Birthday and Anniversary Club Winner

Congratulations to the winner of this week’s Birthday and Anniversary Club, Shawna Gilleland. Shawna will receive an arrangement from Duff’s Flowers and a $25.00 gift certificate to Menlo Family Restaurant! Prizes may be picked up at Duff’s Flowers. Congratulations Shawna!

Mrs. Kathryn Elemeta McDonald, Obit. (M)

Mrs. Kathryn Elemeta McDonald, age 85, of Calhoun, GA, died Thursday, February 22, 2018, at Oakview Health and Rehabilitation.

Mrs. McDonald was born July 2, 1932, in Trion, GA, daughter of the late Winston Alton and Margaret Corene Williams McDonald.  She was a homemaker.  In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a son, Andy Barrett; her brothers, Jim McDonald, Dub McDonald, and Gene McDonald; and a sister, Thelma Brown.

Mrs. McDonald is survived by her sons, Gary Barrett and Mike Headrick; daughters, Pat Barnes and Pam Mullins; sisters, Frances Payton and Dean Cox; 17 grandchildren; 26 great-grandchildren; several great-great-grandchildren; 16 nieces and nephews; and a special friend, Alfred Black.

Funeral arrangements for Mrs. McDonald are incomplete at this time and will be announced later by Mason Funeral Home.

Mason Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements for Mrs. Kathryn Elemeta McDonald who died on Thursday.  To share your condolences with the family online, please visit our website at www.masonfuneralhome.com.

Arrest Report – Thursday – February 22, 2018

Here is the latest arrest report from the Chattooga County Sheriff’s Office.

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Ms. Dianne L. Burge, Obit. (ER)

MS. DIANNE L. BURGE, age 72, of Summerville, Georgia passed away Thursday, February 15, 2018, evening in a Rome hospital. She was born in Trion, Georgia on December 6, 1945, a daughter of the late Rev.Frank B. Lewis and Lyndell S. Lewis. Ms. Burge was a retired nurse.

Surviving are sisters, Linda Gail Wagoner of Statesville, N.C. and Alma Lewis of Summerville; aunt, Norma Perry of Rossville; several Nieces and Nephews also survive.

A memorial service will be held at a later date.

Earle Rainwater Funeral Home in charge of arrangements for Dianne L. Burge, who passed away Thursday.

Mr. Corey Joey Boyd, Obit. (M)

Mr. Corey Joey Boyd, age 22 of Summerville, GA passed away Thursday- February 15, 2018 at Floyd Medical Center as a result of injuries received in an automobile accident.
Mr. Boyd was born June 23, 1995 in Rome, GA to the late Joey K. Boyd and Janice Lucille Morgan Boyd.  He was employed with OTR .
Survivors include his wife, Kaylee Payton Boyd, children, Joleigh Boyd & Sofia Boyd,  mother, Janice Boyd, grandparents, Ronnie Joe Boyd, Teresa Ponder, Mary Crabb, aunt Lisa Hatcher, and a sister, Shana Wood, in –laws, Darryl & Melissa Payton, aunts, Kerry Wood, Misty Hamilton, Penny Ammons.
Funeral services for Mr. Boyd  will be held 3:30 p.m. Sunday- February 18, 2018, from the chapel of Mason Funeral Home,  with Rev. Micah Gillespie officiating. Interment will follow at AMI cemetery.  Active pallbearers will be Chris Bowman, Michael Farmer, Ben Mobbs, Stacy Boyd, Bo Boyd, Josh Barnes, Darryl Payton and Kevin Payton.  Honorary pallbearers will be the employee’s of OTR, Levi Ragland, Andrew Batts, Tony Barnes, Tony Erick, Chad Barnes.
Mr. Boyd will be in state at the Mason Funeral Home and the family will receive friends Saturday- February 17, 2018, from 6 to 8 p.m.
To share your condolences with the family online, please visit our website at www.masonfuneralhome.com.
Mason Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements for Mr. Corey Boyd.

Birthday and Anniversary Club Weekly Winner

Congratulations to the winner of this week’s Birthday and Anniversary Club, Mary Youngblood! Mary will receive a $25.00 gift certificate to Menlo Family Restaurant and an arrangement from Duff’s Flowers. Prizes can be picked up from Duff’s! Congratulations Mary Youngblood!

One Man Killed, One Seriously Injured in Accident

One man was killed, another seriously injured in a two-vehicle accident on Blacks Bluff Road Thursday morning.

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Arrest Report – Thursday – February 15, 2018

Here is the latest arrest report from the Chattooga County Sheriff’s Office.

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ARCC Meeting Rescheduled

Due to a scheduling conflict, the meeting of Applied Resources of Chattooga County, or ARCC, due to be held Tuesday, February 13th has been rescheduled to Monday, February 19th at the Senior Center. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause. We hope to see all members and anyone wishing to attend on that date.

Parents Night Out

FREE PARENT’S NIGHT OUT. Calvary Baptist Church wants to help young families celebrate Valentines Day, so the church is offering free childcare on Sat., Feb. 18th, from 6-9 p.m. for ages infant – 11 years old. Pizza will be provided for the kids. Childcare will be provided at the church location, 171 Taylor St., Summerville. Pre-registration is required. Call 706 859-2804.