CVS Groper Found Guilty Of Sexual Battery

The man who grabbed a retail clerk’s buttocks during an unwanted advance has been found guilty of sexual battery in Chattooga County State Court. Six months ago, 67-year-old Terry Lee Coleman, of Trion, walked into the Summerville CVS Pharmacy and grabbed a clerk’s rear last year. Coleman, a customer, fled quickly when the clerk protested…

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Mtn. View Water Lines To Be Redone

Replacement of aging water lines in the Mountain View community is coming, according to Chattooga County Commissioner Jason Winters. The county won a $750,000 grant from the Georgia Department of Community Affairs to continue replacing water lines. “We are in the process of finishing the engineering on it and it should bid out in a…

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Timmons Cited After Refusing To Leave House

Refusing to leave her boyfriend’s house, cops cited 35-year-old Lacy Danette Timmons, for disorderly conduct yesterday afternoon, according to a Summerville Police report. The incident happened at Charles Mosley’s residence on Hinton Street around 1 p.m. Timmons was told to leave, but refused, according to an incident report. “[Timmons] remained and did enter dwelling and…

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William “Billy” Andrew Smith

William “Billy” Andrew Smith, 71, of Rome (formerly of LaFayette) passed away Friday, June 21, 2019. He was preceded in death by her daughter, Kathy Garner; sisters, Sue Dresser and Mary Ann Kenemore; brothers, Raymond and David Smith. He is survived by his son, Billy Smith of Rossville; five grandchildren; several great grandchildren; siblings, Mary…

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Steven E. Gilreath

MR. STEVEN E. GILREATH, age 79, of Harrisburg Road, Summerville, Georgia, passed away Wednesday, June 19, 2019.  Mr. Gilreath was born February 27, 1940 in Summerville, Georgia, a son of the late Coy T. Gilreath and Mae Gilreath Vance.  Prior to His retirement, he served four years in the U. S. Army in military police. …

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Myrna Jean Borneman

Ms. Myrna Jean Borneman age 74 of Rome, Georgia passed away peacefully on Thursday, June 13, 2019 at Redmond Regional Medical Center.  Ms. Borneman was born September 18, 1944 in Flint, Michigan to the late Harold Paul and Lilla M. Coulter Borneman.  Along with her parents, she is preceded in death by a brother, Arthur…

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George (Jeep) Langston

Mr. George (Jeep) Langston, 80 of Chatsworth, passed away Thursday, June 20, 2019 at Wood Dale Health Care Center. Jeep was born November 23, 1938 in Trion, GA. He was a member of Cool Springs Baptist Church. He enjoyed Ham Radio and was a member of the H.R.C. He was preceded in death by his…

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Watch For Crash On Old Highway 27

A two-vehicle crash is being reported in front of the cotton warehouse owned by Mount Vernon Inc.,  on Old Highway 27. Injuries are being reported in this crash. Watch for emergency vehicles heading that way.

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