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  1. Around Here CalendarRead the original story

    Friday Jan 23 | Athens Banner-Herald

    The Barrow County Emergency Services and Barrow County Sheriff's Office are the recipients this year of a Child Passenger Safety grant from the Georgia Department of Public Health. The program provides car seats to eligible families and works to educate parents on properly installing the seats.

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  2. Barrow County Police BlotterRead the original story

    Thursday Jan 22 | Athens Banner-Herald

    BURGLARY: On Jan. 20, a deputy was dispatched to Monroe Highway, Winder, where a woman called to say a burglar forced an entry into her home. The woman said she came home about 12:15 p.m. and discovered her estranged daughter in the bedroom holding a crow bar.

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  3. Winder woman wins Miss Rodeo USA at pageant in OklahomaRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 19 | Athens Banner-Herald

    A University of Georgia graduate and resident of Barrow County won the Miss Rodeo USA pageant held Sunday at the International Finals Rodeo competition in Oklahoma City, Okla. Jessica Harston, who represented Georgia in the pageant, won the competition in a field of 17 contestants from across the country.

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  4. Winder woman wins Miss Rodeo USA at pageant in OklahomaRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 19 | Athens Banner-Herald

    A University of Georgia graduate and resident of Barrow County won the Miss Rodeo USA pageant held Sunday at the International Finals Rodeo competition in Oklahoma City, Okla. Jessica Harston, who represented Georgia in the pageant, won the competition in a field of 17 contestants from across the country.

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  5. Prep roundup: Baldwin's 48 points not enough as Apalachee fallsRead the original story

    Saturday Jan 17 | Athens Banner-Herald

    Apalachee's Kamar Baldwin netted 48 points and grabbed 13 rebounds in an 82-76 loss to Johnson-Gainesville on Saturday. Johnson-Gainesville, ranked second in Class AAAA, was led by Ty Cockfield, who had 42 points.

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  6. Oconee County blotterRead the original story

    Friday Jan 16 | Athens Banner-Herald

    THEFT: On Jan. 6, Deputy Josh Elrod met with a 37-year-old Watkinsville woman, who said she sold a set of ostrich wing plumes over the Internet for $500 to a man in Tampa, Fla., but learned a fraudulent payment was made. PHONE DAMAGED: On Jan. 6, a jailer entered a jail pod to get a mop bucket when an inmate approached him and complained that another inmate had broken the pod phone.

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  7. Barrow County blotterRead the original story

    Friday Jan 16 | Athens Banner-Herald

    AC THEFT: On Jan. 6, a deputy was dispatched to a house under construction on Avalon Trace in Bethlehem, where someone stole a 1.5 ton Goodman brand air conditioning unit valued at $1,800. The unit had been installed on Dec. 29. FRAUD: On Jan. 6, a deputy met with a 48-year-old Winder woman, who recently applied for a store credit card and was denied the card because she was in debt collection status.

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  8. Arrest made in Athens hotel shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 13 | Athens Banner-Herald

    A Winder man wanted for allegedly shooting and wounding another man at a hotel on the west side of Athens three months ago has been arrested by Barrow County authorities. Ronald Justin Duke, 24, was charged with aggravated assault for the Oct. 11 shooting at Microtel Inn & Suites on Ultimate Drive off of Atlanta Highway.

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  9. Family escapes fire that destroys home in WinderRead the original story

    Friday Jan 9 | Athens Banner-Herald

    A Barrow County family was able to escape an early Thursday morning fire that destroyed their home on Downing Drive in Cambridge Estates subdivision in Winder, authorities said Friday. A responding Barrow County Sheriff's deputy could see the fire from Barrow Crossing shopping center and when he arrived at 5:42 a.m. the house was fully involved, according to the sheriff's report.

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  10. Family escapes fire that destroys home in WinderRead the original story

    Friday Jan 9 | Athens Banner-Herald

    A Barrow County family was able to escape an early Thursday morning fire that destroyed their home on Downing Drive in Cambridge Estates subdivision in Winder, authorities said Friday. A responding Barrow County Sheriff's deputy could see the fire from Barrow Crossing shopping center and when he arrived at 5:42 a.m. the house was fully involved, according to the sheriff's report.

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  11. Winder woman to compete for Miss Rodeo crown this month in OklahomaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 2 | Athens Banner-Herald

    A Winder woman will represent Georgia for the title of Miss Rodeo USA at the International Finals Rodeo competition on Jan. 11-18 in Oklahoma City, Okla. Since the pageant, Harston has been traveling and promoting the sport of rodeo throughout the state and across the country in her role as Miss Rodeo Georgia.

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  12. Barrow County blotterRead the original story

    Friday Jan 2 | Athens Banner-Herald

    GUN ALLEGATIONS: On Dec. 29, a deputy was dispatched to Hoschton, where a dispute occurred in which one man pulled a gun. The 26-year-old resident said he saw a Honda van stop at his home and a man who looked to weigh 300 pounds was taking pictures of his home.

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  13. Around Here CalendarRead the original story

    Dec 26, 2014 | Athens Banner-Herald

    The Winder-Barrow Community Theater is planning to showcase the comedy "Smoke in the Mountain" on Feb. 27-28 and again on March 1 and March 6-8. The play is set in Mount Pleasant, N.C., where the Rev.

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  14. Authorities make large drug and gun seizure in Winder raidRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 19, 2014 | Athens Banner-Herald

    Authorities raided a home in Winder Thursday, arresting a pair of brothers and seizing multiple pounds of drugs and several assault weapons. The raid was conducted at 966 Hancock Bridge Road, following a month-long investigation by the Barrow County sheriff's Drug Task Force.

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  15. Authorities make large drug and gun seizure in Winder raidRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 19, 2014 | Athens Banner-Herald

    Authorities raided a home in Winder Thursday, arresting a pair of brothers and seizing multiple pounds of drugs and several assault weapons. The raid was conducted at 966 Hancock Bridge Road, following a month-long investigation by the Barrow County sheriff's Drug Task Force.

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  16. Winder-Barrow theater makes donation to Christmas storeRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 12, 2014 | Athens Banner-Herald

    The Winder-Barrow Community Theatre recently performed the play "Santa Lives!" and presented part of the proceeds to Family Connection and Communities in Schools of Barrow County. The money will be used to purchase toys for the Holiday Connection Christmas Store, where families in need can choose gifts for their children.

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  17. Barrow County blotterRead the original story

    Dec 11, 2014 | Athens Banner-Herald

    SUSPICIOUS MEN: On Dec. 4, a deputy was dispatched at 8:19 p.m. to Manning Gin Road after a woman encountered two men who arrived at her home in a white Toyota pickup. The older white men wanted to know how long she had lived there and she explained she was renting the home.

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  18. Family hopes poem about unsolved killing in Staham spurs new cluesRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 10, 2014 | Athens Banner-Herald

    Retired physician C.B. Skelton writes poetry. But few works ever penned by the doctor contained as much emotional urgency as did the poem he wrote at the request of a grieving father.

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  19. Holiday calendar of eventsRead the original story

    Dec 6, 2014 | Athens Banner-Herald

    Holiday Open House: 1:30-4 p.m., State Botanical Garden of Georgia, 2450 S. Milledge Ave. The Georgia Children's Chorus will perform at 2 p.m. and Santa will be available to have photos taken. 542-1244.

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  20. Buy gifts for seniors through "Be a Santa to a Senior" campaignRead the original story

    Dec 3, 2014 | Athens Banner-Herald

    Donations of gifts for area seniors are being collected through Friday for Home Instead and the Athens Community Council on Aging's "Be a Santa to a Senior" holiday campaign. Ornaments listing items requested by area senior citizens can be found on Christmas trees and wreaths at the following locations: Dance FX, Hawthorne Drugs, Body Works Collective, Farmer's Rx , Walmart , Raymond James Financial, Athens Discount Drugs, UGA School of Agricultural Science, UGA School of Gerontology, Athens-Clarke County Police Department, Athens Regional Medical Center, and Oconee County Action.

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