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  1. Police identify victims of Winder wreckRead the original story

    1 hr ago | Athens Banner-Herald

    A single-vehicle wreck that killed two people in Winder on Friday was determined to be weather and speed related, Winder police said Monday. The wreck occurred about 4 p.m. while Burnsed, who was married and the father of two children, was driving north on Georgia Highway 53 between Cedar Valley Trail and Hillcrest Drive, police said.

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  2. Barrow County hosting emergency drill in Winder early WednesdayRead the original story

    Yesterday | Athens Banner-Herald

    Residents of Winder are being asked by area emergency response agencies not be alarmed on Wednesday morning as fire engines, law enforcement vehicles and ambulances converge on South Broad Street at Loganville Highway. The Barrow County Emergency Management Agency will be conducting a full-scale training drill at that location on Wednesday.

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  3. Barrow County blotterRead the original story

    Friday Apr 17 | Athens Banner-Herald

    ASSAULT: On April 14, a deputy was dispatched to the Auburn Police Department, where he met with a 42-year-old Winder man, who was inside an ambulance being treated for a wound to the side of his head. The man said he had gone to a location to pick up his estranged wife and while there he was hit in the head by another man.

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  4. Five-hour standoff with armed man in Winder ends peacefullyRead the original story

    Wednesday Apr 15 | Athens Banner-Herald

    A five-hour standoff with a man who barricaded himself in his Oak Street home and was threatening suicide ended peacefully late Tuesday, according to Winder police. Police were called to the home about 4:45 p.m., where officers set up a perimeter around the home, then began negotiating with the man through telephone and a public-address system, police said.

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  5. Barrow Medical among Georgia hospitals closing labor and delivery unitsRead the original story

    Tuesday Apr 14 | Athens Banner-Herald

    Two Georgia hospitals - Barrow Regional Medical Center in Winder, and Emanuel Medical Center in east central Georgia - recently announced the pending closures of the labor and delivery units, for varying reasons that point out a couple of issues with mobility as it relates to health care in the state. Located between populous Gwinnett County and Athens-Clarke County, Barrow is much less rural than Emanuel County.

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  6. Sports calendar of eventsRead the original story

    Sunday Apr 5 | Athens Banner-Herald

    Intramural sports registration deadline for doubles badminton: 5 p.m., Ramsey Student Center, 330 River Rd. Register at the cashier's window by 5 p.m. or online at shop.recsports.uga.edu. There are men's and women's divisions.

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  7. Barrow County police blotterRead the original story

    Friday Apr 3 | Athens Banner-Herald

    CRIMINAL TRESPASS: On March 26, a deputy met with the property manager of a Honeysuckle Trail business in reference to a trespassing. The manager said she went to check on the property and found the doorknob of the back door missing and a derogatory word written on the door.

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  8. Barrow County police blotterRead the original story

    Friday Apr 3 | Athens Banner-Herald

    CRIMINAL TRESPASS: On March 26, a deputy met with the property manager of a Honeysuckle Trail business in reference to a trespassing. The manager said she went to check on the property and found the doorknob of the back door missing and a derogatory word written on the door.

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  9. Prep roundup: Titans split with North Hall in regular season finaleRead the original story

    Thursday Apr 2 | Athens Banner-Herald

    The North Oconee boys tennis team defeated North Hall 3-2 and the Lady Titans fell 2-3 in the final regular season match of the season on Thursday. Henri Johnson clinched the win for the boys from his No.

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  10. Winder man charged in shooting of critically wounded 9-year-oldRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 2 | Athens Banner-Herald

    Barrow County sheriff's investigators arrested on Wednesday a Winder man for allegedly shooting of a 9-year-old girl, who remains in critical condition at an Atlanta hospital. Authorities charged Tyler Lewis, 25, with four counts of reckless conduct, three counts of cruelty to children, possession of a firearm during the commission of a crime and possession of marijuana with intent to distribute.

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  11. Road rage a common problem in Athens area, says authoritiesRead the original story

    Sunday Mar 29 | Athens Banner-Herald

    Road rage this year in the Athens area prompted arrests in two incidents, but authorities believe that widespread road rage simmers "under the radar" on local roads. Deputies and police officers suspect that cases of motorists reacting in anger toward other motorists occur with much more frequency than actual arrests indicate.

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  12. Barrow County police blotterRead the original story

    Friday Mar 27 | Athens Banner-Herald

    TERRORISTIC THREATS: On March 18, a deputy was dispatched to Carl Cedar Hill Road, where a woman said a young man entered her son's room and pointed a gun at him and his friend. The group identified a suspect and statements were collected.

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  13. New FM radio station prepares to go on air in Barrow CountyRead the original story

    Saturday Mar 21 | Athens Banner-Herald

    Barrow County's first FM radio station is scheduled to go on the air within the next few weeks, on or after April 1. The Federal Communications Commission has awarded a construction permit to WJBB-AM in Winder for the FM station, which will broadcast at 107.1 on the FM dial. "For local radio, this is a historic moment.

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  14. Barrow County police blotterRead the original story

    Mar 20, 2015 | Athens Banner-Herald

    STOLEN FIREARM: On March 16, a deputy was dispatched to Lisa Circle after a man reported his son's 2001 Hyundai Sonata was entered the night before while it sat in the driveway unlocked. He said a blue steel Sig Sauer P250 9mm handgun worth $500 was stolen.

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  15. Barrow County deputies arrest man for downloading child pornRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 17, 2015 | Athens Banner-Herald

    Barrow County sheriff's investigators are continuing to look into the background of a 21-year-old Winder man, who was arrested March 12 on 10 counts of possessing child pornography. Deputies served a search warrant at the Oxford Ridge Road home of Timothy Earl Ray, who was subsequently arrested on the charges along with possession of marijuana and possession of a controlled substance, according to sheriff's Capt.

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  16. Pit bulls attack Winder couple in homeRead the original story

    Mar 17, 2015 | Athens Banner-Herald

    Deputies were dispatched at about 10:40 a.m. to the home on Choctaw Ridge, where the man and his wife were "bleeding profusely," according to a Barrow County sheriff's report. A deputy arrived to find the couple with multiple injuries on their arms, legs and back.

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  17. Barrow County deputies continue looking for gunman who shot at passing motoristRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 16, 2015 | Athens Banner-Herald

    A Barrow County woman recently got the shock of her life when a bullet shattered the back window of her truck as she drove home. Authorities continued on Monday searching for leads following the apparently unprovoked shooting 10 days ago that narrowly missed the motorist traveling along a rural road a few miles north of Winder.

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  18. Barrow County police blotterRead the original story

    Mar 13, 2015 | Athens Banner-Herald

    SHOPLIFTING: On March 5, an officer responded to a Target on Loganville Highway in response to a string of shoplifting incidents by the same suspect. A store employee said a woman shoplifted from Target three times in one week, resulting in nearly $1,000 worth of stolen merchandise.

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  19. Aldi seeking rezoning for eastside Athens grocery storeRead the original story

    Mar 2, 2015 | Athens Banner-Herald

    Budget supermarket chain Aldi is seeking a rezoning that would put one of its stores on the east side of Athens-Clarke County - Barnett Shoals Road across from College Station Road. If built, the Aldi store would join the Kroger and Publix grocery stores already located within a few blocks of the proposed Aldi site.

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  20. State Parks offer special program for first-time campersRead the original story

    Mar 2, 2015 | Athens Banner-Herald

    Those who have never been camping now have an opportunity to live life under the stars through a program offered by the Georgia State Parks. The First-Time Camper program provides tents, sleeping pads, chairs, stoves, fuel and a lantern for a camping adventure in a modern campground.

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