Seven Qualify for Three School Board Positions – No Contested Race for State Court Judge

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Qualifying has ended for local elections in Chattooga County. There were a total of 4 Republicans who qualified for 3 School Board seats on the Chattooga County Board of Education. Sammy Ballard will be facing off against Andrew Stivers for the Republican nomination for seat 3. The winner of that primary will face off against Democrat Eddie Massey.

Brad Hayes qualified as a Republican for seat 2 and will be running against Alma Lewis in the general election. Julia Houston qualified as a Republican for seat 4 and will be facing incumbent Larry Weesner in the general election in November.

In the nonpartisan state court judge race Jon Dennis the incumbent was the only person to qualify.

Revival at Subligna Baptist Church

Revival at Subligna Baptist Church Sunday, March 18th through 21st with Dr. Francois Carr, Sunday Morning at 11:00 & 6:00 PM.  Monday and Tuesday at 7:00 PM.
Then on Wednesday at 7:00 PM Justin Hullender will preach & The Hullenders will be singing. Pastor, Dr. Charles Bishop, invites everyone to attend

Mrs. Betty Sue Anderson, Obit (C)

Mrs. Betty Sue Anderson, age 87 of Trion, Georgia passed away Thursday, March 8, 2018 at the Oak View Nursing and Rehabilitation Center.

Mrs. Anderson was born in Trion, Georgia on January 8, 1931, daughter of the late Earl Wesley Stowe and Della Mae McWhorter Stowe.  She loved to read and work crossword puzzles, was retired from Mt. Vernon Mills and was a member of the New Bethel Baptist Church.  In addition to her parents, Mrs. Anderson was preceded in death by her husband, Frank Anderson; infant daughter, Donna Sue Anderson; a sister, Dorothy Clarke, and brothers, James Stowe and John David Stowe.

Mrs. Anderson is survived by her sons and daughter-in-law, Mike Anderson and Steve and Regina Anderson; two grandchildren, Ross Anderson and Payton Anderson; Special friends, Mary Young, Kathy Wells, Louise Caheely and Shirley Peace; longtime Pen Pal, Ina Raub and a number of nieces and nephews.

Funeral Services for Mrs. Anderson will be held Sunday, March 11, 2018 at 2:00 P.M. in the Petitt Chapel of the Coffman Funeral Home with Rev. Andy Coker and Rev. Robert Patterson officiating.  Interment will follow in the West Hill Cemetery.

Pallbearers will be Jerry Clarke, Ross Anderson, Payton Anderson, Horace Payton, Ralph Southerland, and John Wayne Stowe.  Honorary Pallbearers will be Mary Young, Shirley Peace and members of New Bethel Baptist Church.

Mrs. Anderson will be in state at the Coffman Funeral Home where the family will receive friends Saturday evening from 6:00 P.M. until 8:00 P.M.

Coffman Funeral Home, Petitt Chapel is honored to be serving the family of Mrs. Betty Sue Anderson.

Arrest Report – Sunday – March 5, 2018

Here is the latest arrest report from the Chattooga County Sheriff’s Office for Sunday, March 5, 2018:

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Mrs. Annie Bell Sills Shell, Obit (Coffman)

Mrs. Annie Bell Sills Shell, age 72 of Trion, Georgia passed away Thursday, March 1, 2018 at Floyd Medical Center.

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Mr. Clayton Elwood Pickard, Obit (Coffman)

Mr. Clayton Elwood Pickard, age 76, of Dalton, Georgia passed away Thursday, March 1, 2018.

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Mrs. Jo Ann Wynn Bachelor, (M)

Mrs. Jo Ann Wynn Bachelor, age 82, of Lyerly, GA, died Wednesday, February 28, 2018, at her residence.

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Ms. Rose Marie Wiggins Powell, Obit (Willis)

MS. ROSE MARIE WIGGINS POWELL – Age 63, of Lyerly, Georgia passed away on Thursday, February 22, 2018 at Redmond Regional Medical center.

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Looking for Free Kitten

If anyone has a kitten they are looking to give away please text, Michelle, at 706-766-8744. Will go to a loving home.

’97 Honda Dirt Bike For Sale

97 Honda XR 100R dirt bike, $750.00,. Call: 706-676-7581.