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- Brian Kemp (9292)
- Stacey Abrams (1806)

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November 1, 2018, marked the official open house, plaque dedication and ribbon cutting for the Fannin County Agriculture and Environmental Sciences Facility.

Sports for Subscribers

The Fannin County Rebels braved the frigid weather as they hit the road Friday, November 2, to take on the Spartans of Greater Atlanta Christian.

The Fannin County Rebels have had a great season thus far and are looking to make a run in the postseason. The Rebels are set to play the Calhoun Yellow Jackets November 9.

The Mountain Area Christian Academy Lady Lions volleyball team has earned the distinction of being the best in the state.


Imogene McVey Stewart, age 81, of Blue Ridge, Georgia, passed away October 30, 2018, at her residence.  

Susan Kendall Summey, age 67, passed away Friday, October 26, 2018. 

Donald Frank Carlson, age 96, of Blue Ridge, passed away Monday, October 15, 2018, at his home. 

The News Observer

Phone: 706.632.2019
Fax: 706.632.2577

Address: P.O.Box 989,
5748 Appalachian Hwy
Blue Ridge, GA, 30513