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CHATTOOGA COUNTY NEWS

A corrections officer at Hays State Prison was injured in an apparent attack on Tuesday evening of this week.
The unemployment rate fell seven-tenths of a percentage point in April, reaching 3.2 percent.
An extended period of dry weather has set in over Georgia and will continue for the foreseeable future.
Georgia drivers are now paying an average of $2.64 per gallon for regular unleaded- 4 cents less than a week ago and 14 cents less than this time last year.
A Kimball, Tennessee woman says that a grave marker at a cemetery in Trion has been stolen and reported the theft to the sheriff's department on Monday of this week.
However first-time claims for unemployment insurance were up in April.
Two people were seriously hurt after an accident on Highway 27 at Taylor's Ridge on Thursday afternoon, and the Georgia State Patrol has charged a woman in connection with that accident.
Earlier this week, a Chattooga County Grand Jury indicted a Trion man for possession of child pornography after investigators say that they discovered over 150 sexually explicit images of children on
A Marietta man is facing felony charges of fleeing or attempting to elude and aggravated assault after allegedly fleeing from Georgia State Troopers on Highway 27 North back on April 30.
Portions of Floyd, Chattooga, Gordon, Walker, Whitfield and Polk Counties were under a Severe Thunderstorm Warning until 4:15 p.m.
Georgia drivers continue to pay an average of $2.72 per gallon for regular unleaded which is 18 cents less than the national average.
Two vehicles, both from Alabama, were involved in a head on collision on Georgia Highway 48 about half-way up Lookout Mountain going towards Cloudland.
Georgia Labor Commissioner Mark Butler said Thursday that the Northwest region saw its unemployment rate and number of unemployment claims fall in March.
A high speed chase through three counties in Northwest Georgia on Tuesday afternoon left a suspect injured after he flipped the white SUV he was driving in Walker County
Northwest Georgia Health Departments in Bartow, Catoosa, Chattooga, Dade, Floyd, Gordon, and Walker Counties will provide free hepatitis A vaccine to individuals at risk of the highly contagious, high