Chattooga County Library Board of Trustees Meeting

The Chattooga County Library Board of Trustees will hold their next quarterly meeting Tuesday, October 24, 2017 at the Summerville Library Branch (360 Farrar Drive, Summerville, GA 30747) The meeting will begin at 4:30pm.

Blood Drive Rescheduled

The Chattooga County Sheriff’s Office is rescheduling their blood drive in order to take part in the blood drives in memory of Police Detective Kristen Hearne, who was shot and killed last month in the line of duty. The blood drive is now Friday October 27, 2017 from 9:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.

Chattooga County Chamber of Commerce Luncheon

Please join the Chattooga Chamber  of Commerce, Tuesday, October 17, at Sweet P’s at The Tavern for a Luncheon. Keynote Speaker will be Georgia Senate President Pro Tempore, Senator David Shafer. This month’s luncheon will include the Graduation Ceremony for our 2017 Leadership Chattooga Class.

RSVP’s for this event will be required. To RSVP, please call 706-857-4033 or email

Sheriff’s Office Blood Drive Later This Month

The Chattooga County Sheriff’s office is holding a blood drive in two weeks, and anyone who donates is entered for a chance to win a $250 Walmart gift card. See picture below. To schedule an appointment, call the Sheriff’s Office at 706-857-3411 and ask for Renee. Or, you can drop by on the day of, but you may have to wait for an available phlebotomist.

Pregnancy Resource Center Open House

The annual Open House for the Pregnancy Resource Center of Chattooga County will be held on Thursday, October 12th, from 4-7 pm. Please drop by for refreshments and updates on programs at the Center. The PRC has served women and families of the County since 1984 and is located at 142 Economy Street in Summerville. All are welcome.

Burt Reynolds is Coming to Rome’s Film Festival

Yes, that Burt Reynolds. The man who defined for a generation of how American men approached their masculinity will be at the 2017 Rome Film Festival (RIFF) to present a screening of Smokey and the BAndit and Dog Years on two separate days. Click read more for more info.

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City of Refuge Info Meeting

There will be an informational meeting Thursday, October 12 @ 6:30 pm at the Summerville Train Depot to introduce the ministries that will make up City of Refuge NW Georgia, and answer questions that visitors may have.

LMES Fall Festival Coming Up

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Leroy Massey Elementary School’s annual Fall Festival is coming up. It will be from 5-7 PM at LMES on Thursday of this week.

GNTC to hold Shrub and Pansy Sale

The Horticulture program at Georgia Northwestern Technical College (GNTC) will hold a Fall Shrub and Pansy Sale at the greenhouses and Building L located across from GNTC’s Floyd County Campus in Rome, Monday, Oct. 9, through Friday, Oct. 20. For more information on the sale, click ‘read more’.

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Support Group for Visually Impaired Seniors

Oakview Nursing Home and Rehab Center will host a senior support group for any senior adult who has experienced any serious loss of vision that impacts driving and reading.

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