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The discussion continued regarding the Short-term Rental Ordinance during the Blue Ridge City Council meeting, January 8.

Two local doctors offer advice for those unfortunate souls who find themselves with the flu.

“Last week I asked for all of the Animal Control problem reports for 2018, from January 1 to December the 31,” said Fannin County resident James Bond during the public commentary portion of the Fan

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The Fannin County Rebels wrestling team hosted the GHSA area 5AAA duals, Friday, January 11. The top two teams from each area would go on to represent their region in Macon for the State Duals.

The Copper Basin Cougars hit the road Tuesday, January 8, to take on the Chattanooga Patriots.

The Fannin County Rebels hosted the Greater Atlanta Christian Spartans, Tuesday, January 8, for a region battle.


Debbie Annette Colwell Carter, age 61, of Charleston, South Carolina, passed away Saturday, January 5, at her home. She was born October 28, 1957, in Bossier City, Louisiana.

H.A. Rogers Jr., age 93, of Blairsville, passed away peacefully in the Union County Nursing Home Monday, January 7, 2019, following an extended illness. 

Linda Webb, beloved wife, daughter, mother, aunt and friend, passed away Wednesday evening, January 9, 2019. She died peacefully, surrounded by her family.

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