Residents Along Railroad Asked To Spruce Up For Santa Train

Starting this Saturday, December 7th and continuing each week through December 22nd, over a thousand visitors will ride into Summerville on the Tennessee Valley Railroad Museum’s “Summerville Santa Special.”  Residents along the Chattooga & Chickamauga Railroad are being encouraged to clean up along the tracks and decorate for the Santa Special.

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Chattooga Extension Welcomes New County Agent

For the first time in almost two decades, the Chattooga County Extension Office now has two extension agents.  Zach White has been named a 4-H Extension Agent working at the Chattooga County Extension Office.

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Rep. Tom Graves Will Not Seek Re-Election In 2020

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Congressman Tom Graves who represents Chattooga County and most of Northwest Georgia in the United States Congress announced today that he will not be seeking reelection in 2020.  The Congressman cited family reasons as the factor that led to him deciding not seek another term.  He has served in Congress since 2010.  You can read his letter to his constituents below:

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Arrest Report – Thursday – December 5, 2019

Here is the latest arrest report from the Chattooga County Sheriff’s Office for Thursday, December 5, 2019:

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CHI Mobile Lung Unit Coming To Chattooga Library

CHI Memorial’s mobile lung CT coach will be at the Chattooga County Library in Summerville on Tuesday, December 17, 2019, from 9 a.m. – 2 p.m.

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Man Travels To Floyd County To Meet Child For Sex

A thirty-three-year-old Cartersville man was booked into the Floyd County Jail Monday on charges of aggravated child molestation, sexual exploitation of a child, obscene internet contact with a child, electronically furnishing obscene material to a minor and use of a computer service to entice a child.

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Vote For Best Downtown Christmas Decorations

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The City of Summerville is asking for people to vote for their favorite decorations at downtown businesses and offices.

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President Carter Released From Hospital On Wednesday

A spokeswoman for Jimmy Carter says the former U.S. president has been discharged from a hospital after being treated for a urinary tract infection.

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Farewell Speech: Isakson Calls On U.S. Senate To Be More Bipartisan

As Georgia’s Senior U.S. Senator bade farewell to Congress this week, he called on his colleagues to be more biapartisan and to “sit down, get it out in the open and talk about it.”

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Blood Assurance Asking For Donors

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Blood Assurance, which has a donation center in Fort Oglethorpe, is critically low on several blood types, especially B-negative.

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