Storms cause problems near Macon, Athens

WINDER, Ga. - Powerful lightning and high winds...Services tells WSB-TV that damage in downtown Winder looks like a scene after a tornado or hurricane...the roof of another home on Emma Lane in Winder.In Macon, lighting was blamed for setting...

Hickory's Travis Demeritte shows impressive bat speed to lead league in home runs

...should come as little surprise that he leads the league with 24 home runs.But when he was drafted out of Winder-Barrow High School in Winder, Ga., as the 30th overall pick in 2013, evaluators saw Demeritte as more of a gap-to-gap hitter...


...freshmen, including Diana Petrmichlova of the Czech Republic, for the 2014 season.The other signees are Amber Palermo, of Winder, Ga., and Taylor Shaw, of Uhrichsville, Ohio.? The USC Aiken men's soccer team was picked to finish ninth in the...

Mets prospect Dominic Smith yet to find home run stroke

...Atlantic League with 19 home runs to match being 19 years old. Despite the high homer total, the 2013 first-round pick out of Winder, Ga., is struggling to make adjustments.Demeritte has been a polar opposite of Smith. He uses quick-twitch athleticism...

Dawson Teague Jr.

...Georgia from 1961-65 at the Episcopal Center, and later served as interim rector for churches in Greensboro, Monroe and Winder. Fr. Teague's work then led him to the Diocese of New York, where, in addition to working with SCI he was an Assistant...

Winder woman brings homeless off the street with new shelter

WINDER, Ga. -- In Barrow County, sewer pipes...served as homes for the homeless. But a Winder woman is helping bring people off the street...Assignment. It's one of four shelters in Winder that have been working to deal with the...

Winder woman faces child-cruelty charges

ATHENS, Ga. - Police arrested a Winder woman Friday on charges of cruelty to...electric window and nearly suffocated, Winder police said.The toddler had to spend...Love, who investigated the case for the Winder Police Department.After her daughter...

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Winder is getting on track to avoid a railway disaster

WINDER, Ga. - The 30 CSX freight trains that...Everything comes up and down these tracks," Winder Fire Chief Ray Mattison said. Barrow County...wouldn't mind knowing what is passing through Winder and Barrow County on CSX trains, how much...

Elizabeth Ann Hill (WINDER, Ga.)

WINDER, Ga. - Elizabeth Ann Hill, 64, wife of Chester Lee Hill, died Friday...addition to her husband Chester, Ann is survived by her children: Angie Huff of Winder, Elaine Knapke of Augusta, Barry Cantrell of Covington; step mother: Myra...

Mary Frances Williams (WINDER, Ga.)

WINDER, Ga. - Mary Frances Williams, age 71, died May 8, 2007. Funeral services...follow in Barrow Memorial Gardens. Smith Funeral Home - Memory Chapel in Winder, Ga. is in charge of arrangements. (770) 867-4553. The Augusta Chronicle-May...