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Happy Thanksgiving from the Fannin Sentinel staff

Happy Thanksgiving –then and now

By Elaine Owen, Editor Thursday, most people in our country will celebrate Thanksgiving. We welcome home family members who live away and gather around a table laden with turkey, dressing, mashed potatoes, green beans, cranberry sauce, home-made apple pies, pumpkin rolls–and a dozen other family favorites. We talk about other Thanksgivings, the loved ones no […]

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Mike Wolfe, Frank Fritz, and their team are excited to return to Georgia! They plan to film episodes of the hit series American Pickers throughout your area in January 2019.

American Pickers to Film in Georgia

Mike Wolfe, Frank Fritz, and their team are excited to return to Georgia! They plan to film episodes of the hit series American Pickers throughout your area in January 2019. AMERICAN PICKERS is a documentary series that explores the fascinating world of antique “picking” on History. The hit show follows Mike and Frank, two of […]

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Worst flu season

Flu season has left a trail of deaths, and perhaps a few lessons

By Andy Miller, Georgia Health News ~~ Dr. Hany Atallah of Grady Memorial Hospital saw a patient Monday who had flu symptoms. This possible flu sufferer—who also happened to be a Grady employee — showed that the disease can still appear, weeks after it reached its peak. Still, for Atallah, Grady’s chief of emergency medicine, […]

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Stories of heroism and faith will not be forgotten

By Elaine Owen, Editor ~~ “Out of one of the darkest days in our country’s history came the spirit of American resolve and resilience.” U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) comments on the 16th anniversary of the September 11th terrorist attacks: “Even 16 years after the terrorist attacks on September 11th, the stories of heroism and […]

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Veterans Park a place for memories on Memorial Day 2017

By Elaine Owen, Editor ~~ Scout Masters, Leaders and Epworth Boy Scouts Troop 32 were at Veterans Park early Monday to set up chairs for the crowd expected for the Memorial Day observance. First it was 100—then 50 more— and the crowd kept coming. Rain stayed away and the light breeze signaled summer was near. […]

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