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Local Art Show Pays Homage to Spring
The best of show honor for the Georgia Piedmont Arts Center's final gallery show of the 2013 season was presented to a Winder resident.
Mon May 20, 2013
One lane of North Broad closing overnight Tuesday, Wednesday
The Georgia Department of Transportation says overnight work will require the closing of a portion of the northbound lane of North Broad Street for a project in downtown Winder this week on Tuesday and Wednesday nights.
The Least Expensive Homes on the Market in Barrow: May 20
If you are looking for a real estate investment opportunity, a starter home or looking to downsize, there are currently several attractively priced homes on the market in Barrow County.
Tripp Halstead to Benefit from Nonprofit Organization's 'Biggest and Most Extensive' Home Makeover
Come mid-July, a toddler injured at his Winder day care center when a tree limb hit him in the head last fall will have a home that accommodates his special needs.
Martha Stinchcomb Gaddis Garrett, 89, died Thursday, May 16, 2013. She was the daughter of the late Giley and Essie Allen Stinchcomb.
Sun May 19, 2013
Barrow County Vacation Bible Schools 2013
As the school year winds down, many church communities are gearing up for Vacation Bible Schools and summer camps.
Sat May 18, 2013
Your News: 'Zookeeper' to be Screened at Movie Night at the Park and...
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Barrow Docket Book: Computer Pornography, Public Indecency and Harassing Phone Calls
The following individuals were arrested and booked into the Barrow County Detention Center from May 14 through May 17, 2013: Jennifer Susan Bagwell, 64 West Williams Street, Winder, was booked into the jail on May 14.
Fri May 17, 2013
County Office, Waste Management Company and Veterinary Hospital Hiring
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Winder Man Wanted by Multiple Agencies Arrested by Gwinnett Fugitive Unit
A Winder man wanted by multiple agencies is now in custody. On May 15, On May 15, the Gwinnett County Sheriff's Office Fugitive Unit located and arrested Jonathan Leonard Martin who was wanted out of Barrow and Gwinnett County.
Thu May 16, 2013
Charles "Charlie" Kilpatrick, 82, passed away Wednesday, May 15, 2013. He was the son of the late Bryant Whitfield and Marie Kilpatrick.
Winder Man Plots With Wife to Have Himself Murdered
A Winder man recently assumed the identity of his wife's boyfriend in an attempt to prove his wife wanted him dead.
Wed May 15, 2013
Local seniors set to graduate
Twelve years of hard work will pay off in the coming days as more than 800 students graduate from public and private high schools across Barrow County.
Father of BOC member could face charges in helicopter incident involving Sonny Perdue
The father of a Barrow County commissioner is under investigation for allegedly threatening to shoot down a helicopter last Friday that reportedly was carrying former Georgia Gov.
Company Hiring for 400-Plus Jobs in Metro Area - Apply at Winder Locations
Cowabunga Inc., the second largest Domino's franchise in the country, is looking to hire 400-plus employees in the metro Atlanta area, and local residents can apply at Winder locations.
Black Mold Buildup on Ice Machine, Employee Observed Without Hair Restraint and Other Violations
Want more information on how restaurant inspection scores are calculated? Click here to view the form inspectors use.
Tue May 14, 2013
Extremely urgent, dog given reprieve must now be out of facility
At the top of the list...perhaps something to be happy about if you are a student hoping to be at the top of your class following a hard test, but not where you want to be if you are a dog at an animal control facility which is filled to capacity.
911 Caller Reports Naked Woman Armed With Knife Running in Backyard
A Winder woman, who reportedly told police she hated the father of her unborn child and would call 911 whenever she saw him, ended up being the object of a 911 call herself after allegedly running naked through her backyard with a knife.
Mon May 13, 2013
Water and Sewer Line Work to Result in Downtown Lane Closure
The installation of new water and sewer lines will result in an overnight lane closure in downtown Winder on Tuesday, May 14, and Wednesday, May 15.
Sun May 12, 2013
Barrow County News
Fort Yargo State Park plans for changes
Fort Yargo State Park is planning a number of ways to update its appearance in the coming years, from short term projects some of which are already underway like completing a mountain bike comfort station and renovating the miniature gold facilities to long term projects like constructing 10 new cottages with infrastructure and either a 25-campsite ... (more)