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Woman Refuses to Leave 'God's Land,' Says She Doesn't Trust 'Alien Zombies'
A Winder business owner was forced to call the Barrow County Sheriff's Office after a woman refused to leave his property, claiming it was "God's land" and she could be there if she so desired.
Thu May 23, 2013
Barrow County News
Sophomores run into trouble at state golf tournament
Two sophomores from Barrow County ran into a combination of bad luck, bad weather and tough courses on Jekyll Island during their respective rounds at the GHSA state tournament.
FELONY THEFT: On May 15, a deputy was dispatched to Laythan Court, Winder, where a man said he forgot to lock his truck overnight and someone entered it and stole a Colt Commanding Officers .45-caliber pistol valued at $2,000. The deputy also went to a nearby home where a woman said someone entered her unlocked Honda car and stole a Codex brand ... (more)
Where's the Cheapest Gas in Barrow County?
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Wed May 22, 2013
Graduation Rate for Oconee County Schools Dips Slightly, Remains One of Highest in State
Oconee County's graduation rate has decreased slightly more than one percentage point -- from 91.57 percent in 2011 to 90.48 percent in 2012, but remains one of the highest in Georgia, according to data released this week from the state Department of Education.
Berkmar's Graduation Rate Increases While Parkview Sees Dip
While one Lilburn high school is seeing an increase in its graduating students, another has seen a slight decrease.
Paramedic Recognized for Service to Barrow County
As National Emergency Services week continues , Barrow County Fire and Emergency Services is honoring long-time paramedic Lt.
Meeting with German industry reps held in Winder
Rep. Terry England hosted a meeting Tuesday in Winder that brought together local and state educational and economic development officials with representatives of German business and industry.
No charges in helicopter incident
No charges are being filed against a Barrow County property owner over his alleged threat to shoot down a helicopter on May 10.
Barrow Docket Book: Aggravated Assault, Disorderly Conduct, Rape and Obstruction
The following individuals were arrested and booked into the Barrow County Detention Center from May 17 through May 20, 2013: Heather Nicole Allen, 130 Langford Street, Winder, was booked into the jail on May 19.
Tue May 21, 2013
Memorial Day Travel: Gas Prices Expected to Remain Stable Over Holiday Weekend
Some good news for Barrow County residents who plan to travel this Memorial Day weekend - according to AAA, The Auto Club Group, drivers shouldn't see increases in gas prices.
Mon May 20, 2013
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.
Barrow County Government Hiring
Job title: IT administrator Employer: Barrow County government Job description: Performs technical and administrative work in the design, installation, support and maintenance for the IT department.
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.
Northeast Georgia Job Openings: May 19
Job hunting? Patch makes it easy with a weekly roundup of jobs available near Barrow County.
Sat May 18, 2013
'Star Trek Into Darkness' Draws Mixed Reviews from Critics
"Star Trek Into Darkness" is playing at nearby at Gateway Cinemas 12 in Barrow County and Beechwood Cinemas 11 and Carmike 12 in Athens.
Free summer food program for kids starts May 21
The Barrow County School System has added another week to its free summer food program at the county's two high schools.
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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