Superintendent Michael Williams told board of education members Tuesday, Nov. 12 that the school system plans to develop ways to help inform parents and the community on the importance of participating in the upcoming 2020 Federal Census. He said the official start date for the Census collec…
Today (Thursday, Nov. 14) is Artie Kerns’ 59th birthday. It’s a birthday he probably wouldn’t be around to celebrate if it weren’t for the efforts of some Hull firefighters.
The impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump went public this week as several key witnesses will appear before a House committee — and television cameras — to testify out in the open. And one of the key players in the impeachment drama playing out in Washington D.C., told a crowd in J…
Two Hall County leaders who have been serving in an interim capacity have now assumed permanent titles within the county's public works and planning and development departments.
The Auburn City Council, during its Thursday, Nov. 7 voting session, approved lower rental rates at the Perry Rainey Center in an attempt to draw more people to use the venue.
- Sheriff’s office plans ‘Christmas with a Cop’
- Madison Co. GOP to meet Nov. 21
- School system plans to educate the public on importance of 2020 Census
- LETTER: If you have suicidal thoughts, please reach out to someone
- ‘Christmas in Danielsville’ set for Dec. 14
- LETTER: GRP broke its promise; leaders need to stand with residents
- WRESTLING: Jackson Co. wins Gainesville dual tourney
- GIRLS’ BASKETBALL: Missed layups and free throws factor in Eagles’ weekend losses
- GIRLS’ BASKETBALL: Jefferson routs Tucker, Brown picks up 200th win
- CHEERLEADING: Jefferson finishes as Class AAA runners-up
- FOOTBALL: Dragons pull away from Sonoraville, advance to Round 2
- FOOTBALL: Harrison pulls away from Bulldoggs 45-25 in first round
- RED RAIDERS MAKE HISTORY: Madison County upsets No. 1 seed Ridgeland for first-ever state playoff win
- Madison Co. deputy charged with murder
- Jackson County Correctional Institute officer arrested for bribery
- Athens woman arrested on drug charge
- ‘Right place, right time’: Hull volunteer firemen save man’s life at fire hall
- GIRLS' BASKETBALL: Defense sets the tone in Pullen’s debut for East Jackson
- Long-time teacher charged with unlawful surveillance
- One dead in head-on collision on Hwy. 15
- BASKETBALL: Martin's 31-point night pushes Banks Co. past Jefferson in season opener
- Arrests in county, by city police announced
Economic development is “going in the right direction,” Georgia Chamber of Commerce President Chris Clark told the Barrow County Chamber of Commerce on Nov. 5, but he warned the majority of jobs in the future “don’t exist right now.”
Members of Cumming Chapter 1030 of the Vietnam Veterans of America have come to the aid of the Veterans residing at the Northeast Georgia Homeless Shelter in Winder.
The local Amvets Post 12 recently handed out its Americanism Essay and drawing awards to the students and teacher that won at the state convention. John Sliman and Tina Watkins of the post handed out the awards. Sliman is pictured above handing out the first-place student award to Samantha T…
Veterans salute the flag during the national anthem Monday, Nov. 11, at a Veterans Day ceremony hosted by the local Amvets Post 12 at the Winder Community Center.
The Board of the Georgia Academy for Economic Development announces Banks County graduates from the 2019 Region 2 Multi-Day Training Program.
The Banks County Chamber of Commerce CVB held a ribbon cutting at Your CBD Store, which is located at 295 Steven B Tanger Boulevard, Commerce. Freddie and Peggy Gilstrap are the owners. Hours are 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Mondays through Saturdays and noon to 5 p.m. Sundays. The phone number is 706-…
The growth that is occurring in Jackson County is adding to the county’s population and that makes the 2020 census more critical, Joel Logan, the chair of the county’s complete count committee, said Wednesday, Nov. 6, at a chamber of commerce breakfast.
Sixteen-year-old Jackson County student Gracen Dutton recently completed her first solo flight. Dutton hopes to obtain her private pilot’s license as soon as she reaches the minimum age of 17. Her brother 19-year-old brother, Hayden, recently became a commercial pilot. Dutton is the top-rank…
Two long-time employees of Northeast Georgia Health System are among six healthcare workers in the state officially recognized as "heroes." Jason Grady and Jeff Thompson received their awards from the Georgia Hospital Association during its annual Hospital Heroes Awards luncheon November 1.
The Gillsville City Council voted Tuesday, Nov. 5, to implement a moratorium on vaping establishment licenses. Following the lead of other local cities, the council unanimously approved a 90-day moratorium on the issuance of any business licenses for vaping shops in order to determine how to…
Madison County schools fared well in a recent school system assessment, ranking third among the 13 Northeast Georgia Regional Educational Service Agency (RESA) school districts.
The City of Auburn has been selected by the Georgia Municipal Association (GMA) to receive one of the Employee Health and Wellbeing Incentive Grants awarded statewide to promote worksite programs designed to enhance the health and wellbeing of city employees and family members.
More than 100 teenagers created the “cardboard city,” to demonstrate the effects of poverty and homelessness at the St. Matthew Catholic Church in Winder.
The noise is loud in the gym, partly because of the space and partly because of the youngsters involved. The kids are young and students from high school service clubs help out.
While many have followed the news of the growing unrest in the Middle East during recent weeks, one local man got to witness it first-hand.
The Banks County Board of Commissioners and the Banks County Historical Society held a reception Friday afternoon to showcase the restoration of the Historic Courthouse. Music by Phil Brooks played in the background as guests wandered on the grounds and through the ground level and upstairs …
Griffin Stephens receives a big hug after winning the Class AA individual cross country title Saturday, Nov. 2, in Carrollton. Stephens completed the course in 16:44.15, edging out Bleckley County’s Garrett Rogers by .06 seconds for the title. The boys’ team finished fourth overall in state.