The Jackson EMC Neese Office has this Memorial Day display in front of its office off Hwy. 29.
Chris Cathers, an Army veteran, was suicidal for over a decade before getting help.
The Flowery Branch Police Department arrested Calvin Cook, who serves as Cherokee Bluff's girls' high school soccer coach and a Cherokee Bluff Middle School teacher, Friday morning for one cou…
Hannah LaRae Abbott
The Banks County Chamber of Commerce CVB held a ribbon cutting for Austin's Home Supply & More, located at 20519 US-441, Commerce. The owner is Dallas Cruce. Austin's Home Supply & Mor…
The Banks County Board of Commissioners will hold a public hearing at 6 p.m. on June 5 at the Annex Building to take public input on the proposed fiscal year 2024 budget.
Newly-appointed baseball coach Jared Jones met with players and parents this week at the Banks County Baseball and Softball Complex.
Banks County High School senior, Caine Griffith, signed with Emmanuel College this past week with a room of family, friends, coaches, and teammates present. Griffith will join the Emmanuel Col…
Angel Cruz will be attending Dickinson State to continue his collegiate wrestling career.
As expected, there were a number of players not pleased with the result of Winder-Barrow 30-14 home spring scrimmage against Jackson County on Thursday.
The Wildcats traveled to Dacula Friday night to take on the Falcons in a spring scrimmage. The game came down to the final possessions of the game and resulted in a 6-6 draw.
Bethlehem Christian (29-6) fell to Strong Rock Christian (27-10) in three games in the GIAA state championship.
- BCHS welcomes new baseball coach Jared Jones
- Griffith signs with Emmanuel College
- Cruz Signs with Dickinson State
- Winder-Barrow football coach Robert Paxia reflects on Bulldoggs’ spring scrimmage loss
- Apalachee ties 6-6 in road spring scrimmage against Dacula
- Knights fall in state championship against Patriots
- Kyler Lee Tanksley
- Well-known Commerce man shot and killed Sunday morning
- Cheyenne Makayla Carter
- Patricia Herrington Miller-Kirkland
- Wife, daughter charged with battery after confronting husband's girlfriend at campsite
- Cherokee Bluff High School girls' soccer coach arrested on child molestation charges
- Rock quarry plans aim at South Jackson
- Mary Frances “Vicky” Heath
- Madison County High School graduation moved to 8 p.m. Friday
- Recent arrests made around the county
From the car, I toted in bags of heavy groceries. I have become my mama.
It's the time of year when seniors will turn their tassels and start a new chapter in their lives. It doesn't really seem that long ago when I graduated high school. So today I want to take a …
There may have been an element of overstatement this week when a Jefferson Mayor Jon Howell declared that the town’s council is facing a “monumental decision” about whether or not to build a p…
By Loran Smith
By Ronda Rich
It’s been a long time since I used the word “swaddle.” But I remember folding the cloth just so and trying to swaddle my daughter so that she wouldn’t cut her face with her tiny fingernails. S…
Commerce School of Dance Senior Company members will put on "An Evening of Music and Dance" on Saturday, June 3, at 7 p.m. at the Commerce Cultural Arts Center.
June brings both new programs for summer as well as the Commerce Public Library's regularly scheduled programs. Gary Watson, who has been leading the adult yoga programs at the Commerce Librar…
Marena Bleech will take over as museum director at the Crawford W. Long Museum. The museum's current director, Vicki Starnes, is retiring from her role after over 15 years.
Lori Pursley has announced that a retirement party for Johnny Pursley will be held on Sunday, June 4, from 2-4 p.m.
Jon Paul Vetter, a local licensed insurance broker, will present a program at the Banks County Adult Literacy Center on May 25 at 7 p.m.
Aria Mason of Hoschton earned a place on Furman University's dean's list for the spring semester. Furman's dean's list is composed of full-time undergraduate students who earn a grade point average of 3.4 or higher on a four-point system. Mason's parents and/or guardians are Erik Mason and K…
Superintendent Will Schofield has announced his recommendation of Adam Clark as the next principal at Martin Elementary School in Flowery Branch, according to a press release from the Hall Cou…
A weather station is now in place at Banks County Middle School.
Two Commerce residents made the spring 2023 academic achievement list at Georgia Southwestern State University and was among 627 students recognized for scholastic achievement, including:
Warren Chapel United Methodist Church will have a chicken-que on Friday, June 9, and Saturday, June 10. The church will sell chicken and rib plates, along with homemade Brunswick stew.
Living Free Ministry will host a yard sale and food sale on Saturday, June 3, beginning at 8 a.m. The event will benefit the building fund project.
•Hull Baptist Church announces that Rev. Jeff Tinsley has been called to serve as its next Senior Pastor. “The church is looking forward to serving the Lord with the entire Tinsley family, and…
Galilee Church is hosting its VBX Nights on Wednesdays in June. This year's theme is "Ready, Set, Move."
Holly Springs United Methodist Church, Pendergrass, honored its graduates on May 21. Charles Westray will graduate from White County and Troy Loggins will graduate from Banks County. Both cere…
Community Brotherhood will be held on Sunday, June 4, at 7:30 a.m. in the Don Stewart Hall at Homer United Methodist Church for a monthly breakfast and program.
The WMU meets every second Tuesday of the month at First Baptist Church of Commerce.