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The Banks County Board of Education hired the following personnel when it met on Sept. 17: Erika Boyle, teacher; Dakota Brook Kimbrell, paraprofessional; Elizabeth Carter, bus driver; and Ange…

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Banks County Republican Party recently recognized board of chairman Jimmy Hooper (right) for his service to citizens of Banks County. Hooper is shown with Republican chairman Jerry Boling.

BRASELTON - Ruth Ann Smith, 76, Braselton, formerly of Indiana…

ILA - Lowell Lee Hawes, 78, Ila, passed away on Tuesday, Septe…

WINDER - Hazel Lee Smith, 92, Winder, passed away Tuesday, Sep…

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This past weekend, the Banks County High School cross country teams competed at the Carrollton Orthopedic Invite, which is run on the same course as the state meet. Both girls and boys teams c…

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“When the atomic bomb went off, everything in the trench was light. There were no shadows and there was crackling like electricity, the flash, then loud noise and out of the corner of my eyes,…

Angie Gary
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Winter Annuals are a great tool used by many to extend the number of days cattle are able to graze throughout the year and cut down on the amount of hay needed. Rye, wheat, oats, and annual ry…

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Georgia is known for many great things like pecans and peaches, but just as “Georgian” as those is the ongoing battle with fire ants. If you have kids like me, you have likely had your child get into a fire ant colony once or twice and dealt with the aftermath.

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Maysville Elementary School counselor Linda Maddox (left) and bus driver Debra Hancox (right) encourage everyone to wear a masks to prevent the spread of COVID-19. They say, "Wearing is caring."

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I recently talked to a group of teens about the people, places and things they treasure, and I began to reflect on the many treasures in my life.

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Most every day we come in contact with a variety of people. We interact with folks on the job, in the doctor’s office, along with our family and friends. I believe we’ve been around enough peo…

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Shown at the Mt. Carmel Brotherhood Breakfast are:(L-R) Gordon Worley, Mt. Carmel Brotherhood Coordinator; Darryl Womack, guest speaker and pastor at Montgomery Memorial Baptist Church in Gain…

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I saw a post on social media and I was so excited. I’ve known Mary for years, and when you see God do a great miracle in a person’s life, that is cause to praise the Lord. I’m talking about sa…