March 5th Last Day To Donate For Community-Wide Baby Shower

Friday, March 5th is the last day to donate for the community-wide baby shower being hosted by Far Above Rubies Women’s Ministry.

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Northwest Georgia Counties Get Funding From GA DOT

Northwest Georgia received almost $16 million in new contracts in January. The largest contract for the area will repair six bridges over I-20 in Carroll County for approximately $7.5 million.  There were no new contracts for Chattooga County in the latest round of funding.

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Kemp Disputes “Worse Vaccination Rate” Rating

Numbers from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in Atlanta show that Georgia remains among the worst in the nation in getting the vaccines to the people who want the shots.

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Prescribed Burns Today Through March 7th At Little River Canyon

 

Favorable conditions will allow the National Park Service (NPS) to conduct two prescribed burns at Little River Canyon National Preserve this Thursday through Sunday, March 4th – 7th, along the CR 861 Unit and the Kral’s Complex Unit (see map below).

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Arrest Report – Thursday March 4, 2021

Here is the latest arrest report from the Chattooga County Sheriff’s Office for Thursday March 4, 2021:

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Ministry in Negotiations To Acquire Current Homeless Shelter

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While the Hope Rebirth Homeless Shelter is closing its doors, the building will still be put to good use, if all goes according to plan.

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Georgia National Fair To Return In 2021

After the Georgia National Fair was canceled last year due to the pandemic, officials have announced that it will be returning this year.

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Commissioner Looking For Help At Convenience Centers

Chattooga County Commissioner Blake Elsberry is looking for some help at the convenience centers in the county.  The centers are the remote dump sites that are located around the county for residents to bring their trash in for disposal.  Elsberry says that the jobs are part-time and applications can be picked up at the Chattooga County Commissioner’s Office at 10102 Commerce Street in Summerville.  If you have questions, you can call the commissioner’s office at 706-857-0700.

Chattooga Kindergarten Registration Coming Up Later This Month

Chattooga County Kindergarten Registration for the 2021-2022 school year will take place later this month.

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Chattooga Sheriff Talks About Litter Issues

We have all seen it – litter along the roadways in Chattooga County.  If you think it seems like the litter problem has gotten worse since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, you may be right according to Chattooga County Sheriff Mark Schrader.

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