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Skeleton found near Athens

The partial skeleton of a human found this week in Banks County near Athens was transported to the State Crime Lab Thursday...found a bone and notified the sheriff's office in Banks County, which called in the GBI. Ayers declined to say which...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-02-27/skelton-found-ga-county
Ga. police suspect woman glued self to store toilet seat

...woman who was glued to a toilet seat in a Banks Crossing shopping center store at Thanksgiving may have glued herself, Banks County Sheriff's investigators now suspect.Emergency medical services were called to the store to help remove the woman...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2013-12-08/ga-police-suspect-woman-glued
Friday's Prep Scores

...Westlake 6, OTNewton 13, Luella 7North Forsyth 38, Johns Creek 21North Gwinnett 40, Mountain View 7North Hall 63, Banks County 7North Murray 56, Coahulla Creek 14North Oconee 46, Oconee County 29North Paulding 62, Allatoona 46Northeast-Macon...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2013-11-02/fridays-prep-scores
Ex-district attorney denies felony charges

...public funds while working in the Banks County district attorney's office. The three were arraigned in Banks County Superior Court on Thursday. Mr...accused of diverting money from the Banks County government. Their trials are months...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2007/09/29/met_145577.shtml
Metro
Burned church rebuilds

BANKS COUNTY, Ga. - In late 1998, the Rev. Luis Ortiz of New Salem United Methodist...said. More than a year and a half after the fire destroyed the small Banks County church and killed a local volunteer firefighter, a self-proclaimed...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2000/06/20/met_292210.shtml
Metro
Irish have plenty to smile about in playoff openers

Fighting through the Banks County defense, Aquinas forward Edward Detchemendy just missed on two...defending state champion Irish to take a 3-0 victory over the Banks County Leopards in the opening round of the Class AA/A State Playoffs...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/04/29/oth_79472.shtml
Other sports
Ga. county's '1st baby' born in Walmart restroom

...unexpectedly went into labor about a month early.Medics from Banks County responded to the store and found the baby and mother...reference to the baby being the first born this year in Banks County, others point out the county does not have a hospital...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2013-01-04/ga-countys-1st-baby-born-walm
Lady Knights rule Evans Invitational

...beating Warner Robins 15-0 and Hephzibah 19-0 on Friday night, the Lady Knights followed it up with a 12-0 win over Banks County Saturday morning.Evans beat Thomson 3-0 in its second game Saturday.Senior Lexi Dodgen has been the Lady Knights...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/evans-knights/2012-09-08/lady-knights-rule-evans-in
Across the region

Student who shot self at school diesATLANTA - A student who shot himself inside a bathroom at Banks County High School has died.Authorities have said the 16-year-old shot himself around 8 a.m. Friday at the school in Homer...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2012-08-26/across-region
Across Georgia

...attempts suicide at schoolHOMER, GA. - A student was severely injured Friday when he shot himself inside a bathroom at Banks County High School, prompting authorities to lock down the school, officials said.The 16-year-old wounded himself around...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2012-08-25/across-georgia