THC Manufacturer Could Spur Industry In Chattooga County

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The Northwest Georgia Joint Development Authority (NWGJDA) says that the partnership between the Town of Trion, Chattooga County, the NWGJDA and Remedium Life Sciences of Georgia could spur additional economic development and industry as plans move forward for Remedium to build a low-THC oil producing facility in Trion.

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Calhoun Police Seek Public’s Help Identifying Car Break-In Thieves

The Calhoun Police Department  is asking the public’s help in identifying two suspects who they believe have been breaking into automobiles. The two men in these photos located below are wanted for questioning in connection with entering auto’s on W.C. Bryant Parkway. The suspects are driving a small, black SUV, make, model and tag number is unknown.

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Georgia Power Joins In Plan For Electric Vehicle Charging Stations

With an increase of electric vehicles (EVs) on Georgia roads every day, Georgia Power is committed to assisting customers with access to efficient and reliable charging options. Southern Company, the utility’s corporate parent, today announced plans to join other utilities across the South, Midwest, Gulf Coast, Central Plains and mid-Atlantic to enable EV drivers’ seamless travel through a coordinated network of Direct Current (DC) Fast Chargers.

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Mullis Supports Bill Limiting Mail-In Voting And Other Voting Restrictions

State Senator Jeff Mullis, who represents several counties in Northwest Georgia -including the largest portion of Chattooga County – signed on to sponsor Senate Bill 241 this week.  The bill would severely limit who is eligible to vote by mail, require applications to be made under oath with additional ID requirements and require some ballots to have a witness signature and include a photocopy of ID to be counted.

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AAA Auto Club School Safety Patrol Celebrates 100 Years

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AAA is proud to celebrate its School Safety Patrol program’s centennial anniversary. For 100 years, Patrollers around the world have provided school-aged children an extra sense of safety and security when going to and from school. The program and its more than 440 Lifesaving Award recipients have contributed to the steady decline of U.S. student pedestrian (ages 5–14) deaths—a 24% decrease since 2010.

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Fire Departments Called Out For Chimney Fire

Local firefighters responded to a call about a chimney fire on Tuesday night.

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Tax Commissioner Sells 9 Properties On Tuesday

Chattooga County Tax Commissioner Joy Hampton held a tax sale, as prescribed by law, on the first Tuesday of March.

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Trion Woman Being Investigated For Voter Fraud

Georgia Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger has named a Trion woman as one of several people across the state being investigated for voter fraud in the 2020 Election. 

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Mrs. Martha Anita “Sis” Chastain, Obit (M)

Mrs. Martha Anita “Sis” Chastain, age 67, of Summerville, GA, died Monday, March 1, 2021, at Redmond Regional Medical Center.

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Habitat 5K & Health Walk

Habitat for Humanity Coosa Valley Chapter is sponsoring a 5K and Health Walk.  The Coosa Valley Chapter serves Chattooga, Floyd and Polk Counties.  The fundraiser will be held on May 1, 2021 and will take place at the Rome Braves Stadium.  Habitat for Humanity is a Christian organization that provides affordable housing.  To find out more, you can visit www.habitatcoosavalley.org