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Wrangler Contracts With Local Mill To Make Special Jeans

Trion’s Mount Vernon Mills will benefit from a new contract with Wrangler Jeans and Apparel. Wrangler is creating a new collection of blue jeans. It’s called the “Rooted Collection.” It features new designs for five state-specific pairs of jeans from Alabama, Georgia, North Carolina, Tennessee and Texas. Here is the company’s press release: GREENSBORO, N.C.–(BUSINESS…

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Summerville Police Is In A Vehicle Chase

(2:40 p.m. Update: The police chase into Alabama has ended in Gaylesville after the fleeing suspect  allegedly tried ramming a police officer’s car.) Summerville Police officers are chasing a fleeing car on Hwy. 114 heading toward the Georiga-Alabama state line. Chattooga E-911 dispatchers are calling Alabama law enforcement to cut the fleeing car. Officer Phillip…

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(Photos) King Shoots Into Son’s Room

A 47-year-old man shot twice at his son during the morning hours of April 12, according to Chattooga County Sheriff’s reports. Ronnie King, of Bill Mitchell Road, suddenly and without warning shot a .40 caliber pistol into his son’s room. “From my understanding, that is not uncommon for them to have father and son disputes,” Sheriff…

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Recall Hearing Set

A hearing has been scheduled in the civil case involving the recall petition against School Board Chairman John Agnew. The hearing, with Judge Adele Grubbs of Cobb County presiding, will be May 7, at 9 a.m. in the courtroom at the Chattooga County Courthouse.

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Silversneakers Club Celebrates Easter

  Silver Sneakers recently celebrated Easter at Advanced Rehab in Summerville. The group, designed for older adults, focuses on developing strength and coordination for daily activities, including improving range of motion and agility. Most of the exercises can be performed while seated, though participants are encouraged to stand and move about as they feel comfortable.…

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Revival Is Drawing A Crowd: Tonight Is The Last Day

More than 370 people attended the opening night of a Chattooga County revival held at the Agricultural Center on Hwy. 100. The five-day revival ends tonight. The meeting starts at 7 p.m. Subligna, Pennville, Pleasant Grove, West Fifth Street and the LaFayette churches of Christ are holding the revival. The group selected an outsider, Eric…

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