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Area mayors choose to honor one who makes an impact in their city

Area mayors choose to honor one who makes an impact in their city

A woman described as the "mother of Statham" was among six people recognized last week for their impact in the community.

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Winder votes to raise occupation tax

Winder votes to raise occupation tax

 

For the first time in several years, Winder businesses are going to be paying the City more in regulatory fees and occupation taxes starting next month.

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Auburn police dept. to hire new officers

Auburn police dept. to hire new officers

The Auburn Police Department will hire temporary officers to provide extra shift coverage.

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Winder temporarily closes gym with no license

Winder temporarily closes gym with no license

Pump ‘N Iron Gym, located at 50 West May St., has closed its doors temporarily after running its business for over a year with no license, and at least one former member is unhappy to have been charged money by an illegitimate establishment—even after its doors were closed.

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Winder café loses beer, wine license, keeps restaurant after hearing

Winder café loses beer, wine license, keeps restaurant after hearing

 

The Irie Island Café, a Caribbean restaurant and lounge at 243 North Broad St., permanently lost its license to sell beer and wine but retained the rights to operation of the restaurant itself, as voted by Winder City Council members in a hearing on Thursday night.

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Statham to patch road, allow officers to take patrol cars home

Statham to patch road, allow officers to take patrol cars home

McCarty Road in Statham will be patched, rather than repaved, as decided in a unanimous council vote Tuesday night.

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Statham to roll back millage rate

Statham to roll back millage rate

Statham’s 2014 millage rate has been decreased from 5.928 to 5.777 mills, as per a unanimous vote by the council in a special called meeting Thursday night.

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Auburn denies charges in racial discrimination lawsuit

Auburn denies charges in racial discrimination lawsuit

The City of Auburn has filed a response to a civil lawsuit, denying allegations of racial discrimination in the Auburn Police Department.

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Auburn breaks ground on new senior apartment complex

Auburn breaks ground on new senior apartment complex

A groundbreaking ceremony was held Friday for an Auburn senior apartment complex that’s long been in the works.

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Winder to see more roadwork in downtown

Winder to see more roadwork in downtown

Road work begins today on West Athens Street just west of Broad Street, which will be repaved as part of three additional road projects which have been added to the 2014 paving list.

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Statham honors, names park after mayor

Statham honors, names park after mayor

Statham -- Robert Bridges has been Statham’s mayor for 17 years, and last Wednesday, the City found a way to thank him for his service.

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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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