Area News

Convicted Felon Arrested For Gun Possession

A convicted felon was arrested for possessing a rifle on Tuesday afternoon, according to Summerville Police reports. Austin Blake Akery allegedly fled from the Department of Community Supervision Officer Mark Fisher a few days prior and  Detective Ty Hutchins knew there was a felony probation warrant on Akery. Just before 7 p.m., the detective spotted Akery in a…

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Stepson arrested after confrontation with stepdad

A stepson was cited after threatening to harm his stepfather on Wednesday afternoon, according to Summerville Police reports. Robert Blair, of Cleghorn Street, called police after his 19-year-old stepson, Jordan Lindley, threatened him. “Mr. Blair stated that he wants Jordan removed from the residence,” Officer Gary Pruitt stated. The officer entered Blair’s residence to talk…

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Car Crash Results In Drug Arrest At House

Monday the city of Summerville Police Department was dispatched to a vehicle crash at the intersection of Northwest Congress Street and First Street. As officers investigated the crash, they learned that a man fled from one of the vehicles. Another passenger knew the fleeing man and pointed cops toward a house on Lewis Street. Officers…

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DOT Says Watch For Roadwork

SUMMERVILLE, Ga. – A Georgia DOT maintenance crew begins today its work on sealing the cracks on the surface of State Route (SR) 1/US 27 in Chattooga County.  Work will proceed daily Wednesday through Friday between the hours of 7:30 a.m. and 5:30 p.m., weather permitting. Pavement expands and contracts with seasonal temperature changes. This…

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Chattooga County School System Is On A Three Hour Delay Tuesday

Chattooga System is on a three-hour delay tomorrow (Tuesday). From Chattooga Superintendent Jimmy Lenderman: “NWS has issued a winter weather advisory that icy spots and black ice may be encountered tonight and in the morning. Therefore, The Chattooga County School System will open three hours later than normal tomorrow Tuesday, December 11. Buses will pick…

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Woman Punched In The Nose During Domestic Squabble

A Summerville woman was punched in the nose and it started bleeding during a domestic altercation last Thursday, according to police reports. Bridgette Barnes, of Allen Street, called for police after she was allegedly attacked at her house by 39-year-old Randy Green. “Bridgette states that she arrived home at around midnight to find Randy Green…

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