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  1. Oconee County police blotterRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 15 | Athens Banner-Herald

    THEFT: On May 6, a 22-year-old resident of Athens Ridge Apartments reported someone removed a spotlight valued at $250 off his pickup. ENTERING AUTO: On May 5, a 47-year-old Athens woman said someone entered her vehicle parked on Epps Bridge Parkway, but nothing was taken.

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  2. Barrow County BlotterRead the original story

    Friday May 8 | Athens Banner-Herald

    RECOVERED VEHICLE: On April 15, a deputy saw a black Honda Accord run a stop sign at the intersection of West Candler Street and Brookview Terrace. The deputy attempted to stop the vehicle, but it continued and turned into Rose Hill Cemetery.

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  3. Carrollton man killed in Highway 316 wreck in Barrow CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 5 | Athens Banner-Herald

    A Carrollton man died Tuesday morning in a two-vehicle wreck in Barrow County, according to the Georgia State Patrol. The wreck claimed the life of James Cheely, 69, who was driving a Ford Explorer east on Georgia Highway 316 and made a left turn into the path of a westbound Ford F-250 pickup driven by a Monroe man, Trooper Cpl.

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  4. Carrollton man killed in Highway 316 wreck in Barrow CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 5 | Athens Banner-Herald

    A Carrollton man died Tuesday morning in a two-vehicle wreck in Barrow County, according to the Georgia State Patrol. The wreck claimed the life of James Cheely, 69, who was driving a Ford Explorer east on Georgia Highway 316 and made a left turn into the path of a westbound Ford F-250 pickup driven by a Monroe man, Trooper Cpl.

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  5. Athens residents indicted by fedsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 1 | Athens Banner-Herald

    Four Athens residents and a Barrow County man were arrested Wednesday after they were indicted by a federal grand jury on drug charges, according to Athens-Clarke County police. The arrests were made by the Northeast Georgia Regional Drug Task Force and the U.S. Marshal's Office.

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  6. Fire heavily damages home in WinderRead the original story

    Apr 22, 2015 | Athens Banner-Herald

    The house fire on Bill Rutledge Road was reported at 12:44 p.m., according to the Barrow County Emergency Services. "Firefighters responded to this incident and found a single story home that was heavily involved in fire," Lt.

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  7. Stolen government car recovered in AthensRead the original story

    Apr 21, 2015 | Athens Banner-Herald

    Athens-Clarke County police on Monday recovered a government-owned car stolen in Barrow County, according to a police report. After receiving notice from a GPS tracking firm that the stolen car was traveling on Spring Valley Road, local police officers found the car abandoned in the 300 block of Cook Drive, according to the report.

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  8. Police identify victims of Winder wreckRead the original story

    Apr 21, 2015 | 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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  9. Barrow County hosting emergency drill in Winder early WednesdayRead the original story

    Apr 20, 2015 | 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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  10. Barrow County blotterRead the original story

    Apr 17, 2015 | 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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  11. Five-hour standoff with armed man in Winder ends peacefullyRead the original story

    Apr 15, 2015 | 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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  12. Barrow Medical among Georgia hospitals closing labor and delivery unitsRead the original story

    Apr 14, 2015 | 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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  13. Sports calendar of eventsRead the original story

    Apr 5, 2015 | 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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  14. Barrow County police blotterRead the original story

    Apr 3, 2015 | 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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  15. Prep roundup: Titans split with North Hall in regular season finaleRead the original story

    Apr 2, 2015 | 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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  16. Winder man charged in shooting of critically wounded 9-year-oldRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 2, 2015 | 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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  17. Road rage a common problem in Athens area, says authoritiesRead the original story

    Mar 29, 2015 | 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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  18. Barrow County police blotterRead the original story

    Mar 27, 2015 | 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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  19. New FM radio station prepares to go on air in Barrow CountyRead the original story

    Mar 21, 2015 | 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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  20. 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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