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Board Of Education Talks About Guns At School

(Cleveland)- The White County Board of Education talked about gun at school during their meeting Thursday  night.  Superintendent Dr. Jeff Wilson shared with the board the latest interpretation of the states new gun law.  Dr. Wilson said no guns will be allowed in school buildings,   “ any individual, even an individual that has a carry permit is not allowed …

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Warrior Warehouse Opens At WCHS

08/29/2014  (Cleveland)- There’s a new store that has opened  in Cleveland  and it’s located in the front of White County High School.  WCHS Principal John Osborne said they have been working to expand the Business Education opportunity at the school and have set up a school store.  He  said it will be, “ a store that will take care of …

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New Hybrid Electric Vehicles Added To HEMC Fleet

08/28/2014 (Clarkesville)- Habersham Electric has recently added two new Hybrid Electric Vehicles to their fleet. You may have seen these unique looking vehicles around town, A Ford C-Max and a Chevy Volt.  Tim Dean, Engineering Technician at HEMC said, both of these vehicles are not only colorful, but they are also environmentally friendly, “they are electric and run on gasoline …

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Yonah Preserve New Name For OTP Property

08/27/2014 (Cleveland)-The  Outdoor Therapeutic Program  (OTP) property north of Cleveland, has a new name.  During Monday’s county commission meeting the commissioners voted to re-name the property “ Yonah Preserve”.   The name is to represent the nearby White County landmark Yonah Mountain and the protective nature of the property.  Following a detailed report from a committee  appointed to look at ways …

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Suspicious Fire Destroys White County Home

08/26/2014 (Cleveland)- White County fire investigators are probing an early morning blaze that  destroyed a residents  Tuesday morning.   White County Public Safety Director  David Murphy said, “ A neighbor called 9-1-1 to report the blaze at 735 Holiness Campground Road at 4:47 AM.”   Arriving units found fire in the first floor of the house.  According to Murphy, there were people …

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Commissioners Approve 24-Hour Fire Personnel Plan

08/26/2014 (Cleveland)- During a extended 2 ½ hour  meeting Monday afternoon  the White County Board of Commissioners approved adding three additional personnel for the fire department, bringing to Eleven  full time paid staff,  and implement a 24-hour on duty fire personnel  plan.    White County Public Safety Director David Murphy  presented the commissioners with a plan that will enable the  …

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Chamber Launches Wine Trail App

08/23/2014 (Cleveland)- The White County Chamber of Commerce has announced the launch of Georgia’s first ever Wine Trail App.  The free app is available for  iPhone, iTouch and Android devices, and allows users to get information on The Unicoi Tail wineries, tasting rooms, transportation, the Unicoi Wine Festival, events and news from  local wineries.   The chamber in a news …

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No Injuries After Motorcyclist Hits Building

(Cleveland)- The driver of a motorcycle was not injured Friday afternoon when the bike he was operating ran into a building between Old Highway 75  and South Main Street in Cleveland.  Fire Chief Ricky Pruitt said, the motorcyclist was coming off Ridgwood Drive approaching Old Highway 75, and for some unknown reason he did not stop.  The motorcycle ran into …

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Russell Eidson Receives Certificate of Leadership

08/22/2014 (Clarkesville)- The North Georgia Technical College’s  White County Adult Learning Center recently honored Russell Eidson with a Certificate of Leadership.   Russell has been a student at the learning center since July 2013, and has displayed an unwavering determination to earn a GED.  In addition to being a full-time student, he is a husband, parent, provider, and community volunteer.  His ability …

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Dunn Elected Vice Chair of Transportation Board

(Atlanta) – The State Transportation Board has elected new officers  and  our  9th  congressional district representative Emily Dunn of Blue Ridge has been selected to served as Vice Chair of board.   Don Grantham of Augusta was elected Chair and Robert L. Brown, Jr. of Decatur was elected to the position of Secretary.  The State Transportation Board – the policy-making and …

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