Protect Your Family by Getting Vaccinated Northwest Health District Urges Students and Parents...

August is National Immunization Awareness Month and serves as a reminder that Northwest Georgians of all ages require timely vaccinations to protect their health. ...

Hepatitis A spreading among Chattooga County residents Health Department offering free hep A...

Hepatitis A spreading among Chattooga County residents Health Department offering free hep A vaccinations Urging vaccination for those at high risk and food-service workers

LMJCD Task Force makes drug bust in Summerville

On Tuesday, February 26, 2019, Agents with the Lookout Mountain Judicial Circuit Drug Task Force arrested Martha McCollum and Bobbie Campbell at 129 Hinton St. Summerville, GA 30747 for possession with intent to distribute.

Local STD rates mirror national problem with high-risk 15-24 age group

Public health officials urge prevention and getting tested Nearly 20 million new sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) occur in the United States every year costing the...

Trion Police Department make Meth arrests at Mount Vernon Mills and The Express Inn

On April 2, 2019 Investigator Blackmon was conducting a follow up investigation concerning illegal drug activity in the Mount Vernon Mills parking lot. During...

Georgians Urged to Protect Themselves from Mosquito Bites

The Georgia Department of Public Health (DPH) has confirmed seven human cases of West Nile virus so far this year, including one death. Additionally, there has been one confirmed case of Eastern Equine Encephalitis (EEE) which resulted in death. EEE is rare illness in humans, and only a few cases are reported in the United States each year.

Trion Police Department make Meth Busts

Trion Police Investigator Dexter Blackmon arrested the following people on Feb 27, 2019: Kristen Loyd Crabtree age 24 of 232 Given St Summerville, Ga was...

Trion High School student has tested positive for tuberculosis

A Trion High School student has tested positive for tuberculosis, according to Trion City Schools Superintendent Phil Williams. The school system is releasing two letters...

Strong Storms possible Thursday night

The next possible severe system looks slated to move into NW GA around Midnight Thursday night and continue moving east across the state through Friday night.

Summerville Cited For Drinking Water Violation

The Georgia EPD has cited the city of Summerville for a drinking water violation that occurred between April 1, 2018 and June 30, 2018.