WINDER - Glender S. Casper, 76, Winder, passed away May 30, 20…

COMER - Aubrey Glenn Dixon, 82, Comer, passed away on Monday, …

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The Jackson County Parks and Recreation girls’ 8-year-old girls all-star basketball team finished as runners-up in the March 6-7 state tournament in Habersham County. The team defeated Villa R…

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I am sure that everyone that has ever turned on the news in the past four or so months is sick of hearing about how deadly COVID-19 is, how people are so irresponsible, and how we must keep six foot spacing at all times. This group of people would include me, and I can speak for everyone els…

Angie Gary
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Dear Editor: Are you feeling weary of this way of living like I am? I really miss my Silver Sneaker classes and that flexibility and aerobic exercise that knocks back my aging issues. I miss s…

Angie Gary
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A parade of young men and women passed by East Jackson Elementary School Thursday evening in a graduation parade as I stood in front snapping photos.

Angie Gary
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Staff members began excitedly telling the man in the wheelchair that his family members were coming around the corner. The thin man with the red T-shirt held both hands in the air, waving them…

Angie Gary
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This week is Teacher Appreciation Week. It’s a time when teachers are usually recognized with a special breakfast or treat at school. That won’t be the case this year as teachers walked out of…

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Recognized for the highest engagement or participation in Banks County Rotary meetings, programs and projects during the 3rd Quarter of the 2019-20 Rotary Year, each of these Rotarians receive…

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Members of the Rotary Club of Banks County who have perfect attendance at meetings during the third quarter of the 2019-2020 year are: (L-R) Alicia Andrews, Becky Carlan, Vicki Boling, Michael…

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Sawyer Pace received the third annual Alex Lewis Memorial Scholarship.

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Scripture is clear. We should serve others, and Jesus is the greatest example of service to mankind. Mark 10:45 says, “For even the Son of Man came not to be served but to serve others and to give his life as a ransom for many.”

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Pray. Pray. Pray, and then pray some more. That’s an oversimplification, but it’s biblical, and it can be life-changing. First Thessalonians 5:17 tells us to pray without ceasing, while Coloss…

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We all have big dreams of what we want to do for the Lord. We may envision ourselves in a pulpit singing or preaching to the multitudes. Our heart’s desire could be to spread the gospel on the…

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Kindness comes in all sorts of ways. From the biggest gesture to the smallest, I’m convinced kindness will change the life of the one who gives and the one who receives.