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Lightning Strike Causes Fire On Adair Mill Road

2/21/19 (Cleveland)- White County Public Safety Director David Murphy said Wednesday night at  10:10 p.m. an L.P. gas line was struck by lightning at 641 Adair Mill Road causing a fire near an outdoor utility building, severely damaging the building and also causing some electrical damage inside the home.  Murphy said White County Fire, Mutual aid from City of Cleveland …

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Three Arrested On Drug Trafficking Charges

2/20/19 (Cleveland)- More fine work by local law enforcement has put three drug dealers out of business. The three were arrested after a White County Sheriff’s Office deputy spotted suspicious activity on Daybreak Road just south of Cleveland. Special Agent in Charge Mitchell Posey with the Appalachian Regional Drug Enforcement Office (ARDEO) said the deputy was in the area Tuesday …

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Cleveland Man Receives Life Plus 35 Years For 2016 Murder

2/20/19 (Cleveland)- A Cleveland man has been sentenced to life in prison plus 35 years for his part in the murder and armed robbery of a White County man back in 2016.  A  White County jury Tuesday afternoon returned the guilty verdict against 30-year old Fredrick Sauder.  Sauder, along with another person, Justin Edward Davis was charged in connection with …

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Wind Advisory For North Georgia

2/19/19 The National Weather Service has issued a Special Weather Statement for Northeast Georgia because of the windy conditions. Forecasters say wind  gusts of 20 to 30 mph will be possible through the rest of the day (Wednesday)  for portions of northern Georgia. These enhanced wind speeds combined with extremely saturated soils from the persistent rain have resulted in conditions …

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Flood Watch Expanded To Include White County

2/19/19 Cleveland)- The National Weather Service in Peachtree City has expanded the Flood Watch issued out earlier today to include portions of north Georgia to include the following counties: Cherokee, Dawson, Fannin, Gilmer, Lumpkin, Pickens Union, Towns, and White. The flood watch is in effect through Saturday morning.  Forecasters say soil conditions remain very saturated and river levels remain high …

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TMU Offers New Graduate and Undergraduate Women’s Studies Concentrations

(Cleveland)- Truett McConnell University’s (TMU) Balthasar Hubmaier School of Theology and Missions announced new concentrations in Women’s Studies for the Bachelor of Arts in Christian Studies and the Master of Arts in Theology degree programs. The concentration is now open to any female in the TMU Christian Studies or Theology program, and its classes are available to any female student …

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White County Detention Center Report Week Ending 2/19/19

2/19/19 (Cleveland)- Here is the White County Detention Center Report for the period ending  February 19, 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: There is a few people who were arrested  with SOC. Amanda Hall SOC …

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Vaping Information Session This Week

2/18/19 (Cleveland)- White County school administrators have scheduled a couple of public information meetings this week to address the vaping epidemic in the county’s middle and high schools.   The meetings are designed to inform parent/community about the situation.   The first session is set for 6 p.m. Tuesday ( Feb. 19) at White County Middle School. The second will …

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Up To Eight Inches Of Rain Expected During The Next Week

2/15/19 (Undated)- Meteorologists say North Georgians should brace for several days of wet weather that will dump as much as eight inches of rain in some places. Georgia News Network meteorologist John Wetherbee said four separate events, starting  today (Friday)  will bring heavy rainfall at times.  “One tonight, then another Sunday into Sunday night, then the third would be Monday night into …

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HEMC Spanish Speaking Customers Targeted In Phone Scam

2/15/19 (Clarkesville)- Habersham Electric Membership Corporation has been notified that some members have received telephone calls stating in Spanish that their power will be disconnected unless they make a payment through them or by calling a number provided. HEMC spokeswoman Nicole Dover said in a news release, members should hang up at once and report the call to their local …

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