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News for Subscribers

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The bridge connecting two parts of Highway 515 over Ada Street will now formally be known as the John D. McDaniel Bridge, following a dedication ceremony Saturday, August 10.

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Join the North Georgia Autism Foundation (NGAF) for a day of live music, lunch and cornhole.

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Fannin County Fire & EMS are looking for new recruits to join their upcoming recruit class in early September.

Sports for Subscribers

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The Fannin County Lady Rebels volleyball team traveled to Gilmer County High School Tuesday, August 6, to take on Dawson County, Gilmer County and Pickens County.

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The Copper Basin Cougars hosted the Fannin County Rebels Friday, August 9, for the Battle of the Border preseason scrimmage game.

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The Fannin County Lady Rebels softball team hit the road Tuesday, August 6, to take on the Denmark Lady Danes.

Obituaries

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James Allen Weaver, age 88, of Blue Ridge, passed away Monday, July 29, 2019. He was born October 16, 1930, in Gilmer County and was the son of the late M.L. and Elzie Kirby Weaver. 

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Shelby Jane Dotson Franklin, age 82, of Blue Ridge, passed away Thursday, August 1, 2019. 

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Mr. Jack Walter Housley, age 87, of Epworth, went home to be with his Lord Tuesday morning, July 30, 2019. Jack was born July 15, 1932, in Epworth to the late Lester G.

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