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Nearly 200 people participated in a Kentucky Derby watching party fundraiser May 5, sponsored by the Lake Blue Ridge Civic Association.

Advanced Disposal is offering an American flag retirement program through September 11. 

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The Chattahoochee Forest National Fish Hatchery, located in the beautiful North Georgia Mountains on Rock Creek Road off Georgia Highway 60 near Suches, hosted a Seniors Fishing rodeo for adults ag

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The Fannin County High School boys basketball and boys golf teams will start their upcoming season under the leadership of a new head coach.


David H. Beckler, age 80, of Ducktown, passed away Tuesday, June 12, 2018, in Chattanooga, Tennessee. 

Timothy J. Payne, 57, of Calhoun, Tennessee, passed away Wednesday, June 13, 2018. 

Jessie Charles Garland, age 87, of Blue Ridge, passed peaceably surrounded by his family Saturday morning, June 9, 2018, at Fannin Regional Hospital. 

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