Mrs. Jean Muriel Barnes, Obit (C)

Mrs. Jean Muriel Barnes, age 75 of Summerville, Georgia passed away Tuesday, September 4, 2018 at her residence.

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Redmond Introduces New MRI Suite


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Berry Receives Grant For Competitive Digitization

Berry College, Georgia State University, and the Oconee Regional Library are among three Competitive Digitization grants awarded through an ongoing program with the Digital Library of Georgia.

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Verizon Customers Experiencing Issues Dialing 911

Chattooga 911 is reporting a problem, saying Verizon customers are currently unable to direct dial 911.

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Mrs. Sylvia Lee Sprayberry Austin, Incomplete Obit (M)

Mrs. Sylvia Lee Sprayberry Austin age 83 of Trion passed away Wednesday- July 18, 2018 at her residence. She was an active member of Trion First Baptist Church and was retired from Trion Drugs. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at this time, and will be announced by Mason Funeral Home.

Mr. Brent D. Scoggins, Obit (ER)

MR. BRENT D. SCOGGINS, age 44, of Summerville, Georgia passed away Wednesday, July 11, 2018, in a Rome hospital.

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CDC Says “The Kissing Bug” Can Spread Illness


The Atlanta-based Centers for Disease Control says a common insect is to blame for an illness that is called “Chagas.”

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Learn About The Georgia Gold Rush From Tellus

Tellus Science Museum Executive Director Jose Santamaria will speak about the Gold Rush in Georgia on Monday July 9 at 7 p.m. at the Sara Hightower Library in Rome, GA. Guests will learn about the first gold rush in the country as part of the monthly meeting of the Rome Georgia Mineral Society.

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Baby Memphis Stone Vernon, Obit (C)

Baby Memphis Stone Vernon, 18 day old infant of Mrs. Michelle Lynn Vernon, passed away Friday, July 6, 2018 at the Northside Hospital in Atlanta.

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Fatal Accident In Gore

One person has died in a two vehicle crash that happened Saturday afternoon on Highway 27 in Gore.  According to Chattooga County Sheriff Mark Schrader, the accident was between a Chevrolet Silverado and a tractor-trailer.  We will have more information as it becomes available.