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Woman Jailed For Fighting In Roadway

A 27-year-old woman was arrested for fighting in the street on Friday night, according to Summerville Police reports. Cops were conducting a roadblock on Northwest Congress Street when a passerby said two women fighting were fighting near Church Street and they would not get out of the road. Officer found Brittany Leigh Sturgeon, of Aragon, being belligerent…

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Two Necklaces Stolen From Bittings Avenue Home

Teresa Johnson, of Bittings Avenue, said someone stole two women’s necklaces, according to a Summerville Police report. Someone also cut a slash mark in the back of one of her shirts. One of the stolen necklaces was made of gold and was valued at about $260 and the other one was silver costume jewelry valued at…

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Child’s Toys Taken From Home

Someone stole a few toys from an Edmonson Street residence, according to a Summerville Police report on Saturday. Christy Price said someone took her child’s pink and black Mongoose bicycle from her carport. The crooks also took two small electric children’s riding vehicles — a toy fire truck and a Paw Patrol fire truck.  

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Rocking Chair Stolen From Inside House

A rocking chair was the only item listed as stolen during a Friday afternoon burglary, according to Summerville Police reports. Debbie P. Nance, of Martin Street, said someone stole a wooden rocking chair from Suzie Lane that belonged to Scotty Hamilton, Officer Lt. Tim Fulmer stated. “[Nance] advised that [Hamilton] is the owner of the…

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Hogg Talks About New Position

Recently Spencer Hogg, a Chattooga native, was appointed as a project manager with the Northwest Georgia Joint Development Authority, which Chattooga is one of the four-member counties. “The biggest benefit to the JDA is cost-sharing and marketing,” Hogg told club members. “We are able to travel to different conferences in different places in the country…

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Hilda Esttlee Toles

Mrs. Hilda Esttlee Toles, age 94, of Menlo, GA, died Monday, November 11, 2019, at Redmond Regional Medical Center. Mrs. Toles was born October 15, 1925, in Altus, OK, daughter of the late Charles Clay and Ceusie Elizabeth Sellers Thrash.  She was a member of Midway Baptist Church, and prior to her retirement, was employed…

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Doris Ann Gentry Robertson

Ms. Doris Ann Gentry Robertson, age 56 of Summerville, GA passed away Friday- November 8, 2019 at her residence. Ms. Robertson was born June 6, 1963 in Summerville, GA to Joyce Kirby Gentry and the late Ray C. Gentry. She was a member of West Summerville Baptist Church and was retired from Mohawk Industries. Along…

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Winston Auston Renfroe

Winston Auston Renfroe age 85 of Trion, GA passed away Saturday- November 9, 2019 at his residence. Mr. Renfroe was born October 2, 1934 in Trion, GA to the late Willie and Palestine Hall Parker. He was raised in both Trion and Cherokee County, AL. He was first married to Sara Jenkins and had 3…

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Linda Ann Priest

Mrs. Linda Ann Priest, age 71, of Summerville, GA, passed away Tuesday November 5, 2019, at her residence. Mrs. Priest was born July 20, 1948, in Lafayette, GA, she was a home maker and preceded in death by her husband, Ollie Dan Priest. Survivors include her son, Calvin Lee Hullander,  and a special care giver,…

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Hilda Gail Howell Elrod

Hilda Gail Howell Elrod, age 73 of Summerville, GA passed away peacefully Thursday- November 8, 2019 at her daughter’s residence. Mrs. Elrod was born May 28, 1946 in Lyerly, GA to the late Hillary DeGolden and Idll Anderson Howell. She was retired from both Mowhak and Oakview Health and Rehabilitation Center and was of the…

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Jerry Lee Keef

Jerry Lee Keef, 71 of Gaylesville, passed away Tuesday, November 5, 2019 at his home. He was a retired welder from Fritz Steel. A memorial service will be 2 p.m. Saturday at Wilson Funeral Home. The family will receive friends from 11 a.m. until the 2 p.m. hour of service. He is survived by his…

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Perry Tuggle

    Perry Allen Tuggle, 62, Cedar Bluff, Ala. died Nov. 5. He was born on March 25, 1957 to Albert and Sarah Romine Tuggle in Trion. His parents; and his brother, Darlton Tuggle died earlier. Surviving are his daughter, Starr King and husband, Dillon; sister, Angelia Tuggle and husband, Gib Shelpman; niece, McKenzi Shelpman…

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