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  • Georgia Attorney General Sam Olens issues statement By Elaine Owen, Editor A federal judge in Texas blocked the Obama administration’s directive to U.S. public schools that transgender students must be allowed to use the bathrooms and locker rooms consistent with their chosen gender identity. The […]

    Federal judge blocks Obama’s transgender directive

    Georgia Attorney General Sam Olens issues statement By Elaine Owen, Editor A federal judge in Texas blocked the Obama administration’s directive to U.S. public schools that transgender students must be allowed to use the bathrooms and locker rooms consistent with their chosen gender identity. The […]

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  • Blue Ridge’s Mayor Donna Whitener, Utility Billing Supervisor Becky Harkins, Council member Angie Arp, Distribution Supervisor Shannon Payne and Mapping Coordinator Kim Keenan, met with the Fannin County Water Authority members Aug. 19. The purpose of the meeting was to discuss coordination between the Water […]

    City and county discuss plans to handle expected demand for water

    Blue Ridge’s Mayor Donna Whitener, Utility Billing Supervisor Becky Harkins, Council member Angie Arp, Distribution Supervisor Shannon Payne and Mapping Coordinator Kim Keenan, met with the Fannin County Water Authority members Aug. 19. The purpose of the meeting was to discuss coordination between the Water […]

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  • IRS warns of back-to-school scams; encourages students, parents, schools to stay alert The Internal Revenue Service today warned taxpayers against telephone scammers targeting students and parents during the back-to-school season and demanding payments for non-existent taxes, such as the “Federal Student Tax.” People should be […]

    IRS Warns Against Scams

    IRS warns of back-to-school scams; encourages students, parents, schools to stay alert The Internal Revenue Service today warned taxpayers against telephone scammers targeting students and parents during the back-to-school season and demanding payments for non-existent taxes, such as the “Federal Student Tax.” People should be […]

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