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Eagle scout  candidate looks out for Winder firemen

Eagle scout candidate looks out for Winder firemen

For about a month now, the Winder Fire Department has had it just a little bit easier on their night calls, thanks to the assistance of an upcoming Eagle Scout.

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Barrow authorities make large drug bust

Barrow authorities make large drug bust

Two brothers were arrested last week after a major drug seizure, according to a Barrow County Sheriff’s Office news release.

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Ambulance problem highlights BCES need for new vehicles

Ambulance problem highlights BCES need for new vehicles

An ambulance that recently broke down spotlights maintenance issues that have plagued Barrow County Emergency Services vehicles.

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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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