Gillsville leaders are seeking public input as they work on the new comprehensive plan. This state-required document helps shape and coordinate local work programs for the community, and they are developed with public input to ensure a level of coordination between local and state interests.
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Cliff Hill was appointed by the Homer Town Council at its March meeting to serve as mayor pro tem.
The Banks County Planning Commission recommended, in a 3-1 vote Tuesday night, that a request for a rezoning to locate a diesel truck repair shop in the county be denied.
Banks County Board of Commission chairman Charles Turk reported at the Development Authority meeting Tuesday afternoon that Whataburger is moving forward with locating at Banks Crossing and pl…
Leaders in the Piedmont Judicial Circuit do not support an effort by the Banks County Board of Commissioners to move out of the three-county circuit.
After an intensive search and interview process, Rhett Carroll has been hired as the new softball coach at Banks County High School.
The Leopards Tennis team went up against Fellowship Christian, Commerce, and Athens Academy this week. The Leopards won their non-region match against the Commerce Tigers, but lost against the…
The Leopards Baseball team went up against the Providence Christian Storm three times this week at home in their first rounds of region title games. They won their first matchup on Tuesday wit…
The Lady Leopards lost their second region title match against the Union County Panthers with a final score of 4-0. Despite the loss, Coach Michael Boomer looks for the silver lining as they p…
The Leopards lost their second region title game against the Union County Panthers on Friday with a final score of 6-0.
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- FFA team places at state competition
- Art show planned at BCES
- Battle Born wrestlers finish season in Kingsland
- BCPS documentary on water shown at NYC Festival
- 'Pi Day' observed at BCHS
- Sen. Hatchett: Week Ten Under the Gold Dome
- Alto man arrested in connection with vehicle fire
- Georgia Regional Commissions sees rise in unemployment rates
- Incidents reported to sheriff's office listed
- Bill introduced to remove Banks from Piedmont Judicial Circuit
- BOE recognizes state champions; approves personnel, project requests
- Judges oppose Bank leaving Piedmont circuit
- 49 arrests reported by sheriff's office
- Planners recommend rezoning for diesel truck repair shop be denied
- Banks County High School senior wins FFA state wiring competition
- Easter egg hunt planned in Homer April 1
- BOC makes board appointments
- Cliff Hill to serve as Homer mayor pro tem
Those arrested recently by the Banks County Sheriff's Office includes the following:
Incidents reported to the Banks County Sheriff's Office last week include the following:
An hour-long search for a missing Cornelia juvenile had a happy ending when the child was found safe.
The Banks County Sheriff's Office reports 49 recent arrests, including the following:
Hall County Sheriff’s Office (HCSO) investigators arrested a Lula for stealing items worth more than $25,000 from his employer.
Whenever I look and listen at what is going on in our world today, I could be alarmed. The news tells us about the turmoil between one country and another to the point of a possible world war. Then we go to the grocery store where prices have skyrocketed although our paychecks and pensions a…
“He’s always working,” were the words that came out of my mouth whenever a friend and I discussed God suddenly working in a situation where we have been and continue to pray. I continued, “Eve…
From when the young actress portraying Tina Turner first took the stage belting out praise music in her church, you knew the super star she was portraying was destined for a life in the lights.
It was like a testimony service at a revival during the citizen comments at the beginning of a recent Lula City Council meeting. I honestly felt the Holy Spirit in that room, and I knew withou…
Alto's 17th annual Spring Fling will be held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, June 2.
The Toccoa/Northeast Georgia Chapter 1818 held its monthly meeting on February 20 at the X Factor Grill on Doyle Street in downtown Toccoa. The day being Presidents Day, the program was presen…
The “Little Leopards” at Banks County Primary School cheered on the high school basketball team as they left for the state playoffs in Macon on Thursday. Banks County Pre-K students are shown …
The Homer Fire Department Ladies Auxiliary will be hosting a yard sale on Saturday, March 18, from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the fire department, located at 112 Athens Street, Homer.
The Banks County Republican Women will meet on Tuesday, March 7, at the Homer City Hall.
Banks County High School senior Matthew Anderson won a $1,000 scholarship in the State EMC/FFA Agricultural Education Career Development Event (CDE), a wiring competition that tests students in skills using the National Electric Code. Jackson EMC is a sponsor of the competition.
This past week, Banks County High School HOSA competed in the State Leadership Conference in Atlanta. The Georgia Hosa State Leadership is the largest HOSA conference of all 50 states and thre…
Banks County High School Culinary hosted its annual cupcake contest this week and produced some tasty treats.
Students in Mr. Goodwin's and Coach Bowen’s Forensic Course learned how fingerprints play a role in criminology and solving crimes. This is the first year Banks County High School has offered …
Mrs. Marie Williams’s reading class has been reading the Magic Finger by Roald Dahl. Her students did a STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math) activity and built a nest similar to the G…
Veterinarians Dr. Emily and Vet tech Tiffany and dog Vibe came from Cornerstone Veterinary Hospital to share with students at Homer Baptist Preschool.
The Community Brotherhood breakfast will be held on Sunday, April 2, at 7:30 a.m. in the Don Stewart Hall at Homer United Methodist Church. For more information about Homer United Methodist Ch…
Damascus Baptist Church will host a gospel sing featuring the Homeland Boys on Saturday, March 11.
Damascus Road Baptist Church will be having a gospel singing at 6 p.m. on Saturday, March 11.
I had a most interesting conversation recently; it went something like this. “You know God already knew the need before I did,” my cousin Elaine said with excitement, and He sure did! I knew a…
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