16-year old Charged As Adult for Meth Trafficking

On Wednesday, a 16 year old was charged as an adult after Narcotics agents & the Mentone PD found a large amount of Meth.The driver of the vehicle, Megan Palmer (18 of Summerville) was also arrested on several charges after leading agents on a chase.

Chattooga Health & Restaurant Inspections: August 1-31, 2019

The following restaurant and health inspection reports are for the period beginning August 1, 2019 and ending August 31, 2019.

Northwest Georgians of all ages reminded to get recommended, required immunizations

Northwest Georgians of all ages reminded to get recommended, required immunizations

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.

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

This is the latest health inspection report for Floyd County:

Chattooga Restaurant & Health Inspections – July 21- 28, 2019

The following restaurant and health inspection reports are for the period beginning July 21, 2019 and ending July 28, 2019. All reports are public information, published by the Georgia Department of Public Health and posted in a conspicuous location at the establishment. Any questions about scores should be directed to the Department of Public Health.

Hepatitis A spreading among Chattooga County residents Health Department offering free hep A...

Hepatitis A spreading among Chattooga County residentsHealth Department offering free hep A vaccinationsUrging vaccination for those at high risk and food-service workers

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...

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.

Chattanooga Police report four drug overdose deaths

The Chattanooga Police Department released a statement on Facebook saying they have responded to four suspected drug overdose deaths in the 24-hours of June 10 - 11, 2019.