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

    18 hrs ago | 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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  2. GRAD tracts expected to make economical impact on StathamRead the original story

    Saturday | Athens Banner-Herald

    A new commercial 360-acre tract of land was approved last week as a Georgia Ready for Accelerated Development site by the state's Department of Economic Development. The property becomes the second such tract approved for Statham, the first being an 86-acre tract approved in 2010 that also lies along the 316 route.

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  3. Oconee County police blotterRead the original story

    Friday Mar 27 | Athens Banner-Herald

    ... fraud, giving a false name and having a false identification. FRAUD: On March 17, a resident of Hog Mountain Road, Statham, reported someone fraudulently used her credit card in Orange Park, Fla., and in Georgia at locations in Locust Grove, ...

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  4. State declares development site in Statham ready for constructionRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 25 | Barrow County News

    ... this week was named as a Georgia Ready for Accelerated Development (GRAD) site. The planned development located in Statham could include retail and office space, light industrial and housing along Hwy. 316 and Wall Road. "The GRAD designation for ...

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  5. Statham water bills to increaseRead the original story

    Wednesday Mar 25 | MainStreetNews.com

    Statham water customers will see a 12 percent increase in their water bills beginning in July. The Statham City Council unanimously approved the increase at a meeting held last week.

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  6. 'Furious 7' touching tribute to WalkerRead the original story

    Tuesday Mar 24 | Arab Times

    ... 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 ...

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  7. Oconee County police blotterRead the original story

    Friday Mar 20 | Athens Banner-Herald

    CHILD FOUND: On March 15, a deputy was dispatched to a location along Atlanta Highway in Bogart, where a Statham man and woman reported finding a young child along the roadway. The 16-month-old child had been returned to the guardians prior to the deputy arriving on scene.

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  8. Statham to increase water, sewer ratesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 18 | Barrow County News

    The planned increase, approved by the council on Tuesday night, is a result of a recent evaluation of Statham's water system which revealed that the city's rates are currently at 12 percent, which is 44 percent lower than the surrounding cities' water systems. City Administrator Steve Martin said the increase's effective date has not yet been discussed, though he thinks it will probably be July 1 so that there is ample notice for residents, and so that it will be started with a fresh budget.

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  9. Statham citizens have more questions about budgetRead the original story

    Wednesday Mar 18 | MainStreetNews.com

    Following the February Statham council meeting, several citizens presented questions to the mayor, council and city staff for answers concerning certain budget items. City administrator Steve Martin responded to many of those questions through the city's website.

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  10. SXSW Film Review: 'Furious 7'Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 17 | Philly.com

    ... 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 ...

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  11. Engineers: Statham water tower not in critical dangerRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 15 | Barrow County News

    The City of Statham's water treatment facility may not be in as critical danger as many of the city's residents formerly thought. The latter half of the City of Statham's council work session Thursday night was devoted to an informational presentation by representatives from Engineering Management, Inc., in an effort to provide more information and answers to many citizens' questions concerning the recent evaluation and assessment of needed repairs and improvements to city's water treatment facility.

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  12. Lott to wed SummersRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 12 | Barrow County News

    ... s a diesel technician for Haynes Enterprises. The couple plan their wedding for Saturday, April 11, at 2 p.m. at the Statham Community Center. The reception will be held after the nuptials.

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  13. State Senate passes bill that could impact 'speed trap' cities and countiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 9 | Athens Banner-Herald

    ... revenue for the department is less than 2 percent. "We're nowhere close to the 40 percent, so that would not be an Statham Police Chief Alan Johnston said the vast majority of the speeding tickets issued in the Barrow County town go to motorists ...

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  14. Athens woman reports death threatRead the original story

    Monday Mar 2 | Athens Banner-Herald

    ... police discovered that the Barrow County Sheriff's Office held an outstanding warrant for the arrest of the Statham man on an unspecified charge. Police explained the arrest warrant application process to the woman in the event she decides to press ...

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  15. D. W. "Shorty" ElrodRead the original story

    Monday Mar 2 | MainStreetNews.com

    ... came first. Survivors include his wife, Pamela Elrod; daughter, Tiffany Elice Elrod (fiance, Nicholas Allen Wegel), Statham; sister, Mary Jean Elrod Strickland, Commerce; brother, Danny L. Elrod, Jefferson; and many other family member and friends. ...

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  16. Janice LoganRead the original story

    Monday Mar 2 | MainStreetNews.com

    ... daughter, Debbie Logan. Survivors include a brother, Alex Pledger and his wife Joyce, Jefferson; niece, Amy Philo, Statham; nephew, Kevin Pledger, Commerce; and great-nieces and nephews, Aaron, Emma, Robert, Andrew, Kate, and Anna. Funeral services ...

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  17. Rachel HunterRead the original story

    Feb 23, 2015 | MainStreetNews.com

    Rachel Wright Hunter, 90, passed away on Thursday, February 19, 2015. Originally from Statham, she was the daughter of the late David Emory and Mary Lou Wright.

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  18. Statham budget deficit big reason for citizen ireRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 22, 2015 | Barrow County News

    The City of Statham is working with a budget that's more than $170,000 in the red, and at last Tuesday's council meeting, many residents showed up to ask why. The inquiries began when three of the City's street department employees were recently laid off due to lack of money for their salaries.

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  19. Oconee County blotterRead the original story

    Feb 20, 2015 | Athens Banner-Herald

    GUN STOLEN: On Jan. 6, Deputy Andy Corbin spoke to a resident of South Burson Avenue, Bogart, who reported that someone entered his vehicle while it was parked at his home and stole a Smith & Wesson .32-caliber revolver and $10 cash. FRAUD: On Feb. 11, Deputy Jeremy Wasdin met with a Statham man who reported he was having his taxes done when he discovered someone had already claimed one of his juvenile children as a dependent.

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  20. Wadley-West WeddingRead the original story

    Feb 20, 2015 | Athens Banner-Herald

    ... The Reverend Chuck Hodges officiated. The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Loring Reynolds Wadley III, of Statham. She is the granddaughter of Mrs. and the late Mr. Maurice Edward Benoit, of Duluth, and the late Mr. and Mrs. Loring Reynolds ...

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