Broken TV Leads To Civil Dispute

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A broken TV has lead to a dispute between two people, according to Summerville Police.

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BBB: Child Tax Credits Are Coming – So Are The Scammers!

From July 15 through Dec. 2021, if you qualify for payments through the American Rescue Plan Act, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) announced sending monthly payments through direct deposit, paper check, or debit cards. These payments are an advance on the child tax credit, which means eligible people will get up to half of their child tax credit in these monthly payments and the other half when they file their 2021 taxes. You can go to IRS.gov to see who qualifies, how much you may receive, and how to address any problems. Consumers will also have the option of unenrolling from the Advance payments program.

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Chattooga County: Lane Closures Continue On Taylor Ridge Monday

WHAT: Weather permitting, crews will continue to repair the roadway at Taylor Ridge on Highway 27. The work next week will require occasional lane closures with traffic being led by a pilot car.

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Speakers And Amp Stolen From Truck

A theft from a vehicle left one Summerville man less several necklaces, an amp, and speakers according to the Summerville Police Department.

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Trion Teacher’s Art To Be Featured In Rome Art Show

The Georgia’s Rome Gift Shop and Welcome Center and Rome Area History Center are excited to host a Pop-Up Art Show featuring local artist Morgan Reynolds, who will begin teaching this year in the Trion City School System.

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Georgia DNR: Don’t Let Geese Get Your Gander Right Now: There Is a Reason They Can’t Fly

The Canada goose thrives in a variety of habitats, often near areas close to people, such as neighborhood ponds, office complexes, parks and other developed areas. This closeness can become a frustration for homeowners and landowners when geese begin to molt in the summer, according to the Georgia Department of Natural Resources’ Wildlife Resources Division (WRD).

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GDOL Sued For Unpaid & Unprocessed Unemployment Claims

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The Southern Poverty Law Center and an Atlanta-based law firm filed a class-action lawsuit Tuesday representing four different clients against the Georgia Department of Labor over unprocessed and unpaid unemployment claims.

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Several Apply For Open BOE Seat

Chattooga County School Supt. Jared Hosmer says that several have applied for the open seat on the Chattooga Board of Education.

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Georgia Supreme Court Upholds Hays Inmate’s Murder Conviction

The Georgia Supreme Court has upheld the murder conviction of a Hays State Prison inmate who was convicted of shooting his wife in the back of the head in 2011.

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Downtown Summerville Celebrates Pollinator Week

Pollinator Week is celebrated this year June 21-27. Pollinator Week was initiated and is managed by Pollinator Partnership. Fourteen years ago the U.S. Senate’s unanimous approval and designation of a week in June as “National Pollinator Week” marked a necessary step toward addressing the urgent issue of declining pollinator populations. It has now grown into an international celebration, promoting the valuable ecosystem services provided by bees, birds, butterflies, bats and beetles.

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