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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
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
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
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
Georgia DNR considers admission fees

...several popular Athens-area sites that require more maintenance, like the shooting ranges at Wilson Shoals WMA in Banks County and Walton WMA in Walton County. The fees also would apply to the facilities north of Georgia Highway 53 in Dawson...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2011-01-06/georgia-dnr-considers-admiss
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DeKalb County women's prison closed to save money

...moved the almost 800 female inmates who were housed there to two rural prisons - Lee Arrendale State Prison in Alto in Banks County in northeast Georgia and Pulaski State Prison in Hawkinsville in south Georgia.DOC Commissioner Brian Owens told legislators...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2011-04-02/dekalb-county-womens-prison-
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Runner's life was changed by wreck

...her on a new path."I don't remember what happened at all. I woke up in the hospital," said Hurtado, a 2010 Banks County High School graduate."I talked with my family and they told me it had been raining that day and that I was on my...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2011-04-02/runners-life-was-cha
Other sports | Sports
Tuesday's local sports results

...East Laurens, Laney, Swainsboro, Davidson Fine Arts.Region 8George Walton Academy, Rabun County, Jefferson, Banks County, Putnam County, Oglethorpe County, Union County, Jasper County, Greene County, Social Circle, Washington-Wilkes...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/high-school/2011-05-11/tuesdays-local-sports
High school | Sports