• Administration addresses athletics at Board of Education meeting

    BLUE RIDGE, Ga. – After hearing concerns expressed at the Jan. 11 Board of Education (BOE) meeting, Superintendent Dr. Michael Gwatney, as well as other members of the board, added a new agenda item covering extracurricular activities within the school system. At the Feb. 8 BOE meeting the board unveiled this new item. Dr. Gwatney […]

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  • Parents question the finances of Fannin County Athletics

    BLUE RIDGE, Ga. – The Feb. 8 Fannin County Board of Education (BOE) meeting was packed, with many left at standing room only, as parents and supporters of Fannin County Athletics gathered once again to voice concerns over the direction of the program. Fannin County School Superintendent Dr. Michael Gwatney addressed the crowd before the […]

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  • S-P-E-L-L-I-N-G Bee champion moves forward to regional competition

    BLUE RIDGE, Ga. – After a lot of practice and many rounds, Fannin County School System (FCSS) named their champion speller. Eighth-grader Chloe Carter will advance for a third year to the Region 1 Competition held in Rome, Georgia, later this month. FCSS held school-wide spelling bees in the month of January, and the winners […]

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  • GPS locating soon to be available for emergency calls in Fannin County

    BLUE RIDGE, Ga. – The Fannin County Emergency Management Agency (EMA) moved forward with the purchase of technology to improve services and efficiency when it comes to public safety. Fannin County Deputy Director of EMA/E-911 Patrick Cooke addressed the Board of Commissioners (BOC) at the Jan. 23 meeting explaining the need for new technology that […]

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  • Departments update the Board of Commissioners

    BLUE RIDGE, Ga. – The Fannin County Board of Commissioners (BOC) received updates from several departments at the second monthly meeting held on Jan. 23. The first to speak to the board was Public Works Director Zack Ratcliff. Ratcliff spoke of the recent severe weather experienced throughout the county and the impact on the county’s […]

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  • Fannin County Board of Education restructures for 2018

    BLUE RIDGE, Ga. – The Fannin County Board of Education (BOE) began 2018 by restructuring their board. This restructuring took place publicly at their Jan. 11 meeting. An annual restructuring is in accordance with the BOE’s charter which states: “The Board of Education shall elect by majority vote at the first regular meeting of the […]

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  • Make-up days scheduled for Fannin County students

    Blue Ridge, Fannin County, Georgia, Board of Education, GEMA, FEMA, Michael Ruple, EMA Director Robert Graham, Lt. Darvin Couch

      BLUE RIDGE, Ga. – Fannin County School Superintendent Dr. Michael Gwatney released a statement on Jan. 26 regarding the use of the school district’s emergency make-up days. Students within the Fannin County School System (FCSS) have missed a total of ten days for the 2017-2018 calendar year. Concerning these interruptions to the school schedule, […]

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