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Fort Yargo park to be ‘one of a kind’

Fort Yargo park to be ‘one of a kind’

It will take a while, and budgeting will determine what gets done and when, but the park that Fort Yargo’s nearly-completed master plan envisions is “one of a kind,” according to one of the people who helped put the plan together.

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Barrow Regional Medical Center’s ex-parent company settles claim

The former parent company of Barrow Regional Medical Center has agreed to pay nearly $1 million in response to allegations of Medicaid fraud.

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Ft. Yargo touted as one of nation's top parks for camping with kids

 

One of the jewels of Barrow County, Fort Yargo State Park, has been racking up awards and being named to best-of lists as the leaders of the park continue to look at how best to enhance it.

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Lane closure on Second Street

The east bound travel land on Second Street by the Barrow County Rec Department exit heading west to Maynard Street is going to be closed on Friday and Monday for guardrail installation. 

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North Broad Street railroad crossing construction postponed

 The railroad crossing construction in downtown Winder at North Broad Street has been postponed until June 8-10, city officials announced Monday.

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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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