GDOT announces start date

GDOT says Highway 5 work will start in June

Travelers along Highway 5 between Blue Ridge and McCaysville can expect construction beginning this June, according to Georgia Department of Transportation District 6 Communications Officer Joe Schulman. Schulman said phase one of the project, to…

Decubellis named at WFES


Deborah Decubellis has been named interim assistant principal at West Fannin Elementary School for the remainder of the school year.

James McCain


A memorial service celebrating the life of James Ross McCain of Epworth, who passed away November 30, 2019, will be held Saturday, January 25, 2019, at 1 p.m.

Norman Stewart


Norman Thomas Stewart, age 95, of Blue Ridge, passed away January 6, 2020, at Piedmont Mountain Side Hospital. Mr.

Homer Johnson Jr.


Mr. Homer Edwin Johnson Jr., age 80, of Epworth, passed away January 8, 2020, in PruittHealth Skilled Nursing and Rehab in Blue Ridge. He was born in Benton, Tennessee, to the late Homer E.