• Construction Begins on Renovations at Windmill Park

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    Construction begins on renovations at Windmill Park. We are so excited to announce that on June 7th, 2021, construction started on the T-ball/Soccer Complex portion of Windmill Park! This new construction will turn the current Field 5 into four t-ball fields and dedicated space for soccer fields, with a plaza/pavilion area, renovated concession stand with […]

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  • Update: Banks County Sheriff Seeks Missing Woman

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    UPDATE: 4/29/2021 We are sad to report that Amanda Hall was discovered deceased by deputies of the Banks County Sheriff’s Office. On April 28, deputies were conducting a grid search of a heavily wooded area in the proximity of Mrs. Hall’s last known whereabouts when she was located. BCSO Criminal Investigation Division and the Banks […]

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  • Mike Brown named Principal of Banks County High School

    Mike Brown named Principal

    Mike Brown has been named as the principal of Banks County High School. Brown, who is currently an assistant principal at BCHS, will begin the new role July 1st. Brown has served as an administrator in the system since 2015 when he was tapped as the transportation director. He began his teaching career in 1990 […]

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  • School Zone Speed Program Begins In Banks County

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    The Banks County Sheriff’s Office in cooperation with the Banks County Board of Education, and Banks County Commissioners is adding camera equipped speed detection devices to the county school zones. The camera equipped speed detection system was recently approved for use by the Georgia Department of Transportation. This public safety program is being installed on […]

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  • Drug Arrests in Banks County

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    Commerce, GA (January 15, 2021) – On Wednesday, January 13th, 2021, Appalachian Regional Drug Enforcement Office agents, along with Banks County Sheriff’s Office deputies executed a search warrant at the Howard Johnson Hotel Room 237 located in Commerce, Banks County, Georgia. Information developed by the Franklin County Sheriff’s Office led to the search warrant that was […]

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  • BCPRD Confirms Basketball Games To Be Played As Scheduled

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    BCPRD Basketball games are on as scheduled for tomorrow, Saturday, January 9th! HOME GAMES: Blue Gym 8G Thomas v Reems 9:00a 10G Gilstrap v Murray 10:00a 12B Beck v Boswell 11:00a Red Gym 8B Baker v Whitlock 10:00a 8B LaHayne v Milford 9:00a 8B McCutcheon v Poole 11:00a 10B Heath v Reed 12:00p AWAY GAMES: […]

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  • Banks County Update on Possible Wintry Weather

    Good afternoon everyone. Following is a little information from the NWS on the wintry precipitation that is possible across extreme north Georgia later Thursday and Friday. We may see some according to the 7-day forecast but they are not mentioning any chance of accumulation for our area. As always, we will continue to monitor and […]

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  • Christmas Safety Tips from Banks County EMA & E911

    Remember Christmas Tree Safety. Follow these tips: 1. Choose a fresh tree, if using a live tree. Once it dries out, tale it down and prepare to dispose of it. 2. Keep those live trees watered. 3. Don’t pinch or choke the electrical cord. 4. Make sure you get the right lights that won’t get […]

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