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The Fannin County Board of Commissioners unanimously voted to purchase the Whitepath Fab Tech property in Blue Ridge for $1,350,000 during a meeting Tuesday, May 14.

Fannin County employees will see a change in their health insurance plan beginning July 1 following a series of changes by the Board of Commissioners during a called meeting Thursday, May 16.

Thousands will travel to downtown Blue Ridge this weekend to attend the 43rd Annual Spring Arts in the Park Festival Saturday, May 25, and Sunday, May 26.


Betty Jean McVey Slater, age 73, of Blue Ridge passed away Saturday, May 18, 2019, at home. Mrs.

John Kenneth (Ken) Parrish Sr., 89, of Epworth, passed away peacefully at home May 11, 2019. 

James Robert Brumbelow, age 93, of Morganton, passed away Friday, May 17, 2019, at Fannin Regional Hospital. 

The News Observer

Phone: 706.632.2019
Fax: 706.632.2577

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