clear
Wednesday July 29th, 2015 1:57PM

Food distributions planned Saturday, Thursday in White County

By Dean Dyer WRWH Radio
CLEVELAND - This week's snow storm has impacted numerous operations in the area, including the White County Food Pantry.

The local pantry did not open Friday, but has planned a special distribution day Saturday.

Wayne Burnett, White County Food Pantry manager, said they know a lot of people may have exhausted their food supply during this storm so they will be holding a one-time-only Saturday opening.

Burnett said Saturday from 10 a.m. until noon the food pantry will be open for those in need to pick up food. He emphasized that this is a special one-time distribution event.

In related information, the Cleveland Seventh Day Adventist Church Life Changing Ministries Food Distribution that normally is held on the second Thursday of each month was not held this week because of the storm and road conditions.

Organizers said they will have a special distribution at 2:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 20. The distribution location is East Kytle Street in Cleveland, across from Truett-McConnell College in the building behind the Chevron convenience store.
© Copyright 2015 AccessWDUN.com
All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed without permission.
White County E-SPLOST extension vote set March 17
The White County Board of Education has set in motion a public vote on a sales tax extension.
11:12AM ( 7 months ago )
Authorities issue lookout for burglary suspect in White County
The White County Sheriff
3:25PM ( 7 months ago )
White County student located safely after getting off at the wrong bus stop
White County officials report a happy ending to an incident involving a third grade student at White County Intermediate School. The student was placed on the wrong bus and got off at the wrong location late Tuesday and was the object of a small search.
4:44PM ( 7 months ago )
White County News
Grass fire impacts rush hour traffic on 985
Rush hour traffic on I-985 was slowed by a grass fire Wednesay afternoon with one lane closed while firefighters fought the blaze.
10:19PM ( 6 months ago )
Judge denies motions to move, delay Tsarnaev trial
Lawyers for Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev asked a federal appeals court Wednesday to overturn a judge's decision to not move his upcoming trial out of state.
10:02PM ( 6 months ago )
Sheriff: Man shot 2 on I-85 because he wanted car
A 22-year-old man shot two people who stopped to give him a ride on Interstate 85 in South Carolina on Christmas Eve because he wanted their car to drive to Georgia, a sheriff said Wednesday.
5:21PM ( 6 months ago )
Local/State News
Gainesville one of 750 sites nationwide targeting child drownings
To help reduce the risk of child drownings, especially among minorities, the USA Swimming Foundation has set the goal of teaching 800,000 children to swim this year at more than 725 locations around the country, including one in Gainesville.
By AccessWDUN staff
10:21AM ( 3 hours ago )
Demorest discusses how to help Sweet Breads help downtown
The Demorest City Council is trying to figure how to best help the business they hope will anchor the downtown district.
9:03AM ( 4 hours ago )
Battle flag supporters plan rally at Stone Mountain Park
The Confederate battle flag has been under fire lately, and now Confederate flag supporters have planned a rally at Stone Mountain Park for Saturday, August 1.
By AccessWDUN staff
8:19AM ( 5 hours ago )
Two vehicle crash on Dawsonville Hwy. injures three, one critically
A two-vehicle crash on Dawsonville Highway near Ahaluna Drive Tuesday evening injured three people, one of them critically, according to Gainesville emergency officials.
By AccessWDUN staff
5:21AM ( 8 hours ago )
Suwanee Dep. Police Chief leaving for Peachtree City
The city of Suwanee is losing a Deputy Police Chief and the city of Peachtree Corners is gaining a new Chief.
7:29PM ( 18 hours ago )