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A loving, black-and-tan hound was picked up September 30 in McCaysville by Fannin County Animal Control

Jane Whaley filed an appeal in Fannin County Superior Court Friday, October 6, just two days after her name was removed from the Blue Ridge City Council election ballot. 

Launched five years ago with five schools and 35 students, the Realizing Educational Achievement Can Happen (REACH) program inducted five more students Tuesday, October 3, from Fannin County Middle

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Five football teams from the Fannin County Recreation Department earned big victories Saturday, October 7, in Blue Ridge. 

A phenomenal season for the Copper Basin High School varsity volleyball team continued on last week as the team earned the right to be the No.

The week-long primitive weapons deer hunting season opens this Saturday, October 14. 


Bryan Scott Myers, age 58, of McCaysville, Georgia, passed away Tuesday, October 3, 2017, at his home. 

Eddie Lee Farmer, age 67, of Blue Ridge, passed away Sunday, October 1, 2017. 

Virginia Ann Logan, age 62, of Blue Ridge, passed away Thursday, September 28, 2017, in Blue Ridge, Georgia.

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