Karla’s Korner – The Apple Blossom Festival is THIS Weekend!


It is a beautiful spring day here in Gilmer County. Karla and BKP take Karla’s Korner on the road today. This weekend, May 6th and 7th, is the Georgia Apple Blossom Festival. Today’s segment is on location at the Gilmer County Chamber of Commerce where the festival will be held. This festival is FREE admission, pet friendly, will have kids activities, local crafts, and the business expo. Karla tells us all about the festival, what to expect when you arrive, and other fun events going on in the local area this weekend. For more information and times of other events this weekend check out the events calendar on the Gilmer Chamber site.

Now Hiring – FYN Sports Director

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TeamFYNSports   FetchYourNews.com   FYNTV.com ~ Georgia / North Carolina


●      If you’re looking to work for an organization that is growing every day, month and year, FetchYourNews.com is the place for you!


FYN is seeking a professional who is seeking a Sports Director / Multi-Media Sports Reporter who will be responsible for planning and editing content which drives audience growth, push growth on social media platforms, and recruiting.  This person will supervise a team of reporters and have decision making authority on when stories are posted. Position will lead for content and supervise content producers and reporters covering high school & college sports.

Qualified candidates must share our vision of producing and reporting coverage of local sports that stands out as being informative and entertaining for fans and non-fans alike. We cover all teams in our coverage area including area College teams.  Coverage may include motor sports (NASCAR, local racing), local prep sports and community events. Our Sports Director is responsible for organizing coverage, producing, and publishing local sports coverage including special news segment on High School – Game Night on all of our platforms.  Manage workflow and distribution/scheduling of content on social media.  Collaborates effectively with others, along with communicate and work effectively with a team of sports journalists to give a complete picture of sports coverage in designated areas.

The ideal candidate is the following:

●       1 to 2 years of digital journalism experience

●      Knowledge of sports / Entrepreneurial personality who strives to achieve big things and grow with a company. We don’t assign story ideas but expect coverage of all sports. We give the platform, but it’s up to the contributor’s hard work and commitment whether or not he/she succeeds and grows with us.

●      Social Media savvy – Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Reddit, Flipboard, etc.

●      Knowledge of Search Engine Optimization

●      Proficiency with WordPress.

●      Experienced with deadlines


If our expectations and growing talent-based network is a place you feel strongly about applying, please submit your resume, cover letter and two recently unpublished writing samples in your application.

[email protected]

 Job Type: Contract

Required experience:

●      digital journalism: 1 year

●      Search Engine Optimization: 1 year

●      Sports Writing: 1 year

State Senator Steve Gooch Talks About Economic Development in Rural Georgia


This past Friday we continued our discussion about rural Georgia with 51st district (R) State Senator and Lumpkin County’s economic development director, Steve Gooch. Our three areas of focus: rural Georgia economy, broadband access, and health care. Although the district doesn’t want to see something in the line of the KIA plant they most certainly would be open to small companies offering high paying, high tech jobs. In order to attract these types of companies; the area must provide good schools, fast internet, and quality health care. We discussed Piedmont Mountainside new stand alone emergency health care center in Gilmer County; a model for quality health care in rural areas. When our discussion turned to high speed internet for the area, Gooch was unable to say they “moved the ball” concerning Senate Bill 232, Facilitating Internet Broadband Rural Expansion (FIBRE) Act.

Mr. Georgia Republican Colonel Oscar Poole

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Every spring one of FYNTV’s favorite guests returns home from Florida. Known as The Colonel, 87 years young, Oscar Poole stops by to share with us stories about his vacation. While in the studio today Oscar also took the time (R) Karen Handel in the 6th district race. We talk to Oscar about taking a cruise and his son, Michael Poole’s retirement from the Dallas police department. Oscar is always very encouraging and has such kind words about FYN and FYNTV. He refers to us as “The Voice of Rural America.” If a positive, encouraging, and uplifting message is something you need; then you do not want to miss this interview with Colonel Oscar Poole.

Short Takes – When Politics Goes Awry, Crimes Are Easy


When a government bureaucracy, part of the Executive, stonewalls the subpoenaed demands
of the Congress, defying the Congress its constitutional role of oversight, and the Executive as
well, then that’s a big clue that that agency is desperately trying to hide something. When that
agency is one that can put people in prison, then the government they support is at the very
cusp of totalitarism or revolution. That’s where America was on November 7, 2016.
When they refuse to reveal what is demanded, they then retreat into the shadows of National
Security, protecting sources and methods, that sort of thing. When pressed, somehow their
version is leaked to their fellow travelers in the media.Then a veritable logomachy occurs and
their arguments are spavined and the media sets about adding to the confusion taking their
viewers down dark alleys to inconsequential items of fake news. This Russian collusion
business, a fruitless but sustained attack against Donald Trump, is a case in point.
Today the remnants of Barak Obama’s DoJ and FBI, representing the Democrat party’s efforts
to void their ‘shocking loss to Donald Trump and their massive dismissal by Americas voters,
has descended into the realm of incoherence. The corrupted IRS, whose original mission was to
thwart Tea Parties and Conservative groups, already exposed for its failings, lurks quietly in the
shadows awaiting the hammer that must fall if it is to be cleansed of its corruption. The cure can
be worse than the disease. None of this would have happened if Hillary had won. Think on that!

The contending party to end Donald Trump’s effort to Make America Great Again, is the “Deep
State,” the many bureaucracies filled with faceless, over paid workers who actually control the
levers of government. They are supported by the elected officials, Democrats and Republicans
alike, many as dumb as planks but malleable and others, rising out of their corrupt local politics
to achieve higher office where the rewards are greater. Then, there are the few who actually
aspire to be statesmen and do for America what is right for America.
That government is slow and ponderous, provides the shield behind which bureaucrats can
ignore the Constitution and the rule of law. Without Congressional authority they set about
making up rules and regulations that cost Americans their freedom of self-determination, their
right to do with their property what they want to do with it, and the ability to earn as much wealth
for their families that their abilities can provide. Government demands most of it. Trump doesn’t!
Unelected bureaucratic leaders, left overs from Obama’s two terms, are now suspect for acting
against the best interests of the American people. Attempts at corrections are met with a
cacophony of claims about” obstruction of justice” when justice, already obstructed, needs to be
put back on its tracks. FBI Director Comey was fired, not because he was investigating Trump
and getting close to finding evidence of collusion with the Russians, but because he lied about
the FBI’s role in exculpating Hillary Clinton of her crimes.
Comey’s boss, Attorney General Loretta Lynch, met secretly with Bill Clinton on an airport
tarmac in Arizona. The first impression was “the fix was in” and they got caught. Well, the fix
was in, but was decided long before that meeting. When photos of that accidental meeting show
police cars with blue lights flashing surrounding the two airplanes, Secret Service agents doing
their thing and a local reporter on hand to reveal all, we’re supposed to believe that the tarmac
encounter was by chance? No, I don’t think so. We saw a highly orchestrated act, a bit of the
theater of the absurd, another ruse to confuse and obfuscate the true story. Loretta Lynch, a
Clinton creature, had to have plausible deniability to toss the announcement that Hillary
Clinton’s offenses did not rise to the level of criminal charges, into the lap of the incorruptible,

honest Director of the FBI, James Comey. We were snookered but, as we see the story
unfolding before us today, others weren’t.
All the crimes attributed to the Obama administration, like the Fast and Furious debacle, the
overthrow of a sovereign country, Libya, so its weapons could be provided to ISIS elements in
Syria, the six billon dollar loss by the US State Dept. under Hillary’s watch as Sec.State, are all
political crimes done by Liberal Progressive politicians.
Hillary’s list of chargeable criminal offenses covers nearly all the years of her adult life. It would
take pages and pages to explain the shameful crimes this woman and her rapist husband,
committed under the banner of legitimacy. Don’t forget, during their time in the White House, the
Clintons auctioned off goods and services for campaign contributions. They used, and
corrupted, the IRS and FBI to target Bill Clinton’s political opponents over sexual his
They shamelessly sold favors too. Among the favors the Clintons sold were seats on overseas
trade missions; export licenses for high tech sales to Red China; political job and judgeships;
rides on Air Force One; overnight stays in the Lincoln Bedroom; even burials at Arlington
National Cemetery and, let’s not forget Whitewater, Rose Law Firm and the death of Vince
Foster, followed by the looting of Fosters office and home of all data that could incriminate the
Clinton’s. That was obstruction of justice. These issues have not been investigated.
Under Liberalism, the corruption of our Government came in many forms. Huma Abedin, who
served as Hillary’s deputy chief of staff for nearly 20 years had known ties to the Muslim
Brotherhood, a terrorist group of Islamic supremacists whose goal overthrowing America.
Huma’s mother, Saleha Abedin, was the official representative of the blood-stained terrorist
group, the Muslim World League.
We already now that Hillary maintained all her official State Dept. correspondence, with her
personal emails, on a private email server in her home. A crime! Hillary’s email system was
unsecured while she used it for conducting the governments foreign policy business. Neither did
she sign the standard exiting office agreement that promised she had left government property
Hillary did not encrypt her private email service for the first three months of her job as secretary
of state. That would have got in the way of her Foundations “Pay for Play” scheme. All this while
traveling abroad to China, Egypt, Israel, Japan and South Korea.
Technology companies donated millions of dollars to select Democratic Party entities, including
Bill Clinton’s 1996 re-election campaign, in return for permission to sell high-tech secrets to
China. China now has accurate intercontinental ballistic missiles with guidance systems
designed by Hughes Aircraft.
Most recently was the Uranium One deal and her Foundations involvement in its sale to the
Russians, for political donations. That’s real collusion with Russia. The phony GPS Fusion
report, and the FISA scandal as a result, are not to be forgotten as well as rigging the Democrat
Primaries so poor ol’ Bernie Sanders didn’t have a chance.
The crimes may be coming to an end, for awhile. But it must be asked, Is there no shame left,
by the Democrats, no end of the corruption? Trump is showing us how to get the job done.
Attack, attack, attack. We must support him.

Remember freedom is the goal, the Constitution is the way. Now, go get ‘em!

Tax Tips with Beth Bennett – Deadline is April 18th!

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Tax season is quickly coming to an end. The deadline, April 18th, is almost here. Call 706-635-5563 today and make your appointment with an H & R Block tax professional. Today Beth talks to us about the importance of filing your taxes or filing an extension by the deadline. She tells us about the penalties, interest, and fees you could be looking at if you do not file by the 18th. Also, Beth does a quick review of some of the important tax tips that she has talked about in her past segments. Due to the deadline falling during the holiday weekend this year, Beth Bennett’s H & R Block Highlands Crossing location will be open on Sunday, April 16th from 1 – 5 PM to ensure they are able to take care of your tax filing needs.



Karla’s Korner – Easter Festivities in Gilmer County

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It is Easter week. Happy Easter from Fetch Your News and The Gilmer County Chamber! Here in the North Georgia Mountains there are so many family activities going on this weekend. From sunrise church services to egg hunts and much more. Peter Cotton-Tail will surely be seen hopping around in Gilmer County. Also coming up this week, the Network Luncheon will be on Thursday. Representative David Ralston will be speaking at this luncheon. Get more info about this event and see all the upcoming local events on The Gilmer Chamber calendar.

This segment is sponsored by Gilmer County Chamber.



Tax Tips with Beth Bennett – Work Related Travel Expenses

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Have you worked out of state this year? Do you live in a different state than you work? What work related travel expenses can you use for a tax credit? Find out answers to all of these questions and more in today’s “Tax Tips” segment with Beth Bennett. Visit any of her three H&R Block locations in Ellijay today to have a tax professional help you file your taxes this year.



Karla’s Korner – How Can You Help Keep Gilmer Beautiful?

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Spring is here. The weather is warming up and it is perfect for outdoor activities. In today’s segment Karla tells us about some simple things we can all do to help keep our county clean and beautiful. She talks to us about the Keep Gilmer Beautiful Committee. Their upcoming event, Earth Day on April 22nd; as well as Cartecay River Experience’s – River Clean Up Day on May 13th. See all the local events on The Gilmer Chamber’s website calendar.


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