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DDA wants special tax, paid parking

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In a joint meeting with the Blue Ridge City Council, the Downtown Development Authority (DDA) discussed special taxes in the Central Business District (CBD) and paid parking as possible options for

Attempted murder added to charges

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The suspect in a McCaysville home invasion is now being held in the Fannin County Detention Center charged with attempted murder and the officer who shot him to end the hostage situation has been c

Adopt A Pet

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In the past week, Fannin County Animal Control officers brought in five dogs. One dog was reclaimed by their owner, two went to Doggone Rescue and one went to the Humane Society. 

Organizer needed for craft festival

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The arts and crafts sale held customarily in the fall and spring at the Old State Farmer’s Market in Blue Ridge, has a new name but needs vendors and a formal organizer.