FANNIN COUNTY NEWS


Remote Work Initiative

Fannin County Development Authority has been selected to participate in TVA’s new Remote Work Ready Pilot Program. The program, developed by TVA Economic Development, in partnership with FlexJobs, is designed to connect residents with additional remote work job...

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Local sewing operation makes PPE for area needs

Local sewing operation makes PPE for area needs

One of our local sewing operations, A&S Clothing, started sewing face masks for Jack Daniels employees in TN and medical gowns for Gainesville Hospital in GA. The small operation was able to complete over 10,000 of these products while working on their regular...

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Happenings at WildSide Custom Trailers & Conversions

Happenings at WildSide Custom Trailers & Conversions

Dale Eavenson and his team at WildSide Custom Trailers & Conversions in Blue Ridge, GA have just completed their first compact mobile medical unit! While regular projects at WildSide may consist of living quarters, motorhomes, or enclosed trailers, the team was...

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Webinar hosted: Health & Safety Measures for Businesses

The Chamber and Development Authority hosted a virtual meeting through Zoom with local Dr. Dillon Miller, Chief Medical Officer, Chief of Staff, and Medical Director of the hospitalist program at Fannin Regional Hospital. Dr. Miller is our local expert on the...

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Webinar hosted for businesses – SBDC & GDOL

FCDA hosted a virtual meeting with Richard Montanaro, Small Business Development Center, and Lisa Adkisson, Georgia Department of Labor. Mr. Montanaro provided advice and suggestions for businesses as it related to COVID-19 recovery. He provided some valuable tips for...

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Gribble presents 2019 year end summary

Fannin County Development Authority Executive Director Christie Gribble presented a 2019 year end summary to her FCDA Board of Directors and Commissioners in Jan and Feb. The FCDA was involved with over 100 new jobs in 2019 and and was involved with the potential of...

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2020 Fannin Youth Leadership program kicks off!

The 2020 Fannin Youth Initiative Leadership Program (FYI) kicked off on January 23rd, 2020 with 14 students from the high school.  Spearheaded by Christie Gribble, Fannin County Development Authority, and Mrs. Lynn Burch, Fannin County High School, FYI in 2019 with 10...

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FCDA explores entreprenuership

In partnership with Georgia Tech’s Enterprise Innovation Institute – Economic Development Research Program (EDRP) team, the FCDA is exploring the strengths and weakness of entrepreneurship and innovation in Fannin.  Fannin County was recognized earlier this year as...

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