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Smoke detectors traditionally get the most attention during home safety messages, but carbon monoxide detectors can be just as important as one Fannin County family learned Saturday, January 6.

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Copper Basin’s Lady Cougars fought and clawed their way all the way to a two-point lead with a minute to go against Lookout Valley’s Lady Yellowjackets Friday night, January 5, only to see their ef

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The 2018 Knights of Columbus Free Throw Championship for boys and girls ages 9 to 14 is set for next week. 


Shelbia Jean Wimberley, age 77, of McCaysville, Georgia, passed away Monday, December 25, 2017, at her home. 

Jerry A. Fowler, beloved brother, uncle and nephew, passed away instantly with no suffering Tuesday, December 26, 2017, in a car accident.

Anna Jane Stanley, age 80, of Blue Ridge, passed away Thursday, December 28, 2017, in Blue Ridge, Georgia. 

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