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GOOD NEWS FROM SCHOOLS: UGA honors Gwinnett, Barrow educators
Sat, 29 Mar 2014 20:09:02 -0700

The University of Georgia recently honored leaders from Barrow County Schools and Gwinnett County Public Schools for their distinguished service to the education field.

Prep roundup: Jackson, McWhorter named to all-state teams
Fri, 18 Apr 2014 19:14:59 -0700

Athens Christian's Turtle Jackson and Demetrius McWhorter were honored Friday by being named to the Georgia Athletic Coaches Association's Class A All-State team.

Caution urged as bridge work begins on Highway 81
Sat, 19 Apr 2014 21:10:25 -0700

Georgia Department of Transportation officials announced last week work is gearing up on the new Highway 81 bridge over the Apalachee River near the Barrow and Walton county line. GDOT officials are reminding residents and commuters who use the route that work zone signage is in place and all fines in a work zone are doubled.

City by city briefs: April 20
Sat, 19 Apr 2014 19:08:14 -0700

The Daily Post gives readers a quick look at what’s happening in Gwinnett’s cities.

Winder teacher facing child porn charges
Mon, 24 Mar 2014 14:52:57 -0700

William Kimbrell, 27, was a teacher at a Barrow County middle school while allegedly transferring child pornograpy over the Internet.

CBT names Scott Wayne Regional President
Tue, 08 Apr 2014 10:10:21 -0700

CORNELIA - Community Bank & Trust announced today that Scott Wayne has been named regional president with responsibility for northeast Georgia. Wayne joined CBT in 2009 as area executive for the Hall and Barrow county markets.

Barrow middle school teacher indicted for child porn
Tue, 25 Mar 2014 07:10:03 -0700

ATLANTA - A former Barrow County middle school teacher has been indicted by a federal grand jury on child pornography charges. Federal prosecutors say William Kimbrell, 27, was arraigned on federal charges of accessing with intent to view child pornography and was indicted on those charges March 18.

Get your engines revved up: A huge week ahead in local sports
Sun, 20 Apr 2014 19:25:44 -0700

Gainesville's Grant Lasseter will help lead the Red Elephants into the Region 8-AAAAA tournament this week at Chattahoochee Golf Club. It was a relatively relaxing weekend -- and with the local sports schedule ahead this week that’s a good thing.

Former Barrow County teacher arraigned on child porn charges
Tue, 25 Mar 2014 12:33:04 -0700

A former middle school teacher has been arraigned on federal child pornography charges.

Oconee County blotter
Thu, 17 Apr 2014 11:36:39 -0700

The Oconee County Sheriff's Office reported the following incidents: GUN STOLEN: On April 9, a resident of Woodridge Lane, Watkinsville, reported that someone entered his vehicle and stole a HiPoint 40-caliber pistol valued at $150.