Article Image Alt Text
Article Image Alt Text
Article Image Alt Text
Article Image Alt Text
Article Image Alt Text
Article Image Alt Text

News for Subscribers

Article Image Alt Text

There are many great dogs residing in Fannin County Animal Control waiting to gain a forever home.

Article Image Alt Text

A Florida couple spent the night in the Fannin County Detention Center after being arrested for allegedly stealing a dog from a home on Ada Street in Blue Ridge.

Article Image Alt Text

Post One Commissioner Earl Johnson expressed his displeasure regarding Fannin County Finance Director Robin Gazaway while Commission Chairman Stan Helton came to her defense.

Sports for Subscribers

Article Image Alt Text

Lace up those running shoes, and head on down to Ron Henry Horseshoe Bend Park for the Fannin County Boys & Girls Club’s 3rd Annual Labor Day 5K & Fun Run.

Article Image Alt Text

The Fannin County Rebels traveled to North Carolina to take on the Hayesville Yellow Jackets Friday, August 16.

Article Image Alt Text

The Fannin County Lady Rebels softball team traveled to Chestatee Monday, August 12, to face off against the Chestatee War Eagles.

Obituaries

Article Image Alt Text

Luther Arvie Jones, age 94, of Blue Ridge, passed away peacefully at his home August 12, 2019. He was born in Blue Ridge to the late Mark Hannah and Lela Angeline Foster Jones. 

Article Image Alt Text

Louise Hitch Knight, 87, of Blue Ridge, died peacefully in her home Thursday, August 8, 2019. She was born in Fitzgerald, Georgia, November 1, 1931, to Frank Hitch and Agnes Martin Hitch.

Article Image Alt Text

William Louis Akridge passed away peacefully at his home, Thursday, July 25, 2019. He was born October 20, 1950, in Houston, Texas, to William James Akridge and Betty Jean Kerby Akridge.

The News Observer

Phone: 706.632.2019
Fax: 706.632.2577
Email: news@thenewsobserver.com

Address: P.O.Box 989,
5748 Appalachian Hwy
Blue Ridge, GA, 30513