• 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 […]

    Read More »
  • *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, […]

    Read More »
  • 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 […]

    Read More »
  • 10 Acre Rough Ridge Fire in the Cohutta Wilderness

    A small wildfire discovered in the Cohutta Wilderness on October 16 has grown to 10 acres and is highly visible across Fannin, Gilmer and surrounding counties.  The fire is not threatening any private lands or structures. The Rough Ridge wildfire is located approximately 1.5 miles north of Three Forks trailhead on the east side of […]

    Read More »
  • Eleventh Annual Rotary Blues Train Event was held Sept 16th in Blue Ridge

    The Rotary Club of Blue Ridge held its Eleventh Annual Rotary Train Event on the Blue Ridge Scenic Railroad Friday, September 16, 2016.  Once again,  its Founding Title Sponsors North Georgia Ford and Autotrader.com presented the Rotary Blues Train. Proceeds from the event will support both the Programs of Rotary and the Ferst Foundation Literacy Project […]

    Read More »
  • The GBI Crime Lab Receives Synthetic Opioid Carfentanil

    Decatur, GA – Within the past week, the GBI Crime Lab’s drug identification unit received three cases from separate seizures of the synthetic opioid carfentanil. Carfentanil is a fentanyl analog used as a tranquilizer on large animals such as elephants. It is purported to be 100 times stronger than fentanyl and suspected of playing a […]

    Read More »
  • K9 Unit checks on suspicious person finds 1/2 lb of meth

    Murray County check leads to drug related arrest. On Friday, August 15,  a K9 unit in Murray County checked on a suspicious person.   During the investigation they located 1/2 lb. of Meth, and $3,118.00 in cash, along with scales used to facilitate the sale of Meth.   Arrested was William Ray Gentry age 42 […]

    Read More »
  • Missing man in Murray County Located safe and sound

    Mr. Ledford has been located and is safe. MISSING / ENDANGERED Please be on the lookout for Marvin “Ray” Ledford.   He was last seen in Murray County on Saturday night, March 27th. He was driving his Blue and Tan 1998 Chevrolet Z71.   Circumstances indicate that he may be in need of immediate medical […]

    Read More »
  • Murray County Sheriff’s Office warns of New Scam

    The Murray County Sheriff’s office would like to make everyone aware of a new scam that’s going around. One of the Detectives (of all people) received a call on Tuesday – March 22nd from someone claiming to be working with his cell phone provider, and stating that his phone service would be shut off if […]

    Read More »
  • Back to Top