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An amendment to the City of Blue Ridge’s Short Term Vacation Rental Ordinance and the Derelict Property Ordinance both passed with a tie-breaking vote cast by Mayor Donna Whitener in the city’s Jul

The fireworks that some had predicted over McCaysville’s new Vendor ordinance never exploded at the city council’s regular meeting Tuesday, July 9.

Eleven Fannin County High School Family and Consumer Sciences students attended the 2019 Family, Career and Community Leaders of America (FCCLA) National Leadership Conference in Anaheim, Californi


Grace Lucille Ross passed from this life July 10, 2019, at the age of 96.

Imea Jean Thomas, age 86, of Epworth, passed away Saturday, July 6, 2019, at Fannin Regional Hospital.

Bettie Sue Bell, age 88, of Blue Ridge, passed away Sunday, July 7, 2019, at Fannin Regional Hospital.

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