Barrow County


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Gwinnett celebrates the Fourth of July: A look at events around the county

Residents can celebrate Independence Day this weekend at a variety of patriotic events hosted all around the county.

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Margaritas Fresh Mex holding ceremonial opening in Auburn

Margaritas Fresh Mex will hold a ribbon cutting celebration on Wednesday to ceremonially open its location in Auburn.

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Cops: Barrow Sheriff’s task force shuts down crack manufacturing operation

After a month-long investigation, a special Sheriff’s task force in Barrow County shut down a crack cocaine manufacturing operation.

Fort Yargo named to top 100 list

Among Fort Yargo’s features are 18 miles of trails, a 260-acre lake, large swimming beach, fishing and boat ramps.

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Auburn farmers market to open for summer

Fresh, local fruits and vegetables will be available Wednesday as The City of Auburn opens its community farmers market for the summer.

Suspected arson displaces family of three in Barrow County

The fire caused extensive damage to the home in Statham on Friday.

Five-hour standoff in Winder ends peacefully

The Winder Police Department was called to the home of a man who was threatening suicide Tuesday, authorities said.

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Police: Man who shot girl, 9, was playing game with gun

Tyler Lewis, 25, faces nine total charges stemming from the Monday shooting in Winder.

Winder 9-year-old in critical condition after being shot at home

Mother’s boyfriend shot girl while ‘handling’ gun, sheriff says

The girl was shot by her mother’s boyfriend, who was handling a 9 mm handgun, police said.

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Auburn-Carl Lions Club spaghetti fundraiser cooks up big support for city’s library

The Auburn Public Library got a big boost for reading from the city’s Lions Club.

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Cops: Husband of Auburn daycare owner confessed to molesting six kids

Richard Paltrneri, 64, was arrested last week and reportedly admitted to molesting six children under his wife’s care at the SusanSilly Expressions Pre-School Program, located at 1442 Elliots Lane.

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Five charged in connection with burglaries at Dacula storage facility

A total of 13 units at the Extra Space Storage in Dacula were burglarized.

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Winder man charged with 10 counts of possession of child porn

Timothy Earl Ray, 21, was arrested last week after Barrow County authorities executed a search warrant at his home on Winder’s Oxford Ridge Road.

CITY BY CITY: A weekly look at the happenings in the places you call home

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

Auburn-Carl Lions Club serving spaghetti to help library’s youth reading program

The Auburn-Carl Lions Club will hold a spaghetti dinner fundraiser Saturday to benefit the Auburn Public Library’s youth summer reading program.