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Murphy appeals suspension of senior running back
Murphy coach David Gentry has appealed the suspension of senior running back Slade McTaggart, who was ejected last Friday after kicking a Robbinsville player during the Bulldogs' regional final win.
Murphy won't have leading rusher for state title game
WLOS — Asheville - Murphy will be without leading rusher Slade McTaggart in this Saturday's 1A state title game against Pamlico County. McTaggart was ejected from the regional final win over Robbinsville when he kicked a Robbinsville player. The ejection meant he would miss the next game which is th
Acclaimed Cherokee artist passes away at 61
Shan Goshorn, a member of the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians who was currently living in Tulsa, Okla., passed away on Saturday, Dec. 1 at the age of 61. She was known worldwide for her unique take on traditional Cherokee basketry frequently utilizing photographs and images to make her splints.
Union County Sheriff’s Office Arrest Report 12/03 to 12/09
Arrest report provided by the Union County Sheriff’s Office. 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 Union County GA. Those arrests are posted on www.fetchyournews.com for viewing p
Robbinsville hopes to reverse luck against Murphy in state semifinals
Robbinsville — WLOS - Less than 35 miles separate Murphy High and Robbinsville High in the western-most part of North Carolina, and the two run across each other on the football field as much as real-life neighbors grabbing the morning paper. Since 2012 they have played eleven times, with the Murphy
SCOUTING AROUND: Murphy Middle advances in robotics competition
Robotics teams from four Cherokee County schools traveled to Blairsville, Ga., for the FIRST Lego League regional qualifying tournament, and Murphy Middle School’s team came home with a ticket to the champion event to be held in Chattanooga, Tenn., in February.
Cherokee County pledges college funding, if needed
Murphy – A collective sigh of relief went up from Peachtree on Monday night, as the Cherokee County Board ... PLEASE LOG IN FOR PREMIUM CONTENT Our website requires visitors to log in to view the best local news. Not yet a subscriber? Subscribe today!
Murphy takes down Robbinsville, advances to state title game
MURPHY - For the fifth time since 2010, Murphy will play for a state football title. The Bulldogs (12-1) defeated conference rival Robbinsville 28-6 Friday night in the 1A West regional final to advance to next week's state championship against Pamlico County at Wallace Wade Stadium.
City of Blue Ridge creates Downtown Development Authority
Blue Ridge, Ga. – A Downtown Development Authority (DDA) could be in the near future for the City of Blue Ridge. Opposition from some to creating this organization became overshadowed by the need for the city to obtain more funding, and certain funding and grants can only be obtained by a DDA.
Palmer wants 'culture change' at embattled jail
Murphy – Cherokee County Sheriff Derrick Palmer took the oath of office for a second term Monday amid a ... PLEASE LOG IN FOR PREMIUM CONTENT Our website requires visitors to log in to view the best local news. Not yet a subscriber? Subscribe today!
Dawson schools set “Online Learning Day” Tuesday
At 5:15 p.m. today Monday (Dec. 11), Dawson County School Superintendent Dr. Damon Gibbs issued the following statement regarding school closures. “Due to potentially dangerous road conditions, Dawson County Schools will have an Online Learning Day Tuesday (Dec. 11). All 12 month employees should re
2 more teens arrested in connection with Fannin County murder
MORGANTON, Ga. (FOX 5 Atlanta) - Two more teens were arrested in connection with the murder of a 33-year-old man and the shooting of a woman, bringing the total arrested in the case to four teens.
Winter storm warning closes White Co. schools
CLEVELAND, Ga. – The National Weather Service at Peachtree City has extended the Winter Storm Warning for White County and most of Northeast Georgia until today (Dec. 10) at noon. Forecasters say light snow with additional accumulation of 1 inch or less, except above 3,000 feet where 1 to 2 inches c
Two more teens, 15 and 16, arrested in connection to murder in north Georgia
FANNIN COUNTY, Ga. - Two more teens have been arrested in connection to a death of a 33-year-old man from north Georgia. Police found the body of Justin McKinney early Tuesday morning in Morganton, according to the Georgia Bureau of Investigation.
Winter storm bringing snow in north Georgia
A dog plays in the snow in Union County. Snow covers the ground in Blue Ridge. (Photo: Jane Sherlock) Trees are down in Jasper in Pickens County. A viewer sent in video from a yard where there is a little damage.
The Murphy Bulldogs in the state semifinals with two special kickers
MURPHY, NC — The Murphy Bulldogs face Robbinsville at home Friday night in the state semifinals. The two teams have met before this season, with Murphy coming out on top. The Bulldogs have two specialists who are special.
How Much Should I Save? : Savings Corner Presented by Coosa Valley Credit Union
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Sheriff’s Office seeks public’s help in abandoned puppies case
BRASSTOWN BALD, Ga. -Towns County Sheriff’s Office is asking for the public’s help in locating the person or persons that abandoned three puppies. On Friday morning, Dec. 7, deputies responded to a call in reference to puppies that were abandoned at a trash dumpster located on Highway 180 Spur near
Man arrested after threats, chase
A man who allegedly threatened to come to a residence and “shoot up the place” was arrested Tuesday night. Monroe County Sheriff’s Deputy Chris Moses said it was just before 8 p.m. when he went to a house on Campground Road after being told a man in a small silver car had made the threats.
Murphy runs roughshod over Alleghany
Murphy – Three weeks in-between football games can kill any momentum you have built. Unless you’re the Murphy Bulldogs,. PLEASE LOG IN FOR PREMIUM CONTENT Our website requires visitors to log in to view the best local news. Not yet a subscriber? Subscribe today!