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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 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.
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.
John Barrow unfazed by Republican attacks
Fri, 24 Oct 2014 18:35:48 -0700
Rep. John Barrow says he still meets people on the campaign trail who admit they've never voted for a Democrat, but will break tradition because of his tendency to put Georgia's 12th Congressional District ahead of party politics.
Barrow County blotter
Fri, 17 Oct 2014 09:07:35 -0700
The Barrow County Sheriff's Office reported the following incidents: ASSAULT: On Oct. 7, a deputy was dispatched to a home on Tanners Bridge Road, where a resident said a gray car drove by and someone fired a gun.
Judge may enter Georgia voter registration dispute
Fri, 24 Oct 2014 12:13:11 -0700
ATLANTA (AP) — A Georgia state judge is weighing whether it's appropriate for him to intervene in a dispute over more than 50,000 voter registration records in one of the nation's most politically contested states.
Georgia Gov. Deal names members of Ebola response team
Tue, 21 Oct 2014 04:04:19 -0700
Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal is assembling a group of experts to serve on a newly created Ebola response team.
Barrow named to Ga. Ebola Response Team
Mon, 20 Oct 2014 11:40:30 -0700
Fayette County School Superintendent and Ga. School Superintendent’s Association President Jody Barrow has been named by Gov. Nathan Deal to the Ga. Ebola Response Team which was created by executive order on Oct. 20. According to Deal spokesperson Sasha Dlugolenski, the Ga. Ebola Response Team will assess current state health and emergency management procedures and produce necessary ...
Guns, meth, marijuana seized in raids on two Barrow County homes
Fri, 17 Oct 2014 14:23:10 -0700
Nine suspects were arrested Thursday in the searches of two homes in Winder that resulted in the seizure of methamphetamine and firearms, the Barrow County Sheriff's Office announced Friday.
WEEK 9: Showdowns for region supremacy highlight big night ahead
Thu, 23 Oct 2014 21:13:23 -0700
Rabun County quarterback Collin Grant, left, looks toward teammate Eli Gipson during a game played earlier this season. Remember back two months ago when we were talking about who might or might not be in a region championship hunt?