• Rebels Take the W on Homecoming Night 45-7

    The Fannin County High School Rebels take on the Cherokee Bluff Bears for their first regional home game. Rebels brought high energy into the first half and executed their plays during the 4th quarter, beating the Bears 45-7. After the coin toss, the Rebels’ #32 Treylyn Owensby with the kickoff return to their own 34-yard […]

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  • New Locking System for Fannin County School System

    BLUE RIDGE, Ga.—Oct. 11 Fannin County School Board of Education voted and approved a new key card locking system for Blue Ridge Elementary School and West Fannin Elementary School. West Fannin Elementary received a quote from Howard Technology Solutions for $43,803.66. This quote amount covers all equipment, including installation, and will be paid through Fannin […]

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  • Player of the Week: #12 Luke Holloway

    TeamFYNSports Reporter’s Player of the Week goes to number 12 quarterback Luke Holloway! Holloway is a sophomore at Fannin County High School. Holloway’s improvement week after week contributed to the Rebels securing a home region win against Cherokee Bluff. As a sophomore, Holloway showed leadership as he connected with Chandler Kendall and Jalen Ingram and […]

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  • Player of the Week: #15 Chandler Kendall

    TeamFYNSports Reporter’s Player of the Week goes to #15 Chandler Kendall! Kendall is a senior at Fannin County High School. Kendall plays both offense (Wide Receiver) and defense (Defensive Back) for the Fannin Rebels. Kendall played a great game last Friday night against the East Hall Vikings. Offensively, Kendall had one 49-yard touchdown. Defensively, Kendall […]

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  • Arts in the Park

    BLUE RIDGE, Ga.—Oct. 13&14 Downtown Blue Ridge hosted their annual “Arts in the Park” on Saturday and Sunday from 10:00am-5:00pm. Over 1500 people attended the festival by Saturday afternoon to support the local youth and adult art education programs, scholarships, and exhibitions. Each exhibitor must apply to be permitted to attend and set up a […]

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  • Atlanta Gas Extends Lease with Development Authority

    Blue Ridge, Ga.—Fannin County Development Authority extends their two-year contract with Atlanta Gas for an additional six months for $3,000.00. Atlanta Gas is set up on Industrial Park Road behind the Development Authority building on Development Authority property. Atlanta Gas needed to extend their lease to continue providing gas for Blue Ridge residents. Atlanta Gas […]

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  • The Blue Ridge Rodeo: It’s All About the Children

      The 22nd annual Rodeo was hosted by Blue Ridge Kiwanis Club in Blue Ridge, GA Friday and Saturday night at the Blue Ride Fairgrounds. Friday and Saturday night brought in a swarm of locals and tourists alike totaling at 2400+ attendees. The Rodeo brings out the family fun for everyone as they provide booths […]

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  • Rebels Beat the Vikings in the 2nd Regional Home Game

    Fannin County High School Rebels took on the East Hall High School Vikings for the second regional home game of the season. The Rebels beat the Vikings 59-36. After the coin toss, Rebels’ 32 Treylyn Owensby returned the ball to their own 37-yard line. 12 Luke Holloway had a 13-yard connection to 35 Will Mosley […]

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  • TeamFYNSports Player of the Week- Mason Rhodes

    Fannin County Rebels number 55, Mason Rhodes, brought a great game of defense Friday night against Gilmer County’s Bobcats. Rhodes, along with the rest of the Rebels defense, shut down any chance of Bobcats scoring leaving the final score of the game 28-0. Rhodes seemed to have brought a strong mental toughness and ‘hit ‘em […]

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  • New Speed Limits, a Caution Light, and Four-Way Stop Coming Soon

    BLUE RIDGE, Ga.—Oct. 9 the Blue Ridge City Council reviewed two separate proposals for two four-ways. One, on McKinney St. connecting to West Main St., and the other four-way between Church St. and West First St. The Blue Ridge City Council also discussed putting a caution light up on Mountain Street and lowering the Speed […]

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  • The Vaping Substance Unveiled as Pinaca

    Quick-Mart’s owner, Jigneshkumar Patel, was arrested Wednesday Sep. 25 and charged with multiple charges. These charges include a felonies for distribution of Nitrous Oxide (known as whippets), possession of a controlled substance with intent to distribute (the vaping substance now recognized as Pinaca), reproduction of recorded material (bootleg movies), and racketeering. A misdemeanor for transactions […]

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  • Residents Ask Fannin County Water Authority to Intervene

    Three different couples approached the Fannin County Water Authority (FCWA) to request that the FCWA intervene with their water service provider Appalachian Water. Deer Crest Overlook and Weaver Creek Mountain Property are connected to two congested wells in the area. The issue here, is that these wells are only supposed to supply between 10-15 houses […]

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  • Fannin Rebels Lose to Chestatee War Eagles 45-42

    Fannin County High School Rebels start the game strong as Treylyn Owensby ran for over an 80-yard gain to the Chestatee High School War Eagles 17-yard line. Luke Holloway connects with Will Mosley for the touchdown and the Rebels went for the extra point, but it was blocked. Rebels take the lead 6-0. War Eagles […]

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  • Rebels get a Season Opening win against Bobcats 28-0

      For the first football game of the season, one of the oldest high school rivalries squared off Friday night at the Huff-Mosely Stadium in Ellijay, Georgia. Fannin County Rebels versus the Gilmer County Bobcats. The Rebels beat the Bobcats 28-0. Rebels elected to receive the ball first, Cohutta Hyde, ran the ball down field […]

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  • Budget: Fiscal Year 2017 Financial Statements Audit

    The city of Blue Ridge audit has been reviewed by Welch, Walker & Associates and they found no issues or changes needed to be made in the report. This information is summed up from December 31, 2017. The audit was finished in June of 2018 and has been approved with no changes. The auditors are looking […]

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