News for Subscribers

Magistrate Judge Brian Jones was the only official to raise concerns when the Fannin County Board of Commissioners held a public hearing to discuss their proposed 2018 budget.

When fire destroyed the Open Arms Home for Children November 26, it put a dark cloud over the Christmas hopes of the girls staying there.

Sports for Subscribers

Benjamin Bloch will compete in his second Garage Games Junior Champion competition December 9, and the sixth grader has no plans for slowing down on his mind.

Through the first five games of the 2017-18 basketball season, it seems apparent that this year’s version of the Fannin County High School varsity girls basketball squad is determined that last sea

The past 10 days witnessed the Fannin County High School varsity wrestling team improve on an already strong start to the 2017-18 campaign by earning overall team wins against Union County and Ches


Heaven hired a hard-working, strong-willed new cook for God’s kitchen yesterday.

Robert Lee Black, age 60, of McCaysville, Georia, passed away November 27, 2017, at his home. 

James Edward Lindley, age 86, of Blue Ridge, passed away Monday, November 20, 2017, at Fannin Regional Hospital. 

The News Observer

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Blue Ridge, GA, 30513