Storm Causes Outages for Residents in Cloudland, South of Alpine

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UPDATE: Georgia Power customers at Cloudland are still without power.  Georgia Power says that around 650 customers should have power restored around 4:45 AM this morning.  There are also around 46 customers in the Alpine area, south of Menlo without power who can expect power to be restored around 4:45 AM.

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Arrest Report – Monday – September 24, 2018

Here is the latest arrest report from the Chattooga County Sheriff’s Office for Monday, September 24, 2018:

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Drug Task Force Agents & U.S. Marshals Arrest Missouri Murder Suspect in NW Georgia

Authorities from Missouri traveled to Northwest Georgia this past weekend to pick up a murder suspect that was discovered at an apartment in LaFayette late last week.

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One Dead After Early Sunday Morning Shooting In Rome

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Rome Police say that one person is dead and three people were injured in a shooting that took place in the early-morning hours of Sunday.  Rome Police were responding to an E-911 call when they noticed a Jeep traveling at a high rate of speed towards Floyd Hospital.  At the hospital, police discovered that there were people who had been shot inside the Jeep.  The shooting took place on Calhoun Avenue in Rome.  Two people in the Jeep, identified as Evanda Spivey and Sammy Riles were suffering from gunshot wounds. Another gunshot victim was found at the scene of the shooting on Calhoun Avenue. Police say that Tamaine Deshaun McKnight died from multiple gunshot wounds. Another victim, Ladory Robinson was later located with multiple gunshot wounds.  The incident in still under investigation.  See the report from the Rome PD below:

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Summerville City Council Meeting Tonight

The City of Summerville’s search for a new city manager will take the center stage at the council’s meeting tonight.

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Car Belonging to Veteran with a Disability Stolen

According to the Walker County sheriff’s office, a 2006 Tacoma has been recently stolen in Jasper, GA.

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Sheriff Says Hurricane Relief Donations Have Been Slim

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Chattooga County sheriff Mark Schrader said on Sunday afternoon that there have not been as many donations to hurricane victims as expected. Schrader and his office began accepting donations- in the form of physical supplies- last week after being approached by several residents who expressed interest to Schrader in helping the victims of hurricane Florence in the Carolinas.

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Cloudland Community Park Selling Burning Leaf Festival T-Shirts

Cloudland Community Park is taking orders for Burning Leaf Festival T-shirts. The shirts will be maroon and long-sleeved with a vintage-style distressed ivory design (see image below).

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Arrest Report – Sunday – September 22, 2018

Here is the latest arrest report from the Chattooga County Sheriff’s Office for Sunday, September 22, 2018:

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Four Arrested For Shoplifting At Wal-Mart

Four men were arrested on Friday of this past week for a shoplifting incident that happened at Wal-Mart in Chattooga County.

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