CHS Rising Freshmen Night Wednesday January 29th

Parents of current ChattoogaCounty Schools 8th-grade students should mark their calendars for Rising Freshmen Night at CHS. The event will be held Wednesday, January 29th, at 6pm in the CHS cafeteria. The event will allow parents and students to meet 9th-grade teachers, learn about the curriculum and tour the school. For more information contact CHS Counselor Mrs. Barbara Wallace at 706-857-2402.





Arrest Report – Tuesday January 21, 2020

Here is the latest arrest report from the Chattooga County Sheriff’s Office for Tuesday, January 21, 2020:

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Suspects Returned From Alabama To Floyd County Jail

Two men involved in a police chase that began in Rome and ended in Cherokee County, Alabama in October are now back in Floyd County to face numerous charges.

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Rising Freshman Night At CHS

If you have a student that will be a Freshman next year at Chattooga High School, you want to mark your calendars for an event that will be held on Wednesday, January 29th at Chattooga High School.  “Rising Freshman Night” is for parents and guardians as well as students.  Your incoming Freshman will be able to meet the teachers, review the curriculum and hear from CHS Principal Emily Mobbs.  Plus, there will be a tour of the campus.  The event will take place at 6 PM.  You can see all the information below:

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Town Of Trion Veterans Committee Meeting

The Town of Trion’s Veterans Committee will have a meeting in the Town Hall Conference Room this evening at 6 PM. Mayor Larry Stansell says, “If you have any questions or comments, please contact me or the Town Hall Office and we will get the information you request.”

American Red Cross Blood Drive Today In Trion

The American Red Cross has extended its urgent call for donors of all blood types to give blood or platelets. With influenza escalating across the country and preventing some donors from giving, and winter weather threatening to cancel blood drives, the Red Cross now has a critical shortage of type O blood and urgently needs donors to restock the shelves.

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Georgia Gas Prices Continue To Fall

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Georgia gas prices continue to decline at the pump compared to a week ago. Georgia motorists are now paying an average price of $2.40 per gallon for regular unleaded gasoline. Monday’s state average is 4 cents less than a week ago, 2 cents more than last month, and 30 cents more than this time last year.

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Affordable Microchips Available For Your Pets

My Kids Have Paws mobile unit will be in Chattooga County tomorrow, offering low-cost veterinary services.

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Northwest Georgia Corn & Soybean Production Meeting Scheduled

Agriculture is a driving force in our state’s economy, and all of Georgia’s 159 counties have agricultural producers that make agriculture the largest industry in our state.  Farm-gate values are the dollar amounts put on agricultural products, and here in Chattooga County our farm-gate values exceed $38 million.  The largest segment of agriculture in Chattooga County is beef cattle, followed by poultry, but row crops such as corn and soybeans are also a major contributor to the county’s farm-gate values.  Around 1,554 acres of corn are grown in Chattooga County and 1,198 acres of soybeans are planted.

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Work At Sewer Treatment Plant Nearing Completion

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Back on January 3rd, Summerville Public Works Director Terry Tinney was called to the scene of a sinkhole that developed on Red Oak Road in Summerville near the Summerville Wastewater Treatment Plant.  It turns out, the sinkhole was caused by a collapsed 30-inch sewer line.  Tinney says that the old metal pipe had corroded and collapsed, causing a major problem for the City of Summerville.

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