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Vacation Bible Schools Continue . . .

Vacation Bible School events continue around Chattooga County. For example, North Summerville Baptist Church is hosting one this week (Monday- Friday) from 6:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. at its facility on Lake Wanda Reita Road. North Summerville is encouraging children to bring guests with them. The girl and boy who bring the most guests throughout…

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Summerville Police Looking For Owner

  The Summerville Police Department has a set of keys that were found and turned into them. If these keys belong to you, contact the police department.

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Countywide Singing Scheduled For June 30

Chesterfield Baptist Church will be hosting the Countywide 5th Sunday Night Singing for Chattooga County Churches on June 30, 2019 at 5 pm Georgia time.  There will be a cookout after the singing honoring the founding of our nation.  Bring food items for a cookout, chips, hot dogs, hot dog buns, soft drinks, and deserts. …

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Fence Erected After Park Fountain Is Damaged

A couple of weeks ago the City of Summerville installed a black iron fence around the Veterans water fountain in J.R. “Dick” Dowdy Park. The fountain has been vandalized and the pumps broken by children playing in it. City workers planted flowers and bushes around the fence to spruce it up.

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Magdleane Harris Glaze

Magdleane Harris Glaze, age 75, departed this life on Thursday morning, June 13, 2019 at her residence.  Born on June 28, 1943 to the late Monroe and Maude Hampton Harris, she was a native and lifelong resident of Englewood and attended Shoal Creek Full Gospel Tabernacle. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in…

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Shirley Jewell Moore Giles

Shirley Jewell Moore Giles, Mrs. Billy Tate Giles, passed away on Friday, June 14, 2019 at the age of 87. Shirley is survived by her husband of 68 years, Billy Tate Giles, her children, William Dennis Giles, Linh Giles, Debra Anne Giles Lefelar, Gary Lefelar, her grandchildren, George William Lefelar, Connie Chai Lefelar, Timothy Edward…

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William “Fred” Hartline

William “Fred” Hartline, age 82, of Trion, GA, died Friday, June 14, 2019, at his residence. Mr. Hartline was born October 28, 1936, in Dade County, GA, son of the late William Clifford and Bertha Mae Gass Hartline.  He was a member of the Mountain View Baptist Church, and prior to his retirement, was employed…

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Evelyn Pauline Miller

Evelyn Pauline Miller, age 74, of Rome, formerly of Chattooga County, passed away Wednesday, June 12, 2019, at her residence.  She was born in Dekalb County Alabama on December 28, 1944, a daughter of the late Ollie Reed and Willie D. Wooten Miller. She was a waitress at the former Western Sizzlin Restaurant in Rome, Georgia.  In…

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(Updated) Virginia Jo Welch

Mrs. Virginia Jo Welch age 86, of Menlo, GA died Wednesday, June 12, 2019, at her residence. Mrs. Welch was born December 3, 1932, in Summerville, GA, daughter of the late Kelly Valentine and Ruth Mae Key Hammond.  She was a member of the Menlo United Methodist Church where she had served as Secretary of…

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Little Kristopher Isaiah Hazel

Little Kristopher Isaiah Hazel, infant son of Jesse King and Khristopher Jordan Hazel, passed away Tuesday, June 11, 2019. He was preceded in death by his great-grandfathers, D. T. Blalock and Kenneth Hazel. Survivors include his parents, Jesse King and Khristopher Jordan Hazel; grandparents, Amie King, Kenny King, Samantha Hazel (Terry Reed), and Christopher Hazel;…

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Barbara Lucille Lindsey

Mrs. Barbara Lucille Lindsey, age 76, of Gaylesville, AL, died Tuesday, June 11, 2019, at her residence. Mrs. Lindsey was born September 24, 1942, in Chesterfield, AL, daughter of the late Hoyt and Minnie Lee Cavin.  She was a homemaker and a member of the Chesterfield Baptist Church.  In addition to her parents, Mrs. Lindsey…

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