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Barrow newspapers to merge: Mainstreet Newspapers acquires Barrow County News

The Barrow County News, one of the oldest continually operating businesses in Barrow County, has been acquired by Mainstreet Newspapers, Inc. of Jefferson and will ...

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Saunders accused of taking more than $100K over 2-year period, denied bond

Saunders accused of taking more than $100K over 2-year period, denied bond

The now former executive director of Adult Literacy Barrow is accused of stealing more than $100,000 from the organization over a nearly two-year period ...

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Winder-Barrow High band raises performance expectations

Winder-Barrow High band raises performance expectations

Winder-Barrow High School’s marching band has always prided itself on having strong showings, even with a series of transitions between different directors.

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Apalachee High band, new director look to continue excellence

Apalachee High band, new director look to continue excellence

For Dion Muldrow, becoming the head band director at Apalachee High School and taking over for the man who gave him his first job was ...

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Barrow deputies’ wives, floral shop donating to families of slain officers

Barrow deputies’ wives, floral shop donating to families of slain officers

The reality is sobering for Bethlehem resident Heather Witte.

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UPDATE: Adult Literacy Barrow executive director forged board members' signatures on checks

UPDATE: Adult Literacy Barrow executive director forged board members' signatures on checks

A well-known community figure and the now former executive director of Adult Literacy Barrow, was arrested Thursday on felony theft and misdemeanor forgery charges after ...

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UPDATE: Adult Literacy Barrow executive director arrested on theft charge

Adult Literacy Barrow executive director Ron Saunders has been arrested and charged with taking money from the organization, according to the Barrow County Sheriff’s ...

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Barrow gets funds for food, shelter programs

Barrow County has been awarded federal funds to assist with local emergency food and shelter programs.

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UPDATE: Winder man, veteran dies after motorcycle wreck, will be honored with benefit concert

UPDATE: Winder man, veteran dies after motorcycle wreck, will be honored with benefit concert

A Winder man died Saturday from injuries sustained in a motorcycle wreck on Friday.

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NGMC implants naturally dissolving heart stent

NGMC implants naturally dissolving heart stent

Northeast Georgia Medical Center (NGMC) is the first and only hospital in the state – and the third in the Southeast – to offer patients with coronary ...

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Winder VFW elects officers, will keep charter

Winder VFW elects officers, will keep charter

After months of uncertainty and the possibility of losing its charter, the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 1187 in Winder will continue on.

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Second chance: Specialty Courts grads find happiness at graduation

Second chance: Specialty Courts grads find happiness at graduation

Graduation season is typically held in late May for the different schools in Barrow County. 

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A ride for Mason: Motorcycle event, church raise over $2,000 for child’s family

A ride for Mason: Motorcycle event, church raise over $2,000 for child’s family

Birth is a time of celebration and great joy. 

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Barrow officials preparing SPLOST referendum

Barrow County voters are likely to decide again this fall whether they want to continue funding various capital improvement projects around the county through a ...

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