Category Archives: Chattooga County

Georgia gas prices increase

Georgia gas prices increase

Monday, July 15, 2024–8:14 a.m. -AAA South- Georgia gas prices are on the rise. The statewide average is $3.39 per gallon for regular unleaded gasoline is 7 cents more than a week ago, 10 cents more than a month ago, and 11 cents more than this time last year.  It costs drivers an average price of $50.85 to fill a 15-gallon tank…Continue Reading

Georgians urged not to eat Diamond Shruumz products

Georgians urged not to eat Diamond Shruumz products

Sunday, July 14, 2024–5:11 p.m. -Georgia Department of Public Health- The Georgia Department of Public Health (DPH), the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), and the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) are investigating reports of severe illnesses associated with Diamond Shruumz-brand chocolate bars, cones, and gummies. Diamond Shruumz products may contain harmful and undisclosed…Continue Reading

Gas prices up slightly

Gas prices up slightly

Monday, July 8, 2024–8:32 a.m. -AAA South- Georgia gas prices increased slightly compared to a week ago. The statewide average is now $3.32 per gallon for regular unleaded gasoline, which is a penny more than a week ago. That is also 1 cent more than a month ago, and 8 cents more than this time last year.  It costs drivers…Continue Reading

Fatal cycling accident reported in Chattooga

Fatal cycling accident reported in Chattooga

July 4th, 2024 – 4:00 PM WZQZ Radio – According to a report by WZQZ Radio, a cyclist lost his life on Old Highway 27 in the early hours of Wednesday (July 3rd). According to Chattooga County Sheriff Mark Schrader, Robert Dalton from Trion was riding his bicycle when he collided with a moped driven…Continue Reading

Georgia gas prices dip

Georgia gas prices dip

Monday, June 24, 2024–11:57 a.m. -AAA South- Georgia gas prices dipped another two cents compared to a week ago. Georgians are paying an average price of $3.26 per gallon for regular unleaded gasoline, which is also 12 cents less than a month ago, and 3 cents less than this time last year. It costs drivers an average…Continue Reading

Harris wins Democrat Primary runoff for Congress

Harris wins Democrat Primary runoff for Congress

Tuesday, June 18, 2024 -Staff reports- We now know who the Democrat candidate for Congress in the 14th District will be. In Tuesday’s runoff, Shawn Harris defeated Clarence Blalock. In Floyd County, Harris received 1,133 votes to Blalock’s 293 votes Harris will now face incumbent Republican Marjorie Taylor Greene in the November General Election. In…Continue Reading

Runoff elections Tuesday

Runoff elections Tuesday

Monday, June 17, 2024–10:05 a.m. -David Crowder, WRGA News- Voters will head back to the polls Tuesday to decide a few races that went to runoffs during the May 21 Primary Elections. In Floyd County, Democrats are deciding a contest for the U.S. House of Representatives in District 14 between Clarence Blalock and Shawn Harris.…Continue Reading

Gas prices hold steady

Gas prices hold steady

Monday, June 17, 2024–9:37 a.m. -AAA South- Georgia’s gas price average is holding steady at the pump compared to a week ago. Georgians are paying an average price of $3.28 per gallon for regular unleaded gasoline, which is a penny less than a week ago, 12 cents less than a month ago, and penny less than this time last…Continue Reading

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…Continue Reading

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…Continue Reading