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Police Pin Pure Stop Robbery On 54-Year Old Woman
Monday, 25 April 2016 19:21

Police detectives said they've arrested a woman who they believed robbed the Pure Stop Convenience Store on April 7.

Police are accusing 54-year-old Kimberly Lynn White, of 191 Roberts Street, Summerville, of robbing the store. But that is not all.
White is also accused of robbing the Modern Quick Stop store, 10522 Commerce Street, Summerville, during a snatch and grab robbery last month.
From the Modern Quick robbery she was charged with:
Trion Pushes Forward On Veterans Memorial Project
Monday, 25 April 2016 11:04
Trion hopes to have a memorial to veterans built in time for Memorial Day next month.
Council members voted last Friday to spend $35,000 on a memorial designed by Maintenance Supervisor Eddy Willingham.
“We will do our best to have it ready for Memorial Day weekend,” said Willingham on Monday.
Council had discussed building a memorial for some time but moved to commit the money at a called meeting last Friday. Council members Don Harris and Mickey McGraw, who serve on a veterans memorial committee, asked for the meeting, according to Mayor Larry Stansell.
Summerville Pushes Spring Clean
Monday, 25 April 2016 11:02
The city of Summerville is holding a spring clean-up week starting May 9 and ending May 16. 
Residents must have their items ready for pickup on the edge of the street. If you have brush, limbs, etc., have them separated from the other items.
"This will help people get rid of some of their stuff. The community has come to really like it and appreciate it and think it's a good service we can provide. It's also to help clean up the yards and right-of-ways they have around. If we are offering a free service maybe they will put it out. This will also help us clean up around town a little," Summerville City Manager Russell Thompson said.
The city cannot pick up the following: tires, shingles, paint, batteries, building materials, contractor waste, asbestos, oil and fuel, automobiles, boats, flammable materials and any other hazardous material as deemed so by the City of Summerville.
Summerville Main Street Program coordinator, Susan Locklear, said other spring cleaning and sprucing up projects are underway. The 4-H and county extension program will be hanging their flower baskets in downtown Summerville soon. 
The large planters on the street corners will also have new plants.
"The city will be planting seasonal color plants that are sun loving and heat tolerate," Locklear said.
Political Forum Planned
Friday, 22 April 2016 15:46

It's politic season in Chattooga County and it's time for the annual political forum at the downtown Summerville theater.

The Summerville News, SKY21 and AM1180 are sponsoring the forum at 7 p.m. on May 12. People can attend that night for free or catch the details in the newspaper or on the radio or television.
All local candidates will be given a chance to introduce themselves. After a brief introduction, a newspaper representative and WSKY21 owner Terry Adams will ask random questions.
Only candidates with contested races will receive questions from the media. There will be no questions from the audience.