Small Grass Fire Causes Property Damage

A Summerville man burning a pile of grass this week accidentally caused property damage to his neighbors house.

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Early Morning Traffic Stop Leads To DUI Arrest

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In an incident report recently released by the Georgia State Patrol Post an early morning traffic stop lead to the arrest of a Summerville man for a DUI.

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Sheriffs Office Narrows Down Vehicle Search In Hit And Run

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The type of vehicle involved in the hit and run on January 4th has been narrowed down due to further research.

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GNTC Foundation Welcomes Two Members To Board Of Trustees

As the Georgia Northwestern Technical College (GNTC) Foundation moves into a new year, it is adding two new members to the Foundation Board of Trustees.

Dr. Craig McDaniel, mayor of the City of Rome and former GNTC president, was elected to the board along with Phillip Burkhalter, owner of Phillip Burkhalter Builders. Scott Tucker of Floyd County nominated both men and the Foundation Board of Trustees voted unanimously to add them to the board.

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Commissioner Elsberry Cuts Road From Paving; To Save Money

Commissioner Elsberry is already looking to save money and so has removed a county road from the list of roads to be paved by the GDOT.

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New Chattooga BOE Member Selected

The Chattooga County Board of Education met on Thursday evening and selected a new member to fill the seat formerly held by Sam Ballard.

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Arrest Report – Thursday January 21, 2021

Here is the latest arrest report from the Chattooga County Sheriff’s Office for Thursday January 21, 2021:

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Missing Bicycle Found In Furniture Pile

A bicycle, initially reported as stolen, was later found in a pile of furniture.

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MULLIS: Update From The Gold Dome

In the first term of of the 2021 General Assembly has started with 10 new Senators sworn in last week. Senators received their committee assignments and Sen. Mullis will serve on 3 committees as well as continue to serve as Chairman of the Senate Rules Committee. Sen. Mullis heard Gov. Kemps State of the State address regarding COVID-19 and how it has affected Georgia, among other things. You can read Senator Mullis’ complete update below.

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Cedar Bluff Man Dies After Suffering Medical Episode

A Cedar Bluff man died after suffering a medical episode and falling into a heater unit inside his home on Ridge Street in Cedar Bluff on Tuesday morning.

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