Mrs. Bernice Grubbs Little, Incomplete Obit (M)

Mrs. Bernice Grubbs Little, age 84 of Summerville, GA passed away Wednesday- January 19, 2022 at her residence. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at this time and will be announced by Mason Funeral Home.

Arrest Report – Thursday – January 20, 2022

Here is the latest arrest report from the Chattooga County Sheriff’s Office for Thursday, January 20, 2022:

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Couple Returns Home To Find Someone Had Moved In Their House

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An Airport Road, Trion couple got a surprise when they returned home from an extended stay in Alabama.  David Kelller and Ladonya Cooley called the sheriff’s office when they discovered that while they were in Alabama, someone had moved into their house.

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Public Asked To Participate In Survey About Drugs In Chattooga County

 

Drug-Free Chattooga is a federally funded Drug-Free Community Coalition in Chattooga County, GA. supported by Cobb Community Alliance to Prevent Substance Abuse, Inc.  The organization is looking for help from the public by participating in a survey concerning drugs in Chattooga County.

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Secretary Of State Announces New Voter System For Georgia

WZQZ Photo – Georgia Sec. of State Brad Raffensperger at the Chattooga County Commissioner’s Office

Georgia will have a new voter registration system for the 2022 election cycle.

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Common COVID-19 Questions Answered By DPH

There are a lot of people in Chattooga County who have had COVID-19.  The latest numbers show over 4,500 residents have been affected by the coronavirus.  WZQZ talked with public information director Logan Boss with the Northwest Health District of the Georgia Department of Public Health (DPH).

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AAA Donates Safety Grants Across Georgia

 

AAA recognizes 2021 was a challenging year for law enforcement agencies and traffic safety organizations across the state of Georgia, as they attempted to equip their organizations with much-needed traffic safety resources. In response, AAA established a traffic safety grant program which provided these organizations with an opportunity to submit requests for grant assistance.

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Summerville Man Reports Fraud To Sheriff’s Office

A Summerville man arranged to meet with a sheriff’s deputy in front of the courthouse in Summerville to report fraudulent charges to his Peach State Federal Credit Union debit card.  The complainant told the deputy when he attempted to make a purchase, he was told his account didn’t have sufficient funds.  After reviewing his account, the complainant said that 29 different transactions with Amazon were showing up on his account – transactions he didn’t make.  The charges began on January 3rd of this year and continued until the man made the complaint on Tuesday of this week.  In all, $2,257.42 had been stolen.  The complainant needed a report to have the situation dealt with by the credit union.  The case was turned over to an investigator with the Chattooga County Sheriff’s Office.

Mullis Calls GHSA “Evil” In Floor Speech

State Senator Jeff Mullis has continued speaking out about what he views as unfairness from the Georgia High School Athletics (GHSA) association.  Mullis has filed two bills that would  create a new nonprofit governing body for high school athletics.

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Georgia DNR Offering Career Camp For High School Students

 

On Wednesday, the Georgia Department of Natural Resources (DNR)  announced a new program aimed at encouraging high school students to explore careers in conservation.

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