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Two women who have filed grievances with the State Bar of Georgia against Speaker of the House David Ralston are being exploited in an effort to cause Ralston political harm.

Fannin County High School 2019 graduate Miranda Fain has received the Old Unicoi Trail Daughters of the American Revolution scholarship during the Fannin County High School award night May 16.

Volunteers are needed to help shelve books this summer at the Fannin County Public Library.

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The Chattahoochee Forest National Fish Hatchery released its trout stocking sites for the week of June 3-7.

The Fannin County Middle School softball team will host a car wash fundraiser Saturday, June 22, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Circuit World in Blue Ridge, and Tuesday, July 2, from 9 a.m. until 3 p.m.

The Copper Basin Youth Sports League will continue to host football sign ups Saturdays, June 22 and 29, from 9 a.m. until noon and June 25 and 27, from 5 until 7 p.m.


Albert “Glenn” Sparks, age 94, of McCaysville, passed away June 5, 2019, in Gainesville, Georgia.

Mr. Cony “Roy” Eaton, age 93, of Epworth, passed away June 2, 2019, in the North East Georgia Medical Center. Born January 31, 1926, in Mexico, Maine, he was the son of the late James M.

It is with a broken heart and much sadness the family announces that George Arthur DeWitt, age 95, passed away Sunday, May 27.

The News Observer

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