Concert at Mercier Orchards – June 2nd


River Street Tavern named’s Great American Beer Bar in Georgia


ELLIJAY, Ga. – River Street Tavern has been recognized as the best beer bar in Georgia in the annual Great American Beer Bars competition conducted by—the Brewers Association’s website for beer lovers.

With more than 6,000 small and independent craft brewers operating throughout the country, beer lovers have a bevy of options to indulge and delight in their favorite beverage. To help enthusiasts take advantage of where to find palate-pleasing pints in every state, readers were recently polled to determine the best beer bars in all 50 states and Washington D.C.

“It’s a great honor to be recognized in the craft beer world. We could not have done this without our great staff and amazing customers. It is our goal to provide great food paired with amazing craft beer and to continue to grow in our great community,” said Brad Simmons, owner of River Street Tavern.

“ readers have an extensive level of insight on what makes a beer bar truly stand out,” said Jess Baker, editor in chief of “The Great American Beers Bars, selected by nearly 8,000 individual nominations cast by readers, are each stewards of quality craft beer and beer service. These outstanding beer bars, taprooms and brewpubs introduce their customers to new and exciting beer experiences and have been integral to the success of the independent craft brewing movement.”

Karla’s Korner – Last week to get in that Christmas shopping for giving or gifting this year

Community, Gilmer County Chamber

Karla came in this morning in the full Christmas spirit. She had on her Santa hat, Santa shirt and even fun sunglasses. Her giving tip for this week was one that is super important. The Gilmer County Family Connections and DFCS is asking for your help to provide all the foster children with toys and goodies for Christmas. This is a great way to give back to the families and children in your community that may otherwise be without. She had a couple great local places to find those last minute gifts for your family and friends. Check out the calendar of events for all of the small town Christmas events going on this weekend. As always thank you to the Gilmer County Chamber for sponsoring this segment.

Karla’s Korner – Summer Time = Fun Time!


As always Karla and I pick on BKP on Tuesday mornings. There is SO much going on this week and weekend in Gilmer County. Karla and her team are officially picking the name Mr. Bigfoot today! There will be live music all over the county this weekend from restaurants to vineyards and even pick’n on the porch. Gilmer Arts and Plein Art will be doing their “Art in the Mountains” around the county this weekend. If you love local art then you definitely want to check this event out. Also, the Annual Charles Sumner Racking Horse Show will be going on at the Saddle Club arena on Saturday. All of this and even more going on in the great Gilmer County this weekend. To get times, locations, and more info on all these fun events check out the Gilmer Chamber’s event calendar. Thank you to the Gilmer County Chamber for sponsoring this segment.

Karla’s Korner – Nice Quiet Summer Weekend in Gilmer County

Business, Gilmer County Chamber

Tuesday mornings mean a great time with Karla from Gilmer Chamber. Karla tells us about the Tater Patch Players Youth Theater production of “Charlotte’s Web.” This production has three showings left: Friday at 7 PM and Saturday and Sunday at 2 PM. This weekend is a nice quiet weekend in Gilmer county. There will be live music at the local vineyards and at the Legion. Saturday morning is also the Ellijay Farmer’s Market. Get out this weekend and enjoy the beautiful north GA mountains. For times or information on live music and other events in Gilmer County this weekend, check out the Gilmer Chamber Event’s Calendar.

Karla’s Korner – Its HOT this time of year but there’s plenty of water up here to enjoy


This time of year the weather is HOT in Georgia! But never fear here in the North Georgia mountains our rivers are full and there are tons of fun to be had in the waters of North Ga. You can swim, tube, canoe, or kayak. Speaking of swimming – Gilmer County City Pool and Park N Rec is hosting this years 5th District Swim Meet on June 24th. FetchYourNews will be covering this event live and streaming LIVE on FYNTV. What else is going on this week you ask? Lots of live music at various places throughout the county, Garden Club’s flower show, the Farmers Market, and the Gilmer County Rodeo! For more info on any of these great events check out the chamber website calendar. As always we would like to thank the Gilmer Chamber for sponsoring this segment.

The 1907 Restaurant Presents Kharisma Jazzmatic Funk


The Historic 1907 Restaurant located in the scenic North Georgia Mountains in downtown Ellijay, Georgia is a beautiful venue for an intimate night of wonderful music and delicious food. Popular music artists Kharisma Jazzmatic Funk and Topper Voices of Rock perform an exciting blend of acoustic music to include Classic Rock, Jazz, R&B, Motown, and Soul favorites. This popular holiday music event has drawn sold out crowds, so be sure to purchase your tickets early! Dinner & Show $75.00 per-person show only $20.00 per person. Limited seating for 100 people. For reservations and tickets please call 706-635-1907


St. Petrick’s Day Fun – Downtown Ellijay

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A fun St. Petrick’s Day celebration was held in Downtown Ellijay, GA on Saturday March 14th with lots of activities. (more…) - Dedicated to serve the needs of the community. Provide a source of real news-Dependable Information-Central to the growth and success of our Communities. Strive to encourage, uplift, warn, entertain, & enlighten our readers/viewers- Honest-Reliable-Informative.

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