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CVS Worker Groped

Summerville police are looking for a customer who got a little too friendly with a local clerk, according to reports. A clerk at CVS Pharmacy, on Commerce Street, said a customer grabbed her buttocks Sunday afternoon, according to a Summerville Police report. The man wore a tan colored jacket and he had blond hair and…

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Thief Takes Battery From Riding Mower

A thief took a battery out of a riding lawnmower on Sunday, according to Summerville Police reports. Hester Carter, of Ramey Street, said the battery was in the lawnmower on Saturday. The value of the battery was $40.

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Thief Makes A $3,400 Haul

A thief stole numerous items from a Summerville storage unit, according to a police report. Pamela Shireman, of Summerville, said someone broke into her storage unit on Walnut Avenue between Nov. 1 and Nov. 16. “There were no signs of forced entry,” Summerville Policeman Matt Pritchett said. Among the $3,406 worth of items taken included: a brown couch…

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Cops Using CHS For Training This Week

Chattooga County law enforcement officials said they will be using the high school on Hwy. 114 for training purposes this week. There will be ambulances and fire trucks there as well.

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Monday’s Arrest Report
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Lyerly Will Give More to Library

By JIMMY ESPY Staff Writer The Lyerly Town Council on Tuesday approved a resolution in support of the town borrowing $130,000 to help pay for improvements at the wastewater treatment plant. The resolution was required by the lender, the Georgia Environmental Finance Authority. Council member Juanita Baker asked when the town would have to begin…

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Sunday’s Arrest Report
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Obituaries

Alvin Franklin Pettyjohn

Alvin Franklin Pettyjohn, 75, Rome, died Friday at his residence. Mr. Pettyjohn was born in Chattooga County, on March 28, 1943, son of the late Hill Pettyjohn and the late Grace Ellen Hill Pettyjohn. Mr. Pettyjohn was a veteran of the United States Navy and served from 1959 until 1962. Prior to his retirement, he…

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(Updated) Stanford E. “Stan” Blackmon

Mr. Stanford “Stan” Eugene Blackmon age 69 of LaFayette passed away Sunday- November 18, 2018 at the Hospice of Chattanooga Care Center. There will be no services.

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James Gordon Allen III

Mr. James Gordon Allen, III, age 71 of Summerville, passed away Saturday, November 17, 2018 at the Redmond Regional Medical Center.   A native of Summerville, Georgia, Mr. Allen was born December 2, 1946, the only child of the late Billy Allen and Connor B. Moore Allen.  He was very involved in Civic Clubs and…

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Rev. Robert Patterson

Rev. James Robert Patterson, age 84, of LaFayette, GA, went home to be with the Lord on Saturday, November 17, 2018. Rev. Patterson was born November 20, 1933, in Summerville, GA, son of the late Altus and Mary Howard Patterson.  He was a Baptist Minister and had pastored numerous churches including Chesterfield, Friendship, New Bethel,…

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Timothy Carl Pierce

Mr. Timothy Carl Pierce, age 57, of Menlo, GA, passed away Friday, November 16, 2018, at Redmond Regional Medical Center. Mr. Pierce was born December 13, 1960, in Summerville, GA, son of Carl Anderson Pierce and Peggy Joyce Holloway Pierce.  He was a member of the Fellowship Baptist Church in Rome, GA, and was employed…

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Nancy Margaret Mann

Nancy Margaret Mann, age 86, of LaFayette passed away Thursday, November 15, 2018. She was a member of Harmony Baptist Church. She was preceded in death by her husband, R.B. Mann; parents, Henry Thomas Green and Lucy Borden Green; three brothers and three sisters. She is survived by her daughter, Sylvia (Bade) Eller of Summerville;…

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Terry Randall Huskey

Terry Randall Huskey, age 64, of Summerville, GA, died Thursday, November 15, 2018, at Redmond Regional Medical Center. Mr. Huskey was born November 7, 1954, in Chattanooga, TN, son of the late David Allen and Clara Porter Huskey.  He was employed with Auto Zone for more than 20 years.  In addition to his parents, he…

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