• Cohutta Wildfire Creeps to 85-Acres Wide

    Aerial view of the Rough Ridge Trail fire on Oct. 25th.  Photo courtesy of United States Forest Service Ten days after starting, the Cohutta wildfire now encompasses 85 acres.  The fire is located in a remote section of the Cohutta wilderness approximately 1.5 miles north of Three Forks trailhead on the east side of Rough […]

    Read More »
  • Cohutta Wildfire Creeps to 85-Acres Wide

    Ariael view of the Rough Ridge Trail fire on Tuesday, Oct. 25. Courtesy of United States Forest Service Ten days after starting, the Cohutta wildfire now encompasses 85 acres.  The fire is located in a remote section of the Cohutta wilderness approximately 1.5 miles north of Three Forks trailhead on the east side of Rough […]

    Read More »
  • North Georgia Fuel Supply Threatened by Pipeline Rupture

    Fuel supplies all over the Southeast are being affected by the Colonial pipeline rupture that happened September 9th.  The Colonial pipeline pumps gas from Houston through Alabama into Georgia where the pipeline starts feeding into smaller pipelines that serve the Southeast and the Atlantic states up to New York.  Already gas prices in Georgia are […]

    Read More »
  • Fall Arts in the Park May Be Held In the Middle of a Construction Site

    In a continuing display of ineptitude and wavering promises, Blue Ridge City Council member Angie Arp’s takeover of Blue Ridge City Park renovation will cost Blue Ridge Mountain Arts Association (BRMAA) much needed space for the Arts in the Park Festival on October 8th and 9th.  The festival will also lose a manicured background, an […]

    Read More »
  • Awake America and Remember 9/11

    Fannin Volunteer Bradley Beaver was in elementary school on September 11, 2001.  That morning, the teachers brought the students together and they watched as the United States and the world changed forever. Now, as a First Responder himself, Sept. 11 is more personal.  Beaver said, “Sept. 11th makes you completely aware about things that could […]

    Read More »
  • Ahhhhh, Finally Time to Enjoy Retirement

    The chimpanzees clocked out of their former work place in New Iberia, Louisiana on Tuesday, Sept. 9th.  After a 700-mile journey including several hours in Atlanta morning rush hour traffic, Fannin’s newest retirees arrived at Project Chimps.  Within two hours, one chimpanzee had already climbed into a hammock to soak in sweet mountain air and […]

    Read More »
  • Savannah under Mandatory Evacuation as Hurricane Matthew Approaches

    Late Thursday, Gov. Deal issured mandatory evacuation for the 500,000 residents of six counties along the Georgia coast.  This includes Savannah.  Intense wind, tidal surges and flooding is expected.  Gov. Deal has also encouraged evacuations of low-lying areas west of Interstate 95.  Intense winds, tidal surges and flooding is expected.  Tides could cover all of […]

    Read More »
  • Poll Watching for Voter Fraud in Georgia

    The news this week is full of debate about whether US elections can be rigged or not.  Secretaries of State from all over the US say that modern election technology makes election rigging virtually impossible.  However, some admit that voter databases can be hacked.  One candidate encourages supporters to watch polls on election day, which is […]

    Read More »
  • Poll Watching for Voter Fraud in Georgia

    November 8th, the day the dead rise from the grave to vote and someone in Siberia or Cincinnati will be hacking into the voting machines to change election outcomes – so say some of the ideas  surrounding this year’s presidential elections.  FetchYourNews checked with Mary Ann Conner and Chuck Cook of the Fannin County Board […]

    Read More »
  • Denim and Diamonds Shines Light on Georgia Mountains Hospice

    Georgia Mountains Hospice and Richard York, representing Woodmen Life, hosted the 4th Annual Denim and Diamonds at Willow Creek Falls on Saturday, August 27th.  Last year, the two organizations raised around $10,000 with the event. [cincopa AsAALrNNVvzC] Georgia Mountains Hospice provides end-of-life care for people in their last six months of life.  Hospice workers give […]

    Read More »
  • Meet Fannin’s Newest Retirees, Chimpanzees

    photo courtesy of University of Louisiana – Layfayette An exclusive gated-community, complete with high security features, is set to open off Lowery Road as soon as County Commissioners grant the retirees the opportunity to move to their Fannin County retirement homes at Project Chimps. (read “Commissioners Vote to Table Project Chimps’ Application to House 80 Chimpanzees […]

    Read More »
  • Securing Fannin’s Newest Retirees at Project Chimps

    When the Board of Commissioners decided to postpone voting on Project Chimps exotic animal permit, they cited safety as one of the reasons, particularly what is in place to keep the chimpanzees from escaping and what diseases the chimpanzees may carry that could transfer to humans in Fannin County.  (read article here) At the Commissioners’ […]

    Read More »
  • Back to Top