Justin and Samantha Petty are shown waiting in line to early vote at the Fannin County Courthouse Monday, October 19.

Fannin voters follow trend to vote early

Fannin County voters have come out in full swing over the past week to cast their ballots early in the 2020 General Election. Early voting for the November 3, 2020, General Election began Tuesday, October 13, and after wrapping up early voting…

Trunk-or-treat planned in Benton


Ghosts and goblins are invited to journey around the mountain and across the lake to Benton, Tennessee, Halloween night for the second annual trunk-or-treat event.

Evelyn Payne


Evelyn C. Payne, of Ducktown, very peacefully went home to be with her Heavenly Father on the morning of Tuesday, October 13, 2020, at the age of 88. 

Margaret Poland


Mrs. Margaret Staples Poland, age 80, of Mineral Bluff, passed away Monday, October 12, 2020. 

She was born July 26, 1940 in Washington, D.C. She was a jeweler for Fleisher’s Jewelers. 

Marvis Biggs


Marvis Harper Biggs, age 77, of Morganton, passed away Saturday, October 10, 2020, at his home.