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In the past week, officers brought in seven dogs. One was adopted, five were reclaimed by their owners and one pup went to Dog Days Rescue. 

McCaysville and Blue Ridge water system customers are likely paying for more than the water they use due to a high percentage of lost water in the two cities.

East Fannin Elementary School will once again be the home of the Wildcats following a push from fifth grade student Adia Galloway.


Mr. Dennis Ray Padgett, age 74, of Blue Ridge, passed away May 6, 2019, in the Fannin Regional Hospital. 

Miss Caitlin Leann Ware, age 25, of Mineral Bluff, passed away May 4, 2019, in the Piedmont Mountainside Hospital in Jasper, Georgia. 

Alberta Mae Cochran, age 83, of Morganton, passed away Friday, May 10, 2019, at Chatuge Regional Nursing Home. Mrs.

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