Murphy, NC—Cherokee County Sheriff Derrick Palmer announced that at about 6:24 pm on March 23rd, 2015 units responded to East US 64 near Murphy to investigate a report of a possible hand grenade laying on the roadway. [Read more »]
Murphy, NC—Cherokee County Sheriff Derrick Palmer announced the March 18th, 2015 the Cherokee County Sheriff’s Office responded to a residence in the Culberson Community of Cherokee County to investigate a self inflicted gunshot wound.
Murphy, NC— Cherokee County Sheriff Derrick Palmer announced on 2/25/2015 the Cherokee County Sheriff’s Office received information that the suspect in an Anderson County SC Homicide may be present or en-route to Cherokee County. The information was received via a teletype/NCIC message that alerted surround agencies that Clyde Dennis (D.J.) Loudermilk was suspect in the murder of his wife in Anderson County.
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Fannin County Fire Explorers brought home 1st and 3rd place in the Annual Winterfest competition in Gatlinburg TN Febuary 6-8. Explorer Post 401 won 1st place in hydrant hookup and 3rd in The Cherokee Drill. Over three thousand explorers were registered from seventeen states.
"We are very proud of these explorers. They work hard in everything they do"
The 1% Educational SPLOST will be held on March 17, 2015.
Early voting will be February 23rd through March 13th, Monday through Friday 9:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m, in the Election office 400 West Main St. Suite 301, Blue Ridge, GA. The last day for a person to register and be eligible to vote in the March special election is February 17, 2015. All precincts will be open on Election Day, March 17th, 7:00 a.m. until 7:00 p.m. If anyone has any questions or needs an absentee application for a ballot to be mailed they can call our office at 706-632-7740
Fannin County Emergency Management Agency Urges Fannin Residents to Get Ready for Severe Weather
Blue Ridge – From tornadoes to lightning to floods, Fannin County is susceptible to a variety of natural disasters. Severe weather is dangerous and can strike with very little warning, which is why it’s important to get ready in advance. Severe Weather Preparedness Week runs from February 2 - 6, and it’s a great time to make sure you and your family are prepared. [Read more »]