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The Banks County Recreation Department was named the State Agency of the Year and the District 7 Agency of the Year by the Georgia Recreation and Parks Association. Shown are: (L-R) Banks Coun…

WINDER - Frances Reynolds, 87, Winder, passed away January 26, 2020.

GOOD HOPE - Jamie Hester, 43, Good Hope, died on January 25, 2020.

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For the 19th straight year, the University of Georgia will have a former player participating in the Super Bowl. Mecole Hardman will have an opportunity to win a ring when the Kansas City Chie…

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You likely are familiar with the term, “playing the cards you are dealt.” That is what one must do in life. If you are dealt a bad hand, you move forward, nonetheless. Make the best of it.

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Keep Banks County Beautiful is giving away free Willow Oak seedlings at the Banks County Library on Saturday, Jan. 25, from 10:30 a.m. until they are gone. This is a "first come, first served"…

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NEW ORLEANS – After Atlanta, my home turf, the first major city I got to know well was New Orleans, which has a variety of pronunciations and nicknames. “New Or-leans” is commonplace as is New…

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Congratulations to Drew and Kendall Elrod of Cleveland on the birth of their daughter Beth-Aven Berlin Elrod. She was born on Friday, Jan. 17, at Northeast Georgia Medical Center. She weighed seven pounds and four ounces. She joins a proud big sister Bellamy Branch Elrod. She is the granddau…

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A few people are trying their luck with "play money" at the casino tables at the Banks County Chamber CVB Annual Dinner.

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Lucy Hughes, of Baldwin, completed courses with exemplary marks and made the dean's list for the 2019 fall semester at Georgia College in Milledgeville.

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Zachary Orr, a Junior Business Administration major from Baldwin, was among over 900 Bob Jones University students named to the Fall 2019 Dean's List.

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LEWIS - At times I feel as if I am a spectator in my life. It’s like I’m looking down and events are transpiring before me. We all have rules and regulations in everyday life; still we make a …

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The message had ended and the pastor asked if everyone would come and pray in the altar. That seemed like a great idea considering it was the first day of the new year. It’s a time of letting …

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Ned Klugh spoke at a recent meeting of the Community Brotherhood at the Homer United Methodist Church.