Mary Frances Buice, 81, wife of the late Doyle Boyd Buice, die…

JEFFERSON - Dan Barron, 77, was welcomed into heaven on Sunday…

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The Banks County High School wrestling team won 54-30 to clinch a spot to the Elite 8 at Friday night's preliminary meet. Coach Kasey Hanley states that his team fought hard and will not be satisfied until they win state.

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Banks County wrestlers continued the winning tradition as they beat Rabun and Fannin to earn the title of Area Champions this past week. To say that Coach Hanley was excited is an understatement.

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A South Carolina woman said she met a man that she met online at the Best Western motel. She said they both contributed money to pay for the room. She said the man later demanded his portion of the money for the room back. She said he then took her Apple watch and ran from the room.

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Banks County Sheriff Carlton Speed (right) was recently sworn in to serve another four-year term in office.

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I work at Foothills Education Charter High School a few nights a week. I recently called the mother of a student to tell her that we had selected her son to give the welcome and introduction a…

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Piedmont College artist-in-residence and pianist Dr. Jeri-Mae G. Astolfi will perform works by 10 famed composers 4 p.m., Sunday, January 31, in a free on-campus concert.

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During their 60-year marriage, Verdis C. and Mary Puckett lived by the values of faith, humility, kindness, service, stewardship and most of all, love. Now, through a signature gift to the Nor…

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Pat Ward, Baldwin, said this turnip came up voluntarily in a raised bed in the front yard. It measures 8 inches across; the size of a soccer ball, and 6 inches of the turnip is above ground. A…

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Banks County Rotary Club member Michael Housworth is shown with some of the instant oatmeal donated for the Food2Kids program this month. Over 1,700 individual packets have been donated.

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For the fall 2020 semester, the University of North Georgia awarded more than 1,000 degrees and certificates to graduates. Nearly 600 of those graduates walked across the stage of the Convocat…

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When we had our first grandchild, I experienced what grandmother love was all about. It’s indescribable and it’s incredible. As my Maw Maw Thompson’s birthday is just around the corner, I began to think about how she loved me. Some of the best times of my life were spent with that lovely lady.

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I’ve been called “old-school,” and I’ve referred to my younger days as “back in the day.”

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What a year! I’ve seen more challenges this year than in any other year of my life. Still, when looking back, I’ve learned so many lessons in 2020, and I plan to us those for years to come.