Barrow County


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20 years later, slain Lilburn cop remembered as a 'tremendous person'

Lilburn Police Officer Michael Hester was shot and killed in the line of duty on April 19, 1994.

New flashing yellow signal coming to Hoschton

The Georgia Department of Transportation is using a new signal type to help improve safety and traffic in areas with frequent left-turns.

Weekly restaurant health inspections for April 6

The Gwinnett County Health Department released recent restaurant health scores. Each Monday, the Daily Post takes a snapshot of those scores.

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Sidewalks, intersections focus of residents’ 2014 SPLOST proposal

The Gwinnett Citizens Project Selection Committee presented a list of projects for the $225 million in transportation funding expected to come from the 2014 SPLOST, which began collections Tuesday.

Top 10 most popular stories from March 24-30

The 10 most popular stories on the Gwinnett Daily Post website during the week of March 24-30, 2014.

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Family now offering reward in Barrow man's unsolved murder

Lance Cole, 24, was shot in the head on Nov. 19 while at his home on Kirkland Circle in Statham.

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Winder panels to be repaired, sidewalks poured

Officials say the finishing touches are underway for the Broad Street rehab project in Winder, which is due to be complete this summer.

Winder teacher facing child porn charges

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

Daily Post 'Reader's Choice' voting starts today

The Gwinnett Daily Post is embarking in a new venture by creating the Reader’s Choice awards — allowing readers to vote on their favorite places, businesses and attractions.

AAA and Bud Light offer "Tow to Go" program over St. Patrick's Day weekend

Tow to Go services include a confidential local ride within a 10-mile radius to a safe location and the AAA tow truck takes both the vehicle and the driver to that destination. The service is free, and anyone, AAA member or not, can call for a Tow to Go ride, March 14 through 18.

Rabid raccoon, cat caught in Barrow County

A rabid raccoon and the cat that it bit were caught in Barrow County. Another raccoon was found and sent in for testing.

Gwinnett Daily Post experiences email interruption

The Gwinnett Daily Post's email servers have were down from Tuesday afternoon to Wednesday morning.

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Retired Barrow County K-9 dies

Ranger, a black Labrador Retriever, was found on the side of Ga. Highway 211 after he had been struck by a motor vehicle. He was rushed to a veterinarian but was already deceased.

Top 10 most popular stories from Feb. 24 to March 2

The 10 most popular stories on the Gwinnett Daily Post website during the week of Feb. 24 to March 2, 2014.