CLEVELAND - The City of Cleveland wants to go after delinquent utility account customers. It was revealed at Monday's City Council meeting that there are $88,000 in overdue water and sewer service account charges.<br />
Councilman Rush Mauney said he was disturbed when he heard about the accounts.<br />
City Clerk Connie Tracas told the council that these overdue accounts go back to 2000. Tracas said the amount was, at one time, $106,000, but they have been able to get that down to the $88,000 mark. Mauney made a motion to turn most of the accounts over to a collection agency. <br />
Cleveland Police Chief John Foster said he might be able to help them in locating some of those who have skipped out, leaving a tab with the city.
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.
House Republican leaders rallied around one of their own, Whip Steve Scalise, on Tuesday after he said he regrets speaking 12 years ago to a white supremacist organization and condemns the views of such groups.
President Vladimir Putin's chief political foe was convicted along with his brother on Tuesday in a fraud case widely seen as a vendetta by the Kremlin, triggering one of Russia's boldest anti-government demonstrations in years.
Hall County commissioners plan to give final approval Thursday evening to a couple of items whose time has come: sidewalks along half-a-mile of Floyd Road and an updated Comprehensive Plan for Hall County to state officials in Atlanta.