• 5,355 turnout to early vote in Fannin County

    Blue Ridge, Ga. – Lines filled the hall of the third floor of the Fannin County Courthouse on Friday Nov. 2 as citizens awaited a chance to cast their ballots in the 2018 General Election. The last day of early voting saw an all time record high turnout for a single day of voting in […]

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  • Completion of fire station halted

    Blue Ridge, Ga. – For now construction on the new emergency center / fire station located off of Windy Ridge Road in Blue Ridge will come to a halt. Plans to finish the current construction and move emergency personnel in will continue but a portion of the building that was not deemed to be finished […]

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  • Fannin County Water Authority looks to expand services

    The Fannin County Water Authority (FCWA) discussed expansion of their utility services to include the Lake Cove development area. This topic was thoroughly evaluated by board members and consultants at the regular monthly meeting of FCWA held on Aug. 15. Kurt McCord, Project Engineer with Carter and Sloope, Inc., ran initial fire flow testing for […]

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  • July Runoff Election Results

    ***UPDATED: Tue. July 24 @ 11:38 p.m. With the July Runoff Election officially coming to a close, candidates have now been selected for the Nov. General Election. Locally Challenger Glenn Patterson won the Republican nomination for Fannin County Post 2 Commissioner over Incumbent Larry Joe Sosebee receiving 64.45 percent of the vote. Patterson will go […]

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  • Voting ends today for July runoff election

    Blue Ridge, Ga. – Today is the day that Georgians will be able to see a finalized list of candidates that will face off for varying seats statewide. Locally, Fannin County saw a remarkable turnout during the early voting period of the July run-off. Historically, run-off elections tend to see a much lower voter turnout […]

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  • David Ralston shares his opinion on the 2018 Election

    Blue Ridge, Ga. – Speaker of the Georgia House of Representatives David Ralston spoke to Fannin County residents at the monthly Republican Party meeting. Ralston gave citizens an update on happenings at the Georgia capital and didn’t shy away from sharing his opinion of the upcoming Republican runoff and the Nov. General Election. “Ain’t nobody […]

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  • Tomorrow’s Georgia Republican gubernatorial primary run-off

    Reposted with permission from the Dustin Inman Society blog   D.A. KING While the liberal media ignores the fact, both candidates in the bruising two-month Georgia Republican gubernatorial primary race have avoided immigration issues where the eventual governor can make the biggest difference. With run-off day looming tomorrow, Lt. Governor Casey Cagle and Secretary of […]

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  • Changes to City of Blue Ridge alcohol ordinance

    Blue Ridge, Ga. – Alcohol sales could be allowed until midnight on Fridays and Saturdays in the City of Blue Ridge, and area establishments could begin to offer drink specials. These are just a few of the changes seen to the Blue Ridge City Alcohol Ordinance, which had its first reading at the July 10 […]

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