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Monday July 4th, 2022 2:19AM

White Co. group wants to take drug fight into more counties

By Dean Dyer/WRWH
CLEVELAND - The White County Meth Task Force is considering taking its campaign against drug and alcohol abuse into two more counties.<br /> <br /> The group now focuses on children exposed to drug and alcohol abuse in the home in White and Lumpkin counties.<br /> <br /> However, the group plans to develop a pilot program which it expects to use in expanding its work into Towns and Union counties.<br /> <br /> The task force recently met with representatives from law enforcement, health, judicial and other areas that deal with youngsters affected by drug and alcohol abuse in the home.<br /> <br /> It was the first of a series of such meetings that are planned.<br />
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