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White County Unemployment Rate 2.6 In May

(Cleveland)- The Georgia Department of Labor released new unemployment figures today and they show that the preliminary unemployment rate in May for  White County was 2.6 percent,  up two-tenths of a percent from the revised April rate of 2.4 percent.  The labor department said in May the labor force in White County was 16,478, of those 16,052 were employed and …

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Cleveland Voters To Be Ask To Extend Sunday Alcohol Sales

(Cleveland)- The City of Cleveland will join a large number of municipalities around the state that will include a referendum question on the November ballot asking voters for approval earlier Sunday sales of distilled spirits or alcoholic beverages. The city council Monday approved holding a special referendum with the alcohol question on the ballot to be held in conjunction with …

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Cleveland Changes Name Of A Resource Fund

(Cleveland)- The City of Cleveland is changing the name of a resource fund to better identify the purpose of the funds.  During Monday’s council meeting  City Administrator Tom O’Bryant told the council that in the past the city had what was called a Sinking Fund- created in the 1950s to pay for various water and sewer loans.  Those funds were …

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White County Detention Center Report Week Ending 7-2-19

7/2/19 (Cleveland)- Here is the White County Detention Center Report for the period ending  July 2,  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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Cleveland Issues Another Boil Water Notice

7/1/19 (Cleveland)- The City of Cleveland has issued another Boil Water Notice due to a 6” water main break that will affect water customers at the following locations: Lindsey Drive, Foxwood Drive, 1983 Hwy 129 North, 1883 Hwy 129 North, Wild Turkey Trail, Shepard Drive, Stoddard Lane, and Cottage Creek area of the city’s water service area. Andrea Smith, Water …

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Mitchell Posey Promoted By The GBI To Inspector With Investigative Division

7/1/19 (Cleveland)- Mitchell Posey, the Special Agent in Charge of the Appalachian Regional Drug Enforcement Office, located in Cleveland, has left that position to become an inspector with the GBI’s Investigative Division.  The GBI made a public announcement of Posey’s promotion today.   According to the  GBI Inspector Posey will be responsible for the administrative oversight of one regional office, …

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Boil Water Notice Lifted

7/1/19 (Cleveland)- The City of Cleveland has lifted the Boil Water Notice that they issued last week.  The notice was issued following a water main break at Thunder Ridge Subdivision on the east side of the city.  To make proper repairs, the City Public Works Department had to shut off the water supply to the line    The notice, which …

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Boil Water Notice Issued For Thunder Ridge Subdivision

6/27/19 (Cleveland)- The City of Cleveland has issued a Boil Water Notice due to a 6” water main break. Andrea Smith, Water Distribution Operator for the City of Cleveland Public Works advised the notice will affect the City of Cleveland water customers located in the  Thunder Ridge Subdivision:   Thunder Ridge Drive Sunrise Lane Pointe Willow Drive Vista Drive Oak …

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Escapee From Gwinnett County Arrested In White County

6/26/19 (Cleveland)- An escapee from a work release detail in Gwinnett County has been arrested by White County authorities. White County Sheriff’s Captain Rick Kelley advised in an email that around 12:30 AM Wednesday morning   Deputies responded to a suspicious vehicle at Woodlawn Gardens on Hwy 254.  At that location, they were able to recover a Dodge Charger that had …

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Rotary Club Presents Community Service Awards

6/26/19 (Cleveland)- The White County Rotary Club has completed a very successful year under the leadership of President Todd Marks.  At Tuesday’s meeting, Marks recognized several Rotarians and others in the community for outstanding work.  The Jean Harris award is presented each year and is named in honor of the wife of Paul Harris, founder of Rotary International. The award …

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