Arrest Report – Wednesday – July 17, 2024

Here is the latest arrest report from the Chattooga County Sheriff’s Office for Wednesday, July 17, 2024:

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Georgia’s Tax Revenues Up In June

The State of Georgia’s net tax collections in June approached a total of $3.03 billion, for an increase of $185.4 million or 6.5 percent compared to FY 2023, when net tax collections totaled $2.84 billion for the month.

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$30 May Mammogram Campaign Achieves Positive Results

AdventHealth’s $30 May Mammogram Campaign brought in a total of 1,068 residents for mammograms within AdventHealth’s Georgia market, 329 of which were part of the 30 promotion. The others were covered by insurance.

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Atrium Health Floyd Athletic Trainers Get Students Ready

Area high school students received guidance Monday from Atrium Health Floyd’s certified athletic trainers, preparing them to help care for local athletes during the upcoming school year.

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Raffensperger Enlists Veterans To Serve As Poll Workers

Yesterday, Georgia Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger and Vet the Vote announced their partnership encouraging veterans and military families across the state to serve as poll workers. Vet the Vote is a nonprofit initiative that recruits veterans and military family members to serve their communities again as poll workers. As part of the partnership, Secretary Raffensberger and Vet the Vote will host events for veterans and military families in Paulding County and in Muscogee County, on July 16 and 17 respectively.

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Friendship Week Leads Up To Friendship Festival

Summerville, Georgia has the designation as the “Friendship Capital of the World” and coming up one week from this Saturday, on July 27th, the annual Friendship Festival will take place at Dowdy Park in downtown Summerville.  The festival will run from 10 AM until 3 PM and will feature kids activities, music, food and craft vendors and the arrival of the Tennessee Valley Railroad Museum Steam Passenger Train at the historic Summerville Depot.  Leading up to the Friendship Festival, Summerville Main Street is encouraging area residents to take part in Friendship Week activities.  Each day will be designated as a way to show friendship in the Friendship Capital of the World.

Two Women Charged With Disorderly Conduct

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Two women were arrested on Monday in Summerville after one of the women cursed at a juvenile.  According to four witnesses, fifty-one-year-old Michelle Smith was cursing at the male child which caused an altercation with the child’s mother, identified as thirty-two-year-old Tonya Caldwell. According to Summerville Police, Caldwell got into a physical altercation with Smith after Smith was heard cursing the child.  Both women were arrested and taken to the Chattooga County Jail on charges of disorderly conduct.

Back To School Bash Tomorrow At CHS

Chattooga Family Connection is preparing to host its Annual Back to School Bash tomorrow. The event will take place from 4 PM – 6 PM inside the main gym at Chattooga High School. This is a fantastic opportunity for families to come together and prepare for the upcoming school year.

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Elderly Trion Woman Charged After Walmart Parking Lot Incident

An eighty-five-year-old Trion woman was charged after video footage showed her vehicle hitting a pedestrian in the parking lot of Walmart in Trion of last week. 

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Roman Jeep Brigade “Fill The Jeep” With School Supplies Saturday