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

    19 hrs ago | 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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  2. State Parks offer special program for first-time campersRead the original story

    22 hrs ago | 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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  3. Aldi seeking rezoning for eastside Athens grocery storeRead the original story

    Yesterday | 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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  4. Maysville man arrested on several charges in domestic assaultRead the original story

    Thursday Feb 26 | 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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  5. Barrow County BlotterRead the original story

    Friday Feb 20 | 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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  6. Barrow County police blotterRead the original story

    Friday Feb 13 | 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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  7. Winder police charge four suspects in rash of entering autosRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 10 | 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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  8. Around Here CalendarRead the original story

    Friday Feb 6 | 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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  9. Barrow County police blotterRead the original story

    Friday Feb 6 | 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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  10. 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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  11. 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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  12. 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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  13. Around Here CalendarRead the original story

    Jan 23, 2015 | 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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  14. Barrow County Police BlotterRead the original story

    Jan 22, 2015 | 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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  15. Winder woman wins Miss Rodeo USA at pageant in OklahomaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 19, 2015 | 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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  16. Winder woman wins Miss Rodeo USA at pageant in OklahomaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 19, 2015 | 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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  17. Prep roundup: Baldwin's 48 points not enough as Apalachee fallsRead the original story

    Jan 17, 2015 | 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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  18. Oconee County blotterRead the original story

    Jan 16, 2015 | 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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  19. Barrow County blotterRead the original story

    Jan 16, 2015 | 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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  20. Arrest made in Athens hotel shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 13, 2015 | 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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