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Water line repair funded

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The City of Ducktown has been awarded a $525,000 Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) to make badly needed repairs to the public water system.

GDOT okays location plans

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In a Notice of Location and Design Approval first published as a legal in the October 30 edition of The News Observer, the Georgia Department of Transportation (GDOT) officially approved the locati

Suspect charged with meth trafficking

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Welch Delano Brown, 53, is being held in the Fannin County Detention Center without bond on charges that include trafficking methamphetamine after his arrest last week by McCaysville police officer

Armed robbery suspect caught

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A tip generated by social media led to the capture last week of a suspect wanted in connection with the armed robbery of the BP gas station on Highway 5 north of Blue Ridge.

Adopt A Pet

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In the past week, officers brought in three dogs. One dog was reclaimed, one was adopted, one went to the Humane Society of Blue Ridge and one went to Windsor Humane Society.