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Gwinnett County Schools graduation rate improves to 75 percent
Thu, 30 Oct 2014 12:56:14 -0700
Graduation rates in Gwinnett County Public Schools increased by nearly three percentage points which outpaced the state graduation rate, which also improved over last year.
Barrow County blotter
Fri, 31 Oct 2014 03:06:50 -0700
The Barrow County Sheriff's Office reported the following incidents: DISPUTE: On Oct. 29, a deputy met with a Winder man who said he paid a man $1,600 in December 2013 for a 2003 Pontiac Grand Am.
Democratic Rep. Barrow works for GOP votes in Ga.
Sat, 25 Oct 2014 10:52:30 -0700
STATESBORO, Ga. (AP) — Touring his southeast Georgia farm in a pickup truck, Randy Branch gave a visiting congressman a crash course in agriculture as well as an earful about politics — namely how much he doesn't like Democrats.
Barrow County officials working to identify human remains found in Auburn
Mon, 27 Oct 2014 07:05:22 -0700
Barrow County Sheriff's Office investigators are working with agents from the Georgia Bureau of Investigation to determine the identity of human remains found Saturday in Auburn.
Decomposed human remains found in Barrow County
Mon, 27 Oct 2014 07:47:02 -0700
The remains, which consisted of “approximately 65 percent of the deceased person’s bones,” had not yet been identified.
Democratic Rep. John Barrow criticizes Obama, plays up retail politics to win GOP voters
Sat, 25 Oct 2014 11:00:25 -0700
STATESBORO, Ga. — Touring his southeast Georgia farm in a pickup truck, Randy Branch gave a visiting congressman a crash course in agriculture as well as an earful about politics — namely how much he doesn't like Democrats.
Barrow County Sheriff's Office awarded Traffic Enforcement Grant
Fri, 24 Oct 2014 16:30:04 -0700
The Barrow County Sheriff's Office recently was awarded a major traffic enforcement grant from the Governor's Office of Highway Safety.
Hunters find human remains in wooded area of Barrow Co.
Mon, 27 Oct 2014 10:21:21 -0700
AUBURN - Barrow County Sheriff's Office investigators are working with the Georgia Bureau of Investigation to determine the identity of human remains found in a wooded area near Auburn on Saturday.
A guide to voting on Tuesday
Wed, 29 Oct 2014 18:48:50 -0700
Casting a ballot for the first time, or for the first time in Georgia, in Tuesday's general election? Not to worry - it's painless.
Two area teams move up, several more on cusp of prep football rankings
Tue, 28 Oct 2014 10:20:37 -0700
Jeferson is ranked fourth in Class AAA. North Gwinnett and Lanier moved up, while Buford and Jefferson held firm in the latest Georgia Sports Writers Association prep football poll, released Tuesday.