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Clerk Of Court Offers New Website Subscription To Search Records

The Chattooga County Clerk of Superior Court, Kim Windle James, and real estate vendor, Kofile, are please to announce the recent launching of their search website.  The website will allow users to search real estate documents such as deeds, liens and plats.  As of this date the range is as follows: Good From – Through…

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Power Outages Strike The Northern Part Of Chattooga

Georgia Power and North Georgia Electric are reporting outages on the north end of Chattooga County. Those areas affected included Mountain View Road, Halls Valley Road, Dry Valley Church Road, Woods Road, Wallace Road, Long Hollow Road and other roads in those communities. Chattooga County Chief Sheriff’s Deputy Kevin Woods said he has talked with…

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GNTC’s Lactation Consultant Program Granted Accreditation

At its meeting on July 24, 2019, the Board of Directors of the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP) granted initial accreditation to the Lactation Consultant program at Georgia Northwestern Technical College. The CAAHEP Board acted upon the accreditation recommendation of the Lactation Education Accreditation and Approval Review Committee (LEAARC). Through the…

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Summerville Police Reports . . . .

Christopher Owen Norman, 31,of Maplewood Drive, Summerville, was cited Saturday night for possession of less than an ounce of marijuana. Crystal Floyd, of Summerville Gardens Drive, said someone ransacked her apartment Sunday night. “She stated that the trash can had been moved as well. Ms. Floyd’s bedroom had been gone through quite rigorously but nothing…

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Do You Want To Run For Political Office? This Is The Week To Sign Up

In Chattooga County there are 11 opportunities for people to get involved with local politics starting today. Those interested in serving on a city council will have chances in Summerville, Trion, Menlo and Lyerly. Qualifying started this morning and ends around 4 p.m. on Friday at each town hall. In Summerville, there are three posts (seats 3,…

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Jerry C. “Buck” Johnson

Jerry C. “Buck” Johnson, age 87, of Summerville, GA, died Monday, August 19, 2019, at his residence. Mr. Johnson was born April 2, 1932, in Perennial Springs, GA, son of the late William Chesterfield and Nannie Ophelia Elrod Johnson.  He was a member of Perennial Springs Baptist Church, and prior to his retirement, was employed…

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Betty Irene Brinkley

Mrs. Betty Irene Brinkley, age 85 of Trion, Georgia passed away Monday, August 19, 2019 at the Redmond Regional Medical Center. Mrs. Brinkley was born in Summerville, Georgia on June 11, 1934, daughter of the late Ted Phillips and Willie Etta Wilson Phillips. She had a love of being a caregiver, loved to read, watch…

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James Clifford. McCrickard

Funeral arrangements are incomplete at this time.

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Carl Eugene “Gene” Day

Mr. Carl Eugene “Gene” Day, age 84, of Summerville, GA, died Friday, August 16, 2019, at his residence. Mr. Day was born March 19, 1935, in Menlo, GA, son of the late Alfred Brooks Day and Annie Myrtle Hammonds Day.  He was Baptist by faith, and prior to his retirement, worked as a self-employed automotive…

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Albert (Pete) Dunson Jr

Albert (Pete) Dunson Jr, 76, of Ellijay, passed away Tuesday, August 13, 2019, as the result of injuries caused by a fall. Born in LaGrange, GA, to the late Albert G Dunson, Sr and Florence Anchors Dunson, the family moved to Summerville, GA, where he was raised.  He graduated UGA receiving his teaching degree.  He…

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Michael Eugene “Red Dog” Crider

Mr. Michael Eugene “Red Dog” Crider, age 64 of Summerville, passed away Saturday, August 17, 2019 at his residence. Mike was born in Lafayette, Georgia on November 14, 1954, son of Charlene Sumner Scoggins and the late Gilbert F. Crider. He was an avid hunter and fisherman, and was a retired pipefitter. In addition to…

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Martha Belle Blaylock

Martha Belle Blaylock, age 91, of Rome, died at Bethel Gardens in Powder Springs, Georgia, on Wednesday, August 14, 2019. A native of Floyd County, Mrs. Blaylock was born August 22, 1927, daughter of the late John Henry Brock and Annie Belle Brock. She was employed by the Georgia Power Credit Union and Trend Credit…

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