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  1. Jean ErvinRead the original story

    Tuesday Dec 12 | MainStreetNews.com

    ... of the late Tildon and Farry Bell Bridges Sheridan. She was a homemaker. Survivors include her husband, Albert Ervin, Homer; daughter, Kathy Cochran, Nicholson; sons, Stevie Ervin and Joshua Ervin, both of Homer; sisters, Syble Pangle, Commerce, Ann ...

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  2. Jane ErvinRead the original story

    Tuesday Dec 12 | MainStreetNews.com

    ... of the late Tildon and Farry Bell Bridges Sheridan. She was a homemaker. Survivors include her husband, Albert Ervin, Homer; daughter, Kathy Cochran, Nicholson; sons, Stevie Ervin and Joshua Ervin, both of Homer; sisters, Syble Pangle, Commerce, Ann ...

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  3. Edward MizeRead the original story

    Thursday Dec 7 | MainStreetNews.com

    Edward Mize, formally of Homer, Ga., passed away on December 5, 2017. Mr. Mize was the son of the late Viola and Paul Mize.

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  4. James PruittRead the original story

    Tuesday Dec 5 | MainStreetNews.com

    James Ronald Pruitt, 69, passed away on Wednesday, November 29, 2017, at Northeast Georgia Medical Center in Gainesville. He was born on March 27, 1948, in Homer, Ga.

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  5. "Jinner" MooreRead the original story

    Monday Nov 27 | MainStreetNews.com

    ... was a great cook, and loved her Church and her Church family. Mrs. Moore was preceded in death by two brothers, Homer and Douglas Watkins; three sisters, Reba Thompson, Dot Kent and Neta Watkins; son, William Dwight Kent; and two husbands, Thurston ...

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  6. Water being pumped on new site; samples taken every two weeksRead the original story

    Tuesday Nov 21 | MainStreetNews.com

    Homer Mayor Doug Cheek said water at the Evans Street location did not test well at its first sampling. He said engineering consultants told the city the water "had set there so long, it's like stagnant water.

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  7. Jim Grier elected Lula mayor; incumbents win in Homer council raceRead the original story

    Nov 8, 2017 | MainStreetNews.com

    Tuesday's election brought a new mayor for the Town of Lula and four incumbents being among those elected to the Homer City Council. In Lula, challenger Jim Grier beat incumbent Mayor Milton Turner in a 185-96 vote.

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  8. Jean ThorneRead the original story

    Nov 6, 2017 | MainStreetNews.com

    Jean Caudell Thorne, 75, passed away on Monday, November 6, 2017. Mrs. Thorne was born on December 22, 1941, in Homer, the daughter of the late John and Vassie Dalton Caudell.

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  9. (VIDEO) Elbert County returns favor, knocking off Banks at homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 4, 2017 | WDUN-AM Gainesville

    ... playoffs -- only to watch the Blue Devils return the favor this time around. Elbert County notched a 43-22 victory in Homer that dropped Banks County to the No. 3 seed from Region 8-AA. Terrance Walker did his best to notch the program's second ...

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  10. Football: Leopards fall in finale to Elbert Co. 43-22; playoffs begin next FridayRead the original story

    Nov 3, 2017 | MainStreetNews.com

    Injuries have plagued the Banks County High School football team throughout the 2017 season, and Friday night's regular-season finale in Homer wasn't immune from them either. The Leopards will be on the road for the first round of the Class AA state playoffs next Friday after falling to Elbert County 43-22.

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  11. Football: Leopards defeat Putnam Co. 14-7Read the original story

    Oct 27, 2017 | MainStreetNews.com

    The Banks County High School football team continues to control its playoff destiny after defeating Putnam County 14-7 Friday night in Homer. The Leopards will play for the No.

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  12. Banks County battles way to win; set for No. 2 seed showdownRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 27, 2017 | WDUN-AM Gainesville

    Banks County played its way into contention for a home playoff berth on Friday night courtesy a 14-7 defeat of Putnam County in Homer. The Leopards not only clinched a state spot for the second straight campaign -- something not achieved since the 1996-97 seasons -- but now have a shot at playing again in Homer after fending off the War Eagles.

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  13. Banks County football to celebrate 50th anniversary on Nov. 3, invites former playersRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 25, 2017 | WDUN-AM Gainesville

    All Banks County High School football alumni are invited to a special recognition ceremony on Friday, Nov. 3 during a game at Leopard Stadium in Homer.

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  14. Football: Leopards ready for game with Putnam Co.Read the original story

    Oct 25, 2017 | MainStreetNews.com

    The Banks County High School football team's march towards the Class AA state playoffs continues this week, and a win this week guarantees the Leopards will be there for the second straight season. With the playoffs in their sights, the Leopards return to Homer this Friday for a matchup with region rival Putnam County .

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  15. 4th annual Scarecrow Spooktacular coming upRead the original story

    Oct 25, 2017 | MainStreetNews.com

    The fourth annual Scarecrow Spooktacular sponsored by Keep Banks County Beautiful will be held from 4 to 7 p.m. on Oct. 26 in the downtown Homer at Veteran's Park and along Historic Hwy. 441 within the town limits.

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  16. Football: Walker's four touchdowns, Lehotsky's three interceptions...Read the original story

    Oct 20, 2017 | MainStreetNews.com

    The Banks County Leopards' quest for a second straight playoff berth moved another step in the right direction Friday night as the Leopards took down the Social Circle Redskins 38-6 in Social Circle. The Leopards will be back in Homer next Friday to take on Putnam County.

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  17. Homer council denies rezoning near golf courseRead the original story

    Oct 18, 2017 | MainStreetNews.com

    A request for a rezoning on Scales Creek Road for apartments was denied unanimously last week after more than an hour of sometimes heated comments. The Homer City Council denied the rezoning request after an earlier motion to table the request was withdrawn.

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  18. Swayne WhitlockRead the original story

    Oct 17, 2017 | MainStreetNews.com

    Swayne Conred Whitlock, 82, passed away at his residence in Gastonia on Sunday, October 8, 2017. He was born in Homer, Ga., on July 2, 1935, the son of the late Floyd and Clara Mae Gowder Whitlock.

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  19. Playoff softball: BC splits vs. Pepperell; Game 3 tomorrow in HomerRead the original story

    Oct 11, 2017 | MainStreetNews.com

    The Banks County High School softball team has to go through pivotal Game 3 to advance to second round of the Class AA playoffs after splitting two games Wednesday vs. Pepperell. Game 3 is scheduled for 4 p.m. at home.

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  20. Football: Leopards look ahead to off weekRead the original story

    Oct 4, 2017 | MainStreetNews.com

    The Banks County Leopards fell to Rabun County 45-7 last Friday night in Homer. The Leopards were led by Clayton Dykhouse's 111 rushing yards on 20 carries.

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