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The Fannin County Rebels baseball team has had a great season, picking up some big wins and playing with great consistency. 

Two of three suspects accused of robbing the AT&T store in Blue Ridge last September were convicted in Superior Court in Fannin County last week.

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The Copper Basin middle school Lady Cougars softball team hosted Cherokee, May 11, for the final game of the season.The eighth graders, who played their last softball game as middle schoolers, were

The Fannin County Rebels football team has officially started preparing for the 2018 season with spring practice under the leadership of new head coach Chad Cheatham. 

The Knights of Columbus will be hosting a charity golf tournament Saturday, June 9, at the Copper Basin Golf Club in Ducktown. Shotgun starts are set for 8:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m.


Joseph Thomas Hudson, age 34, of Morganton passed away in Pensacola, Florida, May 7.

He was born to Stan and the late Jeanne Hudson on January 20, 1984, in Fannin Regional Hospital.

Joel Scott Bailey, age 52, of McCaysville, Georgia, passed away suddenly at his home Monday May 7, 2018. 

Joseph Kenneth (Jody) Cook passed away Monday, May 7, 2018, at the age of 83. 

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