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Winder holds Memorial Day ceremony

Winder holds Memorial Day ceremony

It began with words from local veteran Teresa Lambert and finished with the sound of Taps to signify the conclusion of the ceremonial laying of the wreath.

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Winder DDA helps fund new facade renovations

Winder DDA helps fund new facade renovations

A number of downtown Winder buildings are making repairs to building facades this summer, and the downtown development authority is pitching in to help with funding.

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From the publisher: Changing times bring changes to the BCN

The Barrow County News, through its predecessors, was first published in 1893. It is the oldest continuously operating business in Barrow County – in fact it was here before Barrow County existed. Our company is committed to this community and has been privileged to be the steward and owner of this community newspaper for 21 years.

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Members of 3 Barrow boards propose way to catch tax errors

Members of 3 Barrow boards propose way to catch tax errors

Displaying the kind of cooperation that new chief tax appraiser Don Elrod talks about, members of the Barrow County School Board and Board of Commissioners met with the entire Barrow Board of Assessors to discuss ways to ensure that the long ago tax error that could have resulted in more than 20 million less dollars for the school district over a 16-year period doesn’t happen again.

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Barrow state representatives call legislative session a success

State officials representing Barrow County describe the latest legislative session as intense and productive.

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Fort Yargo unveils draft of park additions

Fort Yargo unveils draft of park additions

An expanded beach, a dog park and an area for skateboarding are among the preliminary designs for an improved Fort Yargo State Park.

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Barrow Regional to end birth services this summer

Babies will no longer be able to be born in Barrow, barring an emergency, starting July 1.

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New Braselton hospital opens its doors today

New Braselton hospital opens its doors today

In a journey that has taken nearly a decade to complete, the 100­ bed Northeast Georgia Medical Center Braselton opens today in South Hall County.

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