• Animal activists speak at Board of Commissioners meeting

    BLUE RIDGE, Ga. – Animal activists and concerned citizens had their voices heard at the Nov. 14 Board of Commissioners meeting. After a viral post on Facebook concerning two at-large German Shepherds ended in the dogs being falsely claimed at Fannin County Animal Control (FCAC), concerns over FCAC policy and procedure became a topic of […]

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  • Fannin County Schools recognized for their farm-to-school program

    BLUE RIDGE, Ga. – The Fannin County School System was recognized for outstanding achievement in its farm-to-school program. Over 40 percent of school districts in Georgia participate in this program. Combined, these districts served more than 97 million school meals with local food items during the 2016-17 school year. Georgia Organics founded the state’s first […]

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  • Dr. Gwatney Shares His Views About School Tax Exemption

    BLUE RIDGE, Ga. – Fannin County School Superintendent Dr. Michael Gwatney presented his stance concerning school tax exemption for seniors in Fannin County. An upcoming Town Hall is scheduled for Thursday, Nov. 16, 2017, at 5:30 p.m. This meeting will take place in the Jury Assembly Room of the Fannin County Courthouse. State Representative David […]

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  • Blue Ridge Honors Veterans Day

    BLUE RIDGE, Ga. – “On the 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month when the guns fell silent, we will remember.” Blue Ridge remembered on Saturday, Nov. 11, 2017, as the community honored our veterans. The week leading up to this day of recognition was marked with observances held throughout the county. […]

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  • German Shepherds Still Missing in Fannin County

    BLUE RIDGE, GA – What started out as a good Samaritan’s post on Facebook trying to locate the owners of two at-large dogs, later turned into a search to locate the stolen canines. On Nov. 1, 2017, a post to a Blue Ridge, Georgia, Facebook page notified followers on the page that two German shepherds […]

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  • Downtown Blue Ridge Natural Gas Leak

    BLUE RIDGE, Ga. – Crews continue to work on a Natural Gas leak reported earlier this morning. City workers hit a natural gas line on West First Street prompting a mandatory evacuation in the area. Atlanta Gas Light officials along with Fannin County emergency personnel are on the scene to address the issue. “We have […]

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  • Evacuation In Place For Parts of Downtown Blue Ridge

    BLUE RIDGE, GA – Workers have hit a natural gas line near the intersection of West First Street and Mountain Street in downtown Blue Ridge. Reported around 10:45 A.M on Thursday, November, 9, 2017, a natural gas line has been damaged causing a leak in the area. Fire Chief Larry Thomas is on the scene, […]

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  • The Results Are In

    BLUE RIDGE, GA – The polls have closed and the ballots have been counted in Blue Ridge.  Citizens filled City Hall on Tuesday, November 7, 2017, to hear the outcome of several months of campaigning. The race for Mayor and City Council of Blue Ridge was a long fought battle for many of  the candidates, […]

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