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Christmas In The Park Is Set 6-8 P.M. Today In Summerville

The City of Summerville will to spread some holiday cheer by hosting the annual Christmas In The Park on from 6 p.m. until 9 p.m. today. The event will offer a new addition this year for the community’s pleasure. As always, event goers will enjoy a visit and free photos with Santa and Mrs. Claus…

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Summerville Police Reports. . . .

The Summerville Police Department reported the following activity, according to incident reports, during the past few days:           * Larry Wright, of Kelly Street, Summerville, said his neighbor’s across the street moved several days ago and left their dog behind. The dog has been dragging garbage from the neighborhood into their yard. The black…

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Someone breaks into a truck and steal .357 handgun

Greg Stoker, of Orchard Hill Road, reported that his Ruger 357 was stolen out of his wife’s Dodge Ram 1500 in their driveway, according to Chattooga County Sheriff’s reports. Mr. Stoker advised me that Mrs. Stoker noticed it missing Monday morning. Mr. Stoker stated that the firearm was located in the middle console of the…

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Man Allegedly Shoplifts Cheap Pair Of Sunglasses

A local man is accused of stealing a cheap pair of sunglasses from a convenience store onFriday morning, according to Summerville Police reports. Police reports indicate 27-year-old Jerry Luallen walked into George’s Kwik convenience store and concealed a pair of City Shades sunglasses in his pant’s pocket and then left the store without paying. The glasses were…

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SkillsUSA Region 1 competition winners headed to state

Close to 30 high schools representing the SkillsUSA Region 1 counties of the northwest Georgia area competed in 25 skill-based competitions on Friday, Dec. 6, spread throughout the Walker County Campus (WCC) with the winners headed to the statewide competition in the spring. “Think of a science fair for technical students mixed with leadership skills,…

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Fredrick George “Buddy” Hulse

Mr. Fredrick George “Buddy” Hulse, age 62, of Lyerly, GA, died Tuesday, December 10, 2019, at Pruitt Healthcare – Shepherd Hills. Mr. Hulse was born September 14, 1957, in St. Louis, MO, son of the late John Thomas and Mattie Lee Kiker Hulse.  Prior to his retirement, he was employed with Mohawk Industries.  In addition…

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Patricia Diane Norton

Mrs. Patricia Diane Norton, age 63, of Mentone, AL, died Tuesday, December 10, 2019, at her residence. Mrs. Norton was born November 20, 1956, in Trion, GA, daughter of the late Charles Junior and Evelyn Housch Woods.  Prior to her retirement, she was employed with Shaw Industries. Mrs. Norton is survived by her husband, Barry…

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Doris E. Ray

Doris E. Ray, 88, of Cedartown, Georgia, passed away on December 5, 2019.  Mrs. Ray was born in Berryton, Georgia on August 15, 1931 to the late Clifford and late Trzevent McGraw. Doris was a loving wife, mother, and grandmother.  She loved traveling with her husband James.  They traveled all over the world together.  Mrs.…

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Joe “Frankie” Cline, Jr.

Joe “Frankie” Cline, Jr. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at this time.

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Betty Dozier Bankston

Mrs. Betty Dozier Bankston age 86 of Summerville, GA passed away Wednesday- December 4, 2019 at Redmond Regional Medical Center. Mrs. Bankston was born October 5, 1933 in Dallas, GA. Funeral services to celebrate the life of Mrs. Bankston will be held at 2:00 Monday- December 9, 2019, at West 5th Street Church of Christ…

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Storey McKnight

LaFayette Resident Dies November 29, 2019 Ronald Storey McKnight, 63, LaFayette, died Friday. Storey was an avid outdoorsman who loved hunting and fishing. He enjoyed spending time with family and friends. His father, Neal McKnight and brother, Mark McKnight died earlier. Surviving are his mother, Jackie McKnight; brothers, Tom (Sally) McKnight, Alan (Tammy) McKnight and…

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Nathan Pittman

Leesburg, Ala. Resident Dies November 30, 2019 Nathan Pittman, 16, Leesburg, Ala., died Saturday at Cherokee Floyd Medical Center. Mr. Pittman was a native of Fort Payne, Ala. and member of Believers Fellowship. He was a 10th grade student at Cherokee County High School. Surviving are his parents, Jerry and Brittney Tucker, Leesburg, Marie Tucker,…

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