• Two Men Arrested Following Drug Investigation in White and Hall Counties

    WHITE COUNTY, Ga. – The GBI has arrested Travis Sims, age 49, of Gainesville, GA, and Derrance Damon, age 43, of Cleveland, GA, following a joint drug investigation by the Georgia Bureau of Investigation Appalachian Regional Drug Enforcement Office, DEA Atlanta, ATF, the White County Sheriff’s Office, the Hall County Sheriff’s Office, the Gainesville Police […]

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  • Seven Arrested in White and Hall Counties during “Operation Rolling Hills”

    WHITE COUNTY, Ga. – Following a joint drug investigation in White and Hall Counties by the Georgia Bureau of Investigation, the Hall County Sheriff’s Office, Lumpkin County Sheriff’s Office, White County Sheriff’s Office, and the Georgia State Patrol, several people were arrested: Dwayne Beck, age 42, of Cleveland, GA (booked into the White County Detention […]

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  • Six Arrests Made at a Drug House in White County

    PRESS RELEASE – On March 12, 2024, a multi-agency operation resulted in the arrests of six individuals at 979 Hulsey Rd, Cleveland, GA. This investigation which led to a search warrant at this residence was conducted by White County Sheriff’s Office, Dawson County Sheriff’s Office, Cleveland Police Department, and the Appalachian Regional Drug Enforcement Office. […]

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  • Cleveland Man Arrested on Drug and Weapons Related Charges in White County

    PRESS RELEASE – The GBI has arrested Michael Thompson, age 56, of Cleveland, GA on drug and gun charges. On December 19, 2023, the White County Sheriff’s Office and the Appalachian Regional Drug Enforcement Office executed a search warrant at Thompson’s home in Cleveland, GA. Thompson was arrested on scene and charged with the following: […]

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  • Help Nugget and Zoey find a home

    Please help Nugget and Zoey find a new furever home. The following was posted on social media by Monica Ivonne Stephens, pleading to the public to help these animals in need: “I have very heavy heart and I am hoping you all can think of someone you know who can help these two and give […]

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  • White County drug arrests

    PRESS RELEASE – After receiving some complaints about drug activity at 718 County Line Church Rd in Cleveland, agents with the Appalachian Regional Drug Enforcement Office, White County Sheriff’s Deputies, and Investigators with the Hall County Sheriff’s Office conducted a knock and talk at the residence on November 30, 2023. As a result of this […]

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  • House Republicans have now been Speaker-less for 20 days

    PRESS RELEASE – The following is a statement issued by Representative Andrew Clyde: In case you missed last week’s turn of events in the ongoing Speaker race, here’s a quick recap. As you likely know, I proudly endorsed House Judiciary Chairman Jim Jordan (R-OH) for Speaker of the House on October 6th. One week later, […]

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  • House Republicans have now been Speaker-less for 20 days

    PRESS RELEASE – The following is a statement issued by Representative Andrew Clyde: In case you missed last week’s turn of events in the ongoing Speaker race, here’s a quick recap. As you likely know, I proudly endorsed House Judiciary Chairman Jim Jordan (R-OH) for Speaker of the House on October 6th. One week later, […]

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  • Officer involved shooting in White County

    PRESS RELEASE – The GBI is investigating an officer involved shooting in Cleveland, Georgia. The White County Sheriff’s Office requested the GBI to conduct an independent investigation on October 7, 2023. One man was shot during an encounter with deputies. No officers were injured. Preliminary information indicates that on Saturday, October 7, 2023, at around […]

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  • K9 alerts police to discover fentanyl

    PRESS RELEASE – On August 24, 2023 at around 6:50pm, White County Sheriff’s Deputies stopped a 2013 Ford F 150 for a brake light violation on Duncan Bridge Rd. During the traffic stop, a K9 conducted a free air sniff of the vehicle and alerted. During the search, several drugs were located including crack cocaine, heroin, methamphetamine, […]

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  • Major Insurer Reverses Course After Commissioner King’s Involvement

    PRESS RELEASE – Insurance and Safety Fire Commissioner John F. King announced today that Farmers Insurance has rescinded tens of thousands of nonrenewal notices to Georgia consumers initially scheduled to go into effect in August. “It was brought to our attention this week that Farmers Insurance had alerted their customers that they would be non-renewing […]

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  • Thunderstorm Warning/ Tornado Watch

    PRESS RELEASE – Severe Thunderstorm Warning Tornado Watch High Wind Warning National Weather Service Peachtree City GA 352 PM EST Fri Mar 3 2023 The National Weather Service in Peachtree City has issued a * Severe Thunderstorm Warning for… Towns County in northeastern Georgia… Lumpkin County in north central Georgia… Southeastern Gilmer County in north […]

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  • Valentine’s Day Giveaway

    Enter to win our free Valentine’s Day Giveaway, featuring exciting gifts from our local business communities! Love is in the air and to show you how much we care and appreciate you, we want to do something special! Here’s How To Enter: See below for details!   *If you are not yet a subscriber* Subscribe […]

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  • Man arrested for murder for hire plot

    PRESS RELEASE – The GBI arrested a Cleveland man for criminal solicitation in an attempted murder for hire case. The man was also arrested and charged with home invasion and aggravated assault in a separate incident in White County, Georgia. During the course of a Cleveland Police Department investigation, evidence was found that indicated Freddie […]

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