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The Fannin County Rebels braved the frigid weather as they hit the road Friday, November 2, to take on the Spartans of Greater Atlanta Christian.

The Fannin County Rebels have had a great season thus far and are looking to make a run in the postseason. The Rebels are set to play the Calhoun Yellow Jackets November 9.

What a night for Fannin County football, as the Rebels went on the road for a region battle with the Lumpkin County Indians. Not only was a playoff berth on the line, but so was history. 


Imogene McVey Stewart, age 81, of Blue Ridge, Georgia, passed away October 30, 2018, at her residence.  

Susan Kendall Summey, age 67, passed away Friday, October 26, 2018. 

Donald Frank Carlson, age 96, of Blue Ridge, passed away Monday, October 15, 2018, at his home. 

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