BREAKING: Downtown Blue Ridge experiencing water crisis

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BLUE RIDGE, Ga. – Currently, much of downtown Blue Ridge is experiencing a widespread water outage after a contractor working at a site near Blue Ridge Elementary School struck and damaged a water main earlier this evening, according to Fannin County Emergency Management Agency (EMA) Director Robert Graham.

Graham stated Rebecca Harkins, director of Water and Utilities for the city of Blue Ridge, contacted him telling of the emergency. Harkins stated crews from the city were working to repair the line but that it could be hours before water could be fully restored to downtown Blue Ridge.

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