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Chattooga County Students Having Distance Learning Day On Tuesday

Chattooga County Schools continues to work each day to ensure the health and safety of our staff and students. A recent increase of staff absences due to COVID-19 and other reasons has greatly impacted the number of employees who are able to work. Due to this challenge, Chattooga County Schools will have a Distance Learning…

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Floyd Hospital Files For Certificate Of Need To Build Emergency Room

  Now it’s up to state officials to decide whether Chattooga County will have a free-standing emergency room. Atrium Health Floyd submitted their application two weeks ago requesting to build a 24/7 emergency department next to the Trion Walmart. “The clock starts ticking on that. So it will be about six months before we hear…

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Child Advocates Group Looks For Chattooga Co. Volunteers

Are you willing to Speak Up for Children from Broken Places? Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) volunteers are specially trained people from all walks of life, who advocate for the well-being of Georgia’s children that have suffered abuse and neglect. CASAs are appointed to a case by the Juvenile Circuit Court Judge, to speak in…

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Batting Cages Are On Hold; Council Wants A Diagram

The city of Summerville received a $28,928 quote to install two batting cages inside a portion of its tennis courts. Currently, the tennis courts are deteriorating at the city’s rec center off Hwy. 100. Some are playable while the two backcourts are not.  Those two backcourts are being eyed for repurposing. Rodney Bright Construction gave…

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