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Trion Dog Killed By Unknown Shooter

Someone shot a Trion man’s dog on July 17, according to Chattooga County Sheriff’s reports. Eric Millican, of Short Hollow Road, said some unknown person shot his dog after it escaped from his property. “Mr. Millican said that his dog had been at his neighbor’s house on a previous date and had got into the…

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Chattooga Library Board Meets Tomorrow

The Chattooga County Library Board of Trustees will hold their rescheduled quarterly meeting on Tuesday, July 23, at 5 p.m. The meeting will take place at the Summerville Library, 360 Farrar Drive.

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Practical Nursing students overcome barriers to earn state and national recognition

Georgia Northwestern Technical College Practical Nursing students Kimberlee Autumn Hall and Brittany Square made GNTC history when they won the gold and silver medal at SkillsUSA Georgia and Hall went on to win the bronze medal at SkillsUSA’s National Leadership and Skills Conference. Both students had to overcome many obstacles along the way and became…

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Summerville Police Reports. . . .

An intoxicated man passed out on the sidewalk in front of the Summerville Pizza Hut store on Friday afternoon, according to local police. Robert Matthew Snider, 26, was sleeping on the sidewalk in front of the restaurant, according to a Summerville Police report. “He was very intoxicated from the effects of alcoholic beverages at the…

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Dog Attacks: Resident Is 23rd Animal Bite Victim This Year

A 51-year-old Summerville resident was attacked by a dog while on Hawkins Drive around noon Friday, according to a police report. Her case makes the 23 animal bite incident reported to Chattooga County Animal Control this year. Polly Darden was walking around Hawkins Drive when a “red dog” ran onto the roadway and bit her on…

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Woman Allegedly Conceals Red Handle Knife In Bra After Fight

A 50-year-old woman tried slashing a Summerville man during the early morning hours on Saturday, according to a police report. Chris Moore, of Rainbow Trail, said his life was endangered when Angela Adams appeared at his house with a knife around 2:30 a.m. “Mr. Moore advised that Ms. Adams had been threatening him all night…

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Joyce Himes

It is with great sadness that the family of Joyce Himes announces the passing, on Saturday, July 20, 2019, at the age of 82 years. Joyce passed away at Northside Hospital in St. Petersburg, FL with her family at her side.   Joyce was a very special person, she loved people and people loved her.…

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William Jeffrey Tomlin

Mr. William Jeffrey Tomlin, age 60, of Trion, GA, passed away Sunday, July 21, 2019, at his residence. Mr. Tomlin was born November 14, 1958, in Summerville, GA, son of the late Ralph Tomlin, Sr. and Hattie Ruth Tomlin Hammond. He was a veteran of the United States Air Force and was self-employed as a…

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Joshua Adam Mouseau

Mr. Joshua Adam Mouseau, age 29 of Trion, Georgia passed away Friday, July 19, 2019 at the Memorial Hospital in Chattanooga following an extended illness. Josh was born in Rock Hill, SC on September 2, 1989, son of Sandra Annette Bowling Mousseau Bailey and the late Jeffrey Todd Mousseau. He was a member of the…

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Hattie Ruth Tomlin Hammond

Mrs. Hattie Ruth Tomlin Hammond, age 83 of Trion, GA (formerly of Mentone, AL) passed away Friday- July 19, 2019 at her residence. Mrs. Hammond was born April 27, 1936 in Gaylesville, AL to the late William and Rhoda McCullough Woodall. She was retired from Mount Vernon Mill. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at this time…

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James Franklin Burrage

Mr. James Franklin Burrage, age 79, of Summerville, GA, passed away Thursday July 18, 2019, at Redmond Regional Medical Center.      Mr. Burrage was born June 30, 1940, in Trion, GA, the son of the late James Radford and Sadie Bell Baldwin Burrage.  Prior to his retirement, he was employed with Harriett and Henderson. Mr. Burrage…

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MRS. KAY E. COOPER, age 72 of Willow Street, Summerville, Georgia passed away Wednesday morning in a Rome hospital.   She was born to the late Dewey and Martha Brown on August 31, 1946.             Survivors include daughter Sally Cash; son-Shawn Broom;  several Grandchildren also survive.             Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by Earle Rainwater Funeral Home.  The Family…

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MRS. DEBORAH ROCHELLE PERRY – AGE 65, – Of Summerville, Georgia passed away Saturday, July 13 2019. She was born January 27, 1954 in Chattooga County and was a member of World Church of the Living God. She was preceded in death by her father, Ben Perry; Grandmother, Clara “Mama Snookie” Johnson, aunt, Darryl Johnson,…

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