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Young people at Copper Basin Elementary School have benefited from Snack Pack for more than four years  with the program providing an average of more than 4,000 meals per year for the past four yea

McCaysville City Council members gave their approval to a $3.8 million budget at their regular meeting Tuesday, September 12.

No Labor Day would be complete without a little rest and relaxation to honor the American worker served up with some good, old-fashioned barbecue. 

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Homecoming 2017 could not have been sweeter for the Copper Basin High School football team.

From the opening kickoff Friday night in Blue Ridge, the dominance of the Fannin County defense and the determination of the Rebels’ running game were on prominent display.

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Roy Frank Aderhold passed away after a brief illness September 14, 2017. He was 83 years old. 

Ralph Stanley, age 89, of Cherry Log, passed away Sunday, August 13, 2017, at Union County Nursing Home. 

Marie Edna Kuykendall, age 92, of Blue Ridge, passed away Monday, September 4, 2017, in Chattanooga. 

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