Sam Snider: Knight in Shining Armor Rides Through Fannin

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Picture yourself in a Wal-Mart parking lot on a typical late Saturday morning, until you spot a flatbed bus whizzing past you, carrying a ten-foot high, metallic knight in gleaming armor, with a sword swinging high and mightily in the air. That’s what East Ellijay residents were treated to when supporters of candidate for the Seventh District of the Georgia State House Sam Snider casually rolled through town. (more…)

A&E Fires Phil Robertson From Duck Dynasty

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Nunn and Purdue Enter Crowded Senate Race

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David Purdue and Michelle Nunn entered an already crowded Senate race this week, vying for a seat left vacant by Saxby Chambliss’ retirement. (more…)

School Board Hears Both Sides on Tax Increase at Public Hearing

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The Fannin School Board held two of its three required meetings for its proposed millage increase this week. (more…)

Farmers’ Market Stays Downtown

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Blue Ridge City Council yesterday voted to allow The Downtown Farmer’s Market to remain in the downtown location. (more…)

Fannin School Board Looks to Raise Property Taxes

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The Fannin Board of Education voted to move forward with the process to increase the millage rate from 12.9 to 13.9 Thursday night during its July meeting. (more…)

Fannin Cuts No-Cut Rule

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The Fannin County Board of Education this week voted to eliminate a no-cut-cut rule for school sports. (more…)

It’s Official! Pennington Enters Governor’s Race

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After months of wavering, Dalton Mayor David Pennington announced this morning that he will run for governor of Georgia, officially announcing his candidacy. (more…)

Collins Votes on Lerner’s Return to Oversight

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Ninth District Congressman Doug Collins ( R ) voted last week to bring high-ranking IRS Official Lois Lerner back to Congress to testify again before the House Oversight Committee. (more…)

Blue Ridge Preps Budget for New Fine Fund

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The Blue Ridge City Council approved the creation of a new fund last week in the form of a budget amendment during its monthly city council meeting. (more…)

Handel Enters Senate Race

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After Months of wavering, Karen Handel announced today she will run for the U.S. Senate seat left vacant by Saxby Chambliss. (more…)

Unemployment Rises Despite Glimpses of Hope

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The Georgia Department of Labor released its monthly employment report this week. (more…)

Market Melee: Vendors Confront Council on Relocation

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Some Blue Ridge vendors say they do not to want leave their downtown location. (more…)

Collins Applauds Voters’ Rights Decision

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“Today’s decision by the Supreme Court gives equality to every American in the way we elect our leaders and civil servants”


School Board Scraps Cosmetology Program; Henson Calls It Tough Choice

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Superintendent Mark Henson and Fannin High School Principal Eric Cioffi say last week’s decision by the school board to eliminate the cosmetology program was not an easy one. (more…)

BOC Rejects Tri-State Contract

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The Fannin County Board of Commissioners rejected Tri-State Pet Rescue’s contract to operate animal control during the commissioners meeting tonight. (more…)

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