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Movie might be filmed at Barrow airport if ok'd by authority members

The Barrow County Airport Authority will soon decide if they’ll let a movie be filmed at the airport.

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County officials plan for possible disasters

The likelihood of tornadoes and thunderstorms were among the topics of a meeting on dealing with disasters in Barrow County.

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BOC votes to spend nearly 200K to upgrade 911 system software

BOC votes to spend nearly 200K to upgrade 911 system software

The county’s 911 system will receive a software upgrade.

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Sheriff’s Officials Searching for Robbery Suspects

Sheriff’s Officials Searching for Robbery Suspects

Barrow County Sheriff’s Officials are investing an armed robbery that occurred at Kay Jewelers in Bethlehem at 10:26 a.m., according to a news release.

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Barrow BOC officially sets its rollback millage rate

Barrow BOC officially sets its rollback millage rate

Barrow County residents will soon get their tax bills with a rollback rate after county officials held the final vote approving a change in the millage rate this week.

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Cities

State Lawsuit against Auburn dropped

State Lawsuit against Auburn dropped

A state lawsuit alleging racial discrimination against the city of Auburn has been dropped, while a federal lawsuit is ongoing.

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Statham hires new city clerk, schedules dedication of park

Statham hires new city clerk, schedules dedication of park

Just three months after creating and filling a city administrator position, the City of Statham now has a new city clerk as well.

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Statham to switch phone providers to improve their call-in system

Statham to switch phone providers to improve their call-in system

Getting in touch with the City of Statham will soon be a lot easier.

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Winder to see more downtown street work

Winder to see more downtown street work

The Winder City Council voted Tuesday to authorize Mayor David Maynard to spend just under $65,000 on a street work project for the block surrounded by West Athens Street, Woodlawn Avenue and West Candler Street.

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Project at Auburn park off to rough start

Project at Auburn park off to rough start

Auburn — A concession stand and restrooms project at local park is off to a rocky start.

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Education

Construction of new Russell Middle should begin by January

Construction of new Russell Middle should begin by January

Ground could be broken at the new Russell Middle before the end of the year.

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Ellington is Bethlehem Elementary's TOTY

Ellington is Bethlehem Elementary's TOTY

Bethlehem – Connie Ellington has deep roots in the Barrow County School System.

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BOE is nearly set for coming years

BOE is nearly set for coming years

The Barrow County School Board is now just one spot away from being set for 2015.

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Barrow BOE chooses new board member

Barrow BOE chooses new board member

The Barrow County School Board has a new member.

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TOTY Meier focused on her students

TOTY Meier focused on her students

Auburn – To know the level of devotion Haley Meier brings to her job as a second grade teacher, just ask her how stressed she is to leave her class for a three month maternity leave.

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Other Local

10th District race: Hice became well known while at Barrow church

10th District race: Hice became well known while at Barrow church

Monroe – Jody Hice said he never planned to enter politics.

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10th District race: Dious grew up in Athens during Civil Rights era

10th District race: Dious grew up in Athens during Civil Rights era

Overcoming the odds is nothing new for Ken Dious.

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Barrow Regional: Hospital prepared for Ebola

Officials at Barrow Regional Medical Center say they are prepared for the possibility of Ebola making an appearance in the county.

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Early voting begins Monday in Barrow

Early voting begins Monday in Barrow

Early voting begins Monday with local, statewide and national races as well as some little-known initiatives on the ballot.

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DDA votes to return Christmas Parade to Broad Street route

DDA votes to return Christmas Parade to Broad Street route

The annual Winder Christmas parade is headed back to Broad Street.

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Public Safety & Crime

BCSO releases steps for a safe Halloween

BCSO releases steps for a safe Halloween

The Barrow County Sheriff’s Office would like Barrow citizens to remain vigilant and cautious during the upcoming Halloween holiday on Friday. Following some of the simple steps below can help keep our children safe:

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Human remains found in Auburn, local resident says it could be his daughter

Authorities may soon know the identity of human skeletal remains found in Auburn over the weekend, while a father of a missing woman is still holding out hope it's not his daughter.

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Weapons, cars, more stolen from Bethlehem business

Weapons, cars, more stolen from Bethlehem business

A Bethlehem business owner is seeking help in finding burglars who stole $80,000 in cars, electronics and weapons last week in one of several cases of robbery and burglary that have hit Barrow County in the last week.

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Auburn man to serve 20 years for child porn

An Auburn man will serve a lengthy sentence in federal prison for distributing child pornography.

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Longtime Barrow fire lieutenant retires

Longtime Barrow fire lieutenant retires

A fire at his home when he was in elementary school sparked a desire in a young boys heart. That desire was to become a firefighter.

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Business

Longtime downtown Winder jewelry shop going out of business

Longtime downtown Winder jewelry shop going out of business

As an 18 year old high school graduate Larry Evans had ambitions of going to college, but he knew his parents couldn’t afford to send him. His alternate plan was to join the Air Force and get an education through the GI bill.

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