MRS. JOAN PRESCOTT WHALEY, age 81, of Maple Drive, Summerville, Georgia passed away Saturday morning, June 12, 2021, at Her residence.
Here is the latest arrest report from the Chattooga County Sheriff’s Office for Sunday, June 13, 2021:
Gary Black, Georgia’s agriculture commissioner since 2011, announced June 4 that he is running for the U.S. Senate seat currently held by Sen. Raphael Warnock. Black’s decision means Georgians will elect a new agriculture commissioner in 2022. He will continue to serve as ag commissioner through the remainder of his current term.
The Georgia DOT says that roadwork will continue on Highway 27 at Taylor’s Ridge this week:
U.S District Court Senior Court Judge Harold Murphy has been on the Federal bench in Rome for almost forty-five years. He was appointed by fellow-Georgian, President Jimmy Carter in 1977. Murphy still hears a limited number of cases, after taking the senior judge status in 2017.
The Summerville City Council will be meeting on Monday evening at Summerville City Hall. Regular Council meetings, are scheduled for the 2nd Monday of the month.
Recently, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) announced the Emergency Broadband Benefit program that provides a discount on internet services to qualifying households and families. It is designed to help those who have struggled to afford internet during COVID-19.