WASHINGTON - Hartrell Pate, 87, Orchard Street in Washington, …

CUMMING - Edna Lewis Finch, 89, Cumming, passed into eternal r…

BRASELTON - Chad Howard Duck, 33, Braselton, entered into rest…

CARNESVILLE - Bryan F. Boswell, Carnesville, passed away surro…

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The 2-0 Banks County High School girls soccer team faced the Commerce Lady Tigers last week at home. Although the Leopards never gave up, they were no match-up for the strong team and fell wit…

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The Appalachian Regional Drug Enforcement Office executed three search warrants in Jackson County and Banks County in an ongoing drug investigation that led to the arrest of three people.

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It is hard to believe that we have already completed five weeks of this year’s legislative session. It was a busy week as we continued to review legislation in our respective committees as well as voting several bills out of the House chamber. Last week focused largely in part on the protect…

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I walked up to this lady, and I could tell she was troubled. It wasn’t long before she began to share her heart to me. She is trying to rebuild her credit, but she couldn’t get approval for a …

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It was Friday afternoon; I met Chris at home; we threw the suitcase in the car and we were off. We were in a race with time to spend every single minute we could with our grandchildren, Nate, …

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Thursday, February 4, officially brought to a close legislative day 12 of our 40-day session. The pace has picked up tremendously as more and more bills made their way through the committee pr…

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I have steadily received calls over the past year concerning the damage caused by moles in lawns. Moles create raised tunnels that run through the yard are an eye sore, and can cause soft plac…

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Banks County third grader Nathan Wood sang the National Anthem at the region basketball tournament game for the Leopards. Nathan has been singing since he was "little," and his favorite Nascar…

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The students of Banks County Primary School celebrated Valentine's Day and the 100th day of school by collecting 100 acts of kindness.  Each act of kindness was listed on a bulletin board in the hall.  At the end of the day, the achievement was marked with ten kids from the board covering th…

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Banks County High School has added a Fishing Club to its already strong athletic program. The program will start as a club and eventually transition to a team.

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Shown at the Mt. Carmel Brotherhood Breakfast meeting are: (L-R) Gordon Worley, Mt. Carmel Brotherhood coordinator; Duane Elder, guest speaker and Nails Creek Baptist Church pastor; and Zach W…