North Georgia Honor Guard member Steve Strickland posted the American Flag during a Veterans Day memorial service in Blue Ridge Saturday, November 9.

Sacrifices remembered at annual ceremony

Veterans, their families and community members gathered at Veterans Memorial Park on Old Highway 76 for a memorial service to honor the nation’s service men and women Saturday, November 9.  During the event, retired United States Air Force…

Grant totaling $35,000 awarded to Polk Co.


Polk County was given the 2019 ThreeStar award as well as a $35,000 ThreeStar grant during the Governor’s Conference on Economic and Community Development in Nashville, Tennessee, October 25.

Arp receives "Pioneer in Education" honor


Retired Fannin County School System Superintendent Morgan Arp was named Fannin County School System’s “Pioneer in Education” at Pioneer Regional Service Agency (RESA)’s annual “Pioneers in Educatio

Brad Bradbury Jr.


George C. “Brad” Bradbury Jr., of Cherry Log, passed away on October 18, 2019 in Lilburn, Georgia. He was 83.

Larry Turner


Larry Jon Turner, of Cleveland, left his earthly home Friday, November 1,  surrounded by his family. He was treasured by his family whom he also treasured.

Murray Wood


Murray Dennis Wood, age 87, a CPA and gentleman farmer of Blue Ridge and Atlanta, was lovingly cared for by his wife, Vivian, of almost 70 years and youngest daughter, Dr.