Sunday Dec 15
Time is running out to put up Christmas trees
With Christmas only nine days away, time is running out to buy, set-up and decorate the family Christmas tree.
Wed Dec 11, 2013
New manager attends first BOC meeting
Barrow County's government ended the year on Tuesday night the same way that it started 2013: in transition.
When you're stalled and nature calls
We take plenty of calls from all types of people in the WSB Traffic Center and do so especially when conditions are horrible.
Dudley Ray retires from Braselton Town Council
After 16 years of service on the Braselton Town Council, District 4 councilman Dudley Ray? has retired.
Sun Dec 08, 2013
Braselton, Auburn, 17 other cities selected for states Main Street Startup Program
The Georgia Department of Community Affairs says 19 new Georgia cities - including Braselton and Auburn - will become part of the Main Street Start-up Program, which provides technical assistance to communities looking to improve their downtowns.
Fri Dec 06, 2013
Braselton man senses robbery attempt
A Braselton man told Athens-Clarke police that he went to a location for a poker game Thursday night, but felt as if he was being set up for a robbery by an old high school classmate.
Wed Dec 04, 2013
Six local governments apply for state transportation funds
The State Road and Tollway Authority Tuesday announced that 46 local Georgia governments, including six in our area, have applied for state money to help with transportation projects.
Tue Dec 03, 2013
County changes plans for North Hall sewer
Hall County may save months and millions of dollars to provide sewer to the Ga. 365 corridor by not building a new sewer treatment plant in North Hall.
Sun Dec 01, 2013
Oakwood property tax bills going out today
The good news for residents is the city is staying at the same tax rate, 2.658 mills, with 1 mill equal to $1 per $1,000 in assessed property value.
Sat Nov 30, 2013
Back in the 1950s, most hospitals were eerie places: Tiled walls, dimly lit hallways, gruff personnel.
Mon Nov 25, 2013
Local cities selected for Ga. Main Street startup
The Georgia Department of Community Affairs announced Monday that 19 new Georgia cities will become part of the Main Street startup program, which provides technical assistance to communities looking to improve their downtowns.
Local defender of religious freedom succumbs to cancer
The Rev. Ray Newman Sr., a longtime pastor, well-known defender of religious freedom, and resident of Barrow County, died early today at his home.
Thu Nov 21, 2013
Larry J. Saine, 66, passed away Tuesday, November 19, 2013. He was the son of the late Thomas and Mary Lou Saine.
Wed Nov 20, 2013
Developer stakes claim to 700 sewer taps in Traditions of Braselton
Attorneys representing a developer staking claim to about 700 sewer taps in the Traditions of Braselton subdivision came before the Jackson County Water and Sewerage Authority on his behalf Thursday night citing terms of a wastewater treatment services contract entered into in October of 2000.