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Gilmer High School Annual End-Season Banquet | Gilmer

ELLIJAY, Ga.- Gilmer High School hosted its annual basketball end-season banquet on Sunday, March 24, 2019, at the Gilmer Agriculture Center & Cannery ...

GHS Threats see arrest

Reports of threats to GHS saw a quick arrest, but also additional officers monitoring the school as investigations continue.

Looking for Easter events in Gilmer?

ELLIJAY, Ga. –. Easter on the Field Where?: The Gilmer High School Football Field (408 Bobcat Trail, Ellijay, GA 30540). In the event of inclement weather, the ...

Saunders Named Head Coach For Gilmer Football | Gilmer

In a special called meeting on Monday afternoon, the Gilmer County Board of Education unanimously voted to approve the hiring of Kevin Saunders as the new ...

Gilmer Schools: Increasing Security | Gilmer

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

Gilmer County Charter Schools 2018-2019 Calendar

Gilmer County Charter Schools 2018-2019 Calendar.

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.

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.

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.

Introducing Doug Pritchett to the BOE | Gilmer

ELLIJAY, Ga. – Gilmer County got its first look at its newest Board of Education member, Doug Pritchett, in January's meetings, but now, FYN sits down for a few ...

Gilmer Schools announces delay | Gilmer

With weather forecasts looking grim, the Gilmer County School system has announce they will operate on a two hour delay tomorrow, Monday, December 10.

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.

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.

12U Boys Win District Class C Championship | Gilmer

February 16th, 2019 had the Gilmer Parks and Recreation host the district championship at the Gilmer Middle School gym in Ellijay, GA. At the end of the day, ...

Bobcats Take Region Duals-Advance To State | Gilmer

The Gilmer Bobcats Wrestling team traveled to Heritage High School on Saturday for the 6AAAA Regin Duals. Schools attending all brought strong wrestling ...

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 ...

Ethics questioned in School Administration

Citizens are questioning the BOE after reports of connections between the system's Superintendent and a security company contracted to install a new system.

Bobcat Wrestling Recognizes Seniors

On a day that had 13 schools represented on the mats, the Gilmer Bobcats recognized eleven Seniors who have dedicated themselves to continuing the ...

"Vaping" incident part of a larger problem | Gilmer

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.

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.

Bobcat Trail reopens today

Road repair on Bobcat Trail after a gas line break during road work is completed and both lanes are operational from Old 5 to Gilmer High School today.

BOE asks for citizens to vote on 2019-20 Calendars | Gilmer

As concerns continue over the state controlling local school calendars, the Gilmer BOE is working hard on its own calendars and asking citizens for their vote.

Mardi Gras In The Mountains 2019 King & Queen Nominees-Gilmer

The Georgia Mountains Hospice, The Ellijay and Jasper Councils of the Knights of Columbus, and The Rotary Club of Jasper invites you to the 2019 Mardi Gras ...

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.

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.

GHS names STAR student | Gilmer

ELLIJAY, Ga. – Gilmer High School Principal Carla Foley has announced the schools PAGE STAR student for 2018. Tylea Hernandez scored 1,470 on her ...

Rabies Alert issued in Ellijay

Health officials are urging residents near the intersection of Boardtown Road and Chatsworth Highway in Ellijay to take precautions for rabies in the area.

Gilmer Mountain Education Charter High School News | Gilmer

Check out the students and staff members being highlighted this month by MECH in this News update!

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.

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.

Clear Creek threat sees student removed from school | Gilmer

Authorities responded to a threat made against Clear Creek Middle School yesterday, December 12.

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 ...

Notification of Sewerage Spill December 28, 2018 | Gilmer

Due to heavy flows from the recent rainfall, the Ellijay-Gilmer County Wastewater Treatment Plant (WWTP) experienced flows that were too high for optimal plant ...

Gilmer Foundation's new CORE in business | Gilmer

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.

Gilmer County Sheriffs Office Arrest Report 12/17 to 12/25 | 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 ...

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.

Sheriff's warning for floods in Gilmer | Gilmer

With confirmation of roads in and around Ellijay and East Ellijay, the Gilmer County Sheriff's Office has issued a warning for drivers.

GBI releases details of Gilmer shooting | Gilmer

Willie McCoy, 39, of Ellijay was the only injury from Tuesday's shooting according to the Georgia Bureau of Investigation's press release today.

Replacement doesn't mean resolution in Fire Dept | Gilmer

Gilmer County is still amid disorder this week as Commission Chairman Charlie Paris confirmed he has replaced Brian Scudder as Interim Fire Chief.

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.

BOC names Public Safety Director and Fire Chief | Gilmer

Moving past the interim phase, the Gilmer BOC named Keith Kucera as Public Safety Director and Daniel Kauffman as Fire Chief tonight, March 14.

Public Safety Interims named

ELLIJAY, Ga. – According to news reports, Gilmer County Commission Chairman Charlie Paris has named two Directors as interim in the Public Safety ...

Gilmer "survives" the storm | Gilmer

ELLIJAY, Ga. – As Gilmer continues to clean up and recover from Saturday mornings storm, officials are beginning to assess damage and costs for the county.

Dempsey steps down as Interim Fire Chief | Gilmer

Less than a day after Gilmer County Commission Chairman Charlie Paris announced Mike Dempsey as the new Interim Fire Chief, he has stepped down as ...

Six new inductees join REACH | Gilmer

The Gilmer County Board of Education celebrated on Friday, October 19, to welcome its six new students into the Gilmer County REACH Scholars Program.

Pritchett resigns from Public Safety Director | Gilmer

ELLIJAY, Ga. – Gilmer County Public Safety Director Tony Pritchett has tendered a resignation from his position as Public Safety Director. Though his letter of ...

Pritchett found guilty on all counts | Gilmer

ELLIJAY, Ga. – A shooting on July 8, 2017, is finally moving towards a close in the court system with Douglas Edwin Pritchett being found guilty on all counts ...

Bobcats Represent Well at GHSA State | Gilmer

This past weekend the GHSA State Traditional Tournament was held at the Macon Centreplex and once again the Bobcats of Gilmer High School were well ...

McCoy Captured

Details are surfacing of the arrest of Willie Lee McCoy who escaped custody over the weekend.

Accident shuts down Highway 515

The Gilmer Sheriff's Office has confirmed an accident on Highway 515 shutting down lanes on the road near the Gilmer-Pickens county line.

Pebblebrook hires Leroy Hood as new football coach

A little more than two months after Kevin Saunders' resignation, Pebblebrook found its new football coach.

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 ...

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 ...

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.

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 ...

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 ...

Suspect involved in shooting now missing | Gilmer

ELLIJAY, Ga. – The suspect of a home invasion last week, Willie Lee McCoy, was shot by law enforcement during the incident, but has now escaped custody at ...

Mobile USA ~ A New Choice for Phone Service

Mobile USA is a great option for mobile phone users to choose the *service*, plan and phone to best suit their needs without the price gouge. The locally owned ...

Helicopter Crash in Talking Rock

Deputies and first responders are on the scene with a helicopter crash behind 7866 Ellijay Road in Talking Rock Georgia.

Fire at Gilmer High School | Gilmer

Early on the morning of November 11 a small fire was discovered the the Gilmer High School Gymnasium around 8:00am. According to Gilmer Schools ...

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.

Tractor Trailer hits power lines at Water Authority | Gilmer

ELLIJAY, Ga. – The Ellijay-Gilmer County Water & Sewerage Authority sustained a small incident today as a tractor-trailer took out a power line on the site.

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 Ellijay, ...

Former Student found dead amid allegations | Gilmer

Amidst allegations of kidnapping and sexual assault, Bradley Justin Cochran was found dead yesterday in Metter, Ga from an apparent suicide.

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.

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 ...

Denver Bronco Max Garcia Visits Gilmer High School | Gilmer

Denver Broncos offensive lineman Max Garcia spent the majority of last Friday in a classroom at Gilmer High School. The brother-in-law of GHS math instructor ...

Sgt. Lockett procession passes through Ellijay

Gilmer honors fallen soldier USMC Sgt. Christopher Lockett as he passes through Gilmer County to Murphy N.C..

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 ...

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.

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

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 ...

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 ...

GHS Students Participate in Medical Internships | Gilmer

Group Photo at North Georgia Physical Therapy are (Back Row L – R) Magnolia McLaughlin, Annabelle Nestor, Aaliyah Adame, Samantha Hernandez, Kim ...

Is Ellijay the "Nicest Place?" | Gilmer

A recent listing as a finalist in the Nicest Places in America, Ellijay is garnering extra attention from the nation as a whole.

Davis, Patterson, Perez, Sharpe Sign College Scholarships | Gilmer

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

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 ...

L4GA Grant activities on highlight at BOE

Highlighting the L4GA Grant in January, Gilmer Schools have been talking about the fruits of the grant, Literacy Nights and Book Donations.

Fetching Features: Chamber President Paige Green | Gilmer

Achieving a rare 10 years as a Chamber President, Paige Green speaks about her 20 years in the events and marketing business.

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, ...

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.

Charlie's Christmas Wish filming in Gilmer | 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.

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.

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.

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.

Well Water Testing

Well Water Testing. By: Eddie Ayers, County Extension Agent. For the most part, north Georgia has had an abundance of rain this winter. As of the middle of ...

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.

River Park opens new playground | Gilmer

ELLIJAY, Ga. – Officials from both the county and state met today in Gilmer's River Park to join with the Gilmer Chamber in officially cutting the ribbon on the new ...

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 ...

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.

WRESTLING: Roman to be inducted into Georgia Wrestling Hall of Fame  Northwest Georgia News

The National Wrestling Hall of Fame and Museum in Stillwater, Oklahoma, recently announced the Class of 2019 to be inducted in its Georgia Chapter and a ...

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.

Amy Johnson sworn in as Clerk of Court | Gilmer

Gilmer saw the first official presentation of Amy Elizabeth Johnson as the Gilmer County Clerk of Superior Court on February 28, 2019.

Blue Ridge Soap Box Derby Sponsorship | Gilmer

The Blue Ridge Soap Box Derby was created by locals and is geared towards the local community, specifically kids and kids at heart. 100% of all profits go back ...

Gilmer Soccer Recognizes 2016 Seniors | Gilmer

In-between girls and boys region matches against Ridgeland last night, the Gilmer High School soccer team held senior night festivities for its nine soon-to-be ...

Gilmer Wins 16th State Duals Wrestling Title | Gilmer

Another year, another title. Such has been the pattern for the Gilmer High School Bobcats wrestling squad in the last decade and a half. No matter the ...


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

Galt Named as New GHS Football Coach | Gilmer

For the second time in as many years, the Gilmer High School football program will have a new coach at its helm. Jason Galt was approved as the 16th head ...

Murray County Schools and former superintendent agree to settlement  Branford News

CHATSWORTH, Ga. — Murray County Schools has agreed to a settlement with former superintendent Eric McFee, according to a school system spokesman.

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