Graduation Gift Money Stolen From Mail

A Filter Plant road resident told a Chattooga County Sheriff’s Deputy that someone had stolen cash from an envelope in her mailbox.

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Neelley Denied Parole

The Alabama Board of Pardons and Paroles denied parole for convicted killer Judith Ann Neelley Wednesday morning.

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DOC: Vocational Certificate Completions Surpassing Goal for FY18

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The Georgia Department of Corrections (GDC) announced yesterday that the number of vocational certificates completed by incarcerated offenders has surpassed the agency’s goal of 7,000 for Fiscal Year 2018. By the end of March, the total number of completions reached 7,76, with that number growing to 7,799 by May 1.

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Summer Feeding Program in Chattooga County

School will be out soon, and the Chattooga County Summer Feeding Program will be underway in Chattooga County.  Hundreds of kids in the county receive free lunches throughout the summer thanks to the program.

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GNTC Two-Day Grant Writing Workshop

Georgia Northwestern Technical College (GNTC) and Grant Writing USA will present a two-day grant writing workshop on the Floyd County Campus in Rome, July 26-27.

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Chattooga 4-H Announces Annual Georgia Peach Sale

Chattooga County 4-H will once again be selling Georgia Freestone peaches as a fundraiser this year.

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Mr. Alfred Lee “Tuck” Thompson,  Obit (M)

Mr. Alfred Lee “Tuck” Thompson,  age 69, of Summerville, GA,  passed away Monday May 21, 2018, in Redmond Regional Medical Center.

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Mrs. Elsie W. Cooper, Obit (C)

Mrs. Elsie W. Cooper, age 96 of Trion passed away on Tuesday, May 22, 2018 at the Oakview Nursing and Rehabilitation Center.

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Sheriff Schrader in Montgomery for Neelley Hearing – UPDATED

THE ALABAMA BOARD OF PARDONS AND PAROLES DENIED PAROLE FOR JUDITH ANN NEELEY.  NEELLEY WILL AGAIN BE ELIGIBLE FOR PAROLE IN 2023.

Chattooga County Sheriff Mark Schrader spoke with AM 1180 this morning and said that he traveled to Montgomery, Alabama last night to be at the parole hearing for convicted murderer Judith Ann Neelley.  Sheriff Schrader said that in the unlikely event that the Alabama Board of Pardons and Paroles should grant parole to Neelley, he will pick her up and bring her back to Georgia to serve time in Georgia prison on a murder conviction with a life sentence.  We will have more on this story as word from Montgomery becomes available.

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