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Fawn Alexander Is a Respected Honorably Discharged Veteran

Fawn Alexander is an army veteran who is also an experienced and certified instructor who has been giving Christian Counseling and Substance Abuse Counseling for more than 10 years now.

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Fri Apr 18, 2014

WTOC-TV Savannah

New cause listed in woman's 1990 death

Her daughter Julie Johnson Lynn's death was no longer listed as suicide. Investigators had enough questions to classify it as undetermined.

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Athens Banner-Herald

Agency needs

Oconee Regional Humane Society: Donations of Clorox wipes, Lysol cleaner, laundry detergent, bleach, paper towels, kitchen trash bags, waste basket liners, clumping and non-clumping cat litter, dog and cat toys, flea products for dogs and cats, puppy pads, copy paper, paper clips, staples, pens and pencils, Post-It notes, Scotch tape, hand ... (more)

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Related Topix: Fitness, Yoga, Athens, GA

Thu Apr 17, 2014

Patch.com

Proof That Thieves Will Steal Just About Anything

Further proof that thieves will steal almost anything left unattended: A steel animal trap was taken less than two days after it was placed at a Winder residence by a Barrow County Animal Control employee.

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Related Topix: Winder, GA

MainStreetNews.com

County manager to ask BOC for privatization decision April 22

Barrow County manager Randall Dowling on April 22 will ask the Barrow County Board of Commissioners to make up its mind about whether to pursue public-private partnerships for the delivery of some county services.

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Athens Banner-Herald

Barrow County blotter

PROWLER: On April 9, a deputy was dispatched at 11:45 p.m. to Casey's Crossing, Winder, where a woman said she let her dogs out and they ran quickly toward the back of the property.

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Related Topix: Winder, GA, Gainesville, GA, Monroe, GA

Athens Banner-Herald

Firefighters receive water training at Winder YMCA

Firefighters with Barrow County Emergency Services recently took to the pool at the Brad Akins YMCA in Winder to do some training on water emergencies.

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Related Topix: Winder, GA

MainStreetNews.com

Some local government offices closing on Friday

Some local governments - but not all -are closing for Good Friday on April 18. Barrow County's government offices are closing, as are Auburn's and Statham's.

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Related Topix: Statham, GA, Braselton, GA, Bethlehem, GA, Winder, GA

Tue Apr 15, 2014

Patch.com

Upcoming Community Health Fair

Our annual community fair will be held at Barrow Regional Medical Center on Friday, April 25th from 8:00am- 12:00pm.

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WDUN-AM Gainesville

Food, fun, and forge May 24

Te Sautee Nacoochee Center and the Folk Pottery Museum will open a new heritage attraction - a working forge and blacksmith shop - Saturday, May 24, as the Sautee Nacoochee Volunteer Fire Department celebrates its annual Pig Out barbecue on the grounds of the Museum and Sautee Nacoochee Center.

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Related Topix: Sautee Nacoochee, GA

Mon Apr 14, 2014

MainStreetNews.com

Health department closing for move

The Barrow County Health Department's last day of services at its current location off East Broad Street is Wednesday, April 16. For the relocation to its renovated facility at 15 Porter St. in downtown Winder, the department will be closed April 17-23, according to a press release.

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Related Topix: Winder, GA

Fri Apr 11, 2014

Cross Roads News

Thurmond proposes district-wide charter school system

DeKalb parents and school administrators who have been calling for more local control in running their classrooms may soon get their wish if the school district's charter-system plan is approved at the May 5 School Board meeting.

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Related Topix: Education Etc., 9, Decatur, GA, Gwinnett County, GA

Thu Apr 10, 2014

Athens Banner-Herald

Barrow County blotter

FRAUD: On March 31, a 54-year-old Bethlehem woman reported she attempted to make some purchases using her debit card, but her card was declined.

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Related Topix: Bethlehem, GA, Snellville, GA, Winder, GA, Hoschton, GA

Wed Apr 09, 2014

WDUN-AM Gainesville

CBT names Scott Wayne Regional President

Community Bank & Trust announced today that Scott Wayne has been named regional president with responsibility for northeast Georgia.

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Tue Apr 08, 2014

Patch.com

Barrow County Animal Shelter at Capacity, Sends Plea to Adopt Dogs

Monte, Essie, Shyla and Sirius, four dogs at the Barrow County Animal Control shelter, have been scheduled to be euthanized Wednesday morning in light of the facility's capacity.

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Sun Apr 06, 2014

The Times

French bestow award on Barrow County vet

World War II veteran and Barrow County resident Marcie Dover will be honored in Atlanta for his service to France in helping to liberate the country during the war.

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Related Topix: France, Europe, World News, Life, Veteran Affairs, Atlanta, GA, Winder, GA

Fri Apr 04, 2014

Athens Banner-Herald

Barrow County animal control officer resigns in wake of photo scandal

A senior Barrow County Animal Control officer resigned Friday after he lost his promotion to director due to alleged unprofessional pictures posted on a social media website.

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Patch.com

County Offices Move Into Renovated Historic Courthouse on Friday

Barrow County government offices make the move to the recently renovated Historic Courthouse Friday, April 4. The offices are moving from the Barrow Administration Annex at 233 E. Broad Street to the courthouse building at 30 N. Broad Street.

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Thu Apr 03, 2014

WDUN-AM Gainesville

New hightech traffic signals coming to Jackson Co.

A new type of traffic signal is scheduled for activation Tuesday at 2:00 at a Jackson County intersection.

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Related Topix: Jackson County, GA, Forsyth County, GA, Statham, GA

Athens Banner-Herald

Barrow County blotter

ASSAULT: On March 27, a deputy was dispatched to a home in Statham, where a woman said a neighbor in her apartment complex sneaked up behind her and grabbed her by the arm.

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Related Topix: Statham, GA, Winder, GA

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