AP NEWS REPORT Mexico exports about $2 billion in tomatoes to the United States annually. Mexico’s Economy Department said Tuesday (May 7) that U.S. consumers could pay 38% to 70% more for tomatoes after the U.S. Commerce Department announced it would re-impose anti-dumping duties on Mexican imports. The Mexican agency said the country exports about […]
To Read this section click the image below 2019 Fannin County High School Graduation Friday, May 24, 2019 8:00 p.m. Fannin County High School Football Stadium In the event of inclement weather, the ceremony will be held May 24, at 8 p.m. in the Gymnasium.
Georgia Eligible to Receive More Than $34 Million to Help Rebuild Damaged Infrastructure ATLANTA, GA – Today (May 9), U.S. Senators Johnny Isakson (R-GA) and David Perdue (R-GA) joined Senate colleagues in asking U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Secretary Ben Carson to swiftly publish, in the Federal Register, the rules that will […]
By Ricardo Alonso-Zaldivar / AP May 2, 2019 (WASHINGTON) — The Trump administration on Thursday moved to protect the rights of clinicians who object to participating in abortions with a regulation intended to safeguard those with religious and moral objections. President Donald Trump made the announcement during a speech in the White House Rose Garden […]
Atlanta – A fire investigator with the Insurance and Safety Fire Commissioner’s Office has determined that a chicken house fire in Fannin County was intentionally set. The fire occurred on Monday, May 6th around 8:49 AM. “The chicken house was located at 260 Old Silver Mine Road in McCaysville, GA. One chicken house was totally […]
By Elaine Owen, Editor According to a just-released state audit, the University System of Georgia (USG) has shorted its employees pension fund over $600 million since it stopped making legally required payments to the fund over a decade ago. When the 401(k) plan for USG employees (the Optional Retirement Program or ORP) was created in […]