Area News

Prowler Reported On North Curran Street

A prowler might have disturbed some canines on North Curren Street around midnight on Thursday, according to a Summerville Police reports. Maranda Nelms, of North Curran Street, called and said a prowler might be around her home. “Ms. Nelms advised that her dogs had been barking for some time and would not come in the…

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Public Beer Drinking Results In Two Arrests

* Jimmy Dewayne Peoples, of Lake Wanda Reita Road, in Summerville, was arrested for drinking alcohol in J.R. “Dick” Dowdy Park around 7 p.m. on Thursday. “I was dispatched to Dowdy Park in reference to subjects drinking alcohol under the pavilion. Upon contact, I spoke to several individuals including Jimmy Peoples. No one admitted to drinking…

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Chattooga School Board Reduces Millage Rate By One Mill

Chattooga County taxpayers will pay lower school taxes this year when they pay their property taxes. The Chattooga County School board Thursday night reduced its millage rate by one mill. The old rate of 13.683 mills will be reduced to 12.683 mills. The board also approved its FY2018-2019 budget at the meeting. See complete details…

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Motorcycle Driver Goes To Jail On Drug Charges

Summerville Police officers stopped Jerry Michael Money, 44, of 42 Second Avenue, in Summerville, for driving his black Suzuki motorcycle too fast on Highland Avenue last Saturday. Upon talking with Money, cops noticed that he was “overly nervous.” While checking him, the officer found Alprazolam, Tramadol hydrochloride, and other items, according to a police report.…

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Milkshake Strikes Woman’s Vehicle

A vehicle belonging to a Chattooga County resident was struck with a milkshake Tuesday night, according to Summerville Police reports. Jakyia Walker, of Dry Valley Road, was passing a residence on Sixth Street in Summerville when someone threw a milkshake at her vehicle. The milkshake struck the side of the vehicle. “[I] observed the vehicle…

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Blue Ribbon Contests At The Chattooga County Fair

  The Blue Ribbon Contest at the Chattooga County Agricultural Fair is meant to highlight the many talents of the citizens of Chattooga County. Please visit chattoogafair.com for the contests and rules, or you may pick up a copy in the fair booklet that can be found at many merchants throughout Chattooga County. Receiving dates…

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City Hall Will Continue Opening At 8 a.m.

The city of Summerville is extending its decision to open an hour earlier during the workweek in order to accommodate utility customers. City hall started opening an hour earlier — 8 a.m. That new time will continue until Aug. 27 when the city council meets and decides whether to continue that new trend. “We had…

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