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Voting Underway In High School Video Production Contest

(Cleveland)- It’s time to vote, not for a  political candidate but for the best high school video production.  North Georgia Technical College is sponsoring the program which highlights the talents of area high schools. What’s so cool about manufacturing is the theme.   It’s time for YOU to decide who the winner will be!   Go to www dot dream it …

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Lumpkin County Receives DOT Funds

10-15-14 (Dahlonega)-  Tuesday  the Georgia Department of Transportation presented the people of Lumpkin County with funds to “re-pave the way” through the Local Maintenance and Improvements Grant (LMIG) program.  On behalf of the State Transportation Board, Georgia DOT officials presented a check for $400,000 to repave 5-point-52 miles of four local roads, to  Lumpkin County Commissioners as the County’s Fiscal Year …

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No Major Problems With Tuesday’s Weather

10-15-14 (Cleveland)- White County officials say except  for  several trees that were blown down and many areas of the county which experienced power outages  Tuesday  the county faired well,  as a weather system moved through the area.  White County Public Safety Director David Murphy said, there were several incidents were trees were blown down, but no  major problems.  Many homes …

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Early Voting

(Cleveland  10/13/2014) – Early voting for the November 4th general election gets underway this week, but the voting process is a little complicated.  First city residents who want to vote in the alcohol referendum can cast a ballot in that process starting today (Monday), Registered voters in the City of Cleveland can vote in the special referendum on liquor by …

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Cleveland Man Killed In Friday Night Accident

By: Rob Moore (GAINESVILLE) – A Cleveland man died after his motorcycle collided with an SUV in Hall County Friday night.  According to Sgt. G.R. Harper of Georgia State Patrol Post 6 in Gainesville,  32- year old Roger Keith Gee, of Cleveland was the driver of a Suzuki motorcycle. Gee struck a 1995 GMC Jimmy after passing another vehicle, Harper …

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Woodmen Hold Community Recognition

(Cleveland)- A white county lady who has been involved in the community for many years, as an official county historian plus many other areas, has been recognized by the Woodmen of the World, Cleveland chapter as “ Ms. Woodman”.  The award to Shirley McDonald  is in recognition for her service to the origination as secretary and other work.  McDonald was …

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Georgia High Court Reverses White County Judge’s Decision

(ATLANTA) – The Georgia Supreme Court  has reversed a White County judge’ s decision and ruled that a man who was convicted of murder and sentenced to life in prison does not deserve a new  trial. The states highest court ruled that new evidence showing that a state’ s witness told one story to his attorney and a different story …

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White County Falls To Stephens 30-10

(Toccoa)- Stephens County  Indians put their full defense in action Friday night holding  the White County Warriors and won  30-10.   It was a well played game by both sides, but  the Warrior offense couldn’t put it together during the hot and muggy night on the field.   The warriors  will host the North Oco nee Titans next Friday night, you can …

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Grand Jury Presents Their Report

(Cleveland)- The White County Grand Jury met this week at the White County Courthouse in Cleveland.  The jury in their presentments made public Tuesday afternoon before Superior Court Judge Stan Gunter said they addressed 30 bills of indictment with 29 of those true billed and one no billed.  Among the recommendations the jury said that upon inspection of the detention …

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Mt. Yonah Elementary Gets SHAPE Grant

(Atlanta)- A White County school is among  22 schools that The Georgia Department of Public Health and the Governor’s SHAPE Initiative have awarded grants totaling  $112-thousand dollars. Research has shown that children are much more physically active if they attend schools that schedule, promote and supervise opportunities such as structured recess, short classroom-based activity breaks and before and after-school activities. …

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