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Northeast Georgia Medical Center (NGMC) Barrow held its second annual health fair recently. Residents were offered various health screenings and health-related information passed on by over 25 vendors. Leaders said the cooking demonstration was also a big hit. NGMC Barrow plans to continue t…

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Apalachee High School senior Cassidy Hunter was crowned the school's 2019 homecoming queen following the Wildcats' 21-14 win Saturday, Sept. 14, over Jackson County. Hunter is pictured with her brother, Wildcat junior Chase Hunter, and their parents. 

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The Winder-Barrow High School Class of 1969 held its 50th reunion on Saturday, Aug. 17, at the Wimberly Center for Community Development in Winder. Pictured, from left to right, are front row: Cathy Edge Schmidt, Wayne Roberts, Steve Standridge, David Maddox, Phillip Wall, Ronnie Brasfield, …

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President Donald Trump announced that he was signing an order that would work to erase the student loan debt of 25,000 disabled veterans as he spoke to the American Veterans National Convention in Louisville, Ky. recently.  Amvets held its 75th-anniversary convention with President Trump ope…

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Northeast Georgia Medical Center (NGMC) Barrow collaborated with the American Cancer Society to sponsor the celebration luminary ceremony and hosted a dinner at the hospital to honor the courage of cancer survivors. Bethlehem Church singer Chloe Pannell and acoustic player Ryan McCain perfor…

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Northeast Georgia Medical Center (NGMC) Barrow is sponsoring the Barrow County Chamber of Commerce board room fostering its collaborative efforts with the local stakeholders involved in improving the economic health of the community, according to leaders. The chamber board room has been name…

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Bestselling author, syndicated columnist and Gainesville native Ronda Rich, center, shared her Southern charm and nostalgic stories with the Sunbury Daughters of the American Revolution earlier in September. Rich is pictured at the gathering with Susan Gwaltney, left, and Bridget Conner.

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Winder-Barrow Community Theatre recently donated over $400 to Adult Literacy Barrow as a part of its ongoing donations to local non-profit groups. WBCT donates a part of the ticket proceeds of each play it produces to help other groups in the Barrow County area. Adult Literacy Barrow is in i…

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The Winder-Barrow High School Class of 1974 held its 45-year class reunion on Saturday, Aug. 17, at the Holiday Inn Express in Bethlehem. Shown seated, from left to right, are Donna Woodard Smith, Tina Manders Crain, Pam Holman Hicks, Lynne Esco Varnum, Vickie Holliday Cox, Susan Lay Dubry, …

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For Winder Boy Scout Liam Beckemeyer, the most interesting thing about his recent opportunity to meet scouts from around the world and learn about their cultures wasn’t so much the differences, but what they have in common