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Leigh Flynn and Carin with Rambo Nursery were the guest speakers at the monthly membership breakfast of the Banks County Chamber of Commerce/CVB. Rambo Nursery is the nursery that provides The…

If you walked up on her back porch, you would hear the sound o…

COMMERCE - Betty Minish Brock, 89, Commerce, passed away on Sa…

JEFFERSON - Larry Wilson, 71, Jefferson, entered into rest Sat…

WINDER – Johnny Ray Wilson, 48, Winder, passed away Wednesday,…

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While many Banks County Leopards were on spring break this past week, the Banks County baseball team used the time to dominate the diamond. The team faced Oconee County, Pepperell and Alcovy and produced 20 runs combined over the games.

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Banks County High School sophomore Madison Adams is shown competing in the long jump at a recent track meet in Jefferson. See page 12A for more track coverage.

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The Banks County High School track team competed at Leopard Stadium this past week and also honored their senior members. Both teams were successful in winning several events. The teams also h…

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Banks County High School girls golf sole contestant Allie Clark played in the Valhalla Cup at Chimney Oaks this past week. Clark shot her season best with a 58 score.

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A Banks County home was totally destroyed in a fire on April 1. The Banks County Fire/EMS responded to 426 English Road, Homer, on a reported structure fire. Upon arrival, firefighters found a…

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Wesley Allen Atwood, 34, of Homer, was killed in a head-on wreck on March 25 on Hwy. 51 North near Gillespie Road, Homer. Banks County Fire/EMS responded to the wreck at 7 a.m. and found a two…

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As I tossed my left leg over the dirt bike, and awaited further instructions, I was so ready to take my first ride in many years. Honestly it isn’t as fun as it used to be, or maybe I’ve lived long enough to know I am not invincible. Still it brought back many memories of my youth.

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Just past midnight on Thursday, April 1, the 2021 legislative session came to close as the Speaker and Lt. Governor declared, “Sine Die!” Sine die is a Latin term meaning “without assigning a …

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I recently remembered a nursery rhyme that I’d heard many years ago. I had not thought of it until I spent the week with my 18 month old granddaughter. She is one of a few girls in our family.

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A plastic yellow bracelet with FALL RISK on it dangles loosely on my right wrist. In the corner of this bright room on the high-rise floor I’m on I see a walker and a porta potty.

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Fourth graders at Banks County Elementary School named February Students of the Month are: (back row) Amber Hogan, Levi Parker, Kate Grier, Paislee Howe and Kaydince Baker; and (front row) Ari…