Several places lay claim to Alamo fighter Bowie

...Brier Creek, near Georgia Highway 56," he said. Dr. Bruce Winders, a curator and historian at the Alamo, where Jim Bowie died...beaten and stabbed. "He was very well-known," Dr. Winders said, noting that newspaper stories of the fight made Bowie...

Movies, myth, history - and Davy Crockett

...Crockett, is in theaters nationwide after opening April 9. Bruce Winders, the Alamo's curator, says the new epic is the best one...Alamo, and interest in coming to visit the Alamo," said Winders. "It's still the Alamo they recognize." The legends have...

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Versatile, vertical vines

...support. Winding vines climb with slim, flexible, leafless stems called tendrils that wrap around anything they can reach. Winders include clematis, muscadine grape, trumpet honeysuckle and cross vine and will grow on almost anything. Climbing methods...

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...their duty deferred, a court clerk said. But Sheriff Carey Winders says the search forced his officers into confrontations with...officers and don't understand why they have to" serve, Winders said. The officers found 50 possible jurors Wednesday.

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NASCAR's 50 years recall facts, spur some fiction

...1996: NASCAR goes on the World Wide Web at www.nascar.com. To commemorate the occasion, Microsoft comes out with new Winders '95 software. Feb. 15, 1998: On the 50th anniversary of NASCAR, the 40th anniversary of the Daytona 500 and the 20th...

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'The Alamo': An epic movie about Texas warriors fights for respect

...fate of "The Alamo" lies in the hands of ticket buyers. But the film already has one high-profile admirer - Richard Bruce Winders, curator of the Alamo museum and author of the new book "Sacrificed at the Alamo: Tragedy and Triumph in the Texas Revolution...

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...