First Barrow Court

FIRST BARROW COURT Only County in Georgia Named for a Living Man Judicially Began Career Yesterday at Winder When Judge Brand’s Gavel Fell The Banner, 26 Mar 1915, p. 4   “Barrow” county, which has the distinction of being the only county in the state of Georgia and...

Social News

[The following appeared in the Social Items column of The Athens Daily Herald on 19 Feb 1915] Mrs. J. H. Malcolm of Statham spent the day here[Athens] Thursday. ~~~~~ Mrs. J. L. Williamson and Mrs. S. T. Ross, of Winder, are the guests of Mrs. J. R. Bullock on Prince...

Winder Murder Case

Athens Banner, 26 Nov 1915, p. 1 Two Little Girls Star Witnesse for State in Winder Murder Case Winder, Ga., Nov. 25 ~ With the adjournment of Barrow county superior court yesterday, Judge Brand and Solicitor Gamble, at their posts, a record was made – about ten...

County Line Dispute Settled

Athens Banner, 24 Oct 1915, p. 7 Gwinnett County Wins County Line Dispute With Barrow Atlanta, Ga., Oct. 23. ~ The Barrow-Gwinnett county line fight has been decided by Secretary of State Phillip Cook in favor of Gwinnett county, his decision, rendered today, holding...

County Line Dispute

Athens Banner, 21 Oct 1915, p. 5 County Line Dispute Between Gwinnett and Barrow is Warm Atlanta, Ga., Oct. 20. – The county line dispute between Gwinnett and Barrow, over which a contest is to be heard by Secretary of State Phil Cook Friday, may eventually go...