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Some trails on the north side of the  Cohutta Wilderness remain closed, while others on the south side of the wilderness have been re-opened by the U.S. Forest Service. 

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Sports for Subscribers

The Fannin County Lady Rebels softball team kicked off the 2018 season, Saturday, August 4, with a double header against Gordon Central and Pace Academy.

The Fannin County Dugout Club is set to host the first annual Fannin County High School Cornhole World Series Saturday, August 25, at 10 a.m.

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Charles “Luther” Mathis, age 74, of Blue Ridge, Georgia, passed away August 2, 2018, at his home. 

Gary Marable, 68, of Morganton, Georgia, left us, July 31, 2018.

Myrtle Danner, age 96, of Copperhill, Tennessee, passed away Monday, July 30, 2018. 

The News Observer

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