Area News

Woman Creates Disturbance At Local Pharmacy

A Summerville woman was cited for causing a disturbance at a downtown pharmacy on Wednesday, according to a police report. Amber Carmen Sipsy, 36, of Trion, was allegedly very loud and disruptive both inside and outside of Economy Pharmacy at 9881 Commerce Street, Suite A. “[Sipsy] was making loud and boisterous accusations of having an affair,”…

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Grill Taken From Summerville Yard

James Pierce, of Blake Street, said someone stole his smoker grill on Oct. 8. The grill was valued at $50. The smoker was in his front yard, according to a Summerville Police report.

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Pit Bulldogs Kill Woman’s Maltese Poodle

Two pit bulldogs are being blamed for the death of a Maltese Poodle belonging to Trina Johnson, of Fourth Street, according to a Summerville Police report. Johnson found her pet lying dead on her property and a pit bulldog standing over it. That pit bulldog and another one allegedly belonged to a neighbor, according to…

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Scammer Claims To Be From Social Security Administration

A Summerville resident became another victim on a telephone scam on Thursday afternoon, according to police reports. Dan Price, of Summerville, received a call from someone claiming to be from the Social Security Administration. He gave them his social security number and then they asked him for money. They tried convincing him that he was…

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Governor Kemp’s New Appointee Has Local Connections

ATLANTA – Today Governor Brian P. Kemp announced his selection of J. Matthew Williamson as the new Solicitor General of the State Court of Walker County. Williamson’s appointment fills the vacancy created by Chris Townley’s recent resignation. In accepting this appointment, Williamson will leave his current role as Legal and Policy Director for Walker County.…

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Historical Society Plans Picnic Meeting At Camp Hamby Oct. 13

By STEVE STRICKLAND Gary McConnell will be the featured speaker at the regular fall meeting of the Chattooga County Historical Society at 1:30 p.m. Sunday, Oct.13 at Camp Hamby located at 5025 Hair Lake Road, Summerville. Rain or shine, a fall picnic is planned in the spacious pavilion nestled in the woods directly behind the…

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Trees Dedicated To Five Deceased Students In Ceremony

By GENE ESPY Editor Leroy Massey Elementary School paused recently to remember five of its students that had died during the past few years by planting a tree in each one of their memories. They had previously dedicated another tree two years ago for a student who had died. The dedication was in “Loving Memory of…

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Summerville Police Reports. . .

A raccoon ran into the path of 25-year-old Kaylie Nicole Womack, of Summerville, as she was driving Tuesday morning. It damaged the front bumper area of her gray 2018 Honda Accord.   * Someone damaged Michael Ross Warren’s gray 2019 Subaru Crosstrek while it was parked in his driveway. His wife discovered the driver’s side…

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