Called Chattooga BOE Meeting Monday

The Chattooga County Board of Education will have a called board meeting on Monday, April 3, 2023 at 10:00 a.m.  The purpose of this called meeting is:
-Tennis Courts
The meeting will be held at the Chattooga County Education Center located at 206 Penn Street in Summerville.

Clean-up Day at Macedonia Cemetery Postponed Until April 15th

Clean-up Day at Macedonia Cemetery in Teloga has been postponed until April 15th.

Rain Delay For Summerville Spring Market Saturday

Due to the forecast of rain, the Spring Market planned at Dick Dowdy Park in Summerville is being delayed by one hour.

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Arrest Report – Friday – March 31, 2023

Here is the latest arrest report from the Chattooga County Sheriff’s Office for Friday, March 31, 2023:

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State Budget Will Allow For Full Tuition For HOPE Scholarship

Georgia lawmakers are agreeing to a state budget that will pay full tuition for all college students receiving a HOPE Scholarship while boosting pay for all state and university employees and public school teachers.

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Unified In Recovery Looking For Yard Sale Items For Fundraiser

Donations in Chattooga County can be dropped off  at 11574 Highway 27 in Summerville. They are the suite between the loan place and the Boys and Girls Club and someone will be there on Tuesdays and Wednesdays from 9am-5pm.

Physical Therapist Dedicated To Meeting Patients’ Needs

Helping someone in need shouldn’t be complicated, and for Atrium Health Floyd physical therapist Tonya Hillis, it isn’t.

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County COVID Farm Grant Deadline Today

Local farmers and agricultural producers who were adversely affected by the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic are eligible to apply for a local farm grant, and today is the deadline to apply.

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Georgia Warehouse Alliance Formed To Promote Safety

Cartersville Man Crushed in Workplace Accident

On Feb. 22, 2023, OSHA and the Material Handling Institute’s Ergonomics Assist Systems and Equipment Council agreed to form the Georgia Warehouse Alliance to promote best safety and health practices through programs at warehouse workplaces in the state.

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COVID Cases Continue To Decline In Northwest Georgia

Dr. Gary Voccio — health director for the Georgia Department of Public Health Northwest Health District — says COVID-19 numbers are “dramatically falling.” People are continuing to get sick, however, and regional deaths since March 2020 are now at 1,46 from the virus and another 281 from “probable” causes.  Around 21% of the current COVID-19 cases are people over the age of 70.  In Chattooga County, there was only one COVID-19 case reported over the past seven days – that compares to two in the previous reporting period.  The Georgia Department of Public Health updates COVID-19 cases by county on Wednesdays of each week.