Gun Pulled During Fight In Pennville

Earlier this evening Chattooga County deputies were dispatched to Carroll Drive after dispatchers were notified of a fight in progress. People on the scene said a man was waving a gun and at some point shots were fired. One person was transported by Redmond EMS to the hospital. More details will come later.

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First Day Of In-Person Voting Attracts Several Voters

As of 4 p.m., the Chattooga County Registrars Office issued 225 advance voting ballots and 147 mail out. They have received 53 ballots back. This election has three Chattooga County Board of Education posts up for re-election. This election also has the governor’s race and other statewide  posts on the ballot.

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Stacy Sue Cothran

Mrs. Stacy Sue Cothran, 49, of Center, died unexpectedly Sunday morning, October 14, 2018, at her residence. Mrs. Cothran was born in Chicago, Illinois January 29, 1969, a daughter of the late Roy Collins and the late Elizabeth Brown Collins. Mrs. Cothran was of the Baptist faith, and retired from Roper Manufacturing Company in Lafayette…

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Man Jailed For DUI After Admitting To Smoking Synthetic Marijuana

A driver weaving on Hwy. 27 is now in jail after admitting to using synthetic marijuana Saturday, according to Summerville Police reports. Other motorists started reporting to 911 around 9:15 p.m. that a dark-colored PT Cruiser was driving erratically. The car was weaving across lanes and the driver was using the brakes a lot. Officer…

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Medical Helicopter Being Called For Crash Victims

A medical helicopter is being called for a victim involved in an automobile crash that happened about five miles into Cherokee County, Alabama, around 11 a.m. The crash happened on Jamestown Road. The helicopter is landing in a few minutes at the Redmond EMS station in Summerville, off Stockade Road. A second crash victim was taken…

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Woman Allegedly Shoplifts A “Candie” And Flashlight

Nancy Rutledge Drake, 56, of 236 Northwest Congress Street, Summerville, was cited for shoplifting On Friday afternoon. She allegedly entered the Dollar General store on Commerce Street and stole two items. “[Drake] concealed a candie and a flashlight in her purse without intending to purchase said items,” according to Summerville Policeman Gary Pruitt.

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Thief Breaks Into A Summerville Business

Someone broke into a local business and stole checks and money between Thursday night and Friday morning, according to Summerville Police reports. Someone broke into Chattooga Printing, on 18 Oil Mill Road, Summerville, according to the owner Jane Reed. Someone entered the building through the front door, according to Summerville Policeman Lt. Tim Fulmer. “The…

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Watch For Traffic Issues On Hwy. 337 Today

Chattooga County Public Works and state officials are repairing a hole in a bridge on Hwy. 337. The road is closed from Harrisburg Road to Hemphill Road until county workers finish the repairs later this afternoon.

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Hit and Run Reported At CVS Parking Lot

A Chickamauga man said he witnessed a blonde headed woman driving a newer model white van strike a 2012 Toyota Tacoma truck at CVS Pharmacy around 3:30 p.m. Thursday, according to Summerville Police reports. The woman driving the van left without making contact with the driver of the Tacoma. Cops could not locate the van…

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