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I-85 southbound in Barrow County closed
Fri, 19 Dec 2014 05:38:35 -0800
Interstate 85 southbound in Barrow County has been shut down after an accident involving an FedEx truck and a police vehicle.
UPDATE: FedEx driver, Braselton police officer injured in I-85 wreck in Barrow County, motorists urged to avoid area
Fri, 19 Dec 2014 07:11:16 -0800
One southbound lane of Interstate 85 in Barrow County is closed due to a wreck involving a FedEx truck and a Braselton Police Department patrol car in which the truck overturned, according to a news release from Barrow County Emergency Services. According to the Georgia State Patrol, the wreck occurred when the tractor-trailer struck the police car while the Braselton officer was outside the ...
Wreck ties up southbound I-85 in Barrow County, motorists urged to avoid area
Fri, 19 Dec 2014 06:08:13 -0800
One southbound lane of Interstate 85 in Barrow County is closed due to a wreck involving a FedEx truck and a Braselton Police Department vehicle in which the truck overturned, according to a news release from Barrow County Emergency Services. read more
Girl, 6, killed in Ga. 316 wreck
Mon, 15 Dec 2014 05:38:56 -0800
Emergency crews were on the scene of a fatal wreck in Barrow County on Wednesday evening. (Channel 2 Action News) Free access to myAJC for AJC subscribers.
6-year-old killed in Barrow County crash
Thu, 11 Dec 2014 06:05:14 -0800
Channel 2 Action News has learned the victim in a deadly car crash Wednesday was a little girl. The crash happened at 5:30 p.m. near Ga. 316 at Christmas Avenue In Barrow County. According to Georgia State Patrol, a 2007 Chevrolet Monte Carlo driven by 50-year-old Mary Kathleen Perry, of Statham, attempted to make a left onto Christmas Avenue when it turned into the path of a tractor-trailer ...
6-year-old ejected, killed in accident on Highway 316
Thu, 11 Dec 2014 01:33:14 -0800
All lanes on Highway 316 in Barrow County were shut down after a fatal accident Wednesday evening. The two-vehicle accident happened in the area of Highway 316 at Highway 11 at about 5:30 p.m.
6-year-old Statham girl killed in Highway 316 crash
Wed, 10 Dec 2014 14:54:20 -0800
WINDER - A six-year-old girl was the victim of a two-vehicle crash on Georgia Highway 316 in Barrow County Wednesday evening. The Georgia State Patrol identified the victim as Gracelynn Perry of Statham.
Braselton police officer, Fed Ex driver injured in crash on I-85
Fri, 19 Dec 2014 10:51:53 -0800
BRASELTON - The driver of a Fed Ex rig and a Braselton police officer were injured in a collision on Interstate 85 near the Barrow-Jackson County line Friday morning.
BRIDGES: Local Republicans want your money
Wed, 17 Dec 2014 16:14:37 -0800
Last week the Winder City Council decided to increase the occupational tax which will cause local business owners to pay more. The fact that the amount is relatively small is really beside the point.
In 4-3 vote, commissioners say no to privatization
Wed, 26 Nov 2014 07:24:31 -0800
“I still feel I am not in favor of this,” Hendrix said. The very first question I had was out of 159 counties in Georgia, why are none of them doing what we are proposing to do. I believe in thinking outside the box.