• 2019 Budget and 2018 Millage Rate

    BLUE RIDGE, Ga.—Oct. 9 the Blue Ridge City Council gathered to approve the millage rate for 2018. The Blue Ridge City Council also adopted the 2019 fiscal year budget. The millage rate has fluctuated over the last three years. In 2015 & 2016, the millage rate was 5.479 mills. In 2017, the millage was rate […]

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  • Player of the Week: 88 Jalen Ingram

    TeamFetchYourNews Sports Reporter’s Player of the Week goes out to 88 Jalen Ingram. Jalen Ingram is a Sophomore at Fannin County High School. Ingram plays Tight End and Defensive Line for the Fannin Rebels. Ingram played a good game Friday night, scoring a 24-yard touchdown for the Rebels. Ingram gained a combined total of 75+ […]

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  • Fannin Rebels Lose to the North Hall Trojans 62-13

    The Fannin County High School Rebels took on the North Hall High School Trojans Friday night for their third game in the regional conference. The Trojans came out of the locker room ready to rumble and executed offensive plays to gain the win over the Rebels, 62-13. In the first quarter, the Rebels received the […]

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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • Does Downtown Blue Ridge Have a One-Way Street on the Horizon?

    BLUE RIDGE, Ga.—Oct. 9 Blue Ridge City Council members gathered to review their latest agenda. One item stood out to the board—traffic signs and a one-way street. The Fannin County Accident Review Board encouraged the Fannin County Sheriff’s office to petition the Blue Ridge City Council to change the two-way road behind the courthouse—between Church […]

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  • A Change in Blue Ridge’s Propane Provider and Rate

    BLUE RIDGE, Ga.—Oct. 9 Blue Ridge City Council came together Tuesday evening to vote on the approval of a new bid for propane gas. During last month’s meeting, council members Nathan Fitz and Ken Gaddis questioned the propane bid from Appalachian Propane. The council chose to open the bid and read a price of $1.44 […]

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