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Banks County Newcomer Information


Banks County Convention and Visitors Bureau (706) 677-5365

Banks County has become the "Little Giant" of the Northeast Georgia. Founded by strong and sturdy folks who never lost sight of the future, Banks County provides the promise of a solid and prosperous destiny. The sense of pride is evident everywhere you look, from the preservation of it's historical resources to the enthusiasm over the building of a new state-of-the-art high school. In a very special way Banks County has established a resounding balance between agricultural values and commercial enterprise and blended the two to create a covenant for a prosperous future.

Content from Banks County Chamber of Commerce



Utilities

Electricity

Georgia Power Company
Phone: (706) 367-8383
website: www.southern.com/gapower

Jackson EMC

Phone: (706) 367-5281




Gas Companies

Nails Creek Gas Company

111 Crowe Rd
Homer, GA
Phone: (706) 677-2292




Water & Sewer

Central Pump & Well Service

1709 Highway 51 N
Homer, GA
Phone: (706) 677-3730




Solid Waste

Cook's Sanitation Service

412 Emory Chambers Rd
Lula, GA
Phone: (706) 677-3973

Chambers R & B Landfill Inc

705 Bennett Rd
Homer, GA
Phone: (706) 677-2650




Telephone

Alltel

Phone: 1-800-501-1754




Emergency

Ambulance, Police, & Fire

911

Fire Department

(706) 677-1812

Sheriff Department

(706) 677-2248

Ambulance

(706) 677-4081

Poison Control

Phone: 1-800-282-5846

Georgia State Patrol

Phone: (770) 532-6940




Hospitals & Medical Centers

Homer Family Medicine

BJC Medical Center
6064 US 441 South
Homer, GA 30547
(706)-677-2250

The Neighborhood Healthcare Centers

6079 Highway 441 S
Homer, Ga 30547
(706) 677-1802

Banks County Health Department

667 Thompson Street
Homer, GA 30529
Phone: (706) 677-2296

Banks County Mental Health

413 Evans St Homer, GA
Phone: (706) 677-5261

Northeast Georgia Medical Center (Gainesville)

770-535-3553

Athens Regional Medical Center (Athens)

706-549-9977

Barrow Medical Center (Winder)

770-867-3400

St. Mary's Hospital (Athens)

706-548-7581




Registration

Driver's License

A Georgia driver's license should be secured within 30 days of establishing residency in the state. A vision test is required for persons having a valid out-of-state license. A $15 fee is charged and must be paid in cash or money order.

Automobile Registration

Newcomers moving from a county within Georgia need to file an address correction. Out-of-state newcomers have 30 days after establishing residency to purchase a new tag.

Voter Registration

Banks County Registrar's Office
Phone: (706) 677-6260

Banks County Tax Commissioner

144 Yonah Homer Rd
Homer, GA
Phone: (706) 677-6204

Pet Registration

Dogs, cats, and other domestic animals must be inoculated for rabies annually and wear proof of vaccination at all times.

School Registration

Children entering Georgia Public Schools for the first time must present proof of immunization against measles, mumps, rubella, polio, whooping cough, diptheria, and tetanus, as well as proof of eye, ear, and dental exams. Students who were previously enrolled should present their last report card and/or transcript.

Banks County School System

Christopher Erwin - Superintendent
Phone: (706) 677-2224




Libraries

Banks County Public Library

226 Highway 51 South
P.O. Box 27
Homer, Georgia 30547
Phone: 706-677-3164

Maysville Public Library

9247 Gillsville Road
P.O. Box 430
Maysville, Georgia 30558
Phone: 706-652-2323




Banks County Government

Banks County Chamber of Commerce

P.O. Box 57
105 US Hwy. North,
Homer, GA 30547
(706) 677-2108
Fax: 706-677-2109
website www.bankscochamber.org
email: bankscountychamber@alltel.net

Banks County Courthouse

144 Yonah-Homer Road
Homer, GA 30547
(706) 677-6200

Board of Commissioners Office

144 Yonah-Homer Road, Suite 1
Homer, GA 30547

Phone: (706) 677-6200
Gene Hart: Chairman

Banks County School System

P.O. Box 248 102 Highway 51S.
Homer, GA 30547
Phone: (706) 677-2224
Fax: (706) 677-2223

Banks County Sheriff

226 Candler St
Homer, GA
Phone: (706) 677-2248
Sheriff: Charles Chapman

Banks County Fire Dept

155 Yonah Homer Rd
Homer, GA
Phone: (706) 677-1812

Homer City Hall

Ph1251 Historic Homer Hwy.
Homer, GA 30547
(706) 677-3510

Homer Fire Dept

112 Athens Street
Homer, GA
Phone: (706) 677-2881

Department of Family and Children Services

423 Evans St
Homer, GA
Phone: (706) 677-2272

Maysville City Hall

226 N. Main Street
Maysville, GA
(706) 652-2274




Communication

Newspapers

Banks County News
Phone: (706) 677-3491

AccessNorthGa.com
Your online Local Newspaper


Gas Companies

Nails Creek Gas Company

111 Crowe Rd
Homer, GA
Phone: (706) 677-2292




Water & Sewer

Central Pump & Well Service

1709 Highway 51 N
Homer, GA
Phone: (706) 677-3730




Solid Waste

Cook's Sanitation Service

412 Emory Chambers Rd
Lula, GA
Phone: (706) 677-3973

Chambers R & B Landfill Inc

705 Bennett Rd
Homer, GA
Phone: (706) 677-2650




Telephone

Alltel

Phone: 1-800-501-1754




Emergency

Ambulance, Police, & Fire

911

Fire Department

(706) 677-1812

Sheriff Department

(706) 677-2248

Ambulance

(706) 677-4081

Poison Control

Phone: 1-800-282-5846

Georgia State Patrol

Phone: (770) 532-6940




Hospitals & Medical Centers

Homer Family Medicine

BJC Medical Center
6064 US 441 South
Homer, GA 30547
(706)-677-2250

The Neighborhood Healthcare Centers

6079 Highway 441 S
Homer, Ga 30547
(706) 677-1802

Banks County Health Department

667 Thompson Street
Homer, GA 30529
Phone: (706) 677-2296

Banks County Mental Health

413 Evans St Homer, GA
Phone: (706) 677-5261

Northeast Georgia Medical Center (Gainesville)

770-535-3553

Athens Regional Medical Center (Athens)

706-549-9977

Barrow Medical Center (Winder)

770-867-3400

St. Mary's Hospital (Athens)

706-548-7581




Registration

Driver's License

A Georgia driver's license should be secured within 30 days of establishing residency in the state. A vision test is required for persons having a valid out-of-state license. A $15 fee is charged and must be paid in cash or money order.

Automobile Registration

Newcomers moving from a county within Georgia need to file an address correction. Out-of-state newcomers have 30 days after establishing residency to purchase a new tag.

Voter Registration

Banks County Registrar's Office
Phone: (706) 677-6260

Banks County Tax Commissioner

144 Yonah Homer Rd
Homer, GA
Phone: (706) 677-6204

Pet Registration

Dogs, cats, and other domestic animals must be inoculated for rabies annually and wear proof of vaccination at all times.

School Registration

Children entering Georgia Public Schools for the first time must present proof of immunization against measles, mumps, rubella, polio, whooping cough, diptheria, and tetanus, as well as proof of eye, ear, and dental exams. Students who were previously enrolled should present their last report card and/or transcript.

Banks County School System

Christopher Erwin - Superintendent
Phone: (706) 677-2224




Libraries

Banks County Public Library

226 Highway 51 South
P.O. Box 27
Homer, Georgia 30547
Phone: 706-677-3164

Maysville Public Library

9247 Gillsville Road
P.O. Box 430
Maysville, Georgia 30558
Phone: 706-652-2323




Banks County Government

Banks County Chamber of Commerce

P.O. Box 57
105 US Hwy. North,
Homer, GA 30547
(706) 677-2108
Fax: 706-677-2109
email: bankscountychamber@alltel.net

Banks County Courthouse

144 Yonah-Homer Road
Homer, GA 30547
(706) 677-6200

Board of Commissioners Office

144 Yonah-Homer Road, Suite 1
Homer, GA 30547

Phone: (706) 677-6200
Gene Hart: Chairman

Banks County School System

P.O. Box 248 102 Highway 51S.
Homer, GA 30547
Phone: (706) 677-2224
Fax: (706) 677-2223

Banks County Sheriff

226 Candler St
Homer, GA
Phone: (706) 677-2248
Sheriff: Charles Chapman

Banks County Fire Dept

155 Yonah Homer Rd
Homer, GA
Phone: (706) 677-1812

Homer City Hall

Ph1251 Historic Homer Hwy.
Homer, GA 30547
(706) 677-3510

Homer Fire Dept

112 Athens Street
Homer, GA
Phone: (706) 677-2881

Department of Family and Children Services

423 Evans St
Homer, GA
Phone: (706) 677-2272

Maysville City Hall

226 N. Main Street
Maysville, GA
(706) 652-2274




Communication

Newspapers

Banks County News
Phone: (706) 677-3491

AccessNorthGa.com
Your online Local Newspaper


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