Area News

Summerville To Shoot Fireworks June 30

The city of Summerville will celebrate Independence Day on June 30 this year. The city’s annual firework show will start at 10 p.m. at the Chattooga County Ag Center on Hwy. 100. Other festivities start at 6 p.m., according to event organizers. The city will have free water slides, sack races and watermelon available. The…

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2018 Teen Awareness Committee To Give Computers To Center

Unlike times in the past when Summerville residents held a Teen Awareness Day at the Fairway Recreation Center, things are changing for this year. Although there isn’t a summer event planned at Fairway, the Teen Awareness group has other plans for this year. The 2018 Teen Awareness project will be a fundraiser to donate eight…

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Misplaced Purse And Contents Valued At $1,200-plus

Friday evening Tonya Smith was cleaning out her vehicle at Mr. C. Carwash at 12449 Hwy. 27, in Summerville, when she accidentally left her purse behind. “While speaking further to Mrs. Smith I was advised that she was parked near the vacuum cleaners disposing of garbage when she sat her purse near the trash cans,”…

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Man Down On His Luck Has Money For Drugs

While he couldn’t afford insurance on his vehicle, a 25-year-old Gaylesville man had enough money for drugs on Saturday night, according to Summerville Police reports. Policeman David Westbrooks witnessed a suspicious hand-to-hand transaction at the gasoline pumps at the Circle K gas station on Hwy. 114. One of the men left in a black 2003…

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Kiki’s Kids Camp Offers Education, Camaraderie

Kiki’s Kids Camp, a four-day summer camp for youth diagnosed with type 1 diabetes, is making the summer break both educational and funthis week at Darlington School’s Huffman Athletic Center. Campers have traditional activities along with educational sessions designed to help them live healthy. Blood sugars are checked throughout the day to ensure their safety…

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Few Trees Reported Down Around The County

Update: At least one house was destroyed and several others damaged during a Sunday thunderstorm. The Pennville community received the most damage with an Oak tree fell into a house on Back Penn Road. No one was hurt. A heavy downpour of rain also created dangerous driving conditions around the county. Several trees and puddles…

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