Latest Banks News
- Banks BOC District 4 candidate: William Reems
- Parade planned Thursday in Banks County
- BOC looks at budget increase
- Jaycie Bowen named to Georgia College dean's list
- Piedmont congratulates students for academic achievement
- Ninth District receives federal funds
- LEWIS: Pray without ceasing
- USDA announces help for farmers
- Graduation ceremony for one
- Planners to meet on hotel, subdivision requests
- BOC approves request for convenience store offering Korean snacks
- 'Reverse Parade' cancelled a second time
- District 2 BOC candidate: Bo Garrison
- Zachary Orr graduates from Bob Jones University
- Seven arrested by sheriff's office
- BCSO receives state accreditation
- Banks BOC District 4 candidate: Keith Gardiner
- LEWIS: Don’t forget the small things
The Banks County Board of Commissioners approved a request at its May 12 meeting from an applicant planning to locate a convenience store at Dallas Drive offering Korean snacks. However, the commissioners did not agree with the request that the business also be an Internet Café with five computers.
The Georgia Department of Public Health (DPH) is increasing its workforce to expand contact tracing for COVID-19 in Georgia.
A significant portion of a projected $2.48 million for Baldwin in Habersham County’s next SPLOST cycle could be earmarked for some of the city’s deteriorating roads.
There are now 36 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Banks County, according to the report released Monday by the Georgia Department of Public Health. Of those cases, eight have been hospitalized. There have not been any deaths in the county related to the virus.
Banks County Rotarian and Past Club President Becky Carlan has been named to serve on the board of directors for Rotary District 6910 for a term of two years beginning July 1.
The Georgia Department of Transportation (Georgia DOT) and construction partner C.W. Matthews Contracting Company, Inc. have begun construction on the Interstate 85/State Route 403 resurfacing project. Construction will consist of single lane closures and ramp lane closures.
There are now 31 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Banks County, according to the report released Sunday by the Georgia Department of Public Health. That is up over the 25 reported on Saturday.
More than 1,000 cases of COVID-19 were confirmed around Georgia from Thursday afternoon to Friday afternoon, with the total number in Banks County totaling 25.
Governor Brian Kemp defended his actions in a press conference on Monday on easing restrictions to open up businesses in the state by stating that it gave citizens a choice. He said business owners could decide if they want to open and citizens had a choice on whether they want to go to thes…
The Town of Homer held its April 14 meeting by teleconference with an update on how city operations are being conducted due to concerns with the coronavirus being a topic of discussion. A shelter-in-place order from the governor is in place through April 30.
Grading has been a concern for students and parents since the COVID-19 crisis shutdown on-site instruction for the remainder of the year. But Banks County school administration has implemented measures to help lessen the impact of lost classroom time.
Banks County now has 15 confirmed cases of COVID-19, according to the report released from the Georgia Department of Public Health at noon, Tuesday, April 21.