• Fannin County Water Authority Opts to Sell Old Quarry Property

    BLUE RIDGE, GA – The Fannin County Water Authority (FCWA) opted to sell land and equipment to fund future projects in our area. At their regularly scheduled meeting held on Wednesday, October 18, 2017, discussions continued about the Blue Bird Road addition and Dry Branch Expansion. The Blue Bird Road project is currently underway. Plans […]

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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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  • Fright Nights At The Fairgrounds

    BLUE RIDGE, GA – When I was 10 years old I decided to venture into a haunted house attraction put on by my elementary school. I was traumatized, and had vowed never to step foot in a haunted house again. I kept this vow for over two decades, but when you are a reporter and […]

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  • Supreme Court of Georgia Denies Jane Whaley’s Request

    BLUE RIDGE, Ga. – After a long fought battle to defend her residency and continue to run for Blue Ridge City Council Post One, Jane Whaley received news that her appeal filed with the Supreme Court of Georgia has been denied. In a hearing held Monday, Sept. 25, 2017, Whaley, along with lawyer Frank Moore, […]

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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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  • Fannin County EMA Prepares For Future Demand

    Fannin County EMA/EMS

    BLUE RIDGE, GA – Fannin County Emergency Management Agency (EMA) Director Robert Graham is preparing for the future with new equipment and equipment upgrades. As Fannin County grows so do the issues that our emergency crews face. Call volumes for emergency responses have been steadily increasing, and with Copper Basin Medical Center limiting their hours […]

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