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Fannin County Sheriff’s Office Arrest Report 11/05 to 11/12

Arrest report provided by the Fannin County Sheriff’s Office.The Georgia Open Records Act (O.C.G.A. 35-01-18) allows for www.fetchyournews.com to obtain and post the arrest records of any and all individuals arrested in Fannin County. Those arrests are posted on www.fetchyournews.com for viewing ple



Morganton, GA (November 8, 2018) – Alex spent his adolescent years confined in a small, metal cage with no room to roam. Now, after 34 years in multiple medical research laboratories, the former research chimpanzee will have six acres of forest to explore as the newest resident of the Project Chimps


Fannin County School System remebers Mrs. Sanda Mercier

Mrs. Mercier dedicated her life to our community through the field of education. She began her teaching career with the FCSS in 1972, and her service spanned five decades. She completed 26 years as a classroom teacher and served longest as “the” senior English teacher of FCHS. Mrs. Mercier was cho


Suspect involved in shooting now missing

ELLIJAY, Ga. – The suspect of a home invasion last week, Willie Lee McCoy, was shot by law enforcement during the incident, but has now escaped custody at the hospital where he was being cared for.


Student stabbed during fight at metro Atlanta high school, witnesses say

We've obtained cell phone video of the fight that led to stabbing on campus, on Channel 2 Action News starting at 4 p.m. The Clayton County School District confirmed to Channel 2 Action News that a fight involving four students happened before school started. "As a result of the incident, one stude

WSB-TV ATLANTA - 2018-11-14 18:59:21

Tip leads to drug arrest of 2 fugitives

On November 9, 2018 Cherokee County deputies arrested 31-year-old Matthew Wondra of Andrews, NC and 20-year-old Katelyn Helmick of Sylvania, Georgia for possession of methamphetamine and as fugitives from justice.

WLOS.COM - 2018-11-13 12:54:25

Jail house fights result in eight charged

Miller and Small then checked the security cameras for Cell 2 and saw Cothern go into the shower/bathroom area where there are not any cameras. They allegedly saw inmates Sergio Murillo, 43, Maryville; Dustin Millsaps, 32, Athens; Chad Garrett, 45, Madisonville; Harley Hodge, 26, Madisonville; Raymo

CITIZEN TRIBUNE - 2018-11-14 13:00:00

Woman found dead in Polk County, man arrested in Tennessee

MILL SPRING, N.C. (WLOS) —Authorities performing a welfare check early Wednesday in Mill Spring found a dead woman.Polk County Sheriff Donald Hill said the woman's name is not being released. He said a suspect had been arrested in Tennessee.Hill, who did not seek re-election and will be leaving offi

WLOS.COM - 2018-11-14 15:44:22

Woman operating faith-based sobriety house faces fraud charges

“It has been reported that she was involved in fraud against some clients. However, the case is still being investigated,” Roach wrote in an email.

GAINESVILLE TIMES - 2018-11-13 17:14:00

State to look into hurricane relief for Georgia

“This is a very important session,” Ralston said of the reason for the called session. “I know that we have all been preoccupied with the elections that have been going on, but now that they are over, I think it’s important that we get around in a very concentrated way to helping Southwestern Georgi


Polk County Sheriff's Office searching for masked robbery suspect

POLK COUNTY, TENN. —Polk County Sheriff's Office is asking for help identifying a robbery suspect.The sheriff's office says the suspect entered Raymond's Curve Package Store on West Tennessee Avenue in Copperhill Sunday night and said he was armed and demanded money from the cash register.If you hav


Fannin County Chamber of Commerce Newsletter – Nov. 13th

Leading the way to economic vitality and quality of life in Blue Ridge, McCaysville, Morganton and all of beautiful Fannin County, Georgia.


The Dragon: History Channel delves into Blount County Rescue Squad's work on U.S. 129

"Rescue Trucks" presented interviews with BCRS volunteers, footage of accidents on The Dragon, emergency response reenactments and an interview with a man who survived an accident on The Dragon.


Board of Commissioners meeting cancelled

In that there are no new items that have been presented to come before the Board of Commissioners and in that there is no old business requiring Board action at this time, the November 13 meeting of the Fannin County Board of Commissioners is cancelled. The next County meeting is the regularly sched


Towns County Sheriff’s Office Report 11/05 to 11/11

Arrest report provided by the Towns County Sheriff’s Office with images.The Georgia Open Records Act (O.C.G.A. 50-18-70) allows for www.fetchyournews.com to obtain and post the arrest records of any and all individuals arrested in Towns County. Those arrests are posted on www.fetchyournews.com for v


'We're in shock right now': Missing Johns Creek woman found dead

Carol Lynn Smith went to Peachtree Corners to run errands on Nov. 5, but hadn't been heard from since. Police confirm that a missing woman has been found dead. Carol Lynn Smith went to Peachtree Corners to run errands on Nov. 5. The 64-year-old was driving her burgundy Honda mini-van and then - n


Fannin County election winners speak after hearing results

Blue Ridge, Ga. – The Nov. General Election has come to a close in Fannin County. After a large number of early voters, it was not surprising that the local polls were packed as Tuesday Nov. 6 marked the last day to have your voice heard.


Area Arrests for Nov. 11

• Alonso Mendoza, 24, 219 South Drive, Dalton, was charged Thursday by the Murray County Sheriff's Office with use of communications facility in commission of a felony involving controlled substances and criminal attempt to commit a felony.


Boil Water Advisory for Mineral Bluff Area on Blue Ridge Water System

In order to protect the public from a potential health hazard, all citizens that haveexperienced water outages and/or low water pressures are advised to “boil” all water prior to use for drinking, cooking, or preparing baby food. The water should be boiled for at least one minute after reaching a ro


Five things we learned from Falcons' 28-16 loss to Browns

While the offense was out of sync, the defense was left exposed to rookie quarterback Baker Mayfield and running back Nick Chubb, who powered the Browns to victory.