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11 Years After 'Heaven,' What Life is Like for the Burpo Family

11 Years After 'Heaven,' What Life is Like for the Burpo Family

The movie, in stores July 22, is about a real-life boy who says he went to Heaven and met Jesus during surgery. We spoke with the family behind the film about how it can help start a discuss
24 Amazing Ways Residents Inspire Their Communities

24 Amazing Ways Residents Inspire Their Communities

Patch readers told us who the "Everyday Inspirations" in their communities are, and we're sharing their stories and the work they've done locally.
Winder Man Charged with Murder in Death of Angela Rabotte

Winder Man Charged with Murder in Death of Angela Rabotte

Charles Outlaw was reportedly with the Gwinnett mother the last time she was seen.
'Dawn of the Planet of the Apes': Trailer + Review

'Dawn of the Planet of the Apes': Trailer + Review

Cinema Siren says: Spectacular Simians should make Dawn the brightest of summer blockbusters.
Everyday Inspirations: Incredible Ways People Give Back Locally

Everyday Inspirations: Incredible Ways People Give Back Locally

Patch readers told us who the "Everyday Inspirations" in their communities are, and we're sharing their stories and the work they've done locally.
Barrow County Celebrates Its Centennial

Barrow County Celebrates Its Centennial

July 7 kicks off the celebration at the courthouse, the first of many events to commemorate Barrow’s 100th anniversary.
Family Alpaca, Llama Shot and Killed

Family Alpaca, Llama Shot and Killed

Authorities say the animals were killed at a Barrow County family farm. The alpaca was valued at $30K.
Georgia 'Slow Poke' Law Goes Into Effect

Georgia 'Slow Poke' Law Goes Into Effect

The law is meant to reduce road rage and tailgating while improving traffic flow.
Simmer Down, Atlanta: Road Rage Increases Around Fourth of July

Simmer Down, Atlanta: Road Rage Increases Around Fourth of July

Atlanta among “most discourteous” cities for driving near summer holidays.
5K Run Raises $13,500 to Support Victims, Survivors of Domestic Abuse

5K Run Raises $13,500 to Support Victims, Survivors of Domestic Abuse

Hundreds of runners participated in Saturday’s Peace Place 5K to End Domestic Violence, held at Fort Yargo State Park.
'How to Train Your Dragon 2': Review and Director Interview

'How to Train Your Dragon 2': Review and Director Interview

Cinema Siren gives it 5 stars, saying it's fierier than the first, with twice the dragons.
Former Winder-Barrow Star Pentecost Picked in 1st Round of MLB Draft

Former Winder-Barrow Star Pentecost Picked in 1st Round of MLB Draft

Max Pentecost was selected 11th overall by the Toronto Blue Jays.
Report: Charges Filed in Fatal Wreck on Ga. 316

Report: Charges Filed in Fatal Wreck on Ga. 316

A Tennessee truck driver was charged as the at-fault driver.
Fatal Multi-Vehicle Accident Reported on Ga. 316

Fatal Multi-Vehicle Accident Reported on Ga. 316

The accident at Ga. 316 westbound and Patrick Mill Road in Barrow County involved two commercial vehicles and a passenger vehicle, the sheriff's office said.
Meth in the Men's Room: Gas Station Clerk Says Man Kept Using Bathroom

Meth in the Men's Room: Gas Station Clerk Says Man Kept Using Bathroom

The employee found 'several clear crystals' hidden in toilet paper roll.
Mother Found Shot to Death Near Hoschton; Husband is Main Suspect

Mother Found Shot to Death Near Hoschton; Husband is Main Suspect

Police say the 13-year-old daughter called 911 to report the shooting at a Hoschton-area residence.
$1 Million Grant Approved for New Braselton Parkway Project

$1 Million Grant Approved for New Braselton Parkway Project

The new roadway will extend into Barrow County.
Auburn All-Stars Baseball Team Looks for Help to Get to State

Auburn All-Stars Baseball Team Looks for Help to Get to State

The Auburn Pre-Majors All-Stars are headed to Columbus, Ga., then hopefully to the World Series in Fla.
Traffic Stop for Tinted Window Leads to Drug Distribution Charges

Traffic Stop for Tinted Window Leads to Drug Distribution Charges

Gwinnett Police stopped a white Lexus on I-85 near Hamilton Hill Parkway and found more than a quarter-pound of weed.
Barrow County Votes: 2 GOP Runoffs Expected in School Board Races

Barrow County Votes: 2 GOP Runoffs Expected in School Board Races

Voter turnout was 15.73 percent in Barrow County.