Chattooga Schools Closed Tuesday – Distance Learning For December 1st

Due to the possibility of winter weather on Tuesday, Chattooga County School Superintendent Jared Hosmer issued the following statement on Monday afternoon: “After consulting with our local EMA and looking at the latest forecast from the National Weather Service, the Chattooga County School System will have a distance learning day on Tuesday, December 1, 2020.  Weather permitting, all 12-month employees will report at 10:00 a.m.”  You can see the short-term distance learning instructions below:

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Winter Weather Advisory Issued

Arrest Report – Monday November 30, 2020

Here is the latest arrest report from the Chattooga County Sheriff’s Office for Monday November 30, 2020:

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Wet Weather Gives Way To Winter Weather

After a soggy Sunday, we are in for some much colder temperatures starting today and continuing through the mid-week.  There is also a chance we could see a few snow flurries – or possibly some snow showers, but accumulations are not likely in Northwest Georgia.

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President Trump Blasts Fellow-Republicans Kemp & Raffensperger

President Trump wasn’t holding much back in showing his displeasure with Georgia Governor Brian Kemp and Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger concerning the certification of the General Election which will award Georgia’s electors to President-Elect Joe Biden.

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Rome Salvation Army Looking For Bell Ringers

It’s a familiar sight around the holidays – you see them when you are out shopping and nearly everyone is familiar with the “Red Kettles” that are manned by “bell-ringers.”

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“Giving Tuesday” Coming Up Tomorrow


We all know about “Black Friday” and most people have heard of “Small-Business Saturday” and “Cyber Monday”, but organizations that help families in need want people to remember “Giving Tuesday”, which is known as the Tuesday after Thanksgiving.

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Chattooga’s Unemployment Rate Drops Drastically

Northwest Georgia’s unemployment rate unchanged at 5.6 percent, Rome Down

The Georgia Department of Labor (GDOL) announced recently that Georgia’s unemployment rate for October decreased by 1.8 percentage points to reach 4.5 percent. The unemployment rate in Chattooga County has also plummeted over the past month.

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Law Enforcement Catches Drunk Driver Over Holiday Weekend

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A drunk driver that nearly hit a Chattooga County deputy head-on this past Saturday wound up in jail on charges of DUI along with outstanding warrants.

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BOE Candidates To Speak At December Meeting

The Chattooga Board of Education has received the names of five men who are interested in the open seat on the board, representing the Menlo area.

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