Summerville City Offices Closed Due To COVID Exposure

PUBLIC NOTICE
12/01/2020

Effective Wednesday, December 2nd, in accordance with the City of Summerville’s directive to reduce potential exposure to coronavirus (COVID-19) through restricting access to City-owned buildings and facilities, the City of Summerville lobbies and offices will be closed to the public. Specific guidelines can be found for each department below. Services and assistance will still be offered by all departments.

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Georgia DPH COVID Testing Sights Announce Delayed Opening For Wednesday

Georgia Department of Public Health Northwest Health District free drive-up COVID-19 test sites in Bartow, Catoosa, Dade, Floyd, Gordon, Paulding, and Walker counties will delay opening Wednesday, December 2, and Thursday, December 3, until 11 a.m.

Arrest Report – Tuesday December 1, 2020

Here is the latest arrest report from the Chattooga County Sheriff’s Office for Tuesday December 1, 2020:

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Surge In COVID-19 Cases Closes Walker County Courthouse

Lookout Mountain Judicial Circuit Chief Judge Kristina Cook Graham took action on Monday to close the Walker County Courthouse after an increase in COVID-19 cases among employees and staff at the courthouse.

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Governor Kemp Rejects President’s Call To “Overrule” Sec. Of State Raffensperger

Gov. Brian Kemp’s office responded Monday to President Donald Trump’s demands to help him overturn Georgia’s election results with a reminder that state law “prohibits the governor from interfering in the election.”

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Chattooga Man Gets DUI After Hitting Mailbox

A Chattooga County man was arrested last weekend for DUI after taking out a mailbox.

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COVID Testing Available By Appointment At Chattooga County Health Department

The Northwest Georgia Department of Public Health announced on Monday that the drive-up testing for the coronavirus that was taking place at North Summerville Baptist Church has come to an end.  In the future, residents will need to make an appointment with the Health Department in Summerville, or use testing sites in neighboring Walker or Floyd Counties.

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Deadly Holiday Weekend On Georgia’s Roadways

Despite predictions for fewer Georgians to hit the road for Thanksgiving this year due to the COVID-19 pandemic, traffic fatalities were dramatically higher compared to 2019.

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Georgia Gas Prices Increase Over The Past Week

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Georgia gas prices increased slightly at the pump compared to a week ago. Georgia motorists are now paying an average price of $1.96 per gallon for regular unleaded gasoline. Monday’s state average is 1 cent more than a week ago, 1 cent less than last month, and 46 cents less than this time last year.

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Sheriff’s Deputy Responds To Breaking & Entering Call

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Chattooga County Sheriffs Office responded to a call of breaking and entering this past week.

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