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  1. First draft of FY16 Statham budget includes big rise in tax revenueRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 20 | Barrow County News

    Statham officials are finalizing details on a new budget just months after the city drew criticism for its financial stability. The first draft of the fiscal year 2016 $3.1 million budget projects $360,000 in revenue.


  2. PRYOR, Jeanette M.Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 10 | Dayton Daily News

    News Death Notice PRYOR, Jeanette M. Age 80, of Dayton, passed away May 3, 2015 at Hospice of Dayton. Jeanette was born June 2, 1934 in Statham, GA to the late Booker T. and Evie Mack.


  3. Oconee County police blotterRead the original story

    Friday May 1 | Athens Banner-Herald

    ... theft of a Rolex watch, valued at $9,850, and a .38-caliber revolver, valued at $700, from his home on Winter Park, Statham. The man said the items were removed from a night stand in the bedroom during a time when several people were in and out of ...


  4. Arson: A crime among nation's most difficult to solveRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 27 | Athens Banner-Herald

    ... executive director of the Georgia Insurance Information Service. Authorities still don't know a motive for the Statham fire, which was discovered about 8:30 a.m. on April 17. But a lack of a know motive is no surprise, officials said. "Arson has an ...


  5. Barrow resident celebrates 1st year as owner of Watkinsville restaurantRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 24 | Barrow County News

    ... community, she includes Barrow despite her living practically on the Oconee County line in Bogart. Her kids attended Statham Elementary before going to private schools closer to home, and she said she frequents Bentley's Butcher Shop in Winder for ...


  6. Chandler AaronRead the original story

    Apr 22, 2015 |

    ... to 9 p.m. at Smith Funeral Home. Funeral services will be at 4 p.m. Thursday, April 23, at Calvary Baptist Church in Statham with the Revs. Ronnie Healan and Tim Aaron officiating. Mr. Aaron will lie-in-state from 3 until 4 p.m. Interment will ...


  7. Barrow investigators say arsonists destroy Statham homeRead the original story

    Apr 21, 2015 | Athens Banner-Herald

    Firefighters were dispatched to the home at 287 Booth Rd., Statham, about 8:30 a.m. Friday, after someone made a 911 call to report the blaze, according to Barrow County Emergency Services. "After conducting a fire scene investigation, it was determined that the cause was an intentionally set fire," said Barrow County fire investigator Lt.


  8. Steady Singh belts out win at Challenger tennisRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 20, 2015 | SavannahNow

    ... topped Jarmere Jenkins 6-2, 6-4. Jared Donaldson beat Jason Kubler 6-4, 6-3 and Julio Peralta defeated Jose (Rubin) Statham 6-2, 7-6 (4). In the night match, sixth-seed Frank Dancevic, the only seeded player competing on the first day, defeated Alex ...


  9. Statham mayor says he wants another city administratorRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 19, 2015 | Barrow County News

    In the first meeting since former city administrator Steve Martin turned in his resignation, Bridges told the many assembled citizens at Thursday's work session that he would be putting the money for a new city administrator in the proposed budget for fiscal year 2016. "It'll be up to the council to decide if they want to keep the money in there," he said, responding to resident Dwight McCormick's question regarding the status of the position.


  10. Winder businesses frustrated by higher regulatory feesRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 15, 2015 | Barrow County News

    ... with a structure of yearly regulatory fees for businesses other than those selling alcoholic beverages. Neither Statham, Braselton nor Auburn regulates specific types of businesses with city fees - with the exception of those that sell alcoholic ...


  11. Winder-Barrow junior selected for prestigious programRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 15, 2015 | Barrow County News

    Winder-Barrow High School junior Riley Black has been selected to attend the 2015 summer session at Riverside Military Academy in Gainesville, where he will learn about state and local government through practical courses and simulations. Riley is sponsored for the one-week course in June by Statham's American Legion Post 163 Commander Rick Baugh, Robert Wilson of American Legion Riders Post 163, Vice Commander of Sons of the Legion Danny White and Sons Commander Mark Thompson.


  12. Peggy PurcellRead the original story

    Apr 10, 2015 |

    Peggy D. Purcell, 77, passed away on Thursday, April 9, 2015. Survivors include her husband, Billy Purcell, Loganville; daughter and son-in-law, Sharon and Johnnie Clark, Lawrenceville; son and daughter-in-law, Jeff and Doris Purcell, Austell; brother and sister-in-law, Rick and Sharee Dunahoo, Winder; sister, Carolyn Stainback, Buford; sisters and brothers-in-law, Joyce and Gene Treadwell, Buford; Doris and Luther Watkins, Statham; grandchildren, Brandi and Joseph McLemore, Lawrenceville, Megan and Joe Gibbs, Lagrange, Ali Clark, Lawrenceville, and Hunter Purcell, Austell; great-grandchildren, Brooke McLemore and Kennedy Gibbs; and a host of family and friends.


  13. State taps Barrow's Bear Creek Elementary as 'family-friendly' schoolRead the original story

    Apr 8, 2015 | Athens Banner-Herald

    A Barrow County middle school recently became one of the finalists in this year's "Family-Friendly Partnership School Award" competition. Bear Creek Middle School in Statham and other schools were picked "because they represent the best in customer service for Georgia families, whether on the phone, in the front office or online," according to the Georgia Department of Education's announcement.


  14. Teddy bear surgery a hit, as usual, at vet school open houseRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 3, 2015 | Athens Banner-Herald

    ... Olivia's best friend Ellie Pierce and her mom, Katie Pierce. "It was worth waiting for," said parent Bethany Ross of Statham, who'd waited in line an hour with son Wylie, 6, daughter Josie, 3, nephew Cody Crane, 2. Wylie's little bear wasn't yet ...


  15. "Furious 7" does itself and the late Paul Walker proud with a solid entryRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 2, 2015 | Denver Post

    ... bad guy from 2013's "Furious 6" (Luke Evans' Owen Shaw) still clinging to life by a thread; a badder baddie (Jason Statham as Shaw's older brother, Deckard) waiting in the wings; and, for good measure, a terrorist mastermind (Djimon Hounsou) intent ...


  16. Martin resigns as Statham administratorRead the original story

    Apr 2, 2015 |

    The City of Statham's administrator, on the job for less than a year, has resigned. Steve Martin submitted his resignation as city administrator, effective April 3. Martin has served as city administrator since July 2014.


  17. Elizabeth WallRead the original story

    Apr 1, 2015 |

    Mary Elizabeth Bolton Wall, 85, passed away Tuesday, March 31, 2015. Mrs. Wall was born May 31, 1929, and is survived by her husband of 67 years, Charles Judge Wall of Statham.


  18. Traffic stop in Jackson County leads to arrests of two men on drug chargesRead the original story

    Apr 1, 2015 | Athens Banner-Herald

    Authorities arrested on Saturday two men on drug charges after their vehicle was stopped for a traffic violation on Georgia Highway 330 in Jackson County. Benjamin Beau Scott Malpass, 30, of Mallory Road, Statham, faces the most serious charge of possessing methamphetamine with intent to distribute, but both he and his passenger, Dylan Cody Brown, 23, of Smokey Ridge Road, Crawford, face charges of possessing marijuana, possessing of tools for a crime and possession of a weapon during the commission of a crime.


  19. Resignation of Martin only adds to debate among Statham residentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 1, 2015 | Barrow County News

    The recent resignation of Steve Martin from the position of city administrator in Statham has stirred up even more controversy than was present before his decision to step down. Martin resigned following weeks of debates and controversy between City employees and residents, the latter of which were questioning the City's use of its budget.


  20. Statham City Administrator Martin resigns amid resident concernsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 29, 2015 | Barrow County News

    Steve Martin, Statham's former chief of police who has been filling the role of city administrator since the City created the position last July, is resigning from the job, effective Thursday. Martin's resignation, which he turned in on Tuesday, comes on the heels of controversy and debates between the City of Statham mayor and council and several residents who have been asking questions and voicing concerns over the City's use of its budget.


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