Chattooga Schools CLIP Meetings

Chattooga County Schools will host its’ annual CLIP meetings on June 7th and June 21st at 9:00 a.m. These meetings will be held in The Board Room at the Chattooga County Education Center located at 206 Penn Street, Summerville GA, 30747. The CLIP, or Consolidated LEA Improvement Plan, is the plan which outlines the way we use Federal Funds in our school district. The public is encouraged to attend! The Chattooga County School District does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, or disability in its programs, activities, or employment practices.

Trion Mayor Reading At Trion Library On Wednesday

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Tomorrow, June 7th at 11:00 AM, Trion Mayor Lanny Thomas will be reading to children at the Trion Public Library. He will be reading Jane Yolen & Mark Teague’s How do Dinosaurs Learn to be Kind? and Marla Frazee’s In Every Life.

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Chattooga County Senior Center To Host Yard Sale & Fish Fry Friday June 9th

The Chattooga County Senior Center will be hosting a yard sale this Friday June the 9th from 8am until 2pm at the Senior Center.  The Senior Center is located at 184 Senior Drive in Summerville directly behind the Chattooga County Library.

In conjunction with the yard sale, the Chattooga County Senior Center will also be hosting a fish fry fundraiser at the Summerville Recreation Center from 8am until 2 pm.  Fish plates, which consists of fish, fries, slaw and hushpuppies, will be $8 and fish sandwiches will be sold for $5.  Pre-orders are available.  All proceeds will be split between the AC Carter Alumni and the Chattooga County Senior Center.

For more information, contact Wendy Martin at 706-978-1850.

Arrest Report – Tuesday – June 6, 2023

Here is the latest arrest report from the Chattooga County Sheriff’s Office for Tuesday, June 6, 2023:

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Regional Commission Accepting Bids For New Vehicle

The Northwest Georgia Regional Commission is accepting bids for a new vehicle to be used by the commission’s executive director.  According to a bid notice, bids are being accepted on a new Chevrolet Traverse SUV.  The bid notice says that the vehicle should be with the RS trim package, or higher.  Bids are being accepted until June 8, 2023.  You can find out all the details HERE. The Northwest Georgia Regional Commission serves the following counties: Bartow, Catoosa, Chattooga, Dade, Fannin, Floyd, Gilmer, Gordon, Haralson, Murray, Paulding, Pickens, Polk, Walker, and Whitfield.

Music Lineup At Chattooga River Fest This Saturday

Chattooga River Fest is coming up this weekend in Trion and the third annual event is packed full of activities – and music!  This year, there will be music throughout the day starting with local talent that includes Daniel Buckner, Parker Thomas, the Zach Waller Band, Chip Rowland, Champagne Jam Session and The Mules. Then at 9 PM Atlanta Rhythm Section will be on stage.  River Fest Music is sponsored by Atrium Health Floyd, Guffin & Eleam Insurance, Georgia Power, Southeast First National Bank, North Georgia EMC and Dry Valley Baptist Church.  Don’t miss River Fest coming up this Saturday on the banks of the Chattooga River in Trion.

GSP Identifies Pedestrian Killed On I-75 This Past Weekend

The Georgia State Patrol responded to a fatal crash involving a pedestrian on I-75 in Gordon County Saturday.

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Nichols Sentenced In Chattooga County Superior Court

A twenty-seven-year-old woman was sentenced to three years probation and ordered to go through a drug treatment program after appearing in Chattooga County Superior Court.  Haley Nichole Nichols had been charged with theft by receiving stolen property, financial transaction card theft and possession of methamphetamine.  Nichols has been arrested several times over the past two years on a variety of charges.  In February of this year, she was arrested for shoplifting at the Dollar Store on Commerce Street in Summerville.  Last year, Nichols was charged with criminal trespass after she was found hiding in a closet at an apartment in Summerville. She was also accused of shoplifting over $500 worth of merchandise from Bryant & Sons Lumber Company in September of last year.


Trion Youth Football Camp Coming In July

The Trion High School Football Team will be hosting the Trion Youth Football Camp coming up next month.  The event will be for youth ages 5-13 and will be held at Sam R. McCain Stadium in Trion.  The camp will be taught by Trion High School football players and coaches.  The dates for the youth football camp are July 19-21 and will begin at 6 PM each evening and go until 7:30 PM.  Parents can register their child on the first day of camp between 5 PM and 6 PM.  The fee is $30 and includes a camp t-shirt.  Payments should be made with cash or check.


Local Democrats Plan Annual Dinner

The Chattooga County Democratic Party is planning the 21st Annual Chattooga County Democratic Party Annual Dinner.  The event will be held on Saturday, July 15th at the Chattooga County Civic Center, located on Highway 48 in Summerville, across from Truist Bank.   U.S. Representative Nikema Williams will be the keynote speaker.   Williams, who represents the 5th Congressional District in the U.S. House, also serves as the chair of the Georgia Democratic Party.  Tickets for the event are $20 per person.