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8-percent Of Chattooga Property Owners Will Get A Tax Lien Notice

About 92-percent of last year’s property taxes have been collected, according to Chattooga County Tax Commissioner Joy Hampton. ” “Notices should be reaching mailboxes this week for those who haven’t yet paid their 2018 tax bills. Most property owners generally come in as soon as they receive one of these notices, as the letter states…

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Lyerly Dam Road Closed Due To Flooding

A portion of Lyerly Dam Road is closed between bridge and dumpsite. The Chattooga River is rising and is out of its banks. Water is going over the roadway.

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Trion High Grads Met Jane Goodall

Recently, two Trion High graduates had the opportunity to meet Jane Goodall. "Considered to be the world's foremost… Posted by Trion City Schools on Friday, February 22, 2019

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Trion Class Of 2009 Planning Reunion

Trion High School’s Class of 2009 will celebrate their 10-year reunion on May 11. There will be a 10 a.m. golf tournament at the Trion Golf Course and a pot-luck style family picnic at noon at the Trion Track Field. That evening, the class will celebrate together at Sweet P’s at the Tavern. Dinner, entertainment, and…

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Apartment Fire Caused By Cigarette Igniting An Oxygen Tank

A Silver Leaf Apartment in Trion was seriously damaged yesterday after the resident’s cigarette ignited his oxygen tank, according to Trion Police Chief David Gilleland. “Trion Police Department along with EMS and Trion Fire Department responded to a fire at the residence of Edgar Hunter, 65, of 365 Thomas Road Apartment 3. There was a fire that…

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Trion Police Arrests Two On Meth Charges Within Minutes Of Each Other

  Complaints received by the Trion Police Department resulted in two men being arrested on drug charges Thursday, according to Trion Police Chief David Gilleland.   Investigator Dexter Blackmon arrested Joshua Dale White,  29, for possession of methamphetamine and possession of drug-related objects. Inv. Blackmon also arrested Anthony Lee Lewis, 33, on Pine Street,  for possession…

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Trion Investigators Looking For Answers In Yesterday’s Death

The Trion Police Department continues to investigate the death of 35-year-old Joshua Lee Brown, of 2248 Old Hwy. 27. Brown’s body was discovered by family members in a field and near a creek at the intersection of Thomas Road and First Street. “Trion Police Officers, EMS and fire arrived on the scene and located the…

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Kenneth Geisler

Kenneth Geisler Trim Ideas Owner Dies February 12, 2019 Kenneth Wayne Geisler, 67, known to many as Ken, was born on July 9, 1951. He fell asleep in death early Tuesday morning, Feb. 12 after battling cancer for many months. Born and raised in Owensville, Mo., he was one of 11 brothers and sisters that…

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Larry James Boyd

Mr. Larry James Boyd, age 76, entered into rest Tuesday, February 19, 2019 at home surrounded by his loved ones. Mr. Boyd was born in Menlo, GA to the late J.C. And Marie Hughes Boyd. Mr. Boyd graduated from Chattooga High School in 1962 where he had been the Captain of the football and basketball…

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Hovie Henderson

Mr. Hovie Henderson, 68 of Chatsworth, passed away Monday, February 18, 2019 at Floyd Medical Center. Hovie was preceded in death by his parents, Ed and Pauline Henderson. Survivors include his care givers, Donnie and Judy Hollingsworth of Summersville, GA; sister, Mozelle Jackson of Chatsworth; extended family also survives. Funeral services to celebrate the life…

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Bryant Paul Ward

Bryant Paul Ward Born: June 30, 1980 Rome, GA Entered into Rest: February 12, 2019 Apopka, FL   Preceded in death by his father Paul Edwin Ward, Menlo, GA paternal grandparents Lonnie and Jewel Ward, Menlo, GA and maternal grandparents Bryant Campbell and Thelma Faulkner, Trion, GA. Survived by his wife Teresa Hunt Ward, Apopka,…

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Flora Mae Thompson

Flora Mae Thompson, age 79 of Cedar Bluff, passed away Tuesday, February 12th at her residence. Funeral services will be 1:PM Friday, February 15th at Perry Funeral Home Chapel, with Chaplain Matt Rose officiating; burial will follow in Weiss Lake Memory Garden. The family will receive friends from 6 until 8:PM Thursday, at the funeral…

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Willia Dean Gravley Sentell

MRS. WILLIA DEAN GRAVLEY SENTELL, age 86, of Highway #100, Summerville, Georgia passed away Sunday evening in a Rome hospital.  A native of Chattooga County, She was born to the late Gene and Winnell Everett Gravley, on June 7, 1932.  Mrs. Sentell was a member of the Four Mile Baptist Church and was retired from…

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Malikye Christopher Bumpass

Master Malikye Christopher Bumpass, infant son of Demonte Paul Bumpass and Bryanne Marie “Bree” Hatt passed away suddenly Saturday, February 16, 2019 at the Floyd Medical Center. Master Bumpass was preceded in death by sister, Jazminn “Jazzy: Kinney; uncle, Christopher “Chris” Hatt; great granny, Naydean Lewis; aunt, Maxine Bumpass; great grandparents, “GGB” great gramma B;…

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