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Fallen Trees, Scattered Damage Reported Across White County

High winds caused numerous fallen trees across White County, but no major damage. EMA Director Matt McBride said most of the trees have been cleared for county roadways. McBride said a few structures have been damaged by falling trees with more expected to be reported as people get home from work at the end of the day. “We’re not seeing ... Read More »

White County Residents Express Animal Shelter Concerns To Commissioners

White County’s Steering Committee B proposed allocating $7,500 to the county’s animal shelter for repairs meant to keep the dogs safe this winter. Volunteers from the shelter spoke to commissioners during Monday night’s committee meetings, expressing concern about the condition of the building and the dangers it poses to dogs and staff alike. The volunteers also expressed concerns about how ... Read More »

White County’s Central View and Mt. Gilead Fire Districts Request Merger

The White County Commissioners will consider a request to combine the Central View and Mt. Gilead fire districts later this month. White County Steering Committee B approved the request Monday night. The request comes from the two fire districts themselves. White County Emergency Management Director Matt McBride said the merger would have a large impact on both district’s Insurance Services ... Read More »

White Co. Emergency Officials Cautioning Against Outdoor Burning

White County Emergency Officials asking residents to refrain from outdoor burning while dry periods continue. Fire Departments have been out all day Tuesday on brush or grass fires, vehicle fires, and structure fires. EMA Director Matt McBride said on Tuesday alone, firefighting crews responded to around nine calls. “I think it’s a concern of everyone’s,” McBride said. “I think it ... Read More »