Chattooga JGG Hosting “5K Zombie Run” Fundraiser; Block Party will Follow

The Jobs for Georgia Graduates program at Chattooga High School will be hosting a zombie-themed 5K race on October 28 at Dowdy Park in Summerville. Proceeds from this race will benefit the Jobs for Georgia Graduates program at Chattooga High School and to help fund the JGG’s trip to the National Student Leadership Academy in Washington D.C. to compete in National Competition.

Read more

Library Hosting S.T.E.A.M. Camp

Need something to do during fall break? The Summerville Library is holding a S.T.E.A.M. CAMP on Monday, October 2 and Thursday October 5 2017 from 10 AM to 1 PM.

Read more

Benefit for Ill Paramedic Holding 5K

A benefit for Wanda Durham, an EMT with Redmond EMS and former firefighter who needs help with medical bills to treat her cancer, will hold a 5K road race with a mile health walk on November 25 to help raise funds for Durham.

To sign up, visit

Birthday and Anniversary Club September 17 – 23

The winner of last week’s Birthday and Anniversary Club was Jennifer Skelton.  She received a $25 gift certificate to Menlo Family Restaurant and an arrangement from Duff’s Flowers. If you have names for the AM 1180 Birthday and Anniversary Club you can call 706-591-9038 or email

Here are this week’s names:

Read more

FREE Outdoor Adventure Day at Sloppy Floyd Park

Sample Image

The GA Dept. of Natural Resources is inviting everyone from northwest Georgia to a special Outdoor Adventure Day at “Sloppy” Floyd State Park on Sep 23.

The event is part of the statewide celebration of National Hunting and Fishing Day. It is FREE  nd open to all ages, and will include fishing, archery, laser shooting, canoeing, live animal displays, a snake show, and a climbing wall. There will also be demonstrations for how to camp and fly fish. Hot dogs and drinks will be provided on a first come, firs serve basis. The only fee is for a $5 parking pass at the park.

Local Democrats to Hold Monthly Meeting Next Tuesday

The Chattooga County Democratic Party will hold the regular monthly meeting on Tuesday, September 26 at 6 PM.  It will be held at Bobby Lee Cook’s pavilion pool house at 94 Brow Drive in Cloudland.

Read more

Yard Sale+Bake Sale by Pennville Alliance Church

Pennville Alliance Church will be having an indoor yard sale and bake sale this Saturday September 23, 2017 starting at 8:00. Proceeds will help send their  youth group to camp and fund community projects sponsored by the Alliance Ladies. There will be a variety of clothes, housewares, and furniture. They are located between Truck Town and Bowman’s car lot.

Lazy Daze BBQ Taking Pre-Orders for Boston Butts Ahead of Lyerly Down Home Day

Lazy Daze BBQ and Lyerly First Baptist Church are working together this Saturday at Lyerly Down Home Day to provide the community with good BBQ and help raise money for the church’s building fund. They have Boston Butts for pre-order for $25 by calling Maghan at (404) 216-7356 before Wednesday at 7 PM. Sandwiches, loaded potatoes, and other foods will be available for purchase on Saturday. Thank you in advance for your support.

Birthday and Anniversary Club Weekly Winner

Sample Image

The winner of this week’s AM 1180 Birthday and Anniversary Club is Jennifer Skelton.  She will receive a $25 gift certificate to Menlo Family Restaurant and an arrangement from Duff’s Flowers.  She can go by Duff’s Flowers and pick up her arrangement and her gift certificate.  Congratulations to Jennifer Skelton the winner of this week’s Birthday and Anniversary Club.


Red Cross Blood Drive Next Week in Chattooga County

Sample Image

The American Red Cross will host a blood drive in Chattooga County coming up next week.  The blood drive will be held on Tuesday, September 19, 2017 at Summerville First United Methodist Church from 1 PM until 6 PM.  Blood is needed more than ever because of Tropical Storm Irma that recently hit Georgia.  Give the gift of life, give blood!