Latest Barrow News
- Prep Calendar: Oct. 17-24
- FOOTBALL: Wildcats face tall mountain to climb this week against top-ranked Dacula
- FOOTBALL: Bulldoggs hope to take ‘big steps’ against fifth-ranked Lanier
- VOLLEYBALL: BCA completes regular season, set for state tournament
- Barrow County library events: Oct. 17-26
- Church News for Oct. 17
- POLMAN: Trump stonewalls the Constitution, Democrats say 'Bring it on'
- LETTER: President’s behavior is self-serving
- Arrests reported by county, city departments
- GBI director: No foul play suspected in death of man found in Winder pond
- Investigation continues into body found in pond
- Arrests made by local law enforcement agencies
- Arrests made by BCSO, area police departments
- SOFTBALL: Wildcats top Harrison in 10 innings to take first-round series
- THOMPSON: Fox News obfuscates facts, props up poison
- Two face drug charges after found in house
- SOFTBALL: After disappointing showing in playoffs, Bulldoggs enter offseason looking for more consistency
- Fraudulent incidents reported to BCSO
On Sept. 24, 13 graduating students were installed as new members of the Barrow County Community Emergency Response Team (CERT). The installation was held at the CERT office in Winder. In attendance were Barrow County Emergency Services Chief Alan Shuman, CERT officers, and CERT team members.
An annual burn ban was lifted in Barrow County on Tuesday, Oct. 1. However, Barrow County Emergency Services and the Georgia Forestry Commission are urging citizens to use extreme caution and follow established procedures when using fire outside.
The Barrow County Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) recently started its eight-week basic training classes with 16 students. The classes started July 9 and will end on Aug. 27 with a class emergency response exercise that will allow students to put in to practice all that they have learned.
Barrow County Emergency Services is joining with the Georgia Emergency Management and Homeland Security Agency in highlighting a statewide PrepareAthon! tornado drill on Feb. 8 at 9 a.m.
A Lawrenceville man was arrested recently and charged with stealing nearly $56,000 worth of high-capacity generator batteries in a Barrow County salvage yard and selling the material to an area business specializing in scrap metal.
The Barrow County Sheriff’s Office K9, Ace, is receiving a bullet and stab protective vest donated by a charitable non-profit organization, “Vested Interest in K9s, Inc.”
The City of Winder Police Department responded to a business alarm at Cash America Pawn located on South Broad Street in downtown Winder on April 14.
The City of Winder Fire Station 1, located at 96 North Broad Street in downtown Winder, invites the public to attend an Open House for the newly remodeled station on Sunday, March 13, from 2-4 p.m.