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Jake and Marisa Grant, of Statham, are pleased to announce the engagement of their son, U.S. Navy Lieutenant Jonathan "Andrew" Grant, to Elise Bernadette Patterson, daughter of Dave Patterson of Sydney, Australia.
Madden 15 Gameplay! (So Much Rage!!)
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Thousands of people packed the streets of downtown Atlanta Monday night to call for justice in the unrest in Ferguson, Missouri.
This screen shot of one of the Winder Downtown Development Authority's survey questions displays a large majority of residents who responded like the idea of regulations to preserve historic buildings.
An Auburn woman was arrested this month on a charge of trafficking in opium after more than 5,500 grams of the drug was shipped to her home from southeast Asian.
A woman remains jailed in Barrow County in connection with the seizure of more than 5,500 gram of opium.
The Winder Community Center will be filled with true southern gospel sounds as renowned traveling singers The Kingsmen Quartet perform on Friday night, with vocal trio Pure Harmony reuniting for the opening act.
Statham is currently short nearly $30,000 for a McCarty Road repaving project and is looking to reevaluate costs for it.
City Planner Larry Lucas told Auburn officials last week that he's awaiting word from the contractor on when construction will begin on the 64-unit senior housing development.
With many accomplishments and much praise, City Administrator Keith Caldwell will end his seven-year tenure with the City of Bishop at the end of this month.
LOOSE COWS: On Aug. 7, a deputy was dispatched to Diamond Ridge Drive in Statham, where a woman said that constantly there are from two to four cows that trespass on her yard.
Two old employment separation settlement agreements were apparently at the heart of several questions by a citizen and his lawyer at a recent Auburn City Council meeting.
It seems like a week doesn't go by that we don't read, see or hear something in the media that is alarming especially about agriculture.
THREAT: On Aug. 10, a deputy met with a woman at Bethlehem First United Methodist Church, where she said an unknown man came to the church asking for money for gas, but she told the man that the church assists people only during regular business hours and no one was there to provide him with cash.
Results of the 2013-2014 high school End of Course Tests , released last week by the Georgia Department of Education, indicates a mixture of successes and challenges for the Barrow County School System.
Updated: Wed Aug 20, 2014 01:26 pm
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