Boy Scouts Pay Tribute

  Several Chattooga County Cub Scouts and Boy Scouts traveled to the Chattanooga National Cemetery on Saturday to help place flags on the graves of those interred there.  In observance of Memorial Day each year, area Scouts attend a memorial service and begin placing flags at 8:00 AM.  This year, Scouts placed 50,000 flags to…

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(UPDATED 4:10 p.m.) Trion Rec Director And Program Director Leave

(UPDATE 4:10 p.m.) Trion Mayor Larry Stansell confirms that long-time Trion Recreation Director Nolan Crisp and program director Anthony McWhorter are no longer employees with the town. Crisp, who has 17 years at Trion, retired when given the chance by Mayor Stansell. McWhorther, who has worked with the town for 18 years, resigned when given…

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(Updated) Hubert “Hub” Thomas Dover

Mr. Hubert “Hub” Thomas Dover, age 89, of Summerville, GA, passed away Friday May 25, 2018, at Oakview Nursing & Rehabilitation Center. Mr. Dover was born July 6, 1928, in Lafayette, GA, the son of the late Hershel D. and Emma Jean Bryson Dover.  He was a retired farmer, and bus driver with the Chattooga…

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Trion Student Tests Positive For TB

A Trion High School student has tested positive for tuberculosis, according to Trion City Schools Superintendent Phil Williams. The school system is releasing two letters to students and parents explaining the situation. One letter is for students that were in the same classes as the student with tuberculosis. The second letter goes to others at…

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Sex Offender Strikes Again?

A registered sex offender is accused of harming another child, according to Chattooga County Sheriff’s information. Jonathan Tyrone Wooten, 31, is a registered sex offender living at the Summerville Motel in Gore. He is accused of harming an 11-year-old child Sunday afternoon at a residence in Summerville. “. . . [Wooten] committed an immoral and…

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