[gm album=57](Cleveland)- White County had its annual county government Christmas luncheon Wednesday at the Crystal Ballroom at Babyland General in Cleveland.

Along with a great meal 22 county employees were recognized for their years of service. That included four people who received recognition for their 30 years of service; Joan Turner, White County Sheriff’s Department, Nancy Cagle, Appalachian Regional Drug Enforcement Office, Dena Adams, White County Clerk of Court and Ricky Barrett, White County Coroner.

All those recognized have provided a collective total of 395 years of service to the county.

Those receiving awards:

5 years

Jodi Ligon, Keith Horn, Meredith Jenkins, Rob Messmore, Debra Sanders

10 years

Travis Turner, Marcia Thomas, Matt Roberts, Krystal Talley, Charles Davis

15 years

Jared Baker, Lisa Manning, Regina Cochran

20 years

David Usher, Connie Hogan, Cathy Gooch, Cami Downey

25 years 

James Winkler

30 years 

Joan Turner, Nancy Cagle, Ricky Barrett, Dena Adams