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“Verb Mongers” Meet at Sweet P’s

The “Verb Mongers,” a group of published authors based in Marietta, held their monthly meeting at Sweet P’s at the Tavern, where they enjoyed a lunch and critiqued one another’s work in progress. The group includes best-selling author and editor, Josh Langston, whose work spans the genres of fantasy in his latest Oh-Bits, Grumbles from…

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Nine On 4-H Shotgun Team Qualify For State

Nine people on the Chattooga County 4-H Shotgun Team qualified for state playoffs. Five juniors qualify for state competition and four  seniors qualified. Those that qualified include: Hunter Ratledge 1st place senior individual. Gavin Jarrett 3rd place Junior individual. Caden Smith 1st place Junior doubles fun shoot. Second place junior team included: Gavin Jarrett, Caden…

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Chattooga Suicide Prevention Coalition Forms

The Lookout Mountain Community Services will be hosting the first meeting of the Chattooga Suicide Prevention Coalition on Tuesday, April 24 at 6:30 pm at the Boys and Girls Club in Summerville. If you or someone you know would be interested in attending, please join on Tuesday.

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Sexual Favors Given For Pain Pills

Summerville Police report that a local lady admitted to giving sexual favors to a Ramey Street man. In exchange, she was given pain pills. Danyell Dixon called cops Thursday and complained that she was told to leave the Ramey Street residence. “Ms . Dixon did admit to [me] that she did in fact receive medication from…

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Someone Bought Jewelry With Illegal Credit Card

Someone is buying jewelry with a bogus credit card, according to Summerville Police Department records. Tehani Middleton, of Summerville, received a credit card statement in the mail from Kay Jewelers. The problem is that she never opened an account with that company, Summerville Police Detective Ty Hutchins said. Someone used her identity to obtain the…

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Hit and Run: Teen Said He Feared For His Life

A teenager is being charged with hit and run after crashing into another vehicle in Menlo around 7:27 p.m. on April 7. The crash happened on Hwy. 48 near Jamestown Road. Trenten Benjamin Scott, 19, of Fort Payne, backed his 2006 Hummer H3 into a red 2017 Ford Explorer driven by Chad Bolenbaugh, 41, of…

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