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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.

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420 coronavirus cases have been reported in Georgia as of noon on Friday, March 20, according to the Georgia Department of Public Health. On Thursday, the number of cases was 287. The number of cases are increasing as more tests are being done. On Wednesday, the number was 191.

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Piedmont Athens Regional Medical Center has partnered with the American Red Cross to host an ongoing blood drive-in to assist with a severe blood supply shortage from the unprecedented number of blood drive cancellations in response to the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak.

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287 coronavirus cases have been reported in Georgia as of noon on Thursday, March 19, according to the Georgia Department of Public Health. On Tuesday, the number of confirmed cases was 197. That is a jump of 90 cases in a 24-hour period.

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Students across Banks County are doing their school work at home this week. Students were sent home with packets of work as school was cancelled for two weeks due to concerns with the spread of the coronavirus. Tanner Beasley, a sixth grader at Banks County Middle School, is shown working on…

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Brooke Whitmire, Banks County Parks and Recreation Director, was the featured speaker at the monthly meeting of the Banks County Chamber CVB on March 12.

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Due to recent concerns about the Coronavirus (COVID-19), election supervisor Andra Phagan reminds voters that absentee ballots are available.

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Banks County has received a Broadband Ready Community Designation Certificate from the Georgia Department of Community Affairs. Shown when the certificate was presented are: (L-R) Erin Decker, assistant county clerk; Jenni Gailey, county clerk; Charles Turk, commissioner; Brittney Hickom, br…

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Due to ongoing concerns regarding COVID-19, the Department of Revenue is encouraging all taxpayers to conduct their business with the Department through online services. The department offers a number of motor vehicle and tax related services online, without the need of person to person inte…

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Regions Bank was named by the Banks County Chamber of Commerce CVB as the Business of the Month. Shown are: (L-R) Angie Samples, Paula Marsh, Alicia Andrews, Casey Vanderburg and Becky Taylor.

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The Homer City Council is likely to increase its water and garbage rates at its meeting March 10. The rate increases probably would take effect in April.