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Maysville Elementary School student, Josh Cates, won a prize as part of the "SOARing behavior" program.


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Linda Dutil, an emergency department nurse from Waterville, Maine, spoke to to Maysville Elementary School fifth graders about the dangers of drugs, alcohol and tobacco. She is passionate about helping students understand the consequences of poor choices and travels around the United States and shares her experience of working with young people who made poor choices. The sponsor for this program is Kathleen Mansfield, the marketing manager and social responsibility coordinator for Leon Farmer Co. in Athens. This company has sponsored this program for the past 19 years. Students shown are Josh Malloch and Avery McCullom.


The Banks County High School FFA Chapter attended the Area Two North Region Rally in Covington on Sept. 5 and 6. They participated in events such as: Forest ID, FFA quiz, animal science ID, ag mechanics, and many more events. While at Region Rally, Banks County was recognized as a top 10 chapter. Those who attended are: from (left to right) top row: Blake Johnson, David Adams, Grayson Segers, Lance Johnson, Owen Evans, Tanner Foster, Ryan Crumley, Trey Nash, (bottom row) Megan Burell, Jade Moye, Harley McDonald, Madison Dacus, Suzie Hewell, Laura Davis and Savanah Magness. Not pictured are Mathew Anderson and Payton Jackson.