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County rec to add broadband, cameras

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White County Parks & Recreation facilities will be getting broadband Internet and likely a new security camera system.

County split over firefighter grant

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The White County Board of Commissioners, in a split vote, has approved seeking a federal grant to help bolster its roster of full-time firefighters.

City adjusts plan for Oak Springs renovation

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After some initial sticker shock on interior renovations to the former Oak Springs school, the Cleveland City Council is moving ahead with a less costly option.

Pets of the Week: July 22

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Pets of the week for the week of July 22 from White County Animal Control and Charles Smithgall Humane Society.

Child hit by falling tree limb in Helen

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A 4-year old child was struck by a tree limb while tubing the river in Helen after a storm rolled through Thursday, July 18.

Crush Fest set to celebrate 10 years

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Yonah Mountain Vineyards will host the 10th anniversary of its annual Crush Fest Food & Wine Festival on Saturday, Aug. 24, from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m.

Community connections

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Campers at Camp Barney Medintz near Cleveland took time out to make posters and write cards to local officials and businesses thanking them for their contributions to this year’s summer camp experience.