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

    Sunday | 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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  2. 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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  3. 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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  4. Barrow County police blotterRead the original story

    Friday Mar 20 | 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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  5. Barrow County deputies arrest man for downloading child pornRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 17 | 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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  6. Pit bulls attack Winder couple in homeRead the original story

    Tuesday Mar 17 | 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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  7. Barrow County deputies continue looking for gunman who shot at passing motoristRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 16 | 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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  8. Barrow County police blotterRead the original story

    Friday Mar 13 | 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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  9. Aldi seeking rezoning for eastside Athens grocery storeRead the original story

    Monday Mar 2 | 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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  10. State Parks offer special program for first-time campersRead the original story

    Monday Mar 2 | 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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  11. Aldi seeking rezoning for eastside Athens grocery storeRead the original story

    Monday Mar 2 | 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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  12. Maysville man arrested on several charges in domestic assaultRead the original story

    Feb 26, 2015 | Athens Banner-Herald

    A violent domestic assault in Barrow County Tuesday led to the arrest of a Jackson County man on several charges, authorities said Thursday. Jackie Lee Wyrick, 51, of Maysville was arrested soon after he returned to his home on Silver Dollar Road, where Jackson County sheriff's deputies charged him with obstruction.

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  13. Barrow County BlotterRead the original story

    Feb 20, 2015 | Athens Banner-Herald

    AGGRAVATED ASSAULT: On Feb. 9, a deputy responded to Hidden Hamlet Court in Hoschton in reference to a dispute where one man pulled a gun on another. Before the deputy arrived, he was advised that the man who pulled out the gun was leaving in a white Volvo.

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  14. Barrow County police blotterRead the original story

    Feb 13, 2015 | Athens Banner-Herald

    CHICKENS KILLED: On Jan. 29, a deputy was dispatched to Dee Kennedy Road, where a man said between 11:30 a.m. and 4 p.m. an animal had killed 67 of his free range chickens. The man said it appeared they were killed by a dog due to the fact the carcasses were left on the property and they were killed for fun and not food.

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  15. Winder police charge four suspects in rash of entering autosRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 10, 2015 | Athens Banner-Herald

    Four Winder men were arrested on more than 70 criminal charges recently after police searched a house where hundreds of dollars worth of stolen property was recovered, Winder police said Tuesday. The suspects worked both as a team and as individuals to enter dozens of vehicles in subdivisions throughout the city, according to Winder Police Sgt.

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  16. Around Here CalendarRead the original story

    Feb 6, 2015 | Athens Banner-Herald

    Fort Yargo State Park in Winder recently opened 13 new cabins for overnight guests. The cabins feature two bedrooms, a sleeper sofa, one bath, a kitchen, television and screened porch.

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  17. Barrow County police blotterRead the original story

    Feb 6, 2015 | Athens Banner-Herald

    THEFT: On Jan. 28, a deputy was dispatched to Out of Space Mini Storage on Pearl Pentecost Road, where a man reported someone broke into his storage unit and stole a headboard for a bed, along with bed rails, a dresser, TV stand, 32-inch TV, a laptop computer, a Dell computer and three collector football jerseys altogether worth more than $2,000. DISPUTE: On Jan. 28, a deputy was dispatched to a dispute near Winder, where he saw a man in the yard with a large German Shepherd dog.

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  18. Around Here CalendarRead the original story

    Jan 30, 2015 | Athens Banner-Herald

    The Atlanta Audubon Society will host a bird walk from 9:30 a.m. until noon Feb. 13 at Fort Yargo State Park in Winder. The park has a habitat for birds that includes marshland, mixed hardwood forest and an open lake.

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  19. Barrow County police blotterRead the original story

    Jan 30, 2015 | Athens Banner-Herald

    SHOPLIFTING: On Jan. 27, a deputy was dispatched to the Dollar General on Jefferson Highway, Winder, where a store manager reported a woman shoplifted a bottle of deodorant and body spray. The theft was captured on video and the suspect's license plate was provided to the deputy.

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  20. Barrow deputies trying to ID driver of high speed chaseRead the original story

    Jan 29, 2015 | Athens Banner-Herald

    Barrow County Sheriff's deputies are attempting to identify the driver of a pickup who lead on them on a chase across three counties Tuesday night before escaping into a field in Walton County. "We have leads on the occupants of the vehicle and we are seeking to identify them," Capt.

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