Summerville Mayor Spars with Resident and Council over New Speed Hump

At last week’s Summerville City council meeting, mayor Harry Harvey sparred with an attendee and members of the council over putting down a new speed hump on Oak Street. Pressed by Councilman Earl Parris, Harvey unsuccessfully tried to block a vote on waiving the application requirements for installing a temporary speed hump. 

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Brothers Arrested at Armuchee Pizzeria

A pair of brothers, Matthew Lee Owens, 17, and Gregory Alan Owens Jr, 31, were arrested at Pasquales Pizza in Armuchee after an altercation late this week.

Reports stated that the older Owens went into the restaurant and began to cause a scene by cursing and raising his voice with customers present. The younger reportedly got into a verbal altercation and uttered the words “let’s get him”, which in turned caused his older brother to “feel threatened”.

Gregory Owens is charged with disorderly conduct, and Matthew Owens with simple assault.

Lyerly Residents Angry w/ Tiny House Owners

Lyerly resident Robby White told town council members that he felt betrayed by their decision to allow a local builder to build four “tiny houses” on a small lot next to his home on Chattooga Street.

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Arrest Report – Sunday – September 24, 2017

Here is the latest arrest report from the Chattooga County Sheriff’s Office for Sunday, September 24, 2017:

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Summerville Man Arrested for Drunk Driving in Adairsville

A Summerville man was arrested by the Adairsville PD yesterday afternoon on a DUI charge. William Dax Moore of a Hwy. 114 address was charged with the following: DUI-Driving under the influence of alcohol to the extent that it is less safe for the person to drive; following too closely.

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.

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West Nile Cases on Rise after Irma

Hurricane Irma created new breeding ground for mosquitoes, including those infected with the West Nile virus.

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Ingles Fined $1000 for Selling Booze to Underage Police Informant

  

At the Summerville City Council meeting Monday, Ingles Supermarket was hit with a $1000 fine for selling beer to an underage, undercover police informant in a multi-store sting operation. Ingles was the only store to fail the sting, which included every alcohol-licensed store and restaurant in the city. This was Ingles first violation.

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Arrest Report – Saturday – September 23, 2017

Here is the latest arrest report from the Chattooga County Sheriff’s Office for Saturday, September 23, 2017:

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Rome Babysitter Arrested after Child Hit by Car

Janay Shantell Collins, 24 of Rome, was arrested this week after she allegedly left a young child in the care of an intoxicated individual. Reports added that the child was later run over while in custody of the intoxicated individual.

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