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Work is underway on a culvert replacement project at Steven B. Tanger Boulevard. The entrance to Tanger Outlet Center is closed, however, there is a detour (turning at Applebees Restaurant). Signs are located along the detour route. The Banks County Board of Commissioners approved a $686,202…

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The Homer City Council discussed possible projects to be funded with a special purpose local option sales tax that will be voted on in Banks County later this year.

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The Barrow County Board of Education on Tuesday, March 2, approved guaranteed maximum prices of $1.75 million each for renovation and modification projects at Auburn and Holsenbeck Elementary schools and a max price of $500,000 for work at the district’s Center for Innovative Teaching (CFIT)…

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The Town of Bethlehem celebrated its fifth year as a Tree City USA by planting two Sawtooth Oak trees in the town’s new R. Harold Harrison Community Playground and park on Saturday, Feb. 27. The trees were donated for the third straight year by Carruth Nurseries of Monroe. The town declared …

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There was a round of applause by the Nicholson City Council after they voted to enter into an intergovernmental agree with the town's water authority. Mayor Jan Webster welcomed the “new neighbors” to the Benton Facility during a council meeting on Monday evening.

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Jefferson leaders consider an access road behind McDonalds near I-85 an eyesore due to tractor trailers frequently parking there and the resulting trash left behind. Now they’re exploring steps to clean up what’s increasingly become a larger mess.

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Republican state lawmakers took a major step Monday, March 1, toward overhauling voting by mail and other election procedures in Georgia with passage of an omnibus bill by the state House of Representatives along party lines.

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Republican state lawmakers took a major step Monday toward overhauling voting by mail and other election procedures in Georgia with passage of an omnibus bill by the state House of Representatives along party lines.

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At the recent Georgia Board of Public Safety meeting, Banks County Coroner Mark Savage was appointed to serve on the Georgia Coroner Training Council by the State’s Board of Public Safety.

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High schools in the Hall County School District have begun planning for upcoming proms and graduations. District leadership discussed both topics with high school principals recently and the details of those initial discussions were shared with the board at its scheduled meeting this evening.

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Georgia will distribute more than $552 million in federal coronavirus relief aid to landlords and tenants affected by the pandemic, Gov. Brian Kemp announced Friday.

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Beth Caldwell, a leading figure in the push for improved adult literacy and higher-education services in Barrow County and a longtime public servant who was elected to three different local governmental bodies in the county, died Sunday, Feb. 21, in hospice care. She was 87.

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There have been 3,824 COVID-19 vaccines given so far in Banks County. The total number of cases of the virus reported in the county is up 18 over last week, for a total of 1,527 reported since March of last year.