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Trion Council Rejects Deal With Summerville
Monday, 30 November 2015 02:00
The Trion Town Council on Thursday rejected a proposal by the City of Summerville to form a joint partnership to provide natural gas to a local poultry producer.
Kingston Lanier is in the process of building six chicken houses on Mahan Road. He thought he had an agreement with Summerville which would have provided him with the natural gas to operate his business. However, Lanier was told earlier this month that Summerville did not have the capacity to provide him the needed gas without constructing a bigger pipeline. That process, he was told, would take up to six months to complete.
On Tuesday, Summerville City Manager Russell Thompson provided the Trion council with a proposal which would have allowed Summerville to buy gas from Trion and resell it to the farmer. The gas would be delivered from Trion’s four-inch gas line on Trion-Teloga Road to the Mahan Road address via a hookup between the two city’s gas systems. A meter would be put on the line at the service boundary mark between the two municipalities. Summerville would retain its customers on its already established two-inch gas line.
List Of Upcoming Chattooga Schools Projects
Thursday, 26 November 2015 16:32
A list of projects was given to the Chattooga County School Board last week at its regular monthly work session and regular meeting that the school system will be focusing on and completing. The projects will be paid for with Special Purpose Local Option Sales Tax (SPLOST) funds as well as funds from the system’s maintenance department. 
Some of the projects discussed include:
* Old gym remodeled
* Softball complex
* Track
* Visitor press box
* Wrestling building
* Baseball lights
* Stadium lights
* Bleachers at Chattooga High School.
* New 12 classroom addition at Leroy Massey Elementary School.
* Gym lights
* Gym heating and air conditioning.
* Roof recoat
* Ag building
* Sports field
* Heating and air conditioning upgrade
* Light upgrade and paving at Summerville Middle School
* New gym
* Camera system and paving at Menlo Elementary School
* Camera system, new gym, and paving at Lyerly Elementary School.
* Parking lot at the bus barn
* Windows and heating and air conditioning upgrade at the central office. 
Subligna Company Unveils Prototype Lighting System
Sunday, 22 November 2015 16:41
A Subligna businessman is building a prototype “hybrid light” powered by a combination of wind power and solar energy. The device is located on Gore-Subligna Road near the intersection of that road and Ga. Hwy. 27.
Robert Moore said the prototype, which is 20-22 feet tall and weighs about 700 pounds, will be fully functional within days. At that point, a 12-volt LED light will illuminate the entrance to the driveway at his property which includes a residence and small business.
“We’re still in the programming process,” said Moore. “It takes about three weeks for the system to adjust to the area. It’s smart technology.”
Santa Special Train Rides Coming
Thursday, 19 November 2015 15:22

There will be a train leaving from the Summerville Depot to Trion and back for riders ages 2 and up. The ride will include light refreshments, Christmas carols, a storyteller, souvenir bell and ticket for the price of $16 per person. Dates available are Nov. 28, Dec. 5, 12, and 19. Departure Times are noon, 2 p.m. and 4 p.m. For tickets call 423-894-8028 or www. For more information visit www.summervillega. com or contact Summerville City Hall at 706-859-0910.


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Christmas Parade Is Also Coming.....

The City of Summerville has selected the theme for its 2015 Christmas Parade.
North Pole Express is the theme for the parade which is scheduled at 7 p.m. Monday, Dec. 7. Participant applications are available at the Summerville
Recreation Department. The entry fee is $25. The first place float will receive $100; the second place float will receive $75 and the third place float will receive $50.
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Eat Some Grits With Santa (Or At last some pancakes)....
The UGA Cooperative Extension Service will hold it annual Breakfast With Santa Saturday, Dec. 5.
Two eating times will be available: from 8:30 a.m. until 9:30 a.m. and 10:30 a.m. until 11:30 a.m.
Tickets are $5 each and seating is limited.
Tickets can be bought at the Extension office, Farm Bureau and P&P Country Store.
Breakfast will be served by Santa’s Elves at the Summerville First Baptist Family Life Center.
Four by six photos with Santa are $5 and children will get a personal visit with Santa, who will have a special treat for them. All children must be accompanied by an adult.
The event will be hosted by the Chattooga County 4-H in sponsorship with Modern Woodmen of America and Chattooga Farm Bureau.
For details contact the Extension Office at 706-857-0744.