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Approval for dispersing funds from multiple accounts to pay for completion of the new Blue Ridge fire station off Windy Ridge came April 10 from the Fannin County Board of Commissioners.

The Historic Baugh House Museum served up good ol’ southern cornbread and soup beans on April 7 in honor of the newly published book, “The Historic Grist Mills of Fannin County,” by Fannin County r

It took only minutes Tuesday, April 10, for the McCaysville City Council to approve the first four alcohol licenses granted in the city.

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Copper Basin traveled to Cleveland, Tennessee, to take on Tennessee Christian Prep School for a baseball tilt Tuesday, April 10. 

Twelve Fannin County High School seniors were recognized between the girls and boys soccer games Monday night, April 9.

Friday, April the 13th, turned out to be a really good day for the Fannin County baseball team as they traveled to Blairsville, Georgia, for a region doubleheader versus Union County.


Thelma T. Clark, 87, beloved sister, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother and wife of the late William Louis Clark, entered into rest the 19th day of March, 2018. 

Jo Ann Galloway Lents, age 73, of Epworth, Georgia, passed away April 10, 2018, in Dekalb County, Georgia. 

Eric Roy England, age 84, of Blairsville Georgia, passed away on Saturday April, 7 2018, at the V.A. Hospital in Decatur Georgia. 

The News Observer

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Address: P.O.Box 989,
5748 Appalachian Hwy
Blue Ridge, GA, 30513