• 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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  • Rebels Take the W Homecoming Night

    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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  • Coach Cheatham Addresses the Board of Education

    Fannin County High Schools Head Coach Chad Cheatham, born and raised in Fannin County, Ga. takes the floor at a recent Board of Education meeting. A new edition to Fannin County High Schools staff, Coach Cheatham was able to explain in detail his mission for Fannin’s youth. Coach Cheatham gave a motivating speech as he […]

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  • New Council Members Question Propane Prices

    Appalachian Propane has been the previous supplier for gas for the city of Blue Ridge and its employees for the last several years. Last calendar year, the city of Blue Ridge put out a bid for gas—as per usual—and where they normally get at least three bids back, this time, they only received one bid […]

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  • Rebels Lose to the Ramblers: 28-20 for the First Home Game

    After the coin toss, Rebels got the kick-off first and capitalized early with quarterback Luke Holloway connecting with Chandler Kendall, Jalen Ingram, and Will Mosley. The Rebels were able to drive for a touchdown, Sara Sosebee’s extra point attempt was blocked, and Rebels took the lead with 6-0 and 8:26 left in the first quarter. […]

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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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  • Fannin Rebels 2018 Homecoming King and Queen

    Fannin County High School students rallied together to elect this year’s Homecoming Court: Freshman Class Kinsley Sullivan and Austin Garland. Sophomore Class Parker Peugh and Mason Rice, Chanley Watson and Micah O’Neal. Junior Class Hannah Cruse and Jade White, Amber York and Grant Sullivan, Hannah Dickey and Andy Lim, Reagan Henderson and Tate Henderson, Cassandra […]

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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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  • Player of the Week: #32 Treylyn Owensby

    FetchYourNews Sports Reporter’s Player of the Week goes to Junior #32 Treylyn Owensby! Owensby had a magnificent game Friday night against the Chestatee War Eagles. Owensby played great defense and offense against the War Eagles. Offensively, Owensby gained give or take 200-yards (official stats not available at time of article). Owensby has brought an aggressive […]

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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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  • 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 […]

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  • Rebels Take the Fall to Panthers: 49-7 at Union County

    After the coin toss, Fannin County High School Rebels received the kick off. The Union County Panthers defense shut the Fannin Rebels offense down immediately and seemed to set the tone for the rest of the game. Rebels didn’t cross the 50-yard line into Panther territory before having to give possession back to the Panthers. […]

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  • The Rising Epidemic of Students Vaping in Fannin County

    On Thursday, Oct. 4 Fannin County High School hosted a panel of qualified speakers to discuss the rising epidemic of teens vaping within the Fannin County region.   The panel included: Fannin County High School (FCHS) Principal Erik Cioffi, Fannin County Middle School Principal Keith Nuckolls, Appalachian Judicial Circuit District Attorney Allison Sosebee, Fannin County […]

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  • Fannin Rebels Player of the Week – Jackson Weeks

      Fannin Sports Reporter’s Player of the Week is Junior Tight End, #26, Jackson Weeks! Weeks was selected for playing hard and bringing his crush ‘em attitude in Friday nights game against the Lafayette Ramblers. Weeks had a total of 12 tackles: 8 tackles, 4 Assists and 3 Tackles for Loss and 2 Pressures. Weeks, […]

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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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  • Player of the Week: Will Mosley

    Fannin Rebels TeamFYNSports sports writer’s player of the week, Junior #35 Will Mosley. Mosley played strong defensively and offensively against the Union Panthers. Mosley made several tackles along with rushing for the Rebels’ only touchdown in the game. Thus far in the season, it’s reported on MaxPreps that Mosley has had a total of 25 […]

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