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A Winder-Barrow High School teacher and coach who was placed on administrative leave last month following a comment he made about a shooting incident in Wisconsin is no longer employed by the school district, Barrow County schools superintendent Chris McMichael said Monday.

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On Tuesday, Sept. 1, the Barrow County Cooperative Benevolence Ministries (BCCBM) board members and guests celebrated the opening of the new Barrow County Food Pantry in Winder. The new pantry is located at 201 West Athens St., Suite A, in the Holly Hill Mall across from Hill's Ace Hardware,…

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Along with two dozen more agenda items at its meeting on Tuesday night, the Barrow County Board of Commissioners voted to accept more than $2.7 million in federal coronavirus relief aid and also approved the purchase of a beefed-up cyber-security system.

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The Auburn City Council unanimously approved a Fiscal Year 2021 budget during a quick meeting Thursday, Sept. 3, with only slight increases over the FY2020 spending plan.

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Barrow County Emergency Services is again joining with Barrow County AMVETS and the Barrow County Community Emergency Response Team for the fifth annual ABC golf tournament Monday, Sept. 14 at The Chimneys in Winder. 

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As of Wednesday, Aug. 19, three Barrow County School System employees had active confirmed cases of coronavirus, five more were quarantined with a suspected case and 13 were in quarantine for direct contact with someone with a positive or suspected case, according to numbers released Thursda…

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The Barrow County Board of Education voted Wednesday, Aug. 5, during a called meeting to begin the 2020-21 school year entirely online Aug. 17 as coronavirus infections continue to rise throughout the community and have had a significant impact on the school district’s staff since they retur…

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Northeast Georgia Medical Center Barrow recently donated several pallets of disposable medical supplies to equip the 19 school nursing clinics across the Barrow County School System. “We are fortunate to have this award-winning, hometown hospital’s support and sponsorship of the BCSS nursing…

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The Barrow County Board of Education on Tuesday approved the Fiscal Year 2021 budget for the school district and also granted more spending authority for the information technology systems department amid supply shortages and increased demand stemming from the coronavirus pandemic.

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The Georgia Department of Public Health on Tuesday, July 21, confirmed the 30th coronavirus-related death among Barrow County residents as the cumulative case total in the county neared 800 and the number of cases continued to spike across the state.

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Valedictorian Rebekah Doolittle leads the Bethlehem Christian Academy class of 2020 into the auditorium at Bethlehem Church during the school's graduation ceremony Friday, July 17. The school had postponed the ceremony by two months due to the coronavirus pandemic but held one Friday with mo…