Fannin County Newswire

Fannin County Newswire

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  1. Fannin Bank Mortgage & Operations Center holds open houseRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 14 | North Texas e-News

    ... been located on the expanding Hwy. 121 North corridor, if not for the decision by voters to restore the 1888 Fannin County Courthouse. "After it became evident that our current facility would not be able to meet our needs for the future, our board ...


  2. Reception honors public service of Spanky Carter, Stan BarkerRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 14 | North Texas e-News

    It was a day set aside not only to recognize two elected officials who, between them, dedicated 24 years of service to Fannin County, but also to honor the families that sacrificed precious time together during those years of public service. Following a tumultuous period that saw four county judges in four years, Spanky Carter was elected as county judge in 2010 and gave Fannin County increased stability and a focused business acumen during his eight years as the county's chief executive officer.


  3. Fannin County Commissioners Court approves tax abatement for new solar farmRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 12 | North Texas e-News

    Fannin County Commissioners Court dismissed petitions to close two county roads in Precinct 2, entered into a tax abatement agreement on a new solar farm in southeast Fannin County, and announced a verbal agreement has been reached with the firm that will represent the county during the restoration phase of the courthouse project. All five members of commissioners court were present and the meeting opened with an invocation by Fannin County Treasurer David Woodson.


  4. Two more teens, 15 and 16, arrested in connection to murder in north GeorgiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 7 | WSB-TV

    FANNIN COUNTY, Ga. - Two more teens have been arrested in connection to a death of a 33-year-old man from north Georgia.


  5. Two 15-year-olds 'shot man dead then went to school' in GeorgiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 6 | Daily Mail

    Two 15-year-olds are charged with murder after they 'shot a 33-year-old man dead inside his home and left a woman injured before going to school as if nothing had happened' Two 15-year-old schoolboys have been charged with murder after they allegedly shot a 33-year-old man dead inside his home. Blake Dickey and Hunter Hill were arrested on Tuesday after police were called to a home in Morganton, Georgia, to reports of a shooting.


  6. 15-year-old teens named in Fannin County murder investigationRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 6 | CBS Atlanta

    Fannin County, GA Two teenagers have been charged with murder in the killing of 33-year-old Justin McKinney. Blake Dickey and Hunter Hill, both 15-years-old, are being housed at the Elbert Shaw Regional Youth Detention Center, with additional pending charges.


  7. Boys, both 15, held in Georgia man's deathRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 6 | Brunswick News

    ... in connection with the shooting death of Justin McKinney of Morganton The GBI says the sheriff's office in Fannin County in north Georgia received a call early Tuesday from a woman who said she and a man had been shot. When deputies arrived on the ... 7 comments

  8. 15-year-old boys charged with murder in north Georgia man's deathRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 5 | WSB-TV

    ... Visit us and sign in to update your profile, receive the latest news and keep up to date with mobile alerts. FANNIN COUNTY, Ga. - Two 15-year-old boys were arrested Tuesday in the shooting death of a 33-year-old man from north Georgia. Blake Dickey ...


  9. 15-year-olds charged with murder in shooting death of North Georgia man Source: Cox Media GroupRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 5 | Fox 23

    ... n Morganton, according to a statement from the agency. The teens were arrested later Tuesday, according to the Fannin County Sheriff's Office. They will be housed at a youth detention center.


  10. Courthouse restoration discussed in Fannin County Commissioners CourtRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 5 | North Texas e-News

    Restoration of the 1888 Fannin County Courthouse was one of the important topics discussed at the regular meeting of Fannin County Commissioners Court on Tuesday, December 4, 2018. The next important step will be to select a Construction Manager-Agent to represent the county during restoration.


  11. Presbyterians Help with Hurricane Clean-UpRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 30 | Monticello News

    A band of brothers called the Monticello Power Crew answered the call for help from our neighbors in the Albany area recently. They are composed of men and women from the Monticello Presbyterian Church, Lighthouse Mennonite Church, Hopewell Presbyterian Church of Carnesville, Ga, and Faith Presbyterian Church of Blue Ridge, Ga.


  12. A Perfect Day: Jeeps, Trails & TanksRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 29 | Four Wheeler

    With summer temperatures dropping and October right around the corner, we had the opportunity to join some friends from Omix-ADA in northern Georgia for a few days of fun. The idea was to hit one of the local trails for a day of Jeeping.


  13. Cass boys, girls sweep Fannin CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 27 | Daily Tribune News

    ... in a 59-51 loss. A smothering defense from the Cass boys allowed the Colonels to more than double up visiting Fannin County on Tuesday night. C.J. Pipkin had all of his game-high 15 points in the first half as Cass (2-3) built a 34-14 halftime ...


  14. Texas Historical Commission weighs in on progress of Fannin County Courthouse restorationRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 27 | North Texas e-News

    With restoration of the 1888 Fannin County Courthouse back in the headlines, North Texas e-News will compile a series of articles that offer different perspectives from the principals involved. While Fannin County voters will shoulder approximately two-thirds of the cost courthouse restoration, Texas Historical Commission , with its $5 million dollar investment in this project, also has significant interest and oversight of the restoration of this 128-year-old limestone structure.


  15. WWII combat nurse recounts ravages of warRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 24 | Stars and Stripes

    By the time the Allies invaded Germany near the end of World War II, Windsor resident Lt. Leila Allen Morrison had been in Europe for almost a year, working as a combat nurse with the 188th Evacuation Infantry Hospital on the front lines in shock and pre-op.


  16. County judge rebukes local shopper for fake newsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 21 | North Texas e-News

    Two of the most important issues to taxpayers - courthouse restoration and lake zoning - were hot topics Tuesday, November 20, 2018 at the weekly regular meeting of Fannin County Commissioners Court. "We are under budget and we're going to stay under budget," Fannin County Judge Spanky Carter said regarding restoration of the historic Fannin County Courthouse.


  17. Fannin County Commissioners approve lease for Lake Fannin, issue bonds for courthouse restorationRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 13, 2018 | North Texas e-News

    It was a meeting of historical importance to residents of Fannin County Tuesday, November 13, 2018, as Fannin County Commissioners Court approved a long-term lease for 197 acres at Lake Fannin, and then paused to sell bonds in New York that will finance the second half of restoration of the 1880 Fannin County Courthouse. While this development at Lake Fannin is the only first step in Fannin County Judge Spanky Carter's stated goal of returning all 2,200 acres of the Lake Fannin complex to the citizens of Fannin County, it marks significant progress because this lease allows the Lake Fannin Volunteers to, first of all, remove trees and shrubs growing on the dam, which would eventually compromise the earthen structure.


  18. Helen Ruth (Payne) LeardRead the original story

    Oct 31, 2018 | The Chatsworth Times

    Helen Ruth Leard, age 90, of Chatsworth, passed away October 25, 2018. She was preceded in death by her parents, Howard and Joyce Payne, four brothers, Charles, Bill, Grady, and James Payne, two sisters, Annie Mae Flowers and Eva Newton, and a great-granddaughter, Hannah Ellis.


  19. Rebels snag first playoff berth since 2010Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 27, 2018 | WDUN-AM Gainesville

    Fannin County clinched its first playoff berth since 2010 with a 35-14 win over Lumpkin County Friday at The Burial Ground. The Rebels took a 14-0 lead into halftime but Luke Smith got the Indians within 14-7 with an electrifying 92-yard kickoff return for a touchdown to open the third quarter.


  20. GNTC names Stephanie Scearce as vice president of economic developmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 25, 2018 | Rome News

    ... Georgia Quick Start. Before taking on her role with the state Scearce served as the executive director of the Fannin County Development Authority in Blue Ridge. Scearce holds a bachelor's degree in communication from Kennesaw State University where ...