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The 2019 Historic Homer Walking Tour: The Talking Dead will be held on Friday, Oct. 4, and Saturday, Oct. 5. Tours begin at 6 and 7 p.m. each night in front of the Historic Courthouse and Museum.

Barbara Ann Black was born on April 6, 1951, and went to be wi…

Carole R. Greeson, 76, passed away Thursday, September 12, 201…

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This two-vehicle wreck occurred in downtown Homer on Friday. Further details were not available.

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Banks County Fire and EMS is part of the University of Georgia Passive Football Task Force team. Members of the team are shown on a tour of the stadium.

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The Banks County Sheriff's Office assisted in a recent lockdown drill at Banks County Middle School. Deputy Kelley and K9 Renno put their training to work.

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As I reflect on 9/11 eighteen years ago today, my heart still breaks. My husband walks away from the TV, he can't watch the recount of that grave day, his emotions are in overdrive, for he was…

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Dear Editor: The 47th annual Holiday Festival was held in Homer on Friday and Saturday, Aug. 30 and 31. The organizers of the parade made the decision to honor the World War II Veterans during…

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In celebration of the arts and culture of Northeast Georgia, the Lula Belton Historical Society is hosting the sixth annual Lula Fall Festival on Saturday, October 5, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

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Congratulation to Josh and Miranda Kimsey of Clarkesville on the birth of their so Kiplan Brock Kimsey. He was born on Sept. 3 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center. He weighed eight pounds, two…

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Mrs. Millwood’s and Mrs. Peppers’ class at Banks County Elementary School used the Ozobot coding robots to map out key battles of the American Revolution today. They drew key figures (George W…

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Maysville Elementary School fourth graders enjoyed a SOAR lunch for SOARing behavior. Shown from (left to right) are: Dillon Thompson, Bella Nave, Mia Ramirez, Savannah Clement, Braylee Garret…

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Banks County Middle School employees recently recognized included: Stephanie Kinsey, Teacher of the Year; Amanda Massey, Classified Employee of the Year; and Heather Ausburn, Paraprofessional …

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Rebecca, a dear friend, began to share some devastating news. The blood work was back; the prognosis was stage three or four kidney disease. Those words sent me to my knees. She had been healthy most of her life; she was an avid runner and a fitness fanatic! How in the world did this happen?