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UPDATED:Two Dead in Barrow County Plane Crash

UPDATE: 2/17/7 2:28PM Shannon Ewing of Gwinnett County and nephew Henry Ewing of Jones County are the two victims of Thursday’s fatal plane crash, Captain Ryan Sears of the Barrow County Sheriff’s Department confirms. Their ages have not been released. Terry Williams, the media contact for the National Transportation Safety Board, says the investigation is still in the fact-gathering stage. They are still identifying the…

Barrow County Drug Training Starts Tomorrow

Heroin, meth, cocaine, and oxy…These are some of the household names of the most common drugs that cause death from overdose. Now local police officers will be able to take advantage of another drug, to help prevent overdose. Naloxone is the life saving medication used to treat narcotics overdose in emergency situations. The Barrow County Sheriff’s…

Northeast Georgia election results are in

By Kalyn Wilson Election night is over, and northeast Georgia has a few new elected officials. Check out the unofficial results by county below. ATHENS-CLARKE COUNTY, Winterville: Candidate Number of Votes Percentage of Total Votes Dodd I. Ferrelle 187 53.28% George H. Chandler 93 26.50% Kenneth Dixon Hodges 69 19.66%   Candidate Number of Votes…

Barrow County Board of Education Seeks New Member

Winder, GA – The Barrow County Board of Education is holding a special session tonight at six in Winder. The board will hear from candidates who will replace member Mitch Churchill. Churchill’s resignation will be effective at the end of the month. The remaining board members will choose his successor. He or she will serve the remaining…

5 Things To Know for October 21

Athens, GA –  The Georgia Department of Economic Development’s Workforce Division and the University of Georgia are hosting an High Demand Career Initiative (HDCI) meeting to discuss future workplace needs.  Governor Deal created the HDCI to allow those involved in training Georgia’s future workforce – the University System of Georgia and the Technical College System of Georgia – to…

Out With The Old, In With The New for Weather Alerts?

Reporter: Emily Curl Two Cities in Barrow County are trying to figure out what is the best way to keep citizens in their county safe in the event of severe weather. The question is- what’s the best way? The system in place now is sirens- and there are eleven that stretch between Winder and Auburn.…

Reporter: Emily Curl   Her name: Kharma Knight. Looking at her face you can see why the community loved her so much. And these are some of the only memories the family has left. Belinda Wilkerson, Kharma’s Great Aunt, describes her as a fiesty, funny, red-headed angel. The family is not the only one who…