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Category Archives: Chattooga County

Use caution as sizzling temperatures enter Northwest Georgia

Use caution as sizzling temperatures enter Northwest Georgia

Friday, June 14, 2024–8:06 a.m. -Atrium Health Floyd News Release- With the daily highs going from delightful to detestable in northwest Georgia, it’s time for people who play or work outdoors – especially seniors and young children– to take some steps to keep from being beaten by the heat. Children under 2 and adults 65…read more

Georgia gas prices fall seven cents

Georgia gas prices fall seven cents

Monday, June 10, 2024–10:40 a.m. -AAA South- Georgia gas prices decreased at the pump compared to a week ago. Georgians are paying an average price of $3.29 per gallon for regular unleaded gasoline which is 7 cents less than a week ago, and 14 cents less than a month ago, but 2 cents more than this time last…read more

Child kiled in ATV accident in Chattooga County

Child kiled in ATV accident in Chattooga County

Monday, June 10, 2024–10:25 a.m. -WZQZ Radio- A 7-year-old child was killed in an ATV accident in Chattooga County Saturday morning. According to Chattooga County Sheriff Mark Schader, the child was from out of town and was the only person on the ATV. The accident occurred near an intersection of Garvin Road and Echols Road,…read more

Gas prices hold steady

Gas prices hold steady

Monday, June 3, 2024–9:15 a.m. -AAA South- Georgia gas prices held steady at the pump last week. Georgians are paying an average price of $3.36 per gallon for regular unleaded gasoline which is the same as a week ago, but 10 cents less than a month ago, and 7 cents more than this time last year.  It…read more

Chattooga Sheriff requests GBI investigate allegations of excessive force

Chattooga Sheriff requests GBI investigate allegations of excessive force

May 29th, 2024 – 12:00 PM WZQZ Radio – Chattooga County Sheriff Mark Schrader said on Monday that he is asking the Georgia Bureau of Investigation to investigate allegations that sheriff’s deputies and Georgia State Troopers used excessive force at the scene of a four-wheeler accident on Stateline Road at Cloudland on May 16th. Christopher…read more

Gas prices descend ahead of Memorial Day

Gas prices descend ahead of Memorial Day

Tuesday, May 28, 2024–11:28 a.m. -AAA South- The Georgia gas price average decreased at the pump compared to a week ago. Georgians are paying an average price of $3.36 per gallon for regular unleaded gasoline.  Monday’s state average was 2 cents less than a week ago, 4 cents less than a month ago, and 11 cents more than this…read more

GDOT suspending lane closures for the Memorial Day weekend

GDOT suspending lane closures for the Memorial Day weekend

Thursday, May 23, 2024–11:48 p.m. -News Release- In anticipation of an increase in Memorial Day Weekend traffic congestion, the Georgia Department of Transportation (Georgia DOT) announces the suspension of all interstate lane closures on Georgia interstates and state routes beginning Friday, May 24 at noon until 5 a.m. Tuesday, May 28. While construction-related lane closures…read more

Primary runoffs set for June 18

Primary runoffs set for June 18

Wednesday, May 22, 2024–12:30 p.m. -David Crowder, WRGA News- Although Election Day was Tuesday, the campaign continues in some Northwest Georgia Counties as runoff elections are set for June 18. A runoff In the Democrat Primary for Congress between Shawn Harris and Clarence Blalock will decide who takes on Marjorie Taylor Greene in November. In…read more

Georgia gas prices down three cents

Georgia gas prices down three cents

Monday, May 20, 2024–8:30 a.m. -AAA South- Georgia gas prices are down another three cents compared to a week ago. Georgians are paying an average price of $3.38 per gallon for regular unleaded gasoline. Monday’s state average of $3.18 is also 5 cents less than a month ago, but 12 cents more than this time last year.  It…read more