Financial Fraud Reported by Summerville Victim

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A Summerville man called police when he discovered that his checking account had been compromised.

The Harrisburg Rd. man reportedly told a county deputy that his banking information was used to make a purchase in Ft. Lauderdale, FL.

He believed there were at least five transactions between Aug. 12-14, all at the Ft. Lauderdale Publix Supermarket. Together, the listed transactions total almost $2,400.00.

The case was active as of Monday.

Camper Believed Broken Into Summerville

A local deputy responded to a report of a camper being broken into Tuesday.

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Gas Can Stolen from Menlo Fire Dept

Yesterday’s docket records indicate that two individuals were arrested for stealing a gas can from the Menlo Fire Dept. while firefighters were having a meeting. 

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Property Dispute Between Roommates

Local law enforcement was called when two Trion roommates got into a verbal altercation when they couldn’t agree on the ownership of several items. 

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Lindale Man Injures Pregnant Woman

County Fair Featured at Chamber Meeting; Upcoming Events Discussed



The Chattooga County Agricultural Fair was the featured at the local Chamber of Commerce’s meeting yesterday, and was one of many upcoming events the chamber discussed. Click ‘read more’ for a summary of the meeting.

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Alleged Rome Stalker Arrested

Jason Robert Cowart, 29 of Rome, was arrested this week after he was accused of violating a protective order and was stalking an unidentified female victim.

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Regional Healthcare Coalition Plans Response To Pandemic Flu

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Over 115 members participated in the Region C Healthcare and Safety Preparedness Coalition tabletop exercise held August 8, at West Georgia Technical College in Waco, GA.The coalition, one of fourteen in Georgia, comprises Chattooga, Bartow, Carroll, Coweta, Floyd, Haralson, Heard, and Polk counties.

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International Food Court Opening In Rome

On Tuesday August 22, the new international food court will be having a grand opening.

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Single Vehicle Wreck on Lookout Mtn.

There was a single vehicle accident on Hwy 48 on Lookout Mountain this morning. Law enforcement was present to help direct traffic.

We will have more information when a report is released from law enforcement. No picture of the incident is currently available.

Roads are still slick and foggy; we encourage all motorists to exercise caution while on the roads.