Clear Cool Day Today – Not as Cold Tonight

Chattooga County residents are waking up to a very cold morning this morning with temperatures in the low to mid twenties.  The National Weather Service in Peachtree City, Georgia says that we will only have a high in the upper forties today, and not quite as cold tonight. The next chance for precipitation comes on Sunday.

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Summerville First Baptist plans Christmas Celebrations

Summerville First Baptist plans Christmas Celebrations

With the addition of a newly arrived pastor, members of Summerville First Baptist Church continue the month filled with Christmas celebrations. A blended traditional and praise service of worship will be held this Sunday morning at 11 a.m. with sermon by Senior Pastor Sean Wegener titled “Singing to Her Boy: The Theology Behind Mary’s Christmas Carol.”
During the evening worship service at 6 p.m., the SFB Children’s Choir will present a musical play “The Christmas Dream Team Parade – an Almost Cancelled Christmas.”

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Arrest Report – Tuesday – December 12, 2017

Here is the latest arrest report from the Chattooga County Sheriff’s Office for Tuesday, December 12, 2017:

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Mr. Felix Labron Beene, Obit (ER)

MR. FELIX LABRON BEENE, age 71, of Summerville, Georgia passed away Saturday, December 9, 2017, in an Augusta hospital. Born in Trenton, Georgia on July 6, 1946, He was a son of the late Cecil Beene and Dora Elizabeth Usry Beene who survives.

Surviving are daughter, Kimberly Rutledge of Trion; son, Donald Hammonds of Calhoun; mother, Dora E. Beene of Trion; brothers, Leroy Beene of Chattanooga and Ronnie Beene of Trion; grandchildren, Cody Beene, Ciara Pene, and other Grandchildren, Great Grandchildren, Nieces, and Nephews also survive.

Funeral services will be held Tuesday, December 12th, at 3:00 P.M. from the J. D. Hill Memorial Chapel of Earle Rainwater Funeral Home. Active Pallbearers Cody Beene, Devin Beene, Tommy Smith, Jerry Holbrook, Scott Wish. The Family will receive friends Tuesday from 1:30 P.M. until the hour of service at the Funeral Home.

Earle Rainwater Funeral Home in charge of arrangements, for Mr. Felix Labron Beene who passed away Saturday,

Library Book Sale Today Only!

The Chattooga County Library is having a book sale today (Monday, December 11th) only!  Books half-price.

Arrest Report – Monday – December 11, 2017

Here is the latest arrest report from the Chattooga County Sheriff’s Department for Monday, December 11, 2017:

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Mr. Bryant Campbell, Obit (M)

Mr. Bryant Campbell, age 83, of Trion, GA, died Saturday, December 9, 2017, at his residence.

Mr. Campbell was born June 4, 1934, in LaFayette, GA, son of the late William Luther and Bessie Lee Bryant.  He was a member of the Chapel Hill Baptist Church, and prior to his retirement, was employed with Best Manufacturing.  In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Louise Hampton Campbell; son, Gary Campbell; step-son, Les Tripp;     6 brothers; 4 sisters; and special friend, Thelma Faulkner.

Mr. Campbell is survived by his sons and daughters-in-law, Steve and Dinah Campbell, Phillip and Pat Campbell; daughters and son-in-law, Rita and Ernie Ragland, Abby Searels; and numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

Graveside and interment services for Mr. Campbell will be held at 2:00 P.M. Monday, December 11, 2017, from the Greenhills Memory Gardens.

There will be no formal visitation.

Mason Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements for Mr. Bryant Campbell who died on Saturday.

Arrest Report – Sunday – December 10, 2017

Here is the latest arrest report from the Chattooga County Sheriff’s Department for Sunday, December 10, 2017:

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Bedside Commode / XBOX For Sale

Bedside commode/shower chair with wheels. New. $20.00. 706-857-3018

XBox 360. Console, power supply, two controllers, five games (NCAA Football 14, Madden 25, Halo 3, Call of Duty Ghosts,, Call of duty MW3). $100.00


Woman Killed by Pack of Dogs on Sand Mountain

A 24 year old woman was killed in a dog attack Thursday morning on Sand Mountain. It happened at a home on County Road 121 in Section, Alabama.

Jackson County officials say Emily Mae Colvin died in the attack and another woman was injured. The second victim was treated and released.

They captured all five dogs believed to be involved in the attack later in the morning. One of the dogs was shot after trying to attack a deputy.

Deputies say the four remaining dogs that were captured are pit bulls.