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  1. Gregory Clyde WaltersRead the original story

    Tuesday Nov 6 | MainStreetNews.com

    Gregory Clyde Walters, 66, of Commerce, died Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2018, at Piedmont Athens Regional Medical Center. Mr. Walters was born in Lorian, Ohio, to Bernedette Juart Walters of Commerce and the late, Howard William Walters.

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  2. Election set TuesdayRead the original story

    Wednesday Oct 31 | MainStreetNews.com

    Voters will go the polls on Tuesday to select their choice for governor and several other state offices. Polls will be open from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Election Day.

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  3. Early voting under way for November electionRead the original story

    Thursday Oct 25 | MainStreetNews.com

    Early voting for the Nov. 6 election will be held Mondays through Fridays through Nov. 2 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Voting will also be offered on one Saturday, which will be Oct. 27, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. All early voting will be held at the Banks County Election Office, located at 226 Candler Street, Homer.

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  4. Vietnam veterans honoredRead the original story

    Wednesday Oct 17 | MainStreetNews.com

    Forty-nine Vietnam veterans were recognized Saturday, Oct. 13, at a ceremony at Banks County High School. "We are humbled and blessed to give you a 'thank you' for your service," Dan Walker, post commander of American Legion Post 215 of Homer, stated.

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  5. Homer works on comprehensive planRead the original story

    Oct 12, 2018 | MainStreetNews.com

    Work continues on the Town of Homer's comprehensive plan. Adam Hazell, Georgia Mountain Regional Commission, presented the draft of the plan at a meeting on October 2. No citizens came out for the presentation, only three staff members were in attendance.

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  6. Thomas ThompsonRead the original story

    Oct 1, 2018 | MainStreetNews.com

    Thomas Carlyle Thompson, 87, passed away on Wednesday, September 26, 2018. Mr. Thompson was born on October 10, 1930, in Lewisburg, Tenn., the son of the late Henry Kay and Juanita Holley Thompson.

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  7. SOFTBALL: Tigers rolling as region tourney draws closerRead the original story

    Sep 26, 2018 | MainStreetNews.com

    Last week, the Commerce Tiger softball team avenged earlier losses to region foes George Walton and Prince Avenue. The win over George Walton gave the Tigers 10 wins in a row as the team headed to Homer on Monday night to play the Banks County Leopards.

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  8. Softball: Leopards finish the regular season 17-5Read the original story

    Sep 26, 2018 | MainStreetNews.com

    Last season, the Banks County High School softball team had to go on the road to claim its first region championship under head coach Tony Bowen. This season, the Leopards will again be on the road if they want to claim the Region 8-AA crown.

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  9. BOC says 'No' to horse racingRead the original story

    Sep 25, 2018 | MainStreetNews.com

    A request that would have led to a horse racing venue locating in the county was denied Tuesday night. The Banks County Board of Commissioners denied the request from Jimmy Brown Jr. for a conditional use permit for property located at 5479 Highway 63. His plan was to use the property as an outside event venue to include horse racing, rodeo events and possibly holding concerts.

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  10. Football: Leopards ready for region home opener vs. Oglethorpe Co.Read the original story

    Sep 19, 2018 | MainStreetNews.com

    Last Friday, the Banks County High School football team opened Region 8-AA play at Social Circle. The result was a successful trip: 32-10 win.

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  11. Football: Walker, Leopards roll by Eagles, 50-10Read the original story

    Sep 12, 2018 | MainStreetNews.com

    Terrance Walker tasted the end zone Friday. Then he went back for seconds, thirds, fourths and fifths.

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  12. Banks Co. 50, East Jackson 10: Leopards' Walker has monster night in rout of EaglesRead the original story

    Sep 8, 2018 | MainStreetNews.com

    East Jackson notched a road win last week at Oglethorpe County, but Banks County put any thoughts of a winning streak to rest Friday, downing the Eagles 50-10 in Homer. The Leopards were led by a freight-train rushing night from senior Terrance Walker, who carried the ball 21 times for 247 yards and five scores.

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  13. 'Bob' MyersRead the original story

    Sep 5, 2018 | MainStreetNews.com

    Robert Arthur "Bob" Myers, 93, passed away on Wednesday, September 5, 2018. Mr. Myers was born on August 27, 1925, in Cliffview, Va., the son of the late Hugh and Amelia Bourne Myers.

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  14. 46th annual Holiday Festival planned Aug. 31-Sept. 1Read the original story

    Aug 29, 2018 | MainStreetNews.com

    The 46th annual Homer Holiday Festival will be held Friday, Aug. 31, and Saturday, Sept. 1, in downtown Homer.

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  15. Football: Leopards fall to Jackson Co. in season openerRead the original story

    Aug 17, 2018 | MainStreetNews.com

    When you look at the stat sheet of Friday night's game between the Banks County Leopards and the Jackson County Panthers, it will read the Panthers' offense gained only 180 total yards and lost two fumbles. Those same sheets, however, will read the Leopards committed two turnovers, gained only 174 total yards, had a punt blocked and gave up an opening-drive safety.

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  16. Jackson Co. 23, Banks Co. 0: Defensive-minded Panthers post shutout in openerRead the original story

    Aug 17, 2018 | MainStreetNews.com

    The last two seasons, the Jackson County Panthers and Banks County Leopards have opened the season to close battles with the Panthers coming out on top. On Friday night, the result was the same with Panthers opening the season with a win but in more dominating fashion, shutting out the Leopards 23-0 in Homer.

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  17. Football: Leopards open season vs. Jackson Co.Read the original story

    Aug 15, 2018 | MainStreetNews.com

    The 2018 football season officially arrives this Friday night. And for the Banks County Leopards, the season begins with a familiar foe, the Jackson County Panthers.

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  18. Danny CooperRead the original story

    Aug 13, 2018 | MainStreetNews.com

    Danny Eugene Cooper, 80, passed away on Sunday, August 12, 2018. Mr. Cooper was born in Between, Ga., the son of the late Hugh and Julia Phillips Cooper.

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  19. 46th annual Holiday Festival planned Aug. 31-Sept. 1Read the original story

    Aug 8, 2018 | MainStreetNews.com

    The 46th annual Homer Holiday Festival will be held Friday, Aug. 31, and Saturday, Sept. 1, in downtown Homer.

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  20. Ricki BlackwellRead the original story

    Jul 24, 2018 | MainStreetNews.com

    Ricki Edward Blackwell, 63, died Monday, July 23, 2018, at Northeast Georgia Medical Center. Mr. Blackwell was born in Commerce, the son of the late Jack and Mollie Boswell Blackwell.

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