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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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Auburn announces groundbreaking ceremony for 64-unit senior apartment complex

Auburn announces groundbreaking ceremony for 64-unit senior apartment complex

A groundbreaking ceremony for a senior apartment complex in Auburn has been set for November.

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Statham police training, shifted attention leads to dramatic increase in DUI stops

Statham police training, shifted attention leads to dramatic increase in DUI stops

The Statham Police Department has seen an increase of over 400 percent in DUIs this year compared to the same time last year.

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Statham looks to Sunflower Festival

Statham looks to Sunflower Festival

Statham has officially sold out of vendor spots for its upcoming Sunflower Festival this weekend.

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Statham finds more money for budget

Statham finds more money for budget

The City of Statham now has over $42,000 more in its budget for this year than anticipated.

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Bethlehem looks at possibly adding sewer system in future

The mayor of Bethlehem says he’s hopeful they’ll be able to get a sewer system in their town.

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Winder woman objects to new Rose Hill Cemetery markers at city council meeting

Winder woman objects to new Rose Hill Cemetery markers at city council meeting

Winder resident Charisse Lackey, with several supporters present, objected to the new section markers at Rose Hill Cemetery at Monday night’s council work session.

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Former officer files lawsuit against Auburn, claims racial discrimination

Former officer files lawsuit against Auburn, claims racial discrimination

A former Auburn police officer has filed a lawsuit claiming racial discrimination played a role in his firing in 2012.

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Auburn council approves new budget

Auburn council approves new budget

The Auburn city council approved a new budget last week with a 3-1 vote.

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A potential raise for a city employee disputed ahead of Auburn budget vote

A potential raise for a city employee disputed ahead of Auburn budget vote

A potential raise for an employee will be a point of contention for Auburn city leaders as they plan to vote on a budget Thursday.

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DDA looks to schedule dual concerts for October

DDA looks to schedule dual concerts for October

Two of three concerts of the Downtown Winder LIVE! Music Series this summer were postponed due to weather conditions, and now the Downtown Development Authority is looking to reschedule both music groups to return to Winder on the same date.

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Pavilion space cleared

Pavilion space cleared

As of last week, the downtown Winder pavilion is officially gone. Utilities Director Roger Wilhelm said the grassing of the empty lot was finished Thursday afternoon, and there were a few hours of final cleanup and rolling new grass last Friday morning.

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Statham renames park after mayor

Statham renames park after mayor

The Statham City Council had a surprise up their sleeves for Mayor Robert Bridges on Tuesday night.

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