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Chattooga County Sheriff Reports . . .

* Phillip Lee Miller, of Summerville, was arrested for punching his girlfriend, Kayla N. Carroll, in the fact and busting her nose. He was arrested for simple battery under the Family Violence Act. * Chessica Parker, of Ben Mosley Circle, Gore, said a person she knows became violent toward her Saturday night. She told deputies…

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New staff at the Chattooga County Extension Office

News From UGA Extension Agent Rebecca Thomas: “We are excited to have Claudia Navichoque join our staff as the Program Assistant for the Expanded Foods and Nutrition Education Program, EFNEP. This position is funded thru federal support to UGA College of Agriculture and Environmental Sciences. EFNEP teaches healthy habits that fit budgets; helps families learn…

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Wednesday’s Arrest Report
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Tuesday’s Arrest Report
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Summerville Police Reports . . .

The following reports were filed by the Summerville Police Department. They include: Eden Faerie Shock, 20, of Summerville, was arrested for possession of less than an ounce of marijuana on Friday afternoon. Cops said they found two plastic bags of marijuana in her bra and pants. Haley Brianna Smith, 22, of Summerville, was arrested for…

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Summerville Businessman Arrested After Domestic Dispute

A Summerville businessman was arrested for fighting with his wife around 8:33 a.m. today, according to city police reports. Cops were called to Randy Patty Trucking and Construction at 150 Oil Mill Road, in Summerville, after hearing about an argument in the street, according to a Summerville Police report. They arrived and found 65-year-old Randall…

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Sybil Hames Langston

SYBIL HAMES LANGSTON, age 77, of Rome, Georgia, formerly of Dry Valley Road, Summerville, passed away  Wednesday afternoon, November 20, 2019, in a Rome Senior Center.  Born in Tunnel Hill, Georgia on July 16, 1942, She was a daughter of the late Fred Joe and Myrtle Ruth Smith Hames.  She was a school Teacher, retired…

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Evelyn Gertrude Baggett Lemming

Mrs. Evelyn Gertrude Baggett Lemming, age 104 of Trion, passed away Tuesday, November 19, 2019 at the Pruitt Healthcare in Lafayette. Mrs. Lemming was born in Trion on September 4, 1915, daughter of the late George Franklin Baggett, Sr. and Lizzie Louella Skates Baggett. She was a member of the Pleasant Grove Church of Christ…

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James Willie Guffey

Mr. James Willie Guffey, age 63 of Menlo, GA passed away Tuesday, November 19, 2019, at Floyd Medical Center. Mr. Guffey was born April 2, 1956, in Ft Payne, AL, the son of the late Barnard and Mary Jo Tucker Guffey.  He was a self-employed carpenter and preceded in death by a son, David Guffey,…

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Sandra Gail Kirk Ales

Mrs. Sandra Gail Kirk Ales, age 72, of Dalton, GA, passed away Monday-November 18, 2019, at her residence. Mrs. Ales was born November 1, 1947, in Rossville, GA, daughter of the late C. B. and Carmen Margaree Blaylock Kirk.  She was a member of the Pleasant Grove United Methodist Church. Sandra was an advocate for…

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Ronald “Ronnie” Wayne Haney

Ronald “Ronnie” Wayne Haney, 67, of LaFayette passed away Tuesday, November 12, 2019. He retired from Mt. Vernon Mills with 25 years of dedicated service. He was preceded in death by his wife, Kaye Haney. He is survived by his sons, Daniel Haney, James Haney and C.J. Haney all of LaFayette; five grandchildren; brothers, Edward…

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Billy Joe Kiser

MR. BILLY JOE KISER, age 72, of Summerville, Georgia, passed away Monday afternoon, November 18, 2019, in a Rome hospital.  Born in Bartow County, Georgia on May 3, 1947, He was a son of the late Bill J. and Ruby Belle Craig Kiser.  Mr. Kiser was Holiness by Faith.             Surviving are His wife, Shirley Ann Kiser; daughter, Tausau…

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Vester Huland Davenport

Mr., age 93, of Rome, GA, (formerly of Trion) died Friday, November 15, 2019, at Pruitt Healthcare of Rome. Mr. Davenport was born January 1, 1926, in Blue Ridge, GA, son of the late Huland Burg and Lula Conley Davenport.  He was a member of Dry Valley Baptist Church, and prior to his retirement, was…

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