1 dead, 2 hurt in Bradley County crash Wednesday morning
BRADLEY COUNTY, Tenn. — A crash in Bradley County killed a 45-year-old person from Tennessee and injured 2 others Wednesday morning. The Tennessee Highway Patrol (THP) says the accident happened shortly after 9 a.m. at the intersection of Dalton Pike and Bell Road. A preliminary THP report says a...
Experience Authentic Mexican Cuisine at These 3 Outstanding Ellijay Eateries
In this article, we'll be exploring three outstanding Mexican restaurants located in Ellijay. Have you had the chance to dine at any of these places? If so, we'd love to hear your thoughts. Please feel free to share your experiences in the comments section below.
General Sessions for 2/20/24
Amanda Lynette Adams, 52, Beaty’s Chapel Road, Tellico Plains, violation of probation, 11/29 at 50 percent. Brandon Daniel Adkins, 39, Ogle Road, Sweetwater, assault by domestic violence, reset for 3/12. Shawn Michael Beasley, 35, Dry Fork Valley Road, Ten Mile, violation of probation, revoke and reinstate probation for 11/29. Ronnie Cecil Bivens, 36, Community Drive,...
Community mourns death of Fannin County volunteer firefighter
FANNIN COUNTY, Ga. — A Fannin County community is mourning the death of one of its beloved volunteer firefighters. Fannin County Fire Rescue shared on social media that Mary McGuire had passed away. According to the Fannin County coroner, McGuire was rushed to a hospital on Feb. 18, where...
Woman says bathroom emergency kept her from stopping
A supposed bathroom emergency kept a woman from stopping Feb. 19, even though police were hot on her trail. Tellico Plains Police Detective Jerry Miller said he was on Mecca Pike when he saw a white Nissan Altima driving at a high rate of speed. Miller said he turned on his lights and siren and tried to pull the car over, but the driver kept going, eventually turning onto Akins...
‘God was not dealing with death today:’ No one hurt after semi plows into Polk County home
An unusual accident has one Polk County family staying in a hotel now that their home is in shambles. Luckily, everyone involved walk. An unusual accident has one Polk County family staying in a hotel now that their home is in shambles. Luckily, everyone involved walked away without a scratch.
Union County Deputies Kill Armed 85-year-old Man, GBI to Investigate
At the behest of the Union County Sheriff’s Office, agents from the Georgia Bureau of Investigation (GBI) are looking into an officer-involved shooting incident in Union County. The incident resulted in the death of Wendall Cross, aged 85, of Blairsville, GA. No officers sustained injuries. According to preliminary reports,...
Could Noah Peters be the next American Idol?
CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. — Noah "The Singing Barber" Peters grew up just up the road in Benton, Tenn. and now he has dreams of being the next American Idol!. @theesingingbarber My guy @Nick Connors #singingbarber#longervideos♬ original sound - Noah Peters. Josh sat down with the local TikTok sensation "The...
Tellico outlasts Sweetwater again to earn third place finish
Tellico Plains staved off a Sweetwater comeback Feb. 20, winning its third game of the season over the Wildcats, 72-62, in the District 3-2A consolation game at McMinn Central. Two seniors led the scoring charge — Sweetwater’s Chris Alford and Tellico’s Burgess Tate — both eclipsing 20 points-plus. “I think (Tate’s) senior leadership, composure and how he handled himself (helped a lot). He uplifted other kids and talked to them...
New Modern Police Headquarters Now Open on Hill Street: A Boost for Community Safety in Murphy
The Murphy Police Department in North Carolina has moved to its new headquarters at 498 Hill Street. This move comes after years of planning and support from the Town of Murphy and its residents. The new station is now fully operational and offers improved efficiency and expanded capabilities for the department's growing team. It includes modern training facilities, storage space for equipment, and better administrative offices.
Tellico Plains returns to region semifinals after comfortable quarterfinal
Tellico Plains is headed to its sixth region semifinal in seven seasons after the Lady Bears blew past District 4-2A champion Sequatchie County 57-40 in the Region 2-2A quarterfinals, Friday. Three separate Lady Bears scored in double digits, a win that was charged by convincing defense in the middle quarters paired with shots dropping for Tellico (19-10). “Our perseverance: we stuck it out, stuck to the game plan and adjusted...
You’ve heard of Hot Chicken, what about Hot Slaw?
From News 12: Legislation passed in Tennessee on Thursday marking the importance of “hot slaw” in the state. House Bill 1597 made hot. From News 12: Legislation passed in Tennessee on Thursday marking the importance of “hot slaw” in the state. House Bill 1597 made hot...
🚧 Traffic Alert: Crash Blocks All Lanes on SR 52 in Gilmer County, Georgia 🚧
The time displayed is local to the original X account in Georgia. A significant traffic incident has been reported in Gilmer County, Georgia, leading to a complete blockage of SR 52 at Ridgemont Dr. (mile marker 18.75). This collision has resulted in the closure of all lanes in both directions. Commuters are advised to avoid this area and seek alternative routes for their travels. The expected time for the lanes to reopen is approximately 4:00 pm. For continued updates regarding this incident, travelers can call 511. Additional information and updates can be followed through the provided link: https://t.co/oqu8FoW2SR.
Man charged with shooting wife to death in Cherokee County, North Carolina
ANDREWS, N.C. — Authorities are charging a man from western North Carolina with shooting his wife to death. Deputies and paramedics found the woman, identified as Amy Freeman, shot to death in Andrews on January 31st, according to a Facebook post from the Cherokee County Sheriff's Office. After an...
The gas price fluctuate between $3.06 and $3.16 in Blue Ridge as of 2024-02-24. Find the cheapest station near you.
Photo from Unsplash and unrelated to the city. For most people, it is a constant necessity of life to manage gas prices. The national average price for a gallon of regular-grade gas on Saturday is $3.264, a week ago the price is $3.282 , according to AAA.
Puppies in Need: Could Your Home Be Their New Home in Blue Ridge, GA?
Interested in adding a furry friend to your family? Even if you're just keen on viewing some of the cute critters available for adoption nearby, there are ample pets waiting for their forever homes in animal shelters throughout and around blue ridge.
GA Blue Ridge's Most Loveable Dogs Eagerly Awaits Forever Homes Today!
Interested in adopting a pet — or just looking at some adorable pets near you up for adoption? There are dozens of endearing pets up for adoption at animal shelters in and around blue ridge..
Italian Cuisine at Its Finest: The Top 3 Italian Restaurants in Blue Ridge
In this article, we're exploring three exquisite Italian restaurants nestled in the heart of Blue Ridge. Have you had the chance to dine at any of these places? If yes, we'd love to hear your experiences in the comments section below!
Ellijay council supports future R-CUT lanes at Hwy. 515/Old Hwy. 5
Ellijay City Councilmembers approved submitting a letter of support for proposed R-CUT (Reduced Conflict U-Turn) lanes at the intersection of Highway 515 and Old Highway 5 North. The change in…
Bradley Central Blows Out McMinn Co in Region Tournament
Cleveland, TN-(WDEF-TV) Bradley Central blasted off to a 23-0 and never looked back in beating McMinn Co 89-35 in their region tournament opener. Avary Brewer was dialed in behind the arc for the Bearettes hitting 6 of 9 three-pointers. Aubrey Gonzalez had over half of the Cherokees total points as she scored 18.