Banks County Newswire (Page 2)

Banks County Newswire (Page 2)

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Banks County, GA. (Page 2)

Results 21 - 40 of 208 in Banks County, GA

  1. Couple arrested in major mail theft, check cashing scheme across 7 countiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 25, 2017 | MyFoxAtlanta

    A Gainesville couple was busted in a major mail theft and check-cashing scheme across 7 counties. Police said what is worse, is they would take their 2-year old daughter with them on their crime spree.

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  2. FOOTBALL: Plenty of unknowns await Tigers in openerRead the original story

    Aug 23, 2017 | MainStreetNews.com

    Last season, the Commerce High School football team opened the season with a 43-0 drubbing over the Banks County Leopards. But, head coach Michael Brown says it's "very dangerous" to look back at last year's result.

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  3. Football: Leopards, Tigers battle on FridayRead the original story

    Aug 23, 2017 | MainStreetNews.com

    Last week, the Banks County Leopards opened the season on the road at Jackson County. Like last year's game, it went right down to the fourth quarter where the Leopards fell 21-17.

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  4. Heather Elaine PropesRead the original story

    Aug 22, 2017 | MainStreetNews.com

    Heather Elaine Propes, 30, went to be with her Heavenly Father, Friday, August 18, 2017. Mrs. Propes was born in Commerce, the daughter of Rick and Elaine Brown Coile of Nicholson.

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  5. Charles JordanRead the original story

    Aug 22, 2017 | MainStreetNews.com

    Charles Swayne Jordan, 74, passed away Sunday, August 20, 2017, at his residence. Born in Banks County on December 3, 1942, he was the son of the late Hoyt D. Jordan and Ethel Jones Jordan.

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  6. Help wanted: Workers are harder to find in Hall CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 19, 2017 | The Times

    Jobs are plentiful in Hall County and throughout Georgia, but finding workers to fill them is becoming an acute challenge, industry leaders say. With the state unemployment rate at 4.7 percent, the lowest it's been since September 2007, employers find themselves competing for a shrinking pool of workers in a robust economy.

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  7. FOOTBALL: Panthers top Leopards in season openerRead the original story

    Aug 18, 2017 | MainStreetNews.com

    Last year's game between Jackson County and Banks County was a last-possession thriller which saw the Panthers come out on top in Homer 21-16. This year's contest was equally as impressive, if not better, as the Panthers and Leopards traded the lead three times in the second half, and in the end a Tyler Payne 1-yard go-ahead touchdown with 10:43 left in the game gave the Panthers enough cushion to win the game 21-17.

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  8. Billy Joe WatersRead the original story

    Aug 18, 2017 | MainStreetNews.com

    Billy Joe Waters, 77, died Wednesday, August 16, 2017. at Northeast Georgia Medical Center in Gainesville.

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  9. Bruce PeytonRead the original story

    Aug 18, 2017 | MainStreetNews.com

    Bruce Peyton, 85 of the Hollingsworth Community, went Home to be with the Lord on Tuesday, August 15, 2017, at his residence following an extended illness. Born in Banks County on May 29, 1932, he was the son of the late Enos Sidney Peyton and Lula Edessie Payne Peyton.

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  10. Banks begins land use plan updateRead the original story

    Aug 18, 2017 | MainStreetNews.com

    The year-long process to set in motion how Banks County will look over moving forward got under way Monday night. The 2018 Banks County Comprehensive Land Use Plan Advisory Group, with Todd Hubbard and Scott Ledford serving as co-chairmen, held a public hearing to hear from residents before meeting to discuss the vision for the county.

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  11. Civil War relic recovered by local attorneyRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 17, 2017 | Pike County Journal and Reporter

    Tom and Rob Morton of the Law Firm of Morton, Morton & Associates, LLC reported recently that they had been retained by R.L. Parker to try to retrieve a Civil War family heirloom. Their client is the great great grandson of Squire Parker with whom the Civil War family heirloom originated.

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  12. Football: Leopards travel to Jackson Co. to start 2017Read the original story

    Aug 16, 2017 | MainStreetNews.com

    At last Friday's practice, Banks County High School head football coach Josh Shoemaker told the team the preseason's over and they're now in "game mode." This Friday, the Banks County Leopards kick the season off at Jackson County.

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  13. Softball: Lady Leopards' fast start continuesRead the original story

    Aug 16, 2017 | MainStreetNews.com

    After a dominating start to the 2017 season, the Banks County High School softball team made sure it didn't take its foot off of the gas during the second week of play. The Lady Leopards remained undefeated after two victories over Towns County and Lumpkin County.

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  14. Farmers market offered in Baldwin, LulaRead the original story

    Aug 4, 2017 | MainStreetNews.com

    ... [email protected] For more information from Baldwin and Lula, see this week's issue of the Banks County News.

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  15. 28 arrested in major drug investigationRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 1, 2017 | WSB-TV

    HABERSHAM COUNTY, Ga. - Twenty-eight people were arrested over the weekend accused of being members, suppliers and customers of Donna Beard and Amber Null's drug trafficking organization.

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  16. Investigators issue 30 arrest warrants, seize 1 pound of meth in 8-month-long drug bustRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 28, 2017 | FOX Carolina

    Investigators with the Stephens County Sheriff's Office, Habersham County Sheriff's Office, Toccoa Police Department and the Appalachian Regional Drug Enforcement Office say they seized one pound of methamphetamine, numerous firearms and $38,600 in U.S. currency throughout the weekend of July 28. The operation was a part of an 8-month-long investigation that started with the traffic stop of Brandon Davidson and Jody Higgins, prior to the pair delivering methamphetamine, deputies say.

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  17. Woman charged with vehicular homicide in Hwy. 63 fatalityRead the original story

    Jul 31, 2017 | MainStreetNews.com

    A Jefferson woman has been arrested in connection with a fatality Friday in Banks County. Shanda Ervin McClure, 35, 1502 Maley Road, Jefferson, was charged by the Banks County Sheriff's Office with vehicular homicide and weaving over the road.

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  18. Tommy GilbertRead the original story

    Jul 30, 2017 | MainStreetNews.com

    ... 2017. A native of Barrow County, Tommy attended New Life Worship Center in Statham. He was a 2017 graduate of Banks County High School and was employed as a welder at Toyota. Survivors include his mother, Tiffany Landress, Winder; father and step ...

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  19. 'Striving for a Better Banks' planned SaturdayRead the original story

    Jul 27, 2017 | MainStreetNews.com

    County leaders are planning an event to provide information on community services and agencies available to citizens. The event, "Striding for a Better Banks," will be held from 10 a.m. to noon on Saturday, July 29, at the Banks County Recreation Gymnasium.

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  20. BCSO reports accidental electrocution deathRead the original story

    Jul 26, 2017 | MainStreetNews.com

    The Banks County Sheriff's Office has reported an accidental electrocution date. Banks County deputies responded to a privately owned workshop located at the intersection of Highway 105 and Andrews Road in Baldwin just before 8 p.m. Tuesday in reference to an accidental electrocution.

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