• Sorghum Festival Attracts Thousands

    Blairsville, GA – Over a period of two weekends, Oct. 14 & 15, and Oct. 21 & 22, the Sorghum Festival, held at Meeks Park in Union County, GA, just west of Blairsville, attracted thousands of people from as far away as California and Arizona. According to Sorghum Festival Treasurer Kim Bridges, over 10,000 people […]

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  • Shawnetta D. Reece Arrested Again on Sexual Molestation Charges

    Blairsville, GA – UPDATE: FetchYourNews.com has received confirmation from the Georgia Bureau of Investigation that the former UCHS Physical Education teacher, Shawnetta D. Reece, 40, was arrested at her home in Blairsville, Union County, GA, on Sept. 21, 2017. The continuing investigation revealed that Reece engaged in sexual conduct with an 18-year-old student in 2015. […]

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  • First ever Get-Off-the-Grid Fest set to open in Blairsville

    Blairsville, GA – The Get-Off-the-Grid Solar Expo & Sustainability Fair opens at 4:00 p.m. on Friday afternoon, Aug. 18, 2017 at the Union County Arena off Hwy 515 west of Blairsville (Hemptown, GA). The festival will go through Sunday afternoon, August 20. According to the brochure, the “purpose of the Get-Off-the-Grid Fest is to create […]

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  • Commissioner Paris: ‘It could have been so much worse!’

    BLAIRSVILLE, Ga. – Union County Sole Commissioner Lamar Paris convened the January commissioner’s meeting Jan. 18, 2018, at 6 p.m. at the Union County Courthouse. In his commissioner’s comments, Paris, referring to the winter weather and extremely low temperatures that plagued Union County this week, said, “As difficult as this has been, it could have […]

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  • Union County Schools will be closed on Friday, Jan. 19

    BLAIRSVILLE, Ga. – Union County Schools will be closed again on Friday to both students and staff because of hazardous road conditions on secondary roads. The only major road that remains closed in Union County is the Richard Russell Scenic Parkway. However, there are many secondary mountain roads that remain dangerous because extremely low temperatures […]

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  • Union County Schools closed Thursday, Jan. 18

    BLAIRSVILLE, Ga – Update – The Richard Russell Scenic Highway is the only road in Union County that was closed due to weather. It remains closed. FetchYourNews.com will update when this road is reopened. BLAIRSVILLE, Ga – Union County Schools will be closed again on Thursday, Jan. 18, due to hazardous road conditions, extremely low […]

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  • Blairsville Airport has new Terminal Building

    Blairsville, GA – Blairsville Mayor Jim Conley and Blairsville icon W. C. Nelson, whom the terminal was named for, officially cut the ribbon for the new W. C. Nelson Airport Terminal building on Saturday, August 19, 2017. A host of long-time and native Blairsville/Union County residents joined Conley, Nelson, Georgia State Senator Steve Gooch, Union […]

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