Sen. Jeff Mullis Re-Appointed Chairman of the Senate Rules Committee

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Sen. Jeff Mullis was recently re-appointed to serve as Chairman of the Senate Rules Committee and to serve on several influential committees for the 2019 Legislative Session by the Senate Committee on Assignments.

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Senator Hufstetler Appointed Chairman Of Senate Finance Committee

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Sen. Chuck Hufstetler (R – Rome) was recently appointed to serve as Chairman of the Senate Finance Committee and to serve on several influential committees for the 2019 Legislative Session by the Senate Committee on Assignments.

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Georgia DOT Working On Rome Boulevard

The Georgia Department of Transportation began work today on repaving the area around and leading up to the railroad tracks on Rome Boulevard in Summerville.  The work is affecting traffic on Rome Boulevard (Highway 27) and The Lyerly Highway (Highway 114).

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Arrest Report – Tuesday – January 15, 2019

Here is the latest arrest report from the Chattooga County Sheriff’s Office for Tuesday, January 15, 2019

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ATV Stolen In Trion

The Chattooga County Sheriff’s Department is investigating the theft of an ATV over the past weekend.

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Sheriff’s Dept. Investigating Burglary At Finance Company

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The Chattooga County Sheriff’s Office responded to a call about a burglary at a local finance company on Friday of last week.

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Summerville Residents Arrested In LaFayette

Two Summerville residents were recently arrested in LaFayette following a traffic stop.

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AAA: Gas Prices Rise On Renewed Oil Strength

Gas prices are back on the rise, now that the oil market is regaining strength. Gas prices in Georgia rose 4 cents last week, after declining a total of 76 cents in 90 days. The average price in Georgia was $2.08 per gallon as of Monday evening.  The average price in Chattooga County as of Monday evening was $1.95 per gallon.

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Red Cross Issues Call For Blood – Local Blood Drive Coming Up

A donation shortfall over the winter holidays is prompting the American Red Cross to issue an emergency call for blood donors to give now to prevent a blood shortage from continuing throughout winter and affecting patient care.

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Local WWII POW Honored On 96th Birthday

You can always find him smiling and looking much younger than his actual age, but Chattooga County’s only surviving World War II prisoner of war just turned 96.  A celebration of Mr. Leo Lanier’s birthday was held on Monday at Jim’s Restaurant in Summerville.

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