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Column: Just A Thought

Just a Thought By DARRIN SMITH Happy New Year! 2019, WOW it has gotten here so fast! Time keeps marching away, life truly is a short thing and that becomes truer as each of my years pass by. Hopefully, this year it will slow down and there will be plenty of time to get everything…

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CWD-Infected Deer Found In Tennessee

  By GEORGIA DNR Wildlife Resources Division On Jan. 12, 1967, Chronic Wasting Disease was first identified in a captive deer herd in Colorado. It wasn’t until 1981 that it was detected in free-ranging deer in the surrounding area and by 1990 it reached southern Wyoming. While Georgia has not detected a case of CWD, it is…

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Indians Wrestling Takes Seventh At Lambert Hook’em Holiday Clash

  By DARRIN SMITH Sportswriter The Chattooga Indian wrestling team spent Friday and Saturday battling in the Hook’em Holiday Clash at Lambert High School in their last event of 2018. In a 36-team field consisting of teams from five states (GA, TN, FL, KY, and SC), the Indians fought hard to bring home seventh place…

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Jarrett stays on his rodeo roll

  LAS VEGAS – Just before halftime of the National Finals Rodeo, tie-down roper Ryan Jarrett gained momentum he needed to finish out the drive toward the end of the season. After finishing in a three-way tie for first place in Round 5, he has caught fire, placing in Rounds 6 and 7. On Wednesday…

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Bulldog Wrestlers Compete In Heritage Duals Go Undefeated

  By DARRIN SMITH Sportswriter The Bulldogs wrestling team continued to dominate their opponents this week as they went undefeated in the Heritage duals in Ringgold. They defeated Heritage 45-33, decimated Southeast Whitfield 76-6 and beat Dade County 47-31. “We have our full team now that football is over,” Coach Eric Brock told The News…

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Indians Place Fourth In Dalton Basketball Tourney

  By DARRIN SMITH Sportswriter The Indians fell for the second night in a row in the Dalton Tournament last Wednesday to finish the tournament in fourth place. In the third round contest, Chattooga faced off against (2-2) Morristown-Hamblen East from Tennessee and came up short 67-57. The Hurricanes jumped out to an early lead…

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Just a Thought

  By DARRIN SMITH This time of year, it’s so easy for me to think of all the things I am thankful for and each year brings more and more things to add to the list. This year we have 10 years of clear scans for me after which makes it easy to be very…

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DNR ANNOUNCES NEW ROUND OF WILDLIFE VIEWING GRANTS

DNR ANNOUNCES NEW ROUND OF WILDLIFE VIEWING GRANTS SOCIAL CIRCLE, Ga. (Nov. 30, 2018) – Wanted: More projects that need a hand helping Georgians enjoy and better understand animals, plants and habitats emphasized in Georgia’s State Wildlife Action Plan. The state Department of Natural Resources is again seeking proposals for its Wildlife Viewing Grants Program.…

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