Berry College Employee Tests Positive For COVID-19

An employee with Berry College has tested positive for COVID-19, according to a memo that was sent out to other Berry employees on Friday afternoon.  According to the memo, campus officials say that the employee was alerted to symptoms while undergoing screening at the college’s front gate.  The college says that they are following all CDC recommendations at this time.  You can see a copy of the memo obtained by WZQZ News below:

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Summerville Mohawk Worker Tests Positive For COVID-19

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A worker at the Mohawk Plant in Summerville tested positive for the coronavirus on Thursday. Mohawk has released the following statement regarding the positive Covid-19 test for an employee:

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Arrest Report – Friday June 5, 2020

Here is the latest arrest report from the Chattooga County Sheriff’s Office for Friday June 5, 2020:

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Kayla Hartline CHS Teacher Of The Year

CHS teachers and staff selected Mrs. Kayla Hartline as Chattooga High School’s Teacher of the Year.

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Water Rates Discussed At Council Budget Meeting

Summerville Mayor Harry Harvey is insisting that the city must increase rates for the city’s water customers.  This comes at a time when many Summerville water customers are still afraid to drink the water coming out of their taps.

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New Playground Equipment Coming To Lyerly Park

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This is a rendering of the new playground equipment coming to Angus McLeod Park, according to the Town of Lyerly.

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Chattooga Health Department Looking For Janitorial Bids

Chattooga County Health Department is looking for Janitorial BIDS for an upcoming contract. All inquiries must be insured and participate in E-Verify to be considered for the bidding. Please contact the Chattooga County Health Department at 706-857-3471, extension 207 with any questions or for more information.

Peaceful Protest Planned For Chattooga County On Saturday

Organizers say a peaceful protest is planned for the Chattooga County Courthouse on Saturday.  WZQZ News has heard from several people who say that they plan to gather at the courthouse in honor of George Floyd who was killed by a Minneapolis police officer last week and to remember Ahmaud Aubrey who was shot and killed by two men in Georgia last month.

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Helping Hands Ending Hunger For June

The Helping Hands Ending Hunger Food Distribution for our county this month includes USDA purchased produce. There will be a plentiful amount for distribution. There will be more produce than can be given away to the usual reciepents. If you know someone in need, or you would like a box of produce, the distribution is Friday, June 12@ Connect City Church in Summerville.

Tax Assessments In The Mail

Property assessments for Chattooga County residents are in the mail.  You should expect to start receiving them within the next few days.  According to the Tax Assessor’s Office, the assessments were to be mailed yesterday.

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