WFES Undergoes Safety Construction

Featured Stories, Rebel's Corner

Over a year after the elementary school horror that took place at Sandy Hook in Connecticut, Fannin County schools are still taking steps to improve security at its schools. (more…)

Emily McClure Wins BRES Spelling Bee

Featured Stories

You could hear a pin drop in the data room at Blue Ridge Elementary school on Wednesday, January 15, 2014 as students anxiously awaited the school wide spelling bee. (more…)

BOE Chair Changes

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The Fannin County Board of Education kicked off 2014 with some good news for those interested in the county’s education goals and progress. (more…)

Fannin Library Holds Fundraiser

Community, Featured Stories

What is your favorite children’s book character? How about Curious George, Clifford the Big Red Dog or a llama? The Fannin County library’s Books Make Cents campaign could make that possible for the children’s book fan in your life. (more…)

Water Shortage Causes Closings

Featured Stories, Rebel's Corner

FYN received a report early this morning that the water shortage in Blue Ridge and McCaysville has created some problems when it comes to the county being able to have a functional school day. (more…)

Mom of Dead Child and Boyfriend: On the Run

Community, Featured Stories

FYN has learned that the Mother of the child that died while in foster care and her boyfriend, Daniel Peak, are fleeing from Polk County law enforcement. (more…)

Community Outpours Support of Mother

Community, Featured Stories

Living in a small town has its perks, one of which is the way that citizens come together during a time of need. Fannin and Polk counties did just that for Jennifer Palmer, mother of two year old Saharah Weatherspoon, that died while in foster care. (more…)

Too Little, Too Late for Saharra

Community, Featured Stories

After too little, too late was done for Saharra, FYN has spoken with her mother, Jennifer Palmer, as well as several other family members regarding the status of the investigation of the circumstances surrounding her death. (more…)

Child Dies While in Foster Care

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It is with great regret that FYN reports the following information. (more…)

Update on Saharra

Community, Featured Stories

FYN has learned of an update on the story regarding the two year old girl that is at Erlanger Hospital fighting for her life after receiving injuries while in a foster care home. (more…)

WFES 1st Graders Build Dream Houses

Rebel's Corner

The first grade students at West Fannin Elementary prepared for Christmas as they built gingerbread houses. (more…)

FCHS & Taco Bell Team Up for Graduation Rates

Rebel's Corner

With a demand for educated employees increasing, Taco Bell has created the Taco Bell Commit to Graduate Challenge. Fannin County High school is one of the 1,000 schools nationwide to participate in this challenge. (more…)

Fannin Child Fights for Life While in Foster Care

Community, Featured Stories

Throughout the year, FYN has kept you informed on various events as they unfolded regarding a stabbing and kidnapping that took place in McCaysville, GA during February. (more…)

BRES Gathers Food

Featured Stories, Rebel's Corner

With the holiday season at hand, tis the season of giving and the students at Blue Ridge Elementary School displayed their school spirit and desire to help others during a food drive held at the school. (more…)

WFES Hosts Santa Shop

Featured Stories, Rebel's Corner

With Christmas morning just around the corner, children look forward to the surprises under the tree from jolly ole’ St. Nick. With the anticipation building, they also want to be able to surprise their loved ones with a little something they weren’t expecting. The students at West Fannin Elementary school had the opportunity to make these purchases at the annual Santa Shop. (more…)

Fannin Gathers Over 2K Cards for Soldiers

Community, Featured Stories

It was Mr. Ben Arp’s speech at the Fannin County High School’s Veteran’s Day program that triggered an idea for someone in the audience. “Never underestimate the power of a note or a card to a soldier, especially during this time of year” he said. With those words, a few citizens in Fannin County felt they should do their civic duty and round up cards to send to the Red Cross for their Holiday Mail for Heroes project. (more…)

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