Trion Town Council Meeting This Evening

The Trion Town Council will meet this evening for a work session at 6 PM and will have their regular monthly meeting shortly thereafter.  The meeting will be held in the council room at Trion Town Hall and the public is invited to attend.  You can see an agenda for tonight’s meeting below:

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Man Under The Influence Arrested After Shooting Firearms In Neighborhood

Last week, Chattooga County deputies responded to a call in the area of Catawba Drive and Knollwood Circle about a man discharging a firearm. 

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City Of Summerville To Dedicate New Playground Equipment

The City of Summerville will hold a dedication at the new playground equipment at Dowdy Park on Friday at 5:15 PM.  At their June meeting, the Summerville City Council approved the purchase of new playground equipment for J.R. “Dick” Dowdy Park.  The winning bid for the playground equipment went to Safe Play Solutions out of Canton, Georgia. The city paid $89,875 for the equipment.  Installation of the new equipment began on the first week of September.

Arrest Report – Wednesday – September 27, 2023

Here is the latest arrest report from the Chattooga County Sheriff’s Office for Wednesday, September 27, 2023:

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Rome Man Charged With Animal Cruelty

A Rome man was arrested Monday at his Judson Drive home on two counts of felony aggravated cruelty to animals.

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Facebook Scam Reported To Summerville Police

Summerville Police say that a scam artist tried to get a local resident to cash a fake check.  According to a report released this week, the scammer offered the subject a job with “Xerox” and sent them a $950 check.  The scammer told the person to cash the check and then send them $850 of the $950 from the check.  When the person attempted to cash the check, they were told that the check was fake.

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Walker County Health Department Offering Free Breast Exams Next Month

The Walker County Health Department, 603 East Villanow Street, LaFayette, will provide free breast exams Thursday, October 19, from 12:30 pm to 5:30 pm. Gifts and refreshments will also be provided.

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Burglar Found In Summerville Woman’s House Wearing Her Jeans

Summerville Police were called to a West Washington Street address on Sunday about a burglary in progress.  When police got to the residence and spoke with the complainant, she told police that she came home to find that someone had been inside her house, turned the television on and had used the shower.  She told police that she believed the person was still inside the residence.  When police entered the house they found the suspect in the woman’s bed, asleep and wearing a pair of the woman’s blue jeans.  The suspect would not give a reason to police for being inside the residence other than, “This is my house”.  Police arrested twenty-four-year-old Thomas Marty Laney and charged him with burglary, theft by taking and theft of services.

Fifth Annual Charlie Daniels Patriot Award Raises Over $400,000 For Military Veterans

On Wednesday, September 13 at the fifth annual Charlie Daniels Patriot Awards held at the City Winery in Nashville, The Charlie Daniels Journey Home Project (TCDJHP) raised over $400,000 for our nation’s military vets.

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Harvest “Super Moon” Thursday Night

You’ll want to keep an eye to the horizon later this week, as September wraps up with the glorious and extra-bright full Harvest Moon, the final “Super Moon” of 2023.

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