all-time records, according to WRWH weather reporter Bill Kinsland. The morning  low temperature  in Cleveland  of 51 degrees  broke the previous record low for the date set on July 30th, 2005  when the mercury bottomed …

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Record Low Temps Thursday Morning

(ATLANTA)- Unusually cool air, for this time of the year, settled in across north Georgia  Wednesday morning, with record temperatures set in Gainesville,  Atlanta and Macon.     Temperatures in the north Georgia mountains Wednesday  morning dipped into the upper 40’s and low 50’s.  Blairsville recorded a low of 47, Blue Ridge 49, Tiger 50 and we had 51 in Cleveland.   …

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Weekend Back-to-School Event Successful

Church officials say a weekend back to school event was a great success.  Saturday Saint Paul United Methodist Church  of Lumpkin County gave away School Supplies, Clothes, Food and Free Haircuts to folks in need in Northeast Georgia. This was  their  5th Annual Back to School Blessing, and  pastor David Bost said, “ we were able to help 237 Children …

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Hope Drive to Temporarily Close

Photo Dean Dyer

The Georgia Department of Transportation says Hope Drive in Cleveland will be closed for about 15 days, beginning today (07/28), as the grade of the road is raised by 12 feet.  The contractor is required to complete the work and reopen the road by August 11th. Harold Mull, GDOT District Construction Engineer, said, “With such a significant grade change, traffic …

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