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Tax Commissioner Updates Property Tax Collection Effort

Chattooga County Tax Commissioner Joy Hampton said property tax collections are going well. “For 2016, 99.65% of the real property digest has been collected; for 2017, 97.95% has been collected, and for 2018, 97.75% has been collected as of today.  I expect several payments to come in when people receive their income tax returns, so…

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Chattooga Warrant Results In Alabama Meth Bust

Cherokee County Sheriff’s Office investigators arrested 60 year-old Floyd E. Wells, of Centre, with drug trafficking on Friday. According to Sheriff Jeff Shaver, investigators were initially looking for Wells on a fugitive from justice warrant based on existing warrants from Chattooga County, Georgia. Investigators located Wells at a residence on County Road 16 and discovered…

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Get Paid For Taking A Chattooga Related Survey

Random Chattooga County residents will be receiving a Healthy Living Survey in the mail in the upcoming weeks. This survey is being conducted by a team at Emory University’s Rollins School of Public Health to understand what residents think about their community and health, and to learn about healthy behaviors in Chattooga County. Survey responses…

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Monday’s Arrest Report
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Man Tries Fleeing Through Nursing Home

A 23-year-old Trion man fled through the local nursing home after cops tried questioning him about an altercation on Thursday, according to Summerville Police reports. Dylan A. Smith allegedly grabbed his girlfriend, Cheyenne Hines, and would not let her leave his home on Roseway Circle. She was able to call three friends, who arrived and…

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Louise (Dooley) Norton

Funeral arrangements are incomplete at this time.

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Ray Richard Chamlee

Ray Richard Chamlee, age 94, of Summerville, GA, passed away Sunday- December 16, 2018, at the residence of his daughter in Summerville. Mr. Chamlee was born August 31, 1924, in Henagar, AL, the son of the late W.T. and Nellie Bunch Chamlee.  He was retired from E.T. Barwick Mill and Mt Vernon Mill.  Mr. Chamlee…

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June T. Yarbrough

Funeral arrangements are incomplete at this time.

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Jeffrey “Jeff” Scott Hunter Jr

Jeffrey “Jeff” Scott Hunter Jr., 27, of Calhoun, Georgia, departed this life early Saturday morning, December 15, 2018 in Calhoun, Georgia. Jeff was born in Rome, Georgia on October 30, 1991, a son of Jeffrey Scott and Mecca Evette Douglas Hunter both of Calhoun.  Jeff was a member of The Bible Church of Jesus in…

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Wayne Ray Chadwick

Mr. Wayne Ray Chadwick, age 58, of Lyerly, GA, died Saturday, December 15, 2018, at Redmond Regional Medical Center. Mr. Chadwick was born April 11, 1960, in Fort Payne, AL, son of Verna Janette Blake Chadwick and Winston Ray Chadwick.  He was employed with Trycon Tufters, Inc. Mr. Chadwick is survived by his daughters, Keya…

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Joyce Ophelia Gillyard

Joyce Ophelia Gillyard, 64 died from a sudden illness on Dec. 11. She is survived by her husband of 43 years, James C. Bowers. Her children are Tony and Renee Wilson, Trion; Melissa Alcorn, of Jacksonville, Fla.; Jason Wilson, of Jacksonville; Dawn Jett, of Las Vegas, Nevada; James Bowers, Las Vegas. Also surviving are seven…

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(Updated) Ronnie Lamar Brewster

Ronnie Lamar Brewster, age 68, of Summerville, GA, died Tuesday, December 11, 2018, at his residence. Mr. Brewster was born May 17, 1950, in Trion, GA, son of the late Willie Edgar and Dovie Mae Hulgan Brewster.  He was a veteran of the United States Army having served in Vietnam, and was self-employed in the…

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