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Harrison Norton, age 68, died at the Fannin County Jail in the early morning hours of Wednesday, March 20. According to Sheriff Dane Kirby, the GBI has completed an autopsy and no official cause of

“The issue that we’ve had with the ordinance is the ones that are not being provided food and water, the ones that are not being provided adequate shelter and the ones that are left to starve or on

Joshua Lee Fults, accused of murder in the shooting deaths of Amber Jackson and her 3-year-old son Ethan, is dead.

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The Fannin County Rebel baseball team hosted Lumpkin County, Friday, March 15, in a region double header.

The Fannin Lady Rebel soccer team hit the road Tuesday, March 12, to take on the Lumpkin Lady Indians for a region 7-3A match up.

The Fannin County Rebel baseball team kicked off region play as they traveled to Lumpkin County, Tuesday, March 12, to take on the Indians.

Obituaries

Doris Elaine Womble Gibson, age 88, of Ducktown, Tennessee, entered into the arms of Jesus Friday, March 8, 2019, after a long and brave battle with cancer.

Emmer Lou Rhodes, age 79, of Marietta, Georgia, passed away March 13, 2019, at her residence.

Dr. John Bill Brooks, age 89, passed away peacefully Saturday evening, March 9, 2019, at his home in Woodstock, Georgia, surrounded by his loving family. 

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