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Gilmer County Sheriffs Office Arrest Report 12/09 to 12/16
FYN publishes the arrest reports provided by the GCSO. 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 Gilmer County. Those arrests are posted on www.fetchyournews.com for viewing pleasure.
Board of Education fills vacant seat
ELLIJAY, Ga. – Vacant since September 11, the Board officially named a new member to fill the seat at a Special Called Meeting this week. Held on December 17, 2018, the Special Meeting saw Board Chairman Michael Bramlett report to the board that Doug Pritchett is willing to serve alongside them and
The One Mountain Town In Georgia That’s Perfect For A Winter Getaway
Just because it gets cold and snow becomes more of a regular weather forecast doesn’t mean that we should stop exploring our beautiful state during the wintertime. Georgia has so many wonderful places to check out during the winter—places that seemingly come alive in an entirely new way. If you’re l
One officer demoted four others reprimanded following pre-dawn badminton game
DAWSONVILLE, Ga. – Dawson County Sheriff’s Office Night Patrol Shift Supervisor Donna Bennett has been demoted from sergeant to corporal after she and the entire night patrol shift left the county with no officers on the road last Wednesday to play badminton in a local middle school gym.
BOC changes time for 2019 meetings
ELLIJAY, Ga. – An official release from the Board of Commissioners will see a small change in next year’s meetings. Although the days will stay the same with work sessions on Wednesdays before the Regular Meetings, which are scheduled for the second Thursday of each month, the time of those work ses
Gilmer could see new coach next week
ELLIJAY, Ga. – Gilmer County has been searching for a new coach since the official announcement of the resignation of Casey Wingard. It seems that Gilmer’s Christmas present could be a new coach. Gilmer County Charter Schools Superintendent Dr. Shanna Downs announced that she expected a meeting to b
Reports: 5-star freshman QB Justin Fields leaving Georgia
Quarterback Justin Fields is reportedly leaving Georgia after just one season. Rumors have swirled in recent days about whether Fields would return to Georgia next fall. And according to USA Today’s Dan Wolken, Fields indeed has informed UGA of his intention to transfer from the program.
Alleged Drunk Driver Hits City Employee, Flees Accident: Cops
ROSWELL, GA — The Roswell Police Department has charged a Cherokee County woman with driving under the influence when she struck a city employee and failed to stop following the accident.
BOC bids farewell to Travis Crouch
ELLIJAY, Ga. – “Privileged to have Travis Crouch as our Post 2 Commissioner” is how Chairman Charlie Paris described the four-year term of his colleague. During their December Regular Session, and consequently Crouch’s final meeting as a Post Commissioner, the Board of Commissioners offered a token
Chattooga County Fugitive Found Trafficking Drugs in Nearby Alabama
Cherokee County Sheriff’s Office investigators arrested a 60 year-old fugitive from Chattooga County, Floyd E. Wells, of Centre, for drug trafficking charges this week. According to Sheriff Jeff Shaver, investigators were initially looking for Wells on a fugitive from justice warrant based on existi
Budget discussions not done with approval
ELLIJAY, Ga. – Post 1 Commissioner Dallas Miller called the budget “workable” as he promised citizens to continue working on the budget in 2019. Calling it the biggest financial decision of the year, Miller said he wished that more people had dedicated more time to the budget process and discussions
Duo arrested in string of break-ins
A duo has been arrested in connection with several breaking and entering cases in Cherokee County, North Carolina. Following an investigation, Eric Edward Hill, 24, of Marble, North Carolina and Kayla Marie Coffey, 30, of Blairsville, Georgia were arrested on multiple charges following a string of b
Food Network list says these Georgia BBQ restaurants are the nation's best
It may come as no surprise to locals, but Georgia has some of the best BBQ in America. Food Network released its list of ‘Best barbecue from Coast to Coast,’ and Poole's in Ellijay made the list, along with Heirloom Market BBQ on Akers Mill Road SE in Atlanta.
3 men get life sentences after murdering Alpharetta man in 2016
Three metro Atlanta men who were found guilty of murdering a 21-year-old man in Alpharetta were sentenced to life in prison Monday, authorities said. Michael Kamar Dawson of Lithonia, Dontravious Mahone of Riverdale, and Jemal Gines of Decatur were each convicted last week in the death of Kadarius C
These Are The 10 Poorest Cities In Georgia For 2019
We used science and data to determine which places in Georgia are basically dead broke. Editor’s Note: This article is an opinion based on facts and is meant as infotainment. Don’t freak out we updated this article for 2019. This is our fourth time ranking the poorest places in Georgia.
Georgia teacher admits stealing 9-year-old student's violin to pay ticket, police say
DECATUR, Ga. – A Georgia teacher told police he stole a 9-year-old student's violin because he needed money to pay for a $700 ticket. Citing an incident report, news outlets report that video showed 21-year-old Kalif Jones of Stone Mountain stealing the instrument from the cafeteria. It also showed
Georgia K-9 that lost eye after being shot in head is released from hospital
A Georgia K-9 that was shot during a traffic-stop confrontation that killed a police officer has lost an eye, but was released from a veterinary hospital Saturday and is expected to make a full recovery.
BOE Preps for 2019 with meeting dates and ESPLOST
ELLIJAY, Ga. – Despite only being halfway through the school year, the Gilmer Board of Education is already preparing for 2019 and the coming years with two resolutions in their December meeting.
Love letter written by veteran in 1954 discovered in Georgia Walmart, reunited with family
Call it a miracle on aisle 7. A veteran's love letter, written in 1954 and discovered inside a Walmart in Georgia, was reunited with his family on Friday, thanks to the persistence of store employees.
This Tiny Georgia Town Is The Grandest Winter Wonderland You’ll Ever Visit
While most visitors to Georgia might immediately think of Dahlonega or Blue Ridge as the towns of check out during Christmastime, there is another tiny gem worth taking a trip to. This entire town becomes a holiday wonderland for all who visit, each year getting better and better than the last. If y