Tax Commissioner Updates Property Tax Collection Effort

Chattooga County Tax Commissioner Joy Hampton said property tax collections are going well. “For 2016, 99.65% of the real property digest has been collected; for 2017, 97.95% has been collected, and for 2018, 97.75% has been collected as of today.  I expect several payments to come in when people receive their income tax returns, so…

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Chattooga Warrant Results In Alabama Meth Bust

Cherokee County Sheriff’s Office investigators arrested 60 year-old Floyd E. Wells, of Centre, with drug trafficking on Friday. According to Sheriff Jeff Shaver, investigators were initially looking for Wells on a fugitive from justice warrant based on existing warrants from Chattooga County, Georgia. Investigators located Wells at a residence on County Road 16 and discovered…

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Ray Richard Chamlee

Ray Richard Chamlee, age 94, of Summerville, GA, passed away Sunday- December 16, 2018, at the residence of his daughter in Summerville. Mr. Chamlee was born August 31, 1924, in Henagar, AL, the son of the late W.T. and Nellie Bunch Chamlee.  He was retired from E.T. Barwick Mill and Mt Vernon Mill.  Mr. Chamlee…

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Jeffrey “Jeff” Scott Hunter Jr

Jeffrey “Jeff” Scott Hunter Jr., 27, of Calhoun, Georgia, departed this life early Saturday morning, December 15, 2018 in Calhoun, Georgia. Jeff was born in Rome, Georgia on October 30, 1991, a son of Jeffrey Scott and Mecca Evette Douglas Hunter both of Calhoun.  Jeff was a member of The Bible Church of Jesus in…

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Get Paid For Taking A Chattooga Related Survey

Random Chattooga County residents will be receiving a Healthy Living Survey in the mail in the upcoming weeks. This survey is being conducted by a team at Emory University’s Rollins School of Public Health to understand what residents think about their community and health, and to learn about healthy behaviors in Chattooga County. Survey responses…

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