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Animal Control Officers and volunteers alike hope folks may be willing to open their home and their hearts to the dogs in their facility.

Two more suspects have been arrested in connection with the murder of Justin McKinney in December 2018.

Troubles continued to mount for a 19-year-old Fannin County man after he was arrested Friday, February 8, on a misdemeanor charge of statutory rape.

Sports for Subscribers

The Fannin County Rebel baseball team made the trip to Gilmer County Wednesday, February 13, to take on the Bobcats.

The Copper Basin Cougars hosted the Tellico Bears, Wednesday, February 13, on the Cougar’s senior night.

The Copper Basin Lady Cougars traveled to Sale Creek Thursday, February 14, to take on the Lady Panthers in the first round of the District A4 tournament.


Betty Jean Cooper, age 78, of Mineral Bluff, passed away Friday, February 8, 2019. Born May 31, 1940, in Fannin County, she was the daughter of the late Herbert and Beedie Montgomery Dockery.

Glenda Joyce Tate, age 67, of Copperhill, passed away February 15, 2019, at home. Glenda was born September 7, 1949, in Copperhill, to the late Joe Mull and Mary Marie Dockery Mull. Ms.

Joyce Eunice Collins, age 87, of Morganton, passed away Thursday, January 31, 2019, at Fannin Regional Hospital. Mrs.

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