Thursday Mar 6
Barrow County blotter
PHOTO PROBLEM: On Feb. 26, a deputy met with a 23-year-old Bethlehem woman who reported she had been communicating online with a man who said he lives in Kansas.
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Thursday Mar 6
Auburn, Barrow County fire investigators charge man in apartment arson
A 20-year-old man was charged Wednesday night with setting a fire that heavily damaged an apartment building in the city of Auburn, according to Barrow County Emergency Services.
Tue Mar 04, 2014
Louisville adds 7-footer to its 2014 class
Louisville Coach Rick Pitino was pleased with his team's performance against visiting AAC foe South Florida on Tuesday.
Wed Feb 26, 2014
Water, sewer rates could rise
A consultant will recommend next week that the Winder City Council raise water and sewer rates every year until at least 2020 to pay for $50 million in utility projects.
Tue Feb 25, 2014
Georgia's Safest Cities: Where Does Decatur Rank?
Home security experts SafeWise ranked Decatur 38th in its list of the 50 Safest Cities in Georgia with populations over 5,000.
Georgia's Safest Cities: Where Does Acworth Rank?
Home security experts SafeWise ranked Acworth 14th in its list of the 50 Safest Cities in Georgia with populations over 5,000.
Sun Feb 23, 2014
Barrow County News
Mayors speak at State of the Cities
The 2014 State of the Cities program had three Barrow County mayors discuss the progress made over the last year and some of their plans for the future.
Thu Feb 20, 2014
Georgia's Safest Cities: Where Does Dallas Rank?
Home security experts SafeWise ranked Dallas 22nd in its list of the 50 Safest Cities in Georgia with populations over 5,000.
Tue Feb 18, 2014
Inside Police Reports: 'Yes, sir,' Man Says, Then Hands Over Pot to Officer
An Auburn man caught speeding on Winder Highway near Dacula last week ended up with drug charges before the night was over.
Auburn named Georgia's safest city
SafeWise used FBI crime data and its own private research to compile the ranking.
Wed Feb 12, 2014
Hazardous road condition updates
From the Georgia Department of Transportation at 6:30 a.m.: Due to icing, GDOT crews are working in Barrow County at the intersection of SR 11 @ SR 211, SR 11 from the Post Office to the Walton County Line, and the SR 324 bridge over the railroad tracks in Auburn.