Banks County News wins four state awards
The Banks County News won four awards in the Georgia Press Association’s Better Newspaper Contest, including a first place for sports section.
“Banks County wins because of the local column on the front of the sports page,” the judge wrote about the sports section. “Effective coverage of a range of sports.”
Chris Bridges is the sports editor.
Bridges won second place in the sports photo section for a photograph from the Banks County High School summer baseball camps.
“Photo immediately draws your attention,” the judge wrote. “Good photo of a unique event.”
Bridges also won a second place award for education coverage for articles on a new athletic complex at BCHS, a feature on the beginning of the 2007-08 school year and a news article on the school system making 100 percent AYP.
The Banks County News also won a third place award for religion coverage.