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CHATTOOGA COUNTY NEWS

Motorists are seeing steady discounts at the gas pumps.
Georgia gas prices declined 3 cents during the past week. Sunday's state average of $2.46 is 6 cents higher than a month ago and 28 cents more than this time last year.
Chattooga County Sheriff Mark Schrader says that the wife of a man murdered last year has been arrested and charged with his murder.
Insurance Commissioner Ralph Hudgens wants to remind homeowners, renters and business owners of some essential tips to protect their property from weather-related hazards.
Gas prices increased throughout most of the country last week, albeit by a smaller margin than recent weeks.
Forty-six-year-old Joey Boyd passed away after collapsing at the Chattooga County Jail on January 23rd.
State Labor Commissioner Mark Butler said today that 2017 was a banner year for job creation and employment in the Northwest Georgia area.
During a press conference Wednesday afternoon, officials with the Georgia Department of Public Health announced that there have now been at least thirty-seven confirmed flu-associated deaths.
A lunar eclipse is taking place Wednesday morning. Unfortunately, there will not be a lot to see in our area.
Logan Boss with Northwest Georgia Public Health said the flu-related deaths have been Bartow, Floyd, Polk and Paulding Counties (one in each).
Georgia gas prices rose 3.5 cents last week.
Calling all Cubs, Webelos, Boy Scouts, Venturers, Explorers, and their siblings ages 3 and up! Come out to Camp Sidney Dew April 13th through 15th for the biggest and best Scouting event in the area.
The December unemployment rate, at 4.6 percent, was down from the previous month by .1 percent.
A man who had been arrested on Tuesday died after being booked into the Chattooga County Jail.
The Georgia Department of Corrections says that they are investigating the death of a Hays State Prison inmate last week as a suicide.