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Homecoming And Gospel Meeting Planned At West 5th Street Church A homecoming and gospel meeting have been scheduled at West 5th Street church of Christ Aug. 25-28. The guest minister will be Roger Farrier, from Los Angeles, Calif. Sunday services will be held at 10:45 a.m. and 2:30 p.m. Monday to Wednesday services will be…

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Narcotics Anonymous Group Aims To Derail Others’ Drug Addictions

Some of them started smoking marijuana at the age of 12 or 13. One started using meth in her 30s. However, Angela Horner is aiming to derail people’s drug addiction through her Narcotics Anonymous (NA) program in downtown Summerville. “I’m an alcoholic and addict,” 29-year-old Sheree Jones told The News during an interview at the…

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Lockbox With Cash Is Missing

Someone stole a Highland Avenue resident’s lockbox containing more than a thousand dollars between Monday and yesterday, according to Summerville Police reports. Tony Lingerfelt said someone stole his white lockbox from underneath his nightstand. It contained between $1,200-$1,400 in cash. It also had a car title and personal papers. Police detectives were given information about…

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“Irate” Neighbor Goes To Jail

Summerville Policeman Matthew Wilson said a 58-year-old man was arrested after becoming irate with neighbors last night. Michael Lee Pickle, of 387 Ramey Street, Summerville, was “upset and irate” when he confronted his neighbors and Gracie Potts. He thought they were talking about him behind his back and told Officer Wilson he confronted them about…

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Another Stolen Truck Located; This Time By Helicopter

A helicopter looking for entry and exit points along the Chattooga River spotted a stolen truck this morning, according to Chattooga County Sheriff Mark Schrader. Someone stole a 2005 red Chevrolet Silverado 1500 truck from a Mahan Road residence. The truck was stolen while one of the homeowners was at the house. The thief took off…

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Stolen Truck From Tennessee Found Near Chattoogaville

A Chattooga County deputy found a stolen vehicle that belonged to a person in Tennessee, according to an incident report. Deputy Tony Edwards was patrolling around 1:29 a.m. on Hwy. 114 when he noticed a silver Dodge pickup sitting on the lot of P&P Country Store, 9636 Hwy. 114, Lyerly, on Thursday. “I ran the…

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