Chattooga County, GA

Commissioner Elsberry to sign Right to Life Resolution

On June 24th, the U.S. Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade, the 1973 opinion that legalized abortion in America. Many states, including Georgia, are now expected to limit or ban abortion. AllOnGeorgia reached out to Chattooga County Sole Commissioner Blake Elsberry to get his reaction on the Supreme Court’s decision...
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North Georgia EMC Customers Feed Hundreds

Community Resource Center of Chattooga (CRC) wants to give a huge thank you to North Georgia EMC Operation Roundup. From their support, the organizations has been able to fill the empty space here at CRC with food. This food is especially needed due to the Georgia EBT Pandemic funds ending....
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Summerville and Trion Rec Teams Bring Home State Championships

This week’s AllOnGeorgia Players of the Week honors brought to you by Jim Aaron’s Summerville McDonalds go to the Summerville 10U State Champion Lady Indians and the Trion 8U State Champion Lady Bulldogs. Chattooga County saw much success at the Georgia Recreation and Park Association State Championship Tournament.
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16 properties remain on July tax sale list

Under and by virtue of certain tax Fi.Fa.’s issued by the Tax Commissioner of Chattooga County, Georgia, in favor of the State of Georgia and County of Chattooga against the following named persons and the property as described immediately below their respective name(s). There will be sold for cash...

Pilgrim Ministries faces wrongful death lawsuit

Pilgrim Ministries is facing a wrongful death lawsuit after one of its former residents committed suicide last year. On June 19th, the Chattanooga Times-Free Press reported that the family Patrick Drew Lindsey, 28, claims that the faith-based drug addiction program directed the man to stop taking medication for schizophrenia while he was at their facility.

Black Bear Sighting in Chattooga County

Tiffany Long of Chattooga County spotted a juvenile black bear around the local swimming spot, the Blue Hole. The bear traveled along Raccoon Creek until Highway 114 when the bear crossed all lanes of traffic. “It was unbelievable so we had to take a picture so people would believe us,”...

Chattooga County sees increase in property values

Strong home sales over the past year have contributed to the increase property values in Chattooga County according to Sole Commissioner Blake Elsberry. Recently mailed assessment notices show a substantial increase in value for many home and land owners. Elsberry reported property values increased an average of 20-25% this year....

Georgia Woman Arrested Following Multiple Gas Drive-Off’s

A Chattooga County, Georgia woman stands accused of pumping gas, and then driving off without paying – several times. The thefts all took place at Murphy USA in Trion. According to the Sheriff’s Office report – Murphy USA says that the store’s pumps are highly sophisticated, and can automatically send gas drive-off reports when a person fails to pay for their purchase. The report has the pump number, time of day, and the amount of gas that was taken. The management at Murphy USA was able to review the information, and identified a suspect who was habitually driving off without paying for gas.

Chattooga County Woman Sentenced in Fatal DUI Crash

Caitlin Elizabeth Milam was sentenced in the Superior Court of Chattooga County for a total of fifteen years with the first eight to be served in confinement and the remainder to be served on probation. Milam was found guilty on the charges of 1st degree homicide by vehicle, DUI, failure...

Esther Manor, Local Food Pantry FLOURISHing in new location

The Community Resource Center of Chattooga, Inc., the local food pantry, has moved to a larger facility with larger possibilities. CRC Chattooga is now located at Esther Manor, 50 Eleanor Ave in Summerville. The site of the former AC Carter and North Summerville Elementary Schools. Free Groceries are available from...

Elsberry appointed Vice Chair of the General County Government Policy Committee

Melissa Hughes, ACCG president and Tift County Commissioner recently appointed Chattooga County Sole Commissioner, Blake Elsberry to serve as the Vice Chair of the General County Government Policy Committee for the 2022-2023 policy year. “I am excited for this opportunity, and I look forward to working with ACCG’s Legislative Policy...

Chattooga County School Supply Lists 2022-2023

Chattooga County Schools have released the school supply lists for SMS, LES, LMES, and MES. Statement regarding CHS: Supply lists for CHS will be sent home with students after class change requests are complete and schedules are finalized.