The Chattooga County Sheriff’s Department has been experiencing problems with the their computer system and has been unable to send e-mails for the past two days. We apologize for the delay in the arrest report. WZQZ News went by the sheriff’s department to get the latest arrest report, which you will find below:
The unemployment rate in Chattooga County fell by .5% in April, according to numbers released by the Georgia Department Labor on Thursday.
Hometown Headlines in Rome is reporting that a suspect sought by the Rome Floyd Metro Drug Task Force has been wounded following a gunfire exchange with law enforcement this morning, that according to Sgt. Chris Fincher of the Floyd County Police Department.
Participants in the “Sound the Alarm” event in Chattooga County earlier this month installed 52 smoke alarms in area homes. The Georgia Red Cross says statewide, over 3,400 alarms were installed as a result of the effort.
The 12th Annual Youth Xtreme Football Camp will be held at Trion High School coming up next month.
A Trion High School graduate and Trion, Ga. native is currently serving aboard a U.S. Navy Virginia-class nuclear-powered fast-attack submarine.
Later this afternoon, the Chattooga County Tax Office will start switching over to the new “Georgia Drives” system and Tax Commissioner Joy Hampton says that her office will not be able to process tags and titles during the switch-over.
Summerville Police were called to a Bellah Avenue address on Monday of this week after a woman reported hearing a prowler in her house.
The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reported that Georgia joined a group of twenty-five other states Wednesday that shares voter information and cancels registrations of voters who moved out of state or died.
Tuesday night at approximately 11 PM Central time, a DeKalb County Sheriff’s Deputy along with a K-9 unit stopped a vehicle from Texas on I-59 in neighboring DeKalb County, Alabama. The stop resulted in federal immigration officials being called. DeKalb County Sheriff Nick Weldon says those detained were part of a “human smuggling operation.”