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Cleveland Man Arrested In Multi-State Child Pornography And Exploitation Investigation

5/3/19 (Decatur) The Georgia Bureau of Investigation announced Friday that a Cleveland man was arrested as part of a multi-state operation where a total of  82 people were taken into custody on child pornography charges, and 17 children were rescued or identified as victims.  Operation Southern Impact III was coordinated by ten (10) Internet Crimes Against Children Task Forces in …

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White County Special Olympic Athletes Bring Home Awards

5/3/19 (Cleveland)-  Four  White County  Special Olympic athletes participated in the Area 2 Games that were held at Riverside Military Academy in Gainesville this past Tuesday.  White County Special Olympics Chairperson Sharon Brown said four athletes brought home awards they include; CJ McGuire who won a silver and a 4th place ribbon, Carter Cruce who captured two gold medals, Joey Rivard two gold …

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Mountain Ed Charter School Receives Peach State Health Plan Grant

5/2/19 (Atlanta)- Peach State Health Plan has announced a partnership with the Georgia HOPE and Mountain Ed Charter Schools.  Peach StateHealth Plan in a news release said they have awarded a grant to the school to support the implementation of an online school-based mental health program in Mountain Ed Charter Schools based in Cleveland.   The grant covers an annual …

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White County’s Unemployment Rate Three Percent In March

5/2/19 (Atlanta)- The latest figures released Thursday by the Georgia Department of Labor has White County’s unemployment rate in March at 3 percent.  That’s a decrease from the three-point-two percent revised figures in February.  The labor department said in March the labor force in White County was 16,214, with 15,724 having jobs and 490 unemployed.  Georgia Labor Commissioner Mark Butler …

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White County Detention Center Report Week Ending 4-30-19

4/30/19 (Cleveland)- Here is the White County Detention Center Report for the period ending  April 30, 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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Pet Owners Urged To Vaccinate Dogs And Cats Against Rabies This Saturday

4/29/19 (Cleveland)- White County pet owners are being urged to get their dogs and cats vaccinated against rabies following the third rabies case in Hall County.   The latest positive case was confirmed in the Jerry Burruss Road in Murrayville.  Lyn Forrest, Program assistant with White County Extension office said at least 300 pets were vaccinated this past Saturday during the …

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Two Cleveland Women Charged With Armed Robbery

4/26/19   (Cleveland)- Two White County women have been charged with armed robbery this week.   White County Sheriff’s spokesman Captain Rick Kelley, in an email, said on Tuesday the victim reported to the White County Sheriff’s Office that he was requested to come to a residence on Skitts Mountain Road and tow a vehicle that had broken down.   According to …

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White County Cannery Will Be Open For This Canning Season

4/26/19 (Cleveland)- White County Cannery, located on the White County Middle School campus,  is expected to be open for this year’s canning season.   Last year the White County Board of Education approved $100,000  to correct some safety concerns and get the facility operational again.  Last night during the White County Board of Education meeting Assistant School Superintendent  Scott Justus …

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National Weather Service Completes Report Of Last Friday’s Storms

4/25/19 (Peachtree City)-The National Weather Service has completed their reports on the storm systems that moved through north Georgia last Friday. The weather service issued a Tornado Warning for northern Hall and southern White Counties at 5:50 AM, April 19th. The weather service said a strong storm system brought heavy rainfall and severe thunderstorms to much of north and central …

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