Here is the latest arrest report from the Chattooga County Sheriff’s Office for Saturday, August 8, 2020:
Several Walker County teachers spoke to the School Board about their concerns with opening schools under the threat imposed by COVID-19. At a meeting on the millage rate Thursday night, teachers told the board they fear taking the virus home to family members who may be vulnerable due to pre-existing health conditions.
Chattooga County Probate Judge Jon Payne continues to be hospitalized in a Rome hospital after contracting COVID-19. Judge Payne had been admitted to ICU earlier this week, but a family spokesperson says that Judge Payne is showing signs of improvement. According to the family, “Judge Jon Payne is doing his best to make all of his goals in intense respiratory therapy. At this time he does not have a fever and is comfortable sitting in a chair”. WZQZ continues to keep Judge Payne, and his family in our prayers.
Chattooga County School Superintendent Jared Hosmer released a “Weekly COVID-19 Report” after the first full-week of school for the Chattooga County School System. According to the report, five have tested positive for COVID-19 at Chattooga High School and one has tested positive at Sumerville Middle School. Leroy Massey Elementary, Lyerly Elementary, Menlo Elementary and the county office have not reported any positive cases. The reports include staff and students at each school. You can see the complete weekly status report below:
Chattooga County voters turned out in force to vote early in the Republican Primary Runoff Election that is scheduled for next Tuesday, August 11th.
The Chattooga Lady Indians defeated the Armuchee Lady Indians on Friday evening in a game that was scheduled for Thursday but had to be delayed because of strong thunderstorms that struck the area shortly before the game was to be played.
A seventy-six-year-old Mahan Road, Summerville man was arrested this week and charged with child molestation after an investigation by the Chattooga County Sheriff’s Office.
Here is the latest arrest report from the Chattooga County Sheriff’s Office for Friday, August 7, 2020:
Warrants have been issued for three men and a woman in connection with an assault and kidnapping at the Love’s Travel Stop on Belwood Road in Calhoun that occurred back on July 2.