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Members of local veteran motorcycle groups escort the late Ronald Beacham, 79, of Winder, and his family during a funeral procession Wednesday afternoon. From the time U.S. Air Force and Korean War veteran Ronald Beacham helped start AMVET Post 12 in Winder eight years ago, he remained very active in it, serving as chaplain. Comment?
According to business owners and city officials, Railroad Street in downtown Statham turns into a speedway at times, as drivers heading down Atlanta Highway try to beat the train and traffic light. That has created a dangerous situation for other drivers, pedestrians and patrons, a Railroad Street business owner told City Council at its meeting on Tuesday. Comment?
Brandi Sue Darling, 31, was identified by Athens-Clarke County Police on Friday, according to a report by the Athens-Banner Herald. The incident is still being investigated as police are unsure if Darling was accidently struck or if it was an intentional act on her part. Comment?
Are you interested in a Tiny House lifestyle? Come to Crooked Pines Farm on March 3-5 for the First Annual Georgia Tiny House Festival. The 2016 Georgia Tiny House Festival promises to be the premiere event honoring and celebrating tiny housers throughout the South and surrounding states! Come join tiny house dwellers, tiny house dreamers, tiny house planners, and the people, companies & organizations supporting our tiny house and micro-living community. Comment?
The Statham City Council sided unanimously with Police Chief Allan Johnston on Tuesday following a hearing on the dismissal of former officer Brian Cowart. Statham Police Chief Allan Johnston delivered his side at Tuesday's meeting in the dispute and why he chose to dismiss Cowart in December for insubordination, while Attorney Eric Eberhardt argued that Cowart shouldn't have been dismissed. Comment?
Real estate developer Danny Rampey came back to the council at Thursday's work session with his architect after initially proposing a "tiny house" community last fall. That idea has been revised to accommodate slightly bigger houses, roughly 800-1,000 square feet, and to be marketed more toward those wanting a second home close to Athens, according to Rampey, who brought diagrams of the four distinct housing plans with him. Comment?
The Barrow County Board of Education opened 2016 looking ahead to next week's rezoning public forums at Tuesday night's meeting. The two public forums will be held at 6 p.m. in the Winder-Barrow High School cafeteria. Comment?
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