Latest Banks News
The Banks County Board of Commissioners unanimously agreed to a motion by chairman Jimmy Hooper at its Feb. 11 meeting to declare the county a “Second Amendment Sanctuary.”
Former Banks County High School student and lifelong Tampa Bay Buccaneers fan, Kacey Reynolds, who was granted his Make-A-Wish experience of announcing the Bucs' first-round selection during last year's NFL Draft, died Sunday (Feb. 23) after a three-year battle with Hodgkin's lymphoma. He was 20.
For the first time since 1995, the Banks County boys' basketball team finds itself in the Elite Eight of the state playoffs.
The Banks County baseball team's young season continued to see great signs ahead of region play with two stellar games on Saturday (Feb. 22).
Going into the Region 8-AA tournament, the Banks County Lady Leopards were on the outside looking in for a Class AA playoff spot.
Latest Banks News
- 21 charged by sheriff's office
- 22nd annual Tree House auction set
- One arrest reported in Baldwin
- Cedar Grove to host Family and Friends Day March 8
- GARY: Go to Honeysuckle Drive for inspiration
- Seabolt to seek reelection
- BOC approves zoning in split vote
- The Tree House’s 22nd annual “A Night of Hope for Children” coming up March 20
- Farm Bureau members visit Capitol
- 18 charged by sheriff's office
A woman escaped uninjured from this residential fire on Feb. 15 in Alto. The Banks County Fire/EMS and Lee Arrendale Correctional Institute fire departments, assisted by Mutual Aid with Habersham Fire and Emergency Services. responded to 333 McDaniel Street, Alto, on a reported structure fir…
A Gillsville business owner said that someone hacked into her computer and advised her customers that she had changed her bank.
Social media gets a lot of criticism, must of it rightly deserved, but it can also be a place where people go to for laughter, fellowship and even inspiration.
He leaned down and gathered up a huge pile of snow and rolled it into the perfect circle.
DRIFTWOOD BEACH, JEKYLL ISLAND – The focal point of my most recent trip to Georgia’s arresting and seductive Golden Isles, is a stretch of beach, maybe the length of two football fields, more …
Gillsville Baptist Church will have its second community meal on Sunday, Feb. 23, at 5 p.m. Everyone is welcome to attend. The church is located at 2595 Highway 323, Gillsville.
As we begin planning our garden for the year, one thing that we should always remain focused on is soil health. Keeping a healthy soil full of nutrients is the greatest contributor to the prod…
The Classic Center Cultural Foundation has issued a call for artists for its upcoming Georgia Artist Collective, to be held at The Classic Center on Thursday, April 2, from 5 until 10 p.m.
The Career Coach will visit the Banks County Public Library in Homer on Thursday, February 20, from 12:30 – 4 p.m.
The Tree House, Inc. will host its 22nd annual “A Night of Hope for Children” on Friday, March 20, at 6 p.m. at The Venue at Friendship Springs. Presented by Akins, this entertaining evening i…
Linda Simpson, senior at Banks County High School was recently named to the dean's list at Oglethorpe University. To earn Dean’s List status students must achieve at least a 3.50 term grade-po…
“You know your mom will give you some of the greatest advice you’ll ever receive.” That’s what I recently told a group of teens who all seem to have great parents. They seemed to have a hundred questions when I made that statement. “Yes, the mom who monitors your cell phone almost daily, and…
The Cedar Grove Baptist Church will be celebrating its Family and Friends Day on Sunday, March 8, at 2:30 p.m.
Have you ever stood in the gap for a person who needs a touch from the Lord? At times we may find ourselves going through a battle, but thanks be to the Lord, we do not have to go through the …