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Overturned tractor trailer halts traffic on I 85

Barrow County Emergency Services is advising citizens to avoid the area of Interstate 85 southbound at Highway 211 due to a motor vehicle collision.  "A tractor trailer has overturned with entrapment and another vehicle involved," stated Lieutenant Scott Dakin. "Interstate 85 southbound has been closed down and will remain closed for several hours. Northbound lanes are congested in the area."

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Memorial fund established for Statham girl who died in wreck

Memorial fund established for Statham girl who died in wreck

A memorial fund has been established for a 6-year-old Statham girl who will be laid to rest this weekend after dying in a car wreck.

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Statham 6-year-old dies in Barrow crash

A 6-year-old girl who attended Statham Elementary was killed on Wednesday in a crash near Highway 11 and Ga. 316, according to authorities.

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Locals released from jail early due to court ruling

Locals released from jail early due to court ruling

A recent Georgia Supreme Court ruling has led to early release dates for some people in the Barrow County Detention Center.

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Statham man arrested after shooting, standoff in Winder

Statham man arrested after shooting, standoff in Winder

Six arrests were made Sunday following a felony traffic stop that resulted in a one-hour standoff at the intersection of May and Athens Streets.

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Barrow Sheriff still waiting for test results 1 year after Statham murder

Barrow Sheriff still waiting for test results 1 year after Statham murder

Barrow authorities are still awaiting test results a year after the murder of a Statham man.

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Supreme Court reverses conviction of Lynn, Winder man who killed wife

Supreme Court reverses conviction of Lynn, Winder man who killed wife

The Georgia Supreme Court has overturned the murder conviction of James Morris Lynn Jr. for the 2011 killing of his wife.

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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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