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Athens-Clarke, UGA police and Barrow County Sheriff's Office win big in Governor's Challenge
Fri, 26 Sep 2014 15:37:08 -0700

The Athens-Clarke County and University of Georgia police departments, along with the Barrow County Sheriff's Office, recently took top honors in the Governor's Office of Highway Safety's Governor's Challenge.

U.S. Chamber of Commerce endorses John Barrow re-election campaign, Club Car hosts event
Fri, 05 Sep 2014 14:32:11 -0700

The U.S Chamber of Commerce endorsed Congressman John Barrow's re-election campaign in Georgia's 12th congressional district. Club Car, a golf cart manufacturing company right here in Augusta, hosted the event to show the company's support for Congressman Barrow.

Oconee woman named lead advocate for East Georgia Cancer Coalition
Mon, 29 Sep 2014 12:40:33 -0700

The East Georgia Cancer Coalition, based in Athens and covering 29 counties, recently appointed Eileen Flint as its lead community health advocate for its northern region.

Barrow-Allen debate moved to Evans Government Complex
Wed, 24 Sep 2014 16:50:39 -0700

Democratic incumbent John Barrow and Republican challenger Rick Allen will face off Saturday as scheduled, but there has been a change in venue for the 12th Congressional District's only scheduled Augusta debate.

Barrow County blotter
Thu, 25 Sep 2014 10:30:59 -0700

The Barrow County Sheriff's Office reported the following incidents: TRESPASSING: On Sept. 19, a deputy met with a man at a metal business on Enterprise Drive, where he found a gate open.

Will John Barrow be last Blue Dog standing?
Thu, 11 Sep 2014 03:08:51 -0700

Rep. John Barrow has heard the refrain before. But the Georgia Democrat is unfazed.

Three area teams left in prep football rankings
Tue, 09 Sep 2014 09:24:37 -0700

Buford, Jefferson and North Gwinnett are the only area teams that remain in the rankings after the release of the latest Georgia Sports Writers Association Prep Football Poll on Tuesday.

12th Congressional District candidates John Barrow, Rick Allen debate issues in Evans
Sat, 27 Sep 2014 18:00:25 -0700

Democratic U.S. Rep. John Barrow and Republican challenger Rick Allen squared off Saturday in their only scheduled Augusta-area debate.

WEEK 5: Shootouts, lopsided wins mark a big night in prep football
Fri, 26 Sep 2014 21:32:45 -0700

Statements were made, along with a few key escapes on another big night of high school football action throughout northeast Georgia on Friday.

WEEK 3: Lanier takes big step; GHS rebounds; Spartans roll on
Fri, 12 Sep 2014 21:59:53 -0700

Lightening may have been popping around the state on Friday, but the real electricity was put on out on the high school gridiron, as a number of northeast Georgia teams put up big results.