Area News

Christmas In The Park Is Set 6-8 P.M. Today In Summerville

The City of Summerville will to spread some holiday cheer by hosting the annual Christmas In The Park on from 6 p.m. until 9 p.m. today. The event will offer a new addition this year for the community’s pleasure. As always, event goers will enjoy a visit and free photos with Santa and Mrs. Claus…

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Summerville Police Reports. . . .

The Summerville Police Department reported the following activity, according to incident reports, during the past few days:           * Larry Wright, of Kelly Street, Summerville, said his neighbor’s across the street moved several days ago and left their dog behind. The dog has been dragging garbage from the neighborhood into their yard. The black…

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Someone breaks into a truck and steal .357 handgun

Greg Stoker, of Orchard Hill Road, reported that his Ruger 357 was stolen out of his wife’s Dodge Ram 1500 in their driveway, according to Chattooga County Sheriff’s reports. Mr. Stoker advised me that Mrs. Stoker noticed it missing Monday morning. Mr. Stoker stated that the firearm was located in the middle console of the…

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Man Allegedly Shoplifts Cheap Pair Of Sunglasses

A local man is accused of stealing a cheap pair of sunglasses from a convenience store onFriday morning, according to Summerville Police reports. Police reports indicate 27-year-old Jerry Luallen walked into George’s Kwik convenience store and concealed a pair of City Shades sunglasses in his pant’s pocket and then left the store without paying. The glasses were…

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SkillsUSA Region 1 competition winners headed to state

Close to 30 high schools representing the SkillsUSA Region 1 counties of the northwest Georgia area competed in 25 skill-based competitions on Friday, Dec. 6, spread throughout the Walker County Campus (WCC) with the winners headed to the statewide competition in the spring. “Think of a science fair for technical students mixed with leadership skills,…

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Details Emerge In Rape Allegation

Update: A Summerville resident has taken to social media claiming she was raped behind an apartment complex on Thursday afternoon. Meg McCary, 29, posted photographs and details about her rape on Facebook the following morning. “I put up a fight, but it wasn’t good enough,” she posted. Although she put up a fight, she did…

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