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In an effort to safeguard the health of its employees and citizens against spreading of the coronavirus, the Lula City Council has taken steps to adjust city operations.

WINDER - Beverly Carol Lynn, 68, Winder, passed away on Thursd…

LUTTRELL, TENNESSEE - James Robert Lay, 66, Luttrell, Tennesse…

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The following is personal, but I don’t mind sharing it with any who might be a companion with the aging process. It has to do with heartburn. That is what I heard acid reflux called when I was down on the farm. (In fact, owning to my provincial background, I first thought it was, “acid reflex.”)

Angie Gary
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I rarely wear my hair up in public but decided to go with a messy bun on Friday. With natural curly hair, you don’t have a lot of options with hair anyway. It usually does whatever it wants to…

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Last week, the Senate Economic Development and Tourism Committee met to discuss Senate Bill 280, which would prohibit the distribution of certain plastic bags. Plastic shopping bags have becom…

Angie Gary
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Saturday mornings were always our favorite part of the week while growing up. Saturdays brought many things to our agenda for the day. Cartoons came on Saturday mornings only. That meant you g…

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James Otis and Kayla Dodd Rylee announce the birth of their daughter, Bonnie Ruth Rylee, on March 16, 2020, at 8:02 a.m. at Northeast Georgia Medical Center in Braselton. She weighed 8 pounds, 13 ounces and was 21 inches long.

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Banks County 4-H members competed at Northeast District Project Achievement March 6-8 at Rock Eagle 4-H Center. 4-H District Project Achievement is a speaking competition where 4-H members must write and perform a 10-12-minute speech on a topic of their choice. Nine 7-12 grade students from …

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Representatives with the Banks County Sheriff's Office visited the primary school to read books as part of the Read Across America celebration.

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Ethan Dalton a sophomore at Banks County High School recently competed at the Georgia Junior Livestock Show in Perry. Dalton was Champion of 10th grade showmen for the state of Georgia and als…

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Do you ever feel like the weight of the world is on your shoulders? I’ve been there and I’m sure we all have at one time or the other. During those times it can be difficult to keep a positive outlook. There doesn’t seem to be an answer in sight. We may have hope for a brief period of time, …

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Volunteers from Gillsville Baptist Church loaded up food to hand out to the community.

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I walked into a local grocery store on Saturday evening to pick up a gallon of milk, and that store was a sight to behold. Empty shelves. People with their carts stacked to the brim, and limit…