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Fannin County Newswire

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  1. New GDOT board chair introduces herselfRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 17 | The Coastal Courier

    ... need in order to plan major transportation projects. Prior to serving on the STB, I served 10 years on the Fannin County Board of Education, including four years as chairwoman. I relished that role and learned much about leadership. As a ...


  2. Military Order of the Purple Heart bench installed at Fannin County CourthouseRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 16 | North Texas e-News

    Visitors to Fannin County Courthouse will now have a constant reminder of the sacrifice made by recipients of the Purple Heart. Fannin County was graced with its second Military Order of the Purple Heart Bench Friday when David Johnson, Senior Vice Commander of Sherman Chapter #612, along with Fannin County Commissioners Stan Barker and Dean Lackey, supervised the installation of this very special bench near the flagpole on the south side of Fannin County Courthouse.


  3. Madison County police blotterRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 6 | Athens Banner-Herald

    ... 49, was charged with battery and obstruction. At the jail, Varga also provided an address in Morganton in Fannin County. INTRUDER: On Oct. 27, Deputy Derek Shelton was dispatched to a home on Buddy Moore Road, where a man said he went into his ...


  4. Davenport claims Tarheel 50 Victory at Tri-CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 5 | WDUN-AM Gainesville

    Jonathan Davenport claimed the $1,000 bounty on Casey Roberts at Tri-County Race Track in Brasstown, N.C. when he took the $3,500 victory in Thursday night's Tarheel 50 for the Southern Nationals Bonus Dirt Late Model series. Davenport, of Blairsville, Ga., led start-to-finish in the 53 lap feature for his second win in the 12 year history of the event.


  5. Driving ahead with transportationRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 4 | Effingham Herald

    ... need in order to plan major transportation projects. Prior to serving on the STB, I served 10 years on the Fannin County Board of Education, including four years as chairman. I relished that role and learned much about leadership. As a small ...


  6. Family seeks justice in 13-year-old murder caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 4 | KGNS-TV Laredo

    A grieving father says the Fannin County Sheriff's Office has never done enough to find his daughter's killer. The brutal details of his daughter's murder still haunt Jerry Harris, his daughter Jennifer Harris was found dead in the Red River, 13 years ago.


  7. Leopards need a win over East Hall plus help to keep AAA playoff hopes aliveRead the original story

    Wednesday Nov 4 |

    ... on the schedule. West Hall holds the tiebreaker over Banks County, while the Leopards hold the tiebreaker over Fannin County. Banks County needs to win and needs West Hall to lose to Lumpkin County for the Leopards to sneak into the playoffs. For ...


  8. Georgia Northeastern Railroad Company may be acquired by investorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 3 |

    A group of investors plans to acquire Marietta-based Georgia Northeastern Railroad Company Inc., which operates about 106 miles of railroad between Marietta and Mineral Bluff near the Tennessee line.


  9. Leopards shine in rain-soaked 7-AAA championshipsRead the original story

    Tuesday Nov 3 |

    ... ran scoring times for the Lady Leopards. who tallied 93 points. Dawson County was first with 21 points. Fannin County (63) was second, while the Leopards edged fourth-place finisher, Lumpkin County (96). Both Banks County teams will travel to ...


  10. West Hall tops Fannin County in 2 overtimes, 40-37Read the original story

    Oct 23, 2015 | The Times

    Cameron Shirley scored on a 1-yard quarterback sneak to lift West Hall to a 40-37 win over Fannin County in double overtime Friday night in Blue Ridge. Spartans senior kicker Cesar Villa hit a 50-yard field goal with 43 seconds left in regulation to tie the score 27-27 and allow West Hall to snap their five game losing streak.


  11. Getting Away TogetherRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 22, 2015 | KUAT-TV Tucson

    Two Florida families step out of their comfort zone of beach vacations and head north to BLUE RIDGE, GEORGIA for a totally different kind of mountain vacation. Just 90 miles north of Atlanta and located within the Chattahoochee National Forest, Blue Ridge isn't your typical mountain retreat.


  12. Volleyball: Eagles enjoy historic yearRead the original story

    Oct 21, 2015 |

    ... the pressure was off the Eagles as practices went back to the normal routine. On Tuesday, East Jackson faced Fannin County and vied for a spot in the Elite-8, but fell in three sets (25-18. 25-13, 26-24). Nevertheless, the young Lady Eagles team has ...


  13. A look at the second round of the state volleyball tournamentRead the original story

    Oct 19, 2015 | Athens Banner-Herald

    ... was a 2-0 stumble against St. Pius in August. Eagle's Landing (32-10) is 16-3 on the road. East Jackson at Fannin County, 5 p.m.: East Jackson (19-13), the fourth seed out of Area 8, upset Area 4 champion Jackson 3-0 last week. Fannin County (31-6) ...


  14. Blue Ridge Man Charged With Groping 2 Female Patients At Erlanger While Wife Was AsleepRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 19, 2015 |

    A 55-year-old Blue Ridge, Ga., man is charged with groping two female patients at Erlanger Hospital while his wife was sleeping in another room. She said she later was sleeping and woke up finding Bates sitting on the side of her bed and fondling her breast over her gown.


  15. Rebels start fast, hold off Dawson County in key 7-AAA tiltRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 16, 2015 | WDUN-AM Gainesville

    Fannin County built a 24-0 halftime lead and then held on for a 31-15 win over Dawson County in a key Region 7-AAA contest for both teams. The win for the Rebels moved them into a three-way tie for third place and within one-half game for first place in the region standings.


  16. UNG seeks to honor Vietnam veterans on Veterans DayRead the original story

    Oct 15, 2015 | The Times

    The university seeks to present certificates to those veterans living in the area of its five campuses in Gainesville, Dahlonega, Cumming, Blue Ridge and Oconee County. On Veterans Day, Nov. 11, the university will present personalized certificates to any Vietnam veterans who pre-register to attend a noon ceremony and 4 p.m. military review on the Gen.


  17. It's all about saving lives'Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 13, 2015 | Cleveland Daily Banner

    Those were the words said by many at Monday's groundbreaking of the Life Force medical helicopter hangar at the Cleveland Regional Jetport. GROUNDBREAKING CEREMONIES were held Monday at the Cleveland Regional Jetport for the Life Force medical helicopter hangar.


  18. Softball: Lady Leopards aim to maintain focus as no. 1 seed in region tournamentRead the original story

    Oct 6, 2015 |

    ... in region play this year, winning 11 of its 12 7-AAA tilts. The Leopards' last region loss came in August at Fannin County where the Rebels squeaked by 2-1. Of course not all the Leopards' wins were blowouts. But led by senior Mallory Parson's ...


  19. Joseph Rodney CashRead the original story

    Oct 6, 2015 | Cleveland Daily Banner

    He was born Nov. 22, 1922, in Prescott, Ark., to the late Joseph Robert Cash and the late Pearl Avery Cash. He served in the U.S. Army Air Corps during World War II.


  20. Picking the BestThe fall season is here and so are apples.Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 5, 2015 | Atlanta Parent

    The fall season is here and so are your favorite apples. Take the family to an apple orchard and pick apples right off the tree.