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Barrow museum a treasure trove of artifacts

Barrow museum a treasure trove of artifacts

It is a partly cloudy day as the sun shines through the trees, illuminating the sign for the Barrow County Museum. The warm afternoon air outside is soon replaced by the distinct odor of age walking into the building. The museum’s volunteer for the day, Shadie Thompson, smiles warmly at the arrival of guests to this little, mostly unknown gem located on West Athens Street behind the old county courthouse in Winder. Thompson has volunteered at the museum since she retired from teaching United States History in 2006.

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Program at Winder Library aims to improve reading among local youth

Program at Winder Library aims to improve reading among local youth

A new program at the Winder Public Library embraces promoting early literacy for disadvantaged children.

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Georgia Piedmont Arts Center returns to Winder

Georgia Piedmont Arts Center returns to Winder

The Georgia Piedmont Arts Center is setting up in its new Winder location after residing in Auburn for a few years, and they’re having an upcoming gallery show to celebrate.

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Winder man writes book of inspirational poems

Winder man writes book of inspirational poems

Winder resident Charles Asbury, 67, recently released his second book and has plans in place for a third to come out soon.

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