CLEVELAND, Ga. – White County Emergency Management Agency Director David Murphy received word last week that White County has again been recognized as a StormReady county.
In a letter to Murphy, David J. Nadler, Warning Coordination Meteorologist for the Georgia StormReady Advisory Board said, “I would like to congratulate you and your team on your jurisdiction’s StormReady re-recognition. It is clearly the result of your vision, leadership, hard work and commitment to the citizens of White County.
“They should take great pride and comfort in maintaining this status and, to a great degree, they have you to thank for it. The current StormReady recognition for White County will be valid for the next three years (2018-2021), and officially expires on February 28, 2021.
“As a StormReady county, you are authorized to use the StormReady logo in official letterheads, brochures, or other suitable documents.
“Congratulations once again to you and your team on this great achievement. We’re proud to have you continuing to be a part of the growing StormReady family in Georgia!”
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CLEVELAND, Ga. — A Quicksilver ultralight aircraft crashed into the woods off Hwy. 115 East in White County late Friday afternoon. Authorities were not contacted immediately and Cleveland Fire Chief David Murphy said units from the Cleveland Sheriff’s Office were not dispatched to the crash site until around noon Saturday.
Sources tell Fetch Your News that there were two people on board and one was Cleveland Mayor Shan Ash. Neither is believed to have suffered serious injuries. The other was not identified. Fetch Your News will have more details as they become available.