Fannin County High School FFA Competition

Left to right, Farm Business Management: Aaron Walden, Zachary Franklin, Hannah Payne, and Montana Pearson   Fannin County High School FFA members competed in several career development events on Nov. 1 at Etowah High School in Woodstock, GA. The farm business management team made up of Zachary Franklin, Aaron Walden, Hannah Payne, and Montana Pearson took a 50 question exam over agribusiness curriculum. The team earned a silver emblem by placing in the top two-thirds of the teams. The junior division floriculture team of Tyler Ford, Brooke Crowder, Alexis Ware, and Kat…

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Take Five with Rodney Kendall

1. Has Blue Ridge always been your home? No, I grew up just outside of Morganton Ga in a place called Hemptown. I moved to Blue Ridge in 1994 and I still live there today. 2. Why is Fannin County the place for you and your family? I have traveled all over the United States and Fannin County has always been home. I have always loved our small towns even though they have grown a lot over the years. The people are hard-working, kind and stand up for what they believe…

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Swearing-in ceremonies for county officials

Probate Judge Scott Kiker was sworn in on Monday, Dec. 19, by Superior Court Judge John Worcester. Pictured above, left to right:  Worcester, Kiker, wife Marion Kiker and son Kirkman. Officials were formally sworn-in at the Fannin County Courthouse. The new year approaches so these civil servants can begin attending to the job of administering to the public in their official capacity. Congratulations to all incumbent and newly elected officials, see you in 2017!            

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