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Winder, Georgia is located in Barrow County. Zip codes in Winder, GA include 30680. The median home price in Winder is $137,900 which is roughly $71/per square foot. More Winder information.

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16 hrs ago | Barrow County News

Numerous financial decisions ahead for Barrow commissioners

The latest round of cuts from the 2015 fiscal year budget helped carve out an additional $365,620 for the $35 million budget. Here's a breakdown of the proposed cuts provided by the Barrow County Chief Financial Officer Rose Kisaalita.

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17 hrs ago | Barrow County News

Barrow honors emergency responders who saved lives

A recognition ceremony was held Tuesday in the Historic Courthouse to honor the responders involved in the lifesaving events since the beginning of 2014. The 32 emergency personnel were members of Barrow County Emergency Services, the Winder Fire Department and the Barrow County Sheriff's Office who initiated CPR on the patients until advanced life support measures could be taken upon arrival of an ambulance.

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Thu Sep 11, 2014

Athens Banner-Herald

Barrow County blotter

DAMAGE: On Sept.8, a deputy met with a 46-year-old Bethlehem woman, who said her husband, whom she is divorcing, had damaged her car. She said they had a dispute over visitation with their children and that she heard a vehicle in her driveway.

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WDUN-AM Gainesville

Authorities arrest one, seize meth from Mexico in Winder

The Barrow County Sheriff's Office Thursday afternoon detailed a drug arrest they made earlier this week that netted 569 grams of crystal methamphetamine, worth about $62,000 on the street. According to Barrow County Sheriff's Lt.

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Wed Sep 10, 2014

MainStreetNews.com

In Bethlehem... Mayor irked by torn up roads

Road paving and improvements were a major focus point of Monday's Town of Bethlehem council meeting. Mayor Sandy McNab said it has become an issue that the town will pave or repair roads only to see the City of Winder or Windstream come in, dig up parts of the road for work and then not properly repair the holes.

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Barrow County News

Winder woman objects to new Rose Hill Cemetery markers at city council meeting

The Rose Hill Cemetery recently had new markers installed that a number of residents were upset about Monday at the Winder City Council work session. Winder resident Charisse Lackey, with several supporters present, objected to the new section markers at Rose Hill Cemetery at Monday night's council work session.

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Barrow County News

Founder's Day: Barrow buries time capsule to celebrate 100 years

As part of its Founder's Day festivities, the Barrow County Historical Society buried a time capsule in front of the historic courthouse to be opened in 2114. A number of community members attended, from local students to Winder Mayor David Maynard and BOC Chairman Pat Graham.

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Wed Sep 03, 2014

Barrow County News

Centennial celebrations continue with Founder's Day weekend

The commemoration of Barrow's 100th birthday will continue with the Founder's Day Festival this weekend, hosted by the Barrow County Centennial Celebration Committee.

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Tue Sep 02, 2014

MainStreetNews.com

Jackie Worley

Jackie R. Worley, 69, passed away on Monday, September 1, 2014, at the Northeast Georgia Medical Center.

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Barrow County News

Winder band releases debut album

Winder-based band Omnipresent recently released its debut album. Band members pictured, from left: Brandon Whitley, Daniel Graham, Ben Reese, Kyle Barnes.

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MainStreetNews.com

Alpha Forrester

Alpha Jones Forrester, 91, went to be with her Lord on Saturday, August 30, 2014.

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Athens Banner-Herald

Storms spark lightning fires in Barrow County

Powerful lightning and high winds from storms over Barrow County kept firefighters and emergency crews busy all night.

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Sun Aug 31, 2014

Barrow County News

BCSO, GBI investigate employees for excessive force, lying

Four Barrow County Sheriff's Office employees have left the agency after being accused of using excessive force, lying in reports and having an affair with a former inmate.

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Fri Aug 29, 2014

MainStreetNews.com

Robin Shumake

Robin Leah Stansel Shumake, 55, entered into rest Friday, August 29, 2014. Ms. Shumake was born in Winder, the daughter of the late David Edward Stansel and Mrs. Peggy Brooks Sosebee of Talmo.

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Wed Aug 27, 2014

Barrow County News

Barrow commissioners approve fire tax rollback

Winder residents will likely see a change in their taxes as Barrow County Commissioners approved a rollback fire tax Tuesday.

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Tue Aug 26, 2014

Patch.com

Police Charge 5 in Deadly Gwinnett County Home Invasion

Schrier, 37, was shot and killed in his Summercrest Lane residence around 6 a.m. on Aug. 6 as he struggled with two home invaders.

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Mon Aug 25, 2014

Examiner.com

Bedraggled dog dumped behind animal control facility in Georgia

A bedraggled dog is currently available for adoption, or rescue, at the Barrow Animal Control in Winder, Georgia, after someone dumped her behind the animal control building.

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Fri Aug 22, 2014

Barrow County News

DDA looks to schedule dual concerts for October

Motown artists The Common People Band's Aug. 8 show in downtown Winder was cancelled that morning due to the threat of rain.

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WDUN-AM Gainesville

Latest JEMC Foundation grants

The Jackson EMC Foundation Board of Directors awarded a total of $80,000 in grants during its July meeting, including $62,500 to organizations serving northeast Georgia residents: *$15,000 to the Boys & Girls Club of Barrow County in Winder for its Power Hour comprehensive homework help and tutoring program, and Goals for Graduation, a program that ... (more)

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Thu Aug 21, 2014

Barrow County News

Pavilion space cleared

As of last week, the downtown Winder pavilion is officially gone. Utilities Director Roger Wilhelm said the grassing of the empty lot was finished Thursday afternoon, and there were a few hours of final cleanup and rolling new grass last Friday morning.

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