News for Subscribers

The featured dog of the week at Fannin County Animal Control is a small white and light tan female mix that was dropped off Thursday, April 13, at Fannin County Animal Control.

The clock is ticking for Colwell Construction as the East Main Street project nears its contract deadline of Monday, May 8.

The romantic comedy “Be My Baby” opened last week and will continue through Sunday, April 30, at Blue Ridge Community Theater.

Sports for Subscribers

The Rebels are playoff bound. 

Fannin County High School will be the place to be for track and field fans this Wednesday, April 19, and Thursday, April 20, as the Rebels and Lady Rebels get set to host the Region 7-AAA track mee

For the second week in a row, the Fannin County High School varsity baseball team took three straight victories over a Region 7-AAA opponent, downing Lumpkin County thrice over the week, to move in


Francis “Taylor” Wilson, age 81, of Mineral Bluff, Georgia, passed away Sunday, April 9, 2017, at the Life Care Center of Copper Basin in Ducktown, Tennessee. 

Robert Lee Davis, age 49, of Blue Ridge, Georgia, passed away Tuesday, April 4, 2017, at the Northeast Georgia Medical Center in Gainesville, Georgia. 

Lee L. Davis, age 76, of Blue Ridge, passed away on April 12, 2017.  

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