Scouts Promoted Last Weekend

Boy Scout Troop 7 (Second Picture, Left to Right): Kelly Meacham (Assistant Scoutmaster), Andrew Torimoto, Nathan Reynolds, Jeff Reynolds (Scoutmaster), Gabe Kitchens, James Goble, Blake Kerr, Jadyn Aldridge, Jordan Hill, Blain Trammell, Jesse Blalock. New Troop 7 Boy Scouts not pictured are Caleb Brown and Jonathan Davis.

This past weekend, Cub Scout Packs 38 and 101 held their annual crossover and promotion ceremony. Twenty-seven Cub Scouts were received into a new den in the Trion and Summerville packs.

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Alabama Governor Speaks Against Paroling Neelley

Alabama Governor Kay Ivey is adding her name to the list of people that have spoken out against the possibility of parole for convicted murderer Judith Ann Neelley.  Governor Ivey issued a statement this week, ahead of a hearing for Neelley before the Alabama Board of Pardon’s and Paroles.

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Eggs For Sale

Fresh eggs for sale – $2 a dozen chicken eggs or $4.50 a flat , $3 a dozen duck eggs or $6.50 a flat , daily from 4:30pm -6:30pm, 441 Lyerly Dam Rd., Lyerly

Looking for Someone to Put Up Handrail

Need someone to cement back door steps, and put a hand rail up. Call – 706 -233- 2321

Cloudland Fun Run Coming Up

This year’s 5K Fun Run and Barbecue sale will be held on June 30th, 2018. The course will start at Cloudland Community Park on Gadsden Ave. in Cloudland GA and make a loop through Gadsden Avenue, Atlanta Avenue, Golf Course Road, AL County Road 103, and Cloudland Drive which are all within Cloudland community in both Georgia and Alabama. The course includes moderate to steep hills. Runners and walkers of all ages and experience are welcomed.

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Mrs. Vicki Junell Darden, Obit (Willis)

MS. VICKI JUNELL DARDEN – Age 59, of Summerville, Georgia, passed away Saturday, May 19, 2018 at Floyd Medical Center.

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Chattooga County Red Cross Blood Drive Today

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The American Red Cross is counting on volunteer donors to give blood and platelets around the Memorial Day holiday and throughout the summer to help ensure patients receive the lifesaving blood products they need.

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U.S. Post Office To Unveil “Scratch and Sniff” Stamps in June

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Letter writers will soon be able to express their sentiments in words and smells.

The U.S. Postal Service announced Monday that it will soon issue its first scratch-and-sniff stamps. The stamps feature illustrations of ice pops. The agency says the stamps will “add the sweet scent of summer” to letters.

The 20 stamps depict watercolor illustrations by California artist Margaret Berg. Each of the 10 stamp designs includes two different treats. The words “FOREVER” and “USA” appear along the bottom of each stamp.

The stamps will be issued on June 20 at a children’s museum in Austin, Texas.

Rome Man Attacks Small Child and Two Men While Floating down River

Ryan Keith Easterwood, 26 of Rome, was arrested after Floyd County Police said he used profanity while floating down the Etowah River near East 4th Avenue.

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Walker County Man Gets Life in Prison

A Lafayette man pleaded guilty to murdering his pregnant girlfriend and dragging her body into a wooded area near their home.  He received a life sentence after his guilty plea last week in Walker County Superior Court.

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