Damage To Vehicle In Dentist Office Parking Lot

A Rome woman who is an employee at Georgia Family Dental on Walnut Avenue in Summerville reported damage to her vehicle this week.  According to a report from the police department, the woman told a responding officer that a fellow employee had pointed out that someone had damaged the rear of her 2021 GMC Yukon while she was parked in the office parking lot during work hours.  According to the police report there was damage to the driver’s side rear of the vehicle where there were marks on the bumper and a taillight was damaged.

Walker County Commissioners Appear To Propose Hiring County Manager

Walker County has been operating under a board of commissioners for less than two years and already it appears that some commissioners are wanting to change the way the county government is managed.

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Local Attorney Reports Gate Damage To Police

Summerville Police were called to a State Street address to witness damage to a field gate. 

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Chattooga Assessors Increasing Sight Visits

A statement from the Chattooga County Board of Assessors says that they plan to more property visits in order to comply with guidelines from the Georgia Department of Revenue.

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Drugs Found Belonged To Man Living At Motel

Over the past weekend, Chattooga County Sheriff’s Deputies were assisting Summerville Police at a traffic stop at the Circle K on Commerce Street, when drugs were found inside a vehicle.  The woman driving told the officers that the drugs were not hers and that they belonged to a man she was staying with at the Express Inn.

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AAA Memorial Day Predictions


Memorial Day weekend is expected to be the busiest in three years, building on a travel resurgence that began earlier this spring. This year’s forecast marks the second highest single-year increase in travelers since 2010 (2021 was the highest), bringing volumes almost in line with pre-pandemic levels. (Click here to read the report)

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Trion Town Council Meeting This Thursday

The Trion Town Council will hold their regular monthly meeting for May coming up this Thursday, May 26th at 6 PM at the Trion Town Hall Council Meeting Room.  The council will hold a second reading of the existing alcohol ordinance as they move forward to amending the ordinance to allow for the sale of packaged, retail liquor.  The public is invited to attend.  You can see the complete agenda below:

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Primary Election Votes From Chattooga County

Primary Election night in Chattooga County ended with a new board of education member and a board of education contest between two candidates this fall.

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Primary Election Coverage From WZQZ Radio

WZQZ will be bringing you the latest election coverage from the 2022 Primary Elections.  Check back here throughout the evening for updates.

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Trion Schools Looking For Custodians

Trion City Schools is seeking candidates for full time custodians. Hourly rate will be determined by experience and job performance. Duties are strenuous and require heavy lifting. Position is benefits eligible. Background check required. Contact HR Department at 706-734-0990.