Steve, Elizabeth and Nikki Shamblin were all smiles following the adoption of Elizabeth from an orphanage in Colombia, South America.

Elizabeth at home with Shamblins after two-year journey from Colombia

After more than two years, Elizabeth has made her way home to Steve and Nikki Shamblin and the rest of the family. The Shamblins have been hard at work since 2018 trying to adopt now 15-year-old Elizabeth from an orphanage in Colombia, South…

School bus stolen


Decades ago, the now defunct Trailways Bus Line made a regular stop in Copperhill, carrying both passengers and freight into and out of town.

COVID-19 vaccinations underway


Georgia is currently in Phase 1 of the Department of Health’s COVID-19 Vaccine Rollout Plan, and as of Monday, January 11, all adults 65 years of age and older, law enforcement and fire personnel w

Fannin tops Lady Indians


The Lady Rebels found themselves in a battle late in the fourth quarter against region rival, the Chattooga Lady Indians Tuesday, January 5, but were able to come away with a 68-65 win.

TSSAA releases basketball restrictions


Polk County Deputy Sheriff and Polk County High School School Resource Officer Jayson Lamb took to social media to let people know that Polk County Schools will start the 2021 year with restriction

Farrell Nelson


Mr. Farrell McDonall Nelson, age 88, of Blue Ridge, passed away January 6, 2021, at his residence.

Marjorie Woodward


Marjorie Parris Woodward, age 89, of McCaysville, passed away Thursday, January 7, 2021, at her home. 

Rebecca Singleterry


Rebecca Ann (Becky) Singletary, 91, passed away peacefully January 3, 2021, in Blue Ridge.