Due to budget shortfalls, all Mountain Regional Library System Libraries – Fannin County Public Library in Blue Ridge, Towns County Public Library in Hiawassee, Union County Public Library in Blairsville, and the Mountain Regional Library in Young Harris - will be closed for unpaid staff furlough days December 27-January 5. These days are in addition to their regularly scheduled staff day and holiday closures December 23-26. [Read more »]
This Sunday Nov. 3rd at 2:00 a.m. is the official time to "fall" back to standard time. Be sure to set your clocks back one hour before you go to bed Saturday night as daylight savings time ends and we all go back to standard time. Fetch hopes you enjoy your extra hour of sleep!
Halloween Safe Zone Downtown Blue Ridge on Thursday October 31st will bring hundreds of costumed kids and grown-up kids. Bring your pets in costume as well. Fun begins at 6:00 downtown with all the merchants passing out candy. Costume contest begins at 6:15, ending with the pet contest at 7:30. Event is over at 8:30. Halloween Movies in the park beginning at dusk. 706-633-7400. Have fun and be safe. Drivers watch out for little goblins!
GEORGIANS URGED TO 'GET READY' DURING NATIONAL PREPAREDNESS MONTH IN SEPTEMBER. Gov. Deal announces state's participation in month-long observation; Ready Georgia offers creative ways to get involved [Read more »]