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One dead in Barrow wreck Tuesday

 

The name of the driver of a Ford Explorer who died in a Tuesday 6 a.m. accident on Highway 316 at Highway 81 has not yet been released.

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Winder man charged with murder in Gainesville drug death case

Winder man charged with murder in Gainesville drug death case

A Winder man was arrested and charged with felony murder for allegedly distributing a drug that caused another Winder man’s death, according to Gainesville Police.

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Barrow Commissioner Worley could face up to 20 years in prison if found guilty on both counts

Barrow Commissioner Worley could face up to 20 years in prison if found guilty on both counts

Barrow County Commissioner Steve Worley could face up to 20 years in prison if convicted of federal theft and bribery charges.

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Tornado warning issued for parts of Barrow

A Tornado Warning has been issued for portions of Barrow County until 3:30 p.m., according to the National Weather Service. Barrow County Emergency Services urges everyone in the area to be cautious and seek shelter.

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CSX schedules railroad crossing repairs in Barrow

 

CSX railroad has scheduled for the following crossings to be repaired/maintained which will require for the crossings to be closed. Each crossing will be closed for approximately 2-3 days. The following are the crossings and their scheduled/tentative start dates:

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Barrow BOC commissioner Worley indicted

Barrow BOC commissioner Worley indicted

Barrow County Commissioner Steve Worley’s future as an elected official hinges on the governor’s office after his indictment on theft and bribery charges.

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Two killed in Winder car crash

 

A car crash killed two Friday afternoon on Highway 53 in Winder, city police reported in a news release.

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State to move forward with Gissendaner execution after investigation of "cloudy" drugs

State to move forward with Gissendaner execution after investigation of "cloudy" drugs

The "cloudy" drugs that led to a botched execution of Kelly Renee Gissendaner will not prevent the Georgia Department of Corrections from pushing to execute the former Auburn resident.

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Standoff in Winder ends peacefully

 

A five-hour standoff ended peacefully Tuesday night in Winder, according to Winder Police Department officials in a news release.

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Auburn police to get training to help deter sex trafficking

Auburn police to get training to help deter sex trafficking

Atlanta’s northeast suburbs have become a hub for sex trafficking of minors.

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Man arrested in shooting of Winder 9-year-old girl

Man arrested in shooting of Winder 9-year-old girl

A Winder man remains in jail for shooting a 9-year-old girl as she underwent surgery last week.

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Barrow sheriff: Could be more victims of Auburn man accused of molesting children at daycare

Barrow sheriff: Could be more victims of Auburn man accused of molesting children at daycare

At least 90 children have attended the Auburn daycare where the owner’s husband is accused of child molestation.

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Barrow Sheriff's deputies arrest man at Auburn home day care for child molestation

Barrow Sheriff’s Officials recently arrested Richard Paltrineri, 64, of Auburn on various child molestation offenses, the department announced Thursday on Facebook. Paltrineri is the husband of Susan Paltrineri, who operated a State licensed home day care facility at 1442 Elliot’s Lane in Auburn. The business is licensed as the “SusanSilly Expressions Pre-School Program” through the State.

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