New 911 Phone System Is Operational With Some Changes

A new phone system is now operational at the Chattooga County E-911. The center added a voicemail system to its non-emergency lines. Already the county has experienced some success with it. “This morning once in the office we found we had two voicemails on our front office phones requesting extra patrol for residences. We have…

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Harry L. Kelley

Harry L. Kelley, age 89, of West Armuchee passed away at home on Friday afternoon January 11, 2019 following a long battle with lung cancer.   He was looking forward to being able bodied in heaven and ready to resume the work of building houses that he always loved. He was a member of Subligna…

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(Updated) Thomas Tucker Sr.

MR. THOMAS NELSON TUCKER, SR. age 79, of Menlo, GA, passed away Sunday- January 13, 2019, in Redmond Medical Center. Mr. Tucker was born January 21, 1939 in Jamestown, AL to the late James and Julia Deering Tucker. He was retired from best Manufacturing and was a member of Pentecostal Power Ministries. He is preceded…

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(Updated) Susan Bullard

MRS. SUSAN BULLARD, AGE 67, of Gaylesville, AL, passed away Sunday January 13, 2019, at her residence. Mrs. Bullard was born July 27, 1951 in Trion, GA. She is the daughter of Carl Ray and Sussie Lou Armstrong Glenn.  She was a homemaker and was preceded in death by her first husband Max Hudgins and…

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Free Groceries From There’s Hope For The Hungry Slated

There’s Hope for the Hungry volunteers will be at South Summerville Baptist Church on Ga. 48 this coming Wednesday (the 3rd Wednesday of the month). They will be there from 10 a.m. until 1 p.m.  The volunteers look forward to seeing you there that are in need of free groceries.

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Swearing In Ceremony Planned: Chattooga BOE To Hold First 2019 Meeting

The Chattooga Board of Education will hold its first meeting of 2019 at 6 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 17 at the Chattooga Education Center (old Summerville Elementary media center). The board will see three new members, Sammy Ballard, Dr. Julia Houston and Brad Hayes. They will join John Turner and John Agnew, who were not up…

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Trion City Schools Could Add Another Police Officer

By JIMMY ESPY Staff Writer Trion School Superintendent Dr. Phil Williams is interested in hiring a second school resource officer to help provide security at the schools. However, talks with Town of Trion officials on how the town could be involved have only been cursory at this point. Williams said adding another officer at the…

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