Man Caught Selling Drugs in Lafayette Circle K

A twenty-three-year-old Rossville man was arrested Tuesday morning for trying to sell drugs in a Lafayette Circle K gas station.

Around 1 o’-clock, employees at the Circle K on West Main called polic. When they arrived, they found twenty–three-year-old Rossville man Jeremy David Morris coming out of the restroom with a plunger in his hand.

According to a person on the scene, Morris had allegedly tried to sell him drugs in the store. Morris was found with weed on his person.

After his arrest, Morris’ things were found in various places: his shoes were outside behind the store; his jack was on the hot dog rotisserie; and his backpack was outside in front of the store. All of the items were recovered and went with him to the Walker Co. jail. He was charged with possession of marijuana and disorderly conduct.


Secret Compartment in Trunk Used to Store Weed

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Tom Graves Supports the FCC’s Killing of Net Neutrality

Representative Tom Graves (R-GA-14) issued the following statement after the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) voted to dismantle net neutrality regulations.

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Chattoga Students Leaving School Early Today

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Chattooga County Schools will release students from school at 1 PM today. Bus routes will start at that time.

Shorter U.’s Nursing Program Among Best in State

Shorter University’s Ben and Ollie Brady School of Nursing has been ranked No. 6 on a list of the 10 Best Colleges for Nursing Majors in Georgia, according to a list compiled by Zippia.

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Berry College Prof. Nominated for Prestigious Literary Award

A Berry College English professor has been nominated for the prestigious 2017 Pushcart Prize.

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Arrest Report – Thursday – December 14, 2017

Here is the latest arrest report from the Chattooga County Sheriff’s Office for Thursday, December 14, 2017:

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Update: Wednesday House Fire on Sizemore Road

A house fire on Sizemore Road in Trion on Wednesday was a total loss.

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Governor Deal Gives $130G to ‘Mothers Against Drunk Driving’ Georgia

Press Release: Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD) Georgia is pleased to announce it has received a $129,575.34 grant from the Governor’s Office of Highway Safety (GOHS)

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Cotton-Picker Burns Up in Leesburg

A cotton picker was destroyed after catching fire in a field at a location on County Road 5 in Leesburg on Wednesday morning. Leesburg Fire Chief Jeremy Lee tells WEIS Radio that the machine was in operation when it caught fire and exploded.

Fortunately the driver was not injured. Leesburg Firefighters had to use a four-wheel drive brush truck to access the fire. Cherokee County EMA Director Shawn Rogers and law enforcement officers also responded to the scene. Chief Lee says that the origin of the fire is unknown.

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Photo courtesy of the Leesburg Fire Dept.