• GDOT Budget for Madola Bridge Project Approved

    Blue Ridge, Ga – The Fannin County Board of Commissioners approved a memorandum of agreement (MOA) with Georgia Department of Transportation (GDOT) for Madola Road bridge construction during the Tuesday, April 23 board meeting. The commissioners and GDOT must agree on the proposed budget before construction or improvements can proceed. Costs for the project will […]

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  • Board of Commissioners Purchase WhitePath Building

    Blue Ridge, Ga – Board of Commissioners approved of the purchase of 118 Industrial Blvd. to move administration out of the courthouse and provide additional parking for the Fannin County Government and public. “It’s been something that has been talked about for many, many years, and the voters actually approved it in 2016. They put […]

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  • Road Construction Beginning in June

    Blue Ridge, Ga – GDOT (Georgia Department of Transportation) grants determine county road projects for the year and construction will begin soon. Director of Public Works Zack Ratcliff approached the Fannin County Board of Commissioners with updated grant money estimates from GDOT for road improvements. GDOT’s Local Maintenance and Improvement Grant (LMIG) goes toward improving […]

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  • Potential Changes to County’s Waste Management Services

    Blue Ridge, Ga – Two waste management companies provided bids to supervise Fannin County’s trash and recycling service. Currently, Advanced Disposal Services (ADS) handles the waste streams for the county, but the company recently received an offer from Waste Management Incorporated to buy it out. The companies are in the middle of the takeover contract […]

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  • Commissioners Proclaim April Sexual Assault Awareness Month

    Blue Ridge, Ga – Fannin County Board of Commissioners presented a proclamation recognizing April as Sexual Assault Awareness month to the North Georgia Mountain Crisis Network (NGMCN). The proclamation, read by Chairman Stan Helton, “encourages all citizens to make [April] the beginning of the end of sexual violence.” By naming April Sexual Assault Awareness month, the […]

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  • Fannin Operating Two Percent Under Budget

    2020 Budget

    Blue Ridge, Ga – Fannin County’s operating two percent under budget through April of 2019. As of April 30, 33 percent of the budget’s been spent for the year with Fire/EMS/ EMA, Tax Assessor, Sheriff’s Office, and County Jail still showing over budget due to the first of the year lump sum lease and loan […]

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  • Arson the Cause of McCaysville Chicken House Fire

    McCaysville, Ga – A fire investigator with the Insurance and Safety Fire Commissioner’s Office has determined that someone intentionally set fire to a chicken house in Fannin County. The chicken house located on 260 Old Silver Mine Road caught fire around 8:49 Monday morning with the fire department receiving the dispatch call at 8:50 a.m. […]

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