Burn Ban Remains in Effect for Fannin County

By Jason Banks: With current drought conditions in Fannin County and much of northern Georgia, local officials would like to remind area citizens and visitors that a county-wide burn ban remains in effect for all of Fannin County.  The ban includes all outdoor burning, such as campfires, and includes the burning of “burn barrels”.  Commonsensehome.com defines a burn barrel as a metal 55 gallon open head drum, modified to burn household trash safely and cleanly. “Basically, it’s a personal incinerator,” the website says.  However, household trash is not something local…

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