Over 1100 Vote Early In First Week Of Early Voting In Chattooga County

According to Chattooga County Registrar Sheena Weaver, 1169 people have already voted in the upcoming General Election. Early voting will continue through Friday, November 2nd at the Registrar Office on Commerce Street in Summerville.  This Saturday you can vote at the Registrar Office from 9 AM until 4 PM.  Be sure to bring a picture ID when you come to vote.  All early voting takes place at the Registrar Office.  The General Election will be held on Tuesday, November 6, 2018.


Arrest Report – Tuesday – October 23, 2018

Here is the latest arrest report from the Chattooga County Sheriff’s Office for Tuesday, October 23, 2018:

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Summerville Appoints New City Manager

At the city of Summerville’s special called meeting last night, the city officially authorized the city attorney to begin contract negotiations with Janice Galloway to be hired as the new city manager.

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Summerville House Burgalarized

According to records released last week by the Summerville Police Department, city resident Jacquarius Roberts called 9-1-1 Wednesday evening to report that his Hankins Dr. home had been burglarized.

Roberts said that when he arrived home around 4 PM, the home’s rear door, the rear sliding glass door to his mother’s bedroom, and a bathroom window were all open. He said his mother’s bedroom had been “completely ransacked”.

Robert’s mother Sandra Adams met with the officer and provided an itemized list of the stolen property, including $4,000 in cash, almost $1,000 in rare coins, and some diamond jewelry of unspecified value.

Warrant Taken Out on Accused Dollar General Shoplifter

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The Summerville Police Department took out a warrant on Trion resident Kathy Richardson for allegedly shoplifting Tide pods from the Commerce Street Dollar General.

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GDA Selling Artisan Food Products Online

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The Georgia Department of Agriculture’s Georgia Grown program is partnering with Georgia-based The Cook’s Warehouse to offer artisan food products for sale online at http://www.cookswarehouse.com/georgia-grown. The new e-commerce web page solely devoted to Georgia Grown merchandise was launched mid-October, in time for holiday shopping.

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Trunk or Treat in Lyerly

The Town of Lyerly, Lyerly First Baptist Church, and Lyerly United Methodist Church will be hosting a Trunk or Treat in Angus McLeod Park on Saturday, October 27th beginning at 7 PM.
There will be free hot dogs, chips, popcorn and drinks, with a screening of Hotel Transylvania 3.
There will also be a hayride at 8 PM. Anyone interested in the hay ride, meet at Lyerly United Methodist Church no later than 8pm. Please bundle up for the hay ride.
Contact Lyerly Town Hall with any questions at 706-895-2611.

Halloween Movie Night

The Menlo PTOwill be hosting a free Halloween Movie Night on Friday, October 26th at 7 PM.
They will be screening Disney’s Hocus Pocus.

Weather permitting, the movie will be shown in the front circle at the school. Otherwise, it will be in the school gym.

Make sure to bring your chairs and blankets! Concessions will be available for purchase.

Arrest Report – Monday – October 22, 2018

Here is the latest Arrest Report from the Chattooga County Sheriff’s Office for Monday, October 22, 2018:

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Frost Advisory in Effect for Northern Half of Georgia

A frost advisory warning has been issued for Chattooga County by the National Weather Service. In the picture above, periwinkle indicates a frost warning while indigo indicates a freeze warning.

The warning was issued at 4 AM and will expire at 8 AM later this morning.

Motorists are advised to use extra caution on the roadways this morning while the warning is in effect.