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City of Summerville to repair three tennis courts

The City of Summerville approved to repair the front three tennis courts located at the Summerville Recreation Center at the August meeting.

Community Leaders Discuss Future of Policing

Concerns over spending on law enforcement prompted councilmen Joe Money and Earl Parris to invite a consultant to speak to local officials regarding the possibilities of creating a county-wide "metro-police" force that could offset costs.

City Council searches for solutions after boil water advisory

The boil water advisory, issued on Wednesday, July 4 after an early morning thunderstorm knocked power off to the Raccoon Creek and Lowe Spring water treatment facility at 2:30 a.m.which lasted until 4:00 p.m. Friday, July 6, was the source of much discussion at the Summerville City Council meeting.

City Council approves budget and rate increases

The City Council voted 3 to 2 for the 2018-2019 budget. The budget included increases in water, sewer, and gas rates in order to...

City of Summerville to vote on Hiking Water, Sewer and Gas Rates

The City of Summerville is in the red according to interim City Manager Janice Galloway. The City is considering raising water, sewer, and gas rates in order to generate an additional $222,242.40 in revenues. The City is also considering raising service charges and fee schedules. 

Summerville expected to pass $15.9 million budget

The City of Summerville is expected to vote on the 2018-2019 budget on Tuesday June 19th. The meeting will begin at 5 p.m. at...

22 properties scheduled for July 3rd Tax Sale

The next tax sale for Chattooga County is scheduled for Tuesday, July 3rd. A listing of properties slated for that sale are listed below. There are 22 properties scheduled for July's sale- mostly vacant/abandoned properties. The sale will begin at 10:00 AM on the courthouse steps. A mobile home tax sale is also planned for later this year, Tax Commissioner Joy Hampton said. 

Mosteller for State Superintendent Campaign Addresses Democrats

Samuel Mosteller is a native of Summerville, attended Chattooga County public schools and a graduate of  West Georgia College. 

Chattooga County Republican Party Opposes Property and Sales Tax Increases

At Chattooga County Republican Party's May meeting, treasurer, David Duke, proposed a resolution clearly stating how the local republican party feels about taxation. The...

Rep. Eddie Lumsden Speaks about Hands Free Law

State Representative Eddie Lumsden addressed the Chattooga County Republican Party Monday evening at the regular May meeting. Lumsden gave an update from the legislative...