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Christmas Shoplifting Ends With Jail Visit

A Summerville woman claims she stole items from Walmart so that her daughter could have something for Christmas, according to Chattooga County Sheriff’s reports. A Walmart employee spotted 35-year-old Lacy Dannette Timmons putting items into a buggy and then walking outside without paying for them. The items were valued at $208.43, according to Deputy Daniel…

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Woman Scammed Over The Telephone

Linda Lou Cash said she got scammed into giving her social security number to an unknown man named Robert over the telephone. She called the bank and warned them after she had done it. ” Mrs. Cash stated that the Robert subject gave her a long sells pitch about how Mrs. Cash has 20 bank…

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Man Cited For Disorderly Conduct

Deltorrius D. Ludy, 18, of 289 Hawkins Drive, Summerville, was cited for disorderly conduct on Monday afternoon, according to Summerville Police reports. “Ludy was involved in a domestic dispute with his girlfriend Johnie Wilson. Mr. Ludy fled the scene and was located on Fifth Avenue,” Officer Steve Bates stated.

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Trion City Schools To Close Early On Friday

Trion City Schools will dismiss early on Friday, November 16th in order for students, staff, and families to have time to travel to the football playoff game in Schley County. “These young men, trainers, band members, cheerleaders, and respective coaches have worked extremely hard this year and are preparing to make the Elite 8! Be…

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GNTC’s Foundation Trustees and Board of Directors honored by TCSG

The Foundation Trustees and Board of Directors at Georgia Northwestern Technical College (GNTC) were both honored during an awards ceremony at the Technical College System of Georgia (TCSG) 2018 Fall Leadership Conference held recently in Savannah. The awards were bestowed during a presentation at the Hyatt Regency Hotel. Vince Dooley, legendary former University of Georgia…

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Delivery Truck Damages Local Yards

A delivery truck is being blamed for damaging two lawns on East Washington Street on Saturday, according to Summerville Police reports. William Benefield, of 530 East Washington Street, said a delivery truck from National Pool Tile was dropping off supplies around 1:30 p.m. While leaving the residence, the truck damaged his yard. “The vehicle left…

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John Harvey Sharp

Arrangements are incomplete at this time.

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Robert Eugene “Bob” Goble, Jr.

Mr. Robert Eugene “Bob” Goble, Jr. age 68 of Menlo, Georgia passed away Sunday, November 11, 2018 at his residence.   Mr. Goble was born in Atlanta, Georgia on February 20, 1950, son of the late Robert Eugene Goble and Agnes Green Goble. He was of the Methodist Faith and was preceded in death by…

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WILLIAM H. (BILLY) PARKER

WILLIAM H. (BILLY) PARKER, age 88, of Dovers Cut Road, Lyerly, Georgia, passed away Sunday afternoon, November 11, 2018, in a Rome hospital.   A native of Chattooga County, he was born to the late DeForest and Clara Sprayberry Parker on August 30, 1930.  Mr. Parker was retired from Inland Container, a Veteran of the Korean Conflict, and a…

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David Wayne Holland

David Wayne Holland, age 54 of Calhoun passed away on Saturday, November 10, 2018 at his residence. David was born on June 27, 1964 in Gordon County, a son of the late Roy R. Holland, Sr. and Dorothy Ann Moore Holland. He also was preceded in death by several brothers and sisters, Irene Bramblett, Roy…

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Louie Evans

Mr. Louie Evans, of Summerville, transitioned November 10, 2018. Complete arrangements will follow at a later date. Keep the family in your prayers. Care and Direction entrusted to F. K. Jones Funeral Home.

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Charlotte Vann Hollingsworth

Charlotte Wells Vann Hollingsworth age 77, of Chickamauga, Georgia passed away Sunday – November 11, 2018. She was born in Kensington, Georgia to the late William Grady and Vera Mae Ware Wells. She was a former employee of E.T. Barwick Mills, Borg Warner Mills, Roper Corporation/General Electric and Rossville Middle School. She enjoyed helping others…

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Edna O’Neil Lively Mills

Edna O’Neil Lively Mills age 87 passed away Saturday- November 10, 2018 at Redmond Regional Medical Center. Mrs. Mills was born August 16, 1931 in Trion, GA to the late George and Minnie Day Lively. She was retired from the Chattooga Hospital Authority and Lowery’s Department Store, and she was a member of Bethel United…

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