Snack in a Backpack volunteers packed lunches Wednesday, May 20. Among those packing were Executive Director Debby Beck, Mike Nunnally, Fred Wright, Gordon Riddoch, Tim May, Jeanie May, Bailey Mundy, Vicki Smith, Mary Kay Bailey, Mary Langford, Kirk Williams and Rev. Ron Wikander.

Summer food programs target needs

Families and children in the area who are in need of meals during the summer will have multiple options this year. Faith Presbyterian Church, Fannin County Family Connection, Snack in a Backpack, Temple Baptist Church and St. Luke’s Anglican Church…

Tom Jervis


Tom Jervis, 51, passed away May 1, 2020, in his home in Batesville, Mississippi.

He was a professional painter, a musician, and an avid fisherman. 

Jeanette Kyle


Jeanette Ray Kyle, age 81, of Mineral Bluff, passed away May 17, 2020, at her home in Mineral Bluff. 

Frances Petty


Mrs. Frances Thibault Norrene Petty, age 87, of Blue Ridge, passed away May 16, 2020, at her home.