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State organization gives input on WPD issue

A state organization that oversees firearms testing says that the Winder Police Department should not have let some officers perform the test in a different order.

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Statham closer to lower speed limit

The city of Statham is closer to slowing down motorists along Atlanta Highway following a deadly wreck.

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DDA taps city clerk as interim director

The Winder Downtown Development Authority is moving forward with a new formula to fill the director’s role, at least for the time being.

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Citizens speak out against crematorium

A state law will likely prevent a controversial crematorium from being built in Statham.

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Winder PD focus of 2nd cheating scandal

Another complaint of discrimination will likely be filed against the Winder Police Department stemming from the latest testing controversy.

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More minor crimes, less major reported in city

Statham has had a dramatic increase in Part 2 crimes so far this year while more serious offenses have reduced by 67 percent.

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Statham eyes speed limit after deadly crash

The city of Statham may have changes in its speed limit after a 90-year-old woman was killed in a wreck.

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Winder Council holds ceremony for new Police Chief Fullington

Winder Council holds ceremony for new Police Chief Fullington

Following its scheduled meeting Tuesday the Winder City Council held a quick ceremony for their new police chief, Jim Fullington, in order to publicly recognize once more his new position and commend him for his efforts to lead the department through a rocky period.

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Former, current officers come out against Winder

The city of Winder faces accusations of ticket fixing, retaliation and discrimination stemming from the controversy at its police department.

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New Winder chief in, but trouble looms

The city of Winder on Tuesday made its interim police chief permanent, but the relief felt by a department plagued with problems over the past few months may be short lived.

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Grant could renovate old middle school

The Winder city council on Tuesday night gave the OK to apply for a grant which would be used to help revitalize the old Winder-Barrow Middle School building.

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Statham looks at security in light of new gun bill

The city of Statham may purchase a metal detector in response to a potential bill allowing guns in government buildings.

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Mum's the word on Winder Police Chief candidates

The Winder Police Department may have a chief as soon as next week, but city officials are mum on the person in blue’s identity.

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Mayors speak at State of the Cities

The 2014 State of the Cities program had three Barrow County mayors discuss the progress made over the last year and some of their plans for the future.

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