• Collins submits resume to Governor Kemp for Senate Seat

    Ga Rep Collins

    Georgia, – Georgia Governor Brian Kemp began a process to fill U.S. Sen. Johnny Isakson’s seat this week. The Governor set up a website requiring the potential candidates to submit a resume. FYN has learned Rep. Doug Collins (R-Ga.) has submitted his resume for consideration. The seat will be filled following Johnny Isakson’s retirement effective […]

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  • Vicious Animal Alert in Pickens County

    June 28, 2019 According to the Pickens County Sheriff’s Office there is a search for 2 dogs.  In the area of Old Philadelphia Road, deputies have been assisting animal control in attempting to locate 2 dogs that have attacked and killed 2 horses. During the attack, the owner of the horses tried to stop the […]

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  • Reward for Missing Pets in Gilmer county

    Reward offered for the safe return of 2 beloved missing pets in Gilmer County.  A local family is missing their German Shepherd mix and also a 14 year old Boston Terrier, both neutered. The dogs darted through the woods beside the family’s home in the Roundtop area between Old Hwy 5 and Hwy 382 in […]

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  • Schools Close due to Snow

    Several counties are currently under a winter storm warning until 7am Saturday. Periods of snow (1-4 inches) are expected making difficult travel conditions. Road conditions are expected to deteriorate through the day and into the evening. The safety of  students and staff is always a primary concern and for that reason the following Schools will […]

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  • Train derailed near Pickens-Gilmer county line on Whitestone Road

    PICKENS COUNTY, Ga. – Currently, Pickens County Fire and Rescue is working with the assistance of Cherokee County Fire and Emergency Services Hazmat teams on a train locomotive that derailed near the Pickens-Gilmer County Line on Whitestone Road. Fortunately, there have not been any injuries and only the fuel from the locomotive has leaked out. […]

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  • Hurricane Irma prompts school closings in Georgia

    *  Union County Schools will be CLOSED Monday, September 11th, 2017 due to Gov. Nathan Deal declaring a state of emergency for all 159 counties in Georgia. Please continue to monitor here for further updates.  Fannin County Schools will be closed for students and all personnel on Monday, September 11.A great deal of consideration has […]

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  • *UPDATED* School Closings Due to Severe Weather Conditions

    Union County Schools will be CLOSED Monday, September 11th and Tuesday, September 12th due to Gov. Nathan Deal declaring a state of emergency for all 159 counties in Georgia. Please continue to monitor here for further updates.  Fannin County Schools will be closed for students and all personnel on Monday, September 11 and Tuesday, September 12, […]

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