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In the past week, officers brought in six dogs. Owners reclaimed a total of four dogs while one pup was adopted and Whispering Pines Animal Rescue took two.

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Copper Basin Cougar Peyton Daves signed a National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics scholarship to play football at Reinhardt University Wednesday, April 10.

Copper Basin Lady Cougar Kenslie Hedden will be extending her softball career.

The Fannin County Rebels Traveled to North Hall, Friday, April 12, to take on the reigning region champs; the North Hall Trojans in a double header.


Ethel Flowers Pittman, age 92, of Jasper, Georgia, formerly of McCaysville, passed away Monday, March 25, 2019.  She was born October 29, 1926, in McCaysville, to the late Andrew and Dolly Flowers.

Martha Marie Shepherd, age 78, of McCaysville, passed away peacefully Sunday, April 7, 2019, at her home. 

“Kathy” (Betty Kathleen) Thomas, age 76, of Blue Ridge, passed away Tuesday, April 11, 2019, at PruittHealth Skilled Nursing and Rehab. 

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