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Former Winder youth tells story of surviving cancer

Former Winder youth tells story of surviving cancer

Will Wagner, formerly of Winder and a survivor of child cancer, recently spoke at CURE Childhood Cancer’s 10th Annual “A Tribute to Quiet Heroes” luncheon, which raised $430,000 overall for pediatric cancer research.

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Winder's Family Dentistry celebrates 50 years

Winder's Family Dentistry celebrates 50 years

Something—besides fluoride—is in the water that the Baxter family drinks.

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Statham-based Christian hip-hop artist releases his second album

Statham-based Christian hip-hop artist releases his second album

Statham Christian hip-hop artist Brother Mario released his second album, "Never Forsaken," last Tuesday.

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Author sets debut novel in and around Winder

Author sets debut novel in and around Winder

The city of Winder is the star locale of a new book series about the Deep South in days gone by.

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Couple wins $1,000 from local church at Jug Tavern

Couple wins $1,000 from local church at Jug Tavern

While many people came away from Winder’s Jug Tavern Festival Sept. 12-13 with lighter wallets—and fuller bellies—than when they entered, one couple walked out with just a bit more money than they expected.

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Documentary to be shown at Winder Cultural Arts Center reveals historic theft of Mona Lisa

Documentary to be shown at Winder Cultural Arts Center reveals historic theft of Mona Lisa

Joe Medeiros was 26-years-old, living in Philadelphia in the late 1970s, when he first read about a little-known theft of the world’s most famous painting, Leonardo Da Vinci’s Mona Lisa, in the early 1900s.

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Winder Fire holds annual Fire Prevention Day

Winder Fire holds annual Fire Prevention Day

Some may have been wondering where the fire was Saturday as over 250 people made their way to the Winder Fire Department, which held its fourth annual Fire Prevention Day.

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Winder Health Care resident officiates center's 1st ever wedding

Winder Health Care resident officiates center's 1st ever wedding

 

When some brides can’t get their preferred minister to come to their chosen venue, they ask someone else to officiate their special day.

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Statham holds annual sunflower festival in downtown

Statham holds annual sunflower festival in downtown

Statham held its annual Sunflower Festival last Saturday in downtown. There was a variety of attractions and events that were enjoyed by hundreds of attendees. A plethora of food vendors kept the festival goers sated and hydrated on the warm and breezy day. Numerous craftsmen had their handmade goods on hand for sale, and several clubs and organizations were pitching for new members. For the more mechanical types there was an old car and tractor show, live shows and exhibitions included musicians and dancers of all genres.

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Annual event supports Adventure Bags

Annual event supports Adventure Bags

Adventure Bags, Inc. is calling all motorcyclists to participate Saturday in their third annual bike ride, from Cycle World of Athens to Lake Hartwell for a total of 62 miles.

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Anniversaries

Winder couple celebrates 70 years of marriage

Winder couple celebrates 70 years of marriage

Most people are thankful to live for 70 years, let alone be married to the same person for that long.

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Dunlap: Fall is the best time of the year

This time of the year has always been my favorite.

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Taylor: Youth sports about much more than training a star athlete

I love sports.

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Harper: 100 years of holding hands

This weekend I return to my alma mater, Berry College, to celebrate the traditional homecoming "Mountain Day weekend" for the second as an alumna.

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Dunlap: Domestic violence has long been an issue

Domestic violence has come into the spotlight because of an ugly video involving a star athlete, but the question is if there will be any residual effect for a serious problem.

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Taylor: The joy of seeing parents take on a new role

I know my dad cares about me.

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Weddings

Husted, Sims wed

Husted, Sims wed

Husted, Sims are married

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