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Gilmer Schools Dedicates EES Auditorium | Gilmer

A single letter. One person's thoughts is what ultimately led to a recent ceremony by the Board of Education to dedicate the auditorium at Ellijay Elementary.

Gilmer inducts new members to Hall of Fame

December saw six new members inducted into Gilmer County's Hall of Fame between Friday's, December 7, Girls and Boys Basketball games.

Gilmer Over Hiawassee Dam In Tip-off Classic

The 2018 Tip-off Classic brought the Hiawassee Dam buses into Ellijay Ga on Saturday for tournament action against the Bobcats and Lady Cats of Gilmer High.

MVE jumps in 2018 Milestones scores

While scores fluctuated up and down in parts of Gilmer, the County as whole rose up in this year's Milestones scores and CCRPI rating.

Gilmer Schools: Increasing Security

The Gilmer County School System could see changes to its security protocols by January if the Board of Education follows its plans.

Police: Gilmer High School student stop by alleged police impersonator WXIA

Gilmer County Sheriff's Deputies are warning drivers to be on alert for a fake police officer.

Threat resolved at Gilmer High School

Authorities say the rumored threat on Gilmer High School has been resolved with an arrest and citizens should feel safe to return to school Monday.

FFA honors members at year end banquet | Gilmer

The Gilmer County chapter of the FFA held there annual year-end banquet for 2018 on May 10 honoring award winners and seniors from this school year.

Gilmer Students "Walk-Out" | Gilmer

With a nationwide "walk-out day" today, Gilmer County saw it's own high school students leaving class to remember the 17 dead last month.

GHS signs future teachers to college commitment | Gilmer

Gilmer High School saw a new celebration this year as they held a signing day for students committing to a college in order to become teachers themselves.

GHS renovations near completion | Gilmer

With the majority of the renovations complete and ready for the students, it is confirmed that the project will not reach 100% before Tuesday's start of term.

Gilmer High Band looks for new uniforms | Gilmer

Gilmer High School's Marching Band is on the road to new uniforms and Director of Bands Joe Pflueger talks about the project with FYN.

Gilmer Cheer Takes First At Dawson | Gilmer

Last Saturday The Gilmer High School competition Cheer team traveled to Dawson Co High School to put there school spirit and hard work to the test.

GMS Principal Walker dies in accident | Gilmer

Gilmer students and staff are awaking to awful news this morning as reports are coming in about a tragedy involving Gilmer Middle School Principal Larry ...

Calendars Approved in BOE's March Meetings | Gilmer

Final tallies have been made and the Gilmer County Board of Education have officially approved their calendar for the 2018-2019 school year.

Gilmer County Charter Schools 2018-2019 Calendar

Gilmer County Charter Schools 2018-2019 Calendar.

Gilmer CLC dedicates new building | Gilmer

East Ellijay, Ga. – The Gilmer Christian Learning Center (CLC) opened the doors of its new addition at the Clear Creek Campus this week to dedicate the ...

Bobcats Fall To Eagles Of Rabun Gap | Gilmer

In Week 2 of the 2018 season the Bobcats made the 2+ hour bus ride to Rabun County to face off against the Eagles of the Rabun Gap-Nacoochee School.

Principal Walker services and school announcement | Gilmer

With the school system still reeling from the death of Gilmer Middle School Principal Larry Walker, official announcements are coming for the next step.

"Vaping" incident part of a larger problem

An overdose of a Gilmer Student looks to be part of a much larger problem across North Georgia as new information connects several incidents in recent weeks.

Bobcats Wrestling Recognized By BOE | Gilmer

The Gilmer Co. Board of Education recognized two of Gilmer High Schools athletic teams for outstanding seasons on Thursday. Bobcat wrestling was up first ...

Apple Ridge Woodturners donate saw to Gilmer High | Gilmer

After being allowed to utilize the space for meetings, the Apple Ridge Woodturners wanted to give back to GHS's Construction class in the form of a new ...

Bomb Threat Investigated at CCMS | Gilmer

EAST ELLIJAY, Ga. – According to Gilmer County Charter School System Superintendent Dr. Shanna Wilkes, a new issue arising at Clear Creek Middle School ...

New Theater Officially Open in East Ellijay | Gilmer

The Georgia Theater Company (GTC) has officially opened its doors on its newest addition, Mountain Cinemas in East Ellijay.


The Ellijay-Gilmer County Water & Sewerage Authority (Authority) experienced a water main break just south of Simmons Road on Highway 5 South.

Gilmer "survives" the storm

Damage estimates and surveys are still ongoing as citizens and officials of Gilmer are still recovering in the hardest hit county from Saturday's storm.

Gilmer County Sheriffs Office Arrest Report 10/02 to 10/08 | Gilmer

FYN publishes the arrest reports provided by the GCSO. The Georgia Open Records Act (O.C.G.A. 50-18-70) allows for to obtain and ...

GHS Students Volunteer With Foster Parent Association | Gilmer

ELLIJAY, Ga. – Since October, the Gilmer High School chapter of Family Career and Community Leaders of America (FCCLA) has volunteered monthly with ...

Gilmer Preps for Florence | Gilmer

With a State of Emergency in Georgia, Gilmer Officials prepare to host a number of scenarios in the county.

East Ellijay Council continues millage and SPLOST | Gilmer

Finances became a main focus in a late June meeting of the East Ellijay City Council as they addressed the city's tax exemption and the new SPLOST ...

Gilmer County and State Election Results 2018 | Gilmer

This post will continue updates when totals are released during Gilmer's Election vote counts. It will be labeled FINAL when counts are completed for the night.

Bus Wreck on Yukon injures students

A school bus overturned on Yukon Road shortly after school released on Monday, January 22, injuring at least 15 students.

Man Arrested for Sexual Battery at Food Lion | Gilmer

An arrest was made last night after an incident involving sexual assault in the restroom of the Food Lion in East Ellijay.


ELLIJAY, Ga. – Appalachian Judicial Circuit Superior Court Judge Mary Elizabeth Priest announced her recent qualification for and intent to run for the Superior ...

GHS - Prank or Vandalism and Unlawful Entry? | Gilmer

ELLIJAY, GA – On May 24, 2017, four people appeared on security cameras at Gilmer County High School as they came from the vicinity of Mountain View ...

Generals Take Win Over Bobcats | Gilmer

The Gilmer Bobcats loaded the bus and headed to Ringgold Ga to face the Heritage Generals. With the Cats falling last week to Southeast Whitfield and the.

Double L break-in prompts special thank you | Gilmer

Early in the morning of June 11, the Double L Log Cabin was victimized by a burglary just before 1 a.m. but the owner's response may not be what you expect.

Gilmer election candidates qualify (FINAL) | Gilmer

ELLIJAY, Ga. – This week marks qualifying for the coming 2018 elections in Gilmer County. This year's elections include the county Commission Chairman, Post ...

Wanted Jewelry Thief Eludes Capture in Gilmer County | Gilmer

ELLIJAY, Ga. – A nationally known jewelry thief narrowly escaped capture in Gilmer County after trying to sell stolen goods to North Georgia Diamond located in ...

GBI releases details of Gilmer shooting | Gilmer

Ellijay, GA (November 7, 2018) – On Tuesday, November 6, 2018, the Georgia Bureau of Investigation was requested by the Gilmer County Sheriff's Office to ...

Touching the Wall in Ellijay | Gilmer

The American Veteran's Traveling Tribute memorial wall will be in Ellijay this week in observance of our upcoming Memorial Day.

The GBI arrested East Ellijay Police Office Michael McClure at approximately noon today February 14th 2018.

East Ellijay Police Officer Arrested. Theft by Taking.

Gilmer Announces Teacher of the Year | Gilmer

Ellijay, GA – Gilmer County saw recognition during October's Board of Education (BOE) meetings for teachers selected as Teacher of the Year for each school in ...

Substance at vape shop hospitalizes five

Two Detectives, a DTF Agent, and two EMS personnel are being treated for exposure to an unknown substance encountered during a search warrant of a vape ...

Artful Ellijay, Featuring Renowned Georgia Artists & Craftsmen, Opens in Downtown Ellijay

Artful Ellijay is a family owned and operated home provisions business located in the foothills of the North Georgia mountains in the historic downtown of.

Pool Information for the Summer | Gilmer

With the heat continuing to rise, citizens wanting to cool off in the waters of the county's public pool are looking for information on costs and hours.

GBI Investigates Gilmer County In-Custody Death of Charles Michael Patrick

Ellijay, GA – On Friday, April 27, 2018, at approximately 10:15 p.m., the Georgia Bureau of Investigation (GBI) was requested by the Gilmer County Sheriff's.

Is Ellijay the "Nicest Place?" | Gilmer

ELLIJAY, GA. – A recent listing as a finalist in the Nicest Places in America, Ellijay is garnering extra attention from the nation as a whole. Hosted on the USA ...

Margaret Williamson qualifies for May primary

Margaret Williamson officially qualified to run in the upcoming May General Primary against incumbent Speaker of the Georgia House of Representatives David.

Hunter Hill visits Ellijay

Continuing his campaign for Governor, Hunter Hill made a stop in Ellijay on May 2 to speak with local citizens about his plans for the office if elected.

Gilmer County Sheriff's Office Arrest Report 02/19 to 02/25 | Gilmer

FYN publishes the arrest reports provided by the GCSO. The Georgia Open Records Act (O.C.G.A. 50-18-70) allows for to obtain and ...

Murder Arrest in Gilmer | Gilmer

A joint operation between GCSO, GBI, and Federal Probation Officers culminated in an arrest yesterday of Charles Michael Patrick, 72, of Ellijay, GA.

River Park opens new playground

Officials from both the county and state met today in Gilmer's River Park to officially cut the ribbon on the new playground at River Park.

Ralston reads to MVE as part of Georgia Pre-K Week

Mountain View Elementary school hosted Georgia Speaker of the House, Rep. David Ralston, on Thursday, October 4, as part of the Georgia Pre-k Week ...

Cantaberry officially opens new location | Gilmer

After years on River Street, citizens are waking up today to see the Cantaberry Restaraunt in a new location.

Ellijay Farmers Market Opens Saturday, April 28th | Gilmer

This year the Ellijay Farmers Market is celebrating its 15th anniversary. The market first opened in the parking lot of the First United Methodist Church and after ...

PHS lockdown and what's next in Vaping Campaign | Gilmer

Superintendent Dr. Carlton Wilson comments on the PHS lockdown and answers questions about the rise in drug vaping in schools.

On the Set of Through The Glass Darkly in Ellijay | Gilmer

FYN got a chance to look closer at the set and people of Through the Glass Darkly, a new movie being filmed in Gilmer and Pickens Counties.

Gilmer High School Graduates 232 Seniors | Gilmer

Gilmer High School officially wrapped up the 2015-16 school year by holding its graduation ceremony earlier tonight at the GHS Gymnasium. 1EFC600.

February Public Health Inspection Scores | Gilmer

ABBY'S ICE CREAM AND FROZEN YOGURT (Food *Service* Inspections) 24 SOUTH MAIN STREET STE E ELLIJAY, GA 30540. View inspections: February 21 ...

County's River Park moving closer to upgrades

The Gilmer County Parks and Recreation Department is coming close to the final stage of erecting its new playground and possible other upgrades.

Post 2 Commissioner Candidate Woody Janssen | Gilmer

Local citizen, and owner/operator of the Cartecay River Experience, Woody Janssen has qualified for Post 2 Commissioner in Gilmer County.

Gilmer County Sheriff's Office Arrest Report 04/16 to 04/22 | Gilmer

FYN publishes the arrest reports provided by the GCSO. The Georgia Open Records Act (O.C.G.A. 50-18-70) allows for to obtain and ...

Gilmer Prepares for Severe Storms | Gilmer

ELLIJAY, Ga. – The National Weather *Service* (NWS) has issued warning for most of Georgia involving the coming severe storms. Gilmer is included as the ...

Gilmer High School Head Football Coach Search Update | Gilmer

It is well known that Gilmer High School head coach, Wesley Tankersley, recently resigned from his position as head coach of the Bobcats' football team.

Post 2 Commissioner Candidate Jerry Tuso | Gilmer

Putting in his qualification, G.R. "Jerry" Tuso resigned from chairman of the Gilmer Republican Party to run for the position of Post 2 Commissioner.

Post 2 Commissioner candidate Karleen Ferguson | Gilmer

Creator of the outdoor social club Stay Active Ellijay, Karleen Ferguson qualified in March to run for the position of Post 2 Commissioner in Gilmer County.

Gilmer Foundation's new CORE in business

ELLIJAY, Ga. – New life is springing from an older foundation in Gilmer County this week with the CORE Facility on River Terrace, just off of Maddox Drive.

'Through the Glass Darkly' filming in Ellijay | Gilmer

Residents in Gilmer County are seeing film crews traveling throughout the town this week as an independent film Through the Glass Darkly films on location.

Traveling Vietnam Wall visiting Gilmer this May | Gilmer

Days before Memorial Day, Gilmer County will be host to the AVTT (American Veteren's Traveling Tribute) Traveling Vietnam Wall.

Explosion at East Ellijay McDonald's | Gilmer

EAST ELLIJAY, GA. – Reports indicate an explosion has occurred at the East Ellijay McDonald's around 2 p.m. today originating in the women's bathroom.

Early voting showcases election importance

High numbers could be an early sign of even higher numbers on Tuesday if trends continue as they have in Gilmer County.

Home invasion attempt lands suspect in hospital

Gilmer County Sheriff's office assisted by Ellijay Police Department responded to a domestic related, attempted home invasion in the western portion of Gilmer.

This Week at Gilmer County Library: May 30, 2018 – June 6, 2018

Heath Lee – Library Manager. The 2018 Summer Reading Program (SRP) is HERE. This year's theme is “Libraries Rock!” SRP is super beneficial for all children ...

River Park making progress on new playground | Gilmer

The Gilmer County Parks and Recreation Department is nearing completion of new playground equipment at River Park.

Amnesty Tires return for one week | Gilmer

ELLIJAY, Ga. – Reviving its previous program from last year, Gilmer County has applied, and been approved, for its grant to run the Amnesty Tire Program from ...

Back to School info from The Gilmer Chamber | Gilmer

Gilmer County's students go back to school on Friday, August 4th. We have all your information regarding open houses and supply lists for each school.

Commissioners nearing decision on tiny homes | Gilmer

ELLIJAY, Ga. – After a previous meeting in February, the Gilmer County Board of Commissioners convened on March 29 for the second of three planned ...

Rosser, Boling Sign for College Ball | Gilmer

Gilmer High School's Taylor Boling and Brooks Rosser signed scholarships committing to playing Softball and Baseball, respectively, at the College level.

Gilmer High Welcomes New Principal | Gilmer

Ellijay, Ga – The Gilmer County Board of Education gladly welcomed the hiring of new Gilmer High School principal, Eric McFee.School superintendent Jason ...

This Week at Gilmer County Library: May 23, 2018 – May 30, 2018

The 2018 Summer Reading Program (SRP) is HERE. This year's theme is “Libraries Rock!” SRP is super beneficial for all children. It is a great way to beat the ...

Cartecay Bike Team preparing for second season | Gilmer

Entering its second season, the Cartecay Youth Mountain Bike Team has already achieved greatness by producing a state champion in its inaugural season.

Charlie's Christmas Wish filming in Gilmer

Charlie's Christmas Wish has been filming in East Ellijay for a week as an on-location shoot for the film to release this November.

Locals Arrested for Meth | Gilmer

ELLIJAY, Ga. – Two local men were arrested last weekend in Gilmer County on felony charges of methamphetamine. Officially listed, the charge against ...

Clear Creek Middle School Competes in State | Gilmer

Clear Creek Middle School made the 2 hour trip to Parkview High School in Lilburn Ga to compete in the Middle School State Track and Field Championships ...

Davis, Patterson, Perez, Sharpe Sign College Scholarships

Four more Gilmer High School athletes signed college scholarships yesterday morning, as Chancey Davis, Lucas Patterson, Alberto Perez and Keegan Sharpe ...

Lower Cartecay bridge approved for DOT replacement | Gilmer

Good news came during the commissioners meeting when Chairman Charlie Paris officially announced Gilmer's acceptance into the DOT bridge replacement ...

UCB Holds Annual Customer Appreciation Day | Gilmer

The staff of United Community Bank is in their parking lot today hosting their annual Customer Appreciation Day to celebrate the people who make their ...

Student injured in accident at Mountain View | Gilmer

Reports today confirm that a student at Mountain View Elementary School was injured by a pencil inserted into his face.

Box truck shuts down Highway 515 | Gilmer

A box truck heading north on Highway 515 stopped traffic when it wrecked late Tuesday afternoon.

BOC splits vote to advertise budget | Gilmer

Splitting the board in two, the final vote after months of work came down 2-1 for approving the advertisement of the Gilmer County Budget.

Bobcats Open Wrestling Season with Solid Performance | Gilmer

The Gilmer Bobcats have officially competed in their first wrestling tournament of the season, and it was a successful performance overall.

Gilmer honors Veterans at Memorial Bridge | Gilmer

With events spanning the whole weekend, Gilmer citizens took time on Veterans Day to stop at Memorial Bridge to remember those who have served and are ...

Deputy Sheriff Arrested in Gilmer | Gilmer

After a filed report in December, Sgt Greg McClure was arrested on Friday, January 5, 2018, by agents of the GBI and Gilmer Sheriff's Deputies.

What's Next for Gilmer Football? | Gilmer

Zach Grage's departure after just one season as the head coach of the Gilmer High School Bobcats football team has left the administration within Gilmer County ...

GHS 2015 Graduation | Gilmer

Congratulations to the Gilmer Class of 2015!The Gilmer High School Graduating Class of 2015 completed their commencement exercises on Saturday, May 23, ...

The Criminal Party

The Democrat party has made winning elections an art form. Their speculation knows no bounds, abides by no rules, except their own, and would not consider...

Gilmer County Sheriff's Office Arrest Report 02/12 to 02/18 | Gilmer

FYN publishes the arrest reports provided by the GCSO. The Georgia Open Records Act (O.C.G.A. 50-18-70) allows for to obtain and ...

Reports of Pritchett leaving Gilmer | Gilmer

Gilmer County Public Safety Director Tony Pritchett responds to a news article about "transitioning away from Gilmer County."

Downtown Fire shuts down North Avenue | Gilmer

A house on North Avenue fell victim to an electrical fire just before 7 pm on Friday night, April 13, according to Ellijay Fire Chief Sam West.

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