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Operation Christmas Child Drop-off Week

Summerville 1st United Methodist Church, located at the intersection of West Washington and Congress Streets, will be the local drop-off location for Operation Christmas Child National Collection Week, November 18-25. This project of Samaritans’s Purse collects shoebox filled with school supplies, hygiene items and fun toys and delivers them to children in need around the…

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Local Preparing To Launch CDC Program For Diabetics

UGA Cooperative Extension agent Rebecca Brewer-Thomas is launching a program that is aimed to help Type 2 diabetics. There are only 20 slots available so the year-long program will be available on a first-come, first-serve basis. The program is called Prevent T2. “This program is proven to be the most effective program for individuals wanting…

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Bojangles check stubs and other items missing

Angelica Williams, of Pennville, said that her check stubs from Bojangles. a music cord and the owner’s manual to her vehicle had been stolen out of her car, according to a Chattooga County Sheriff’s report on Nov. 8. “Miss Williams did not know who would have done it and also advised there was cash in…

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Menlo To Celebrate Christmas In The Park

The city of Menlo is hosting a Christmas in the Park event from 5 p.m.-7 p.m. on December 1 at the city park. “Christmas caroling, activities for the children, and Santa snacks, hot chocolate, and coffee will be provided. It’s sponsored by the Menlo First Baptist Church. 

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Summerville Benefiting From Growth In Floyd County

It may seem odd, but the City of Summerville is benefiting from residential and commercial growth in Floyd County. Summerville’s natural gas lines extend to Mount Berry Mall and into residential areas off U. S. 27. About 400 more customers have connected to Summerville’s gas system since earlier this year. A lot of those new…

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Antiques Stolen From Ellen Street House

Someone broke into a Summerville residence and stole and damaged antiques, according to a Chattooga County Sheriff’s reports. Linda Hurley, of Ellen Street, said someone broke through a backdoor to her residence and caused damage to the door frame. “I did not notice any foot markings on the door but did notice three different scrape marks…

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Marzell Stewart

Mrs. Marzell Stewart, age 83, of Summerville, GA, died Friday, November 15, 2019, at her residence. Mrs. Stewart was born November 9, 1936, in Trion, GA, daughter of the late Robert Russell and Irene Stallings Nelson.  She was a member of the Berryton Church of God, and prior to her retirement, was employed with Field…

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Walter Jones Plemons Jr

Walter Jones Plemons Jr., 83, of LaFayette and the Center Post Community passed away Thursday, November 14, 2019. He was preceded in death by his parents, Walter Plemons Sr. and Doll Tilly Plemons. He is survived by several cousins. Funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday, November 17, 2019 in the Wilbanks Memorial…

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Wylene Hegwood Selman

Mrs. Wylene Hegwood Selman, age 84, of Florence, AL (formerly of Summerville, GA), passed away Thursday, November 14, 2019. She was born February 4, 1935, in LaFayette, GA, daughter of the late Horace and Ethel Williams Hegwood.  She was a charter member of Horizon Baptist Fellowship where she taught Sunday School and loved to sing…

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Anna Rae Woodall

MRS. ANNA RAE WOODALL, age 74, of Adairsville, Georgia passed away Wednesday, November 13, 2019. A native of Sweetwater, Tennessee, she was born on September 3, 1945 to the late Homer and Minnie Simpson Johnson. Mrs. Woodall was retired Supervisor for Harding Manufacturing Company. In addition to her parents, Anna was preceded in death by…

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Frankie Dawson Gordon

MRS. FRANKIE DAWSON GORDON,age 88, of Gore Community, Summerville, Georgia passed away Wednesday, November 13, 2019, at her residence. A native of Chattooga County, she was born in Gore Community on September 23, 1931 to the late Frank and Elizabeth Floyd Dawson. She was a member of the Pleasant Grove Baptist Church, was retired Trion…

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Ernest Samuel “Sammy” Trammell, Jr

Mr. Ernest Samuel “Sammy” Trammell, Jr., age 52, of Summerville, GA, died Sunday, November 10, 2019, at Redmond Regional Medical Center. Mr. Trammell was born August 15, 1967, in Rome, GA, son of Dorothy Adelle Alexander Trammell and the late Ernest Samuel Trammell, Sr.  He was of the Christian faith and was employed with Mount…

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Aaron Hugh Moseley

Mr. Aaron Hugh Moseley, age 92, of Gaylesville, AL, died Wednesday, November 13, 2019, at Oakview Health and Rehabilitation. Mr. Moseley was born December 26, 1926, in Broomtown, AL, son of the late Fred Andrew and Treva Mae Mitchell Moseley.  He was a member of the Oak Hill United Methodist Church.  Mr. Moseley was retired…

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