Georgia DOT Restricts Construction-related Lane Closures in Northwest Georgia for 4th of July Travel

To ease 4th of July holiday traffic congestion in northwest Georgia, the Georgia Department of Transportation is suspending construction-related lane closures on interstate highways from noon...

Erosion and Time: A Losing Battle On Taylor Ridge

As long as residents of northwest Georgia can remember, there has been road work on the mountain pass over Taylor Ridge where Rome and Summerville are connected by Highway 27. Many Chattooga citizens cross Taylor Ridge multiple times daily, traveling into Summerville from the Gore/Subligna area, or local citizens traveling toward Rome.

Chattooga Health & Restaurant Inspections

Chattooga Health & Restaurant Inspections

Drug Bust: Nine Pounds of Meth, Heroin

As a result of the search, Agents located nine (9) pounds of Methamphetamine, eight (8) ounces of Heroin and twenty four (24) grams of Psilocybin (mushrooms). Agents also recovered a firearm and $1,300 in cash during the search.

Trion High School student has tested positive for tuberculosis

A Trion High School student has tested positive for tuberculosis, according to Trion City Schools Superintendent Phil Williams. The school system is releasing two letters...

Trion Police Department make Meth arrests at Mount Vernon Mills and The Express Inn

On April 2, 2019 Investigator Blackmon was conducting a follow up investigation concerning illegal drug activity in the Mount Vernon Mills parking lot. During...

Floyd Restaurant & Health Inspections – July 29 – Aug 3, 2019

This is the latest health inspection report for Floyd County:

11 million hydrocodone and oxycodone pills distributed in Chattooga County during 7-year period

Chattooga County consumers received 11,569,850 pills. The top three pharmacies were CVS in Summerville, 3.8 million; Trion Drugs, 3.2 million; and Walmart, 2.2 million.

Record high temperatures later this week and through the weekend

An unseasonably strong upper-level ridge is set to settle in over the Southeastern U.S. by tomorrow, bringing record high temperatures to Georgia later this...

Summerville Cited For Drinking Water Violation

The Georgia EPD has cited the city of Summerville for a drinking water violation that occurred between April 1, 2018 and June 30, 2018.