The following events are coming up at the Auburn, Statham and Winder public libraries.
From April 16-18, the University of Georgia Block and Bridle Club will host the 46th annual Great Southland Stampede Rodeo at the University of Georgia Livestock Instructional Arena in Athens, an event Winder native Lauren Bray played a role in organizing.
Come Alive Ministries of Barrow County, a pregnancy care center based in Winder, hosted its annual Sanctity of Human Life Concert on Saturday, Jan. 25 at First Baptist Church in Statham. "This was a wonderful night of music and fellowship with several local churches donating their talent on …
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The Barrow News-Journal was named last week at the Business of the Week by the Barrow County Chamber of Commerce. The award is sponsored by Piedmont Athens Regional Medical Center and Country Financial. Pictured, from left to right, are chamber president Tommy Jennings, chamber vice presiden…
Pat Leming, Area 14 Director of the Georgia Retired Educators Association, was the featured speaker at the Barrow County Retired Educators Association (BCREA) December meeting. Area 14 includes Athens-Clarke, Barrow, Greene, Gwinnett, Morgan and Walton counties, and UGA. Leming reminded BCRE…
The local AMVETS Post 12 Ladies Auxiliary presented a handmade blanket by Donna Devere to Ken Barke, U.S. Army Vietnam veteran, 1966-1968, after his recent back surgery. AMVETS Ladies Auxiliary is a subordinate of AMVETS and has assisted veterans and their communities for over 50 years. “It'…
For 11 long years, Mary Maddox suffered indignities and frustrations few can truly understand — or would ever want to.
Winder-Barrow Community Theatre recently donated $770 to Holiday Connection. The money was a part of the proceeds from the WBCT production of "The Best Christmas Pageant Ever," which was presented the first weekend of December. Holiday Connection is the Christmas part of the Barrow Family Co…
The Special Olympics Barrow County (SOBC) Unified Soccer team had quite an exciting day in the rain Saturday, Nov. 23, when they attended Atlanta United’s first ever special-needs soccer event, called Unified Celebration.
Winder-Barrow Community Theatre will present “The Best Christmas Pageant Ever” by Barbara Robinson at the Winder Cultural Arts Center, 113 East Athens St.
The Winder-Barrow High School Class of 1959 held its 60-year class reunion at the Winder First United Methodist Church on Oct. 5. Pictured, from left to right, are front row: Jack Burel, Rebecca A. Ellington Mote, Greg Sims, Dorian Brooks Dillard, Crystal Ridgeway Dunahoo, Reba Algood Still,…
Winder-Barrow Community Theatre recently presented the Barrow County Food Pantry with a check for $493.50 to help restock it with needed food items. The money came from the proceeds of the WBCT production of “It was a Dark and Stormy Night” and from donations given by audience members at the…
On Nov. 30, Corner Bookstore in Winder will offer readers extra incentive to join in Shop Local Saturday with a visit from five Lighthouse Publishing of the Carolinas authors.
The Winder Noon Lions Club recently provided 100 dictionaries for the third-grade students at County Line Elementary School in Winder. Shown with the students are Lions Calvin Haney, Joann Smith, Sheila Morris, Dottie Reynolds, Pat Whitehouse, David Martin, Gwen Hill, and PDG Bob Norton.
The Apalachee High School marching band performed at halftime of the Battle of Barrow football game on Friday, Oct. 4. Pictured above is trumpet player Joseph Cervantes.
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…
Alto saxophone player Kelsey Goss and the Winder-Barrow High School marching band perform at halftime of the Battle of Barrow football game between Winder-Barrow and Apalachee on Friday, Oct. 4.
Suicide prevention month ended with the Barrow County Out of the Darkness Walk raising $27,000. The event was held on Saturday, Sept. 28, at Winder-Barrow High School and on the lawn of the First Christian Church (Disciples of Christ).
Residents and family members of Mulberry Grove Senior Assisted Living in Statham enjoyed a Grandparents Day celebration with barbecue and ice cream on Sept. 8.
Three years ago, 67-year-old Mike Sandefer received a devastating cancer diagnosis. Since then, his determination and positive attitude have turned his cancer diagnosis into a journey that has helped others in his shoes through raising funds for Piedmont Athens Regional Medical Center’s canc…
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, …
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…
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…
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…
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.
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…
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, …
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