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News in Barrow County, Georgia
Supreme Court upholds convictions, sentences in Barrow murder
Mon, 10 Mar 2014 08:25:08 -0700
ATLANTA - In an appeal brought before the Georgia Supreme Court last fall, the justices have unanimously upheld murder convictions and life sentences against two men involved in a drug deal that went wrong in Barrow County in 2006.
Longtime Barrow County narcotics dog hit and killed by vehicle
Mon, 03 Mar 2014 09:07:08 -0800
A retired K9 dog with the Barrow County Sheriff's Office was found dead Saturday on the side of Georgia Highway 211 after the dog had been hit by a vehicle, authorities said Monday.
Former Barrow County narcotics dog dies
Tue, 04 Mar 2014 06:18:55 -0800
Ranger, a retired narcotics canine with the Barrow County Sheriff's Office, has died after being hit by a car. He was 11 years old.
Two Barrow County men among 14 charged in child sex sting
Mon, 03 Mar 2014 08:30:54 -0800
Two Barrow County men were among 14 suspects, including an elementary school principal, arrested Sunday in a sting operation targeting child predators.
Auburn named Georgia's safest city
Tue, 18 Feb 2014 09:12:14 -0800
The small Barrow/Gwinnett town of Auburn has been named Georgia's safest city by security company SafeWise.
'Twitter kid' being recognized for encouraging others
Tue, 04 Mar 2014 08:34:03 -0800
Through her account, she sends tweets that have personal quotes, pictures and notes that are aimed to inspire and encourage others.
High school basketball semi-finals for March 3
Tue, 04 Mar 2014 08:22:51 -0800
The state high school basketball semi finals took place Monday.
Whole Foods looking for local charity to receive donation
Tue, 04 Mar 2014 08:03:56 -0800
The Atlanta-area Whole Foods and Harry's Farmers Market locations are looking for a deserving local charity to receive the proceeds from the next 5% Day, which will be Tuesday, Apr. 8.
Local college student wins $1M in Powerball
Tue, 04 Mar 2014 11:04:16 -0800
A local college student is a $1 million richer after striking it big in the Powerball.
Nat. Pancake Day: Eat and help Children's Miracle Network
Tue, 04 Mar 2014 07:33:56 -0800
It's National Pancake Day, and IHOP is offering a free short stack until 10 p.m. tonight.