PRESTON, IDAHO - Joyce Ann Wood, 71, passed away in Preston, I…

Martha Ann Barber, 79, passed away Friday, November 26, 2021.

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Coach Steve Shedd earned his 100th win as a basketball coach. He is shown with the Lady Leopards after the win.

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The Banks County High School Leopards boys basketball team faced cross-town rivals East Hall and Habersham last week, and even though they picked up losses, the young team gained valuable experience.

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David and Jennifer Sanders home, located at 487 Edwards Road, Commerce, was destroyed in a fire on Nov. 9. Banks County Fire/EMS responded to the home at 12:39 p.m. and found the 8,000 square …

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It is early Friday morning and Thanksgiving is less that a week away as I write this. It’s a perfect time to reflect on our blessings.  

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Dear Editor: Congress just passed the Infrastructure bill, which will bring billions of dollars to Georgia, including $1.36 billion to improve or expand public transportation options, at least…

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After a special week with my family, I headed out on the four-hour journey back to Maysville. I spent some of that time gazing out the window, admiring God’s creation. I’ll admit I’m often awe…

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As I write, Thanksgiving is rapidly approaching, with the December holidays right on its heels. If we’re blessed, our tables will be covered in all kinds of rich, delicious foods. If you’re searching for a last-minute addition to your holiday meals, I suggest a roasted vegetable or two.

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Thanksgiving season has officially begun as the American Legion held its annual dinner on Tuesday, November 17. The event included a meal and music from Leah Eubanks, granddaughter of American…

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Banks County Cub Scout Pack 106 has been busy lately, having a float in the Homer Holiday Festival, presenting the colors for the final time at Atlanta Dragway's Night of Fire in October and a…

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Mrs. Jessica's Pilgrims and Mrs. Carissa's Indians classes put on a Thanksgiving 9rogram on Nov. 19 at Homer Baptist Preschool. They performed "Here's the Pumpkin," "5 Fat Turkeys Are We," "1 …

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Maysville Elementary School is learning the mindset of "Live to Give" through a sock donation and Mrs. Drerup's class collected the most. Students in Mrs. Drerup's class are: (L-R) Andres Garc…

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Mike Welborn (right) was the guest speaker at the recent Mt. Carmel Brotherhood breakfast. He is shown with Mt. Carmel pastor Zach Watson (left). Welborn is the executive pastor at Airline Bap…

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Community Brotherhood will be held on Sunday, December 5, at 7:30 a.m. in the Don Stewart Hall at Homer United Methodist Church for a monthly breakfast and program.

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Malcolm Vest, a member of Ridgeway Baptist Church, was the guest speaker at the November meeting of Community Brotherhood.