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Continuing with this edition, past newspaper front pages will highlight local news and history in Winder and Barrow County. This front page is from the Oct. 15, 1969 edition of The Winder News. 

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The Come Alive Ministries Pregnancy Care Center in Winder hosted its annual "National Life Chain" event on Sunday, Oct. 6. About 70 people, representing different local churches, attended and stood along May Street holding "pro-life" signs. 

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A story about a lawsuit, involving former employee Carole Amos, the City of Statham and several individuals in the Sept. 25 edition of the Barrow News-Journal includes two errors.

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Ninth District Opportunity, Inc. is offering home heating help for the elderly and medically homebound for Banks, Barrow, Clarke, Dawson, Elbert, Forsyth, Franklin, Habersham, Hall, Hart, Jackson, Lumpkin, Madison, Oconee, Oglethorpe, Rabun, Stephens, Towns, Union and White counties.

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Bethlehem Christian Academy seniors Haylee Mezzles and Eli Parker were crowned the school's homecoming queen and king during the Knights' game against Augusta Prep on Friday, Oct. 4. 

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The court-ordered mediation between Barrow County and its municipalities over two unresolved service-delivery areas will be held Tuesday, Nov. 5, Bethlehem mayor Sandy McNab told the town council during its meeting Monday, Oct. 7.

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Continuing with this edition, past newspaper front pages will highlight local news and history in Winder and Barrow County. This front page is from the Oct. 8, 1969 edition of The Winder News. 

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The Barrow County Board of Commissioners, at its Tuesday, Oct. 8 meeting, was supportive of a request to rezone property on Highway 211 just outside the Winder city limits to allow for the building of a residential subdivision with at least 220 homes. But the board opted to hold off on a vot…

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Continuing with this edition, past newspaper front pages will highlight local news and history in Winder and Barrow County. This front page is from the Oct. 1, 1969 edition of The Winder News. 

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A shared investment in economic development between Barrow County and its cities and marketing the Center for Innovative Teaching as a community destination center were the top items from the Barrow Summit 2.0, held Sept. 24-25 at the Georgia Club in Statham.

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The First Christian Church (Disciples of Christ), 275 North 5th Ave., Winder, and Winder-Barrow High School will co-host an “Out of the Darkness” community walk on Saturday, Sept. 28, in an effort to raise awareness of and contribute to prevention of suicide.

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A contract for a private company to mow grass on rights-of-way along county-maintained roads and a pair of items related to the Victor Lord Park expansion project were among the topics discussed by the Barrow County Board of Commissioners during its monthly work session Tuesday, Sept. 24.

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Continuing with this edition, past newspaper front pages will highlight local news and history in Winder and Barrow County. This front page is from the Sept. 24, 1969 edition of The Winder News. 

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The Barrow County Planning Commission has recommended the rezoning of property on Highway 211 just outside the Winder city limits that would allow for the building of a residential subdivision with about 200 single-family homes — about 50 fewer than the company looking to develop the propert…

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Barrow County and its municipalities have been temporarily relieved of sanctions as the parties get set to begin court-ordered mediation over unresolved service-delivery issues.

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Continuing with this edition, past newspaper front pages will highlight local news and history in Winder and Barrow County. This front page is from the Sept. 17, 1969 edition of The Winder News. 

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Continuing with this edition, past newspaper front pages will highlight local news and history in Winder and Barrow County. This front page is from the Sept. 10, 1969 edition of the Barrow News-Journal. 

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The Winder Downtown Development Authority, on Tuesday, Sept. 10, took the first step toward a new Division of Family and Children Services building near the current Social Security Administration facility.

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Four candidates qualified Sept. 3-5 for the special city council election in Statham. The election, to fill the seat vacated by Eddie Jackson, who is running for mayor, will be held Tuesday, Nov. 5, at the same time as the city’s general election.

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Grading much of the Park 53 industrial park property is a key priority for Barrow County leaders in Fiscal Year 2020, and officials are currently mulling over an engineering proposal for that task.

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Continuing with this edition, past newspaper front pages will highlight local news and history in Winder and Barrow County. This front page is from the Sept. 3, 1969 edition of The Winder News.

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The Georgia Department of Transportation announced on Aug. 23 the awarding of 13 construction contracts totaling more than $37 million around the state, including the realignment of the roadway and bridge on State Route 11 over the Apalachee River at the Barrow and Walton County line.