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Commissioners Hold First Reading Of Land Use Regs

1/28/15 (Cleveland)- During a special called meeting  Tuesday the White County Board of Commissioners held a first reading of  a draft of  land use regulations for the county.  During the last couple of years the county has been working on this document, that work included holding three public input meetings  around the county.  Following those meeting  county voters in November …

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Cleveland Fire Department Provides Fire Safety Class

1/27/15 (Cleveland)- As part of their continuing education efforts members of the Cleveland Fire Department recently conducted a Fire safety Class for the children who attend Kid’s Corner Day Care. Cleveland Fire Chief Ricky Pruitt said, “Fire safety tips and fire prevention were emphasized.” According to Pruitt the students were also give an opportunity to explore up close a real …

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Nix Appointed To Water Council

1/27/15 (Cleveland)-  Lt. Governor Casey Cagle recently appointed White County Commissioner Edwin Nix to the Coosa North Georgia Water Council. The Coosa North Georgia Water Council is one of the 11 water districts in Georgia. The goal of the Coosa North Georgia Water Development and Conservation Plan is to support the region’s economy, to protect public health and natural resources, …

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No Injuries In White County School Bus Accident

1/26/15 (Cleveland )- Officials report no injuries and no students were on a White County school bus when it was involved in an accident this morning.  The accident occurred on Duncan Bridge Road just before 7 AM. White County School Superintendent  Dr. Jeff Wilson said by email, there was some damage to the front bumper and front of the bus …

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Cleveland Man Charged In Helen Stabbing

1/25/15 (Helen)-  A 58-year old Cleveland man has been charged in connection with a  stabbing in Helen Saturday night.  Helen Police Chief Jim Couch in a news release Sunday morning said, at approximately 8:05 pm officers of the Helen Police Department were called to the scene of a  possible person stabbed at Monday’s Bar and Grill, located at 7934 South …

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Todd Starnes Fox News Commentator Speaks At TMC Chapel

1/22/15 (Cleveland)- Todd Starnes with  Fox News and Commentary and heard  daily on hundreds of radio stations. Spoke to the students, facility and guest during special chapel services at Truett McConnell College in Cleveland  Thursday morning, as part of the college’s second annual Ray Newman Ethics and Religious Liberty Lecture Series.  Starnes who shares stories about faith with his radio …

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No Serious Injuries In Tuesday Night Accident

1/21/15 (Cleveland)-  No serious injuries reported as a result of a two vehicle accident in the city of Cleveland Tuesday night.  Cleveland Fire Chief Ricky Pruitt said, Cleveland Fire Department responded to the rear ender type accident around  8:00 PM.  The accident occurred in front of the White County Courthouse on South Main Street, when one vehicle crashed into the …

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Collins Issues Rebuttal To State of the Union Address

1/21/15 (WASHINGTON, D.C.) –Ninth District  Congressman Doug Collins  released  a video rebuttal  after attending President Obama’s State of the Union address Tuesday  night.  In that rebuttal congressman Collins said, “The lame-duck president, in his speech to a joint session of Congress, proposed higher taxes to pay for more federal programs, as a solution for the country’s still-struggling economy.”   Collins …

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Three From Cleveland Arrested On Drug Charges

1/19/15 (Clarkesville)- Four people, three of them from Cleveland were arrested Sunday  by the Clarkesville Police Department and the North Georgia Regional Drug Enforcement Office on drug related charges. In a press release Mitchell Posey, Commander of the North Georgia Regional Drug Enforcement office said,  at approximately 12:04 a.m., Clarkesville Police Officers initiated a traffic stop on a vehicle occupied …

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No Injuries Limited Damage In McDonald’s Fire

1/19/15 (Cleveland)- No one was hurt when fire erupted in a cooker at McDonald’s in downtown Cleveland Monday  morning.  Cleveland Fire Chief Ricky Pruitt said, the fire which occurred  just after six AM was limited to a single cooker.  Pruitt said employees began cooking items for the morning when the fire started.  All employees were evacuated from the building and …

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