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  • Peskin Building Given New Life

    The old historic Peskin Department store building located at 21 East Athens Street in downtown Winder has been vacant for more than two decades and the building has fallen into disrepair over the past few years. The building is about to receive “new life”. A local businessman, Mr. Daniel Diaz, has acquired the 1940 building from the City and will be renovating the building.

    12/29/2016 1:09 PM

  • NOTICE TO THE PUBLIC: Utility Billing Changes

    As of January 2017, the utility billing disconnection policy will change.

    12/19/2016 10:17 AM

  • 68th Winder Christmas Parade Winners Announced

    Another successful year is in the history books as the 68th Winder Christmas Parade took place on Saturday, December 10th on North Broad Street through Downtown Winder.

    12/19/2016 9:58 AM

  • Fort Yargo Raw Water Project

    Winder, GA-The City of Winder would like to announce that we will be starting construction on the Fort Yargo Raw Water Project in December, 2016. This project includes replacement of the existing intake structure and pump station at Fort Yargo Lake, as well as 30,000 LF of water main extending from Fort Yargo Lake to our Water Treatment Plant at the intersection of Rockwell Church Road and Highway 53.

    11/21/2016 8:49 AM

  • Deal Elevates Drought Response Levels

    Based on recommendations by the Georgia Environmental Protection Division (EPD), Gov. Nathan Deal approved a Level 2 Drought Response designation for more than 50 counties.

    11/21/2016 8:43 AM

  • State of GA Executive Order

    That pursuant to O.C.G.A. § 25-1O-2(b)(3)(E), the ignition of any consumer firework within the boundaries of the counties specified in this drought declaration is hereby BANNED for so long as this declaration of drought remains in effect.

    11/15/2016 10:12 AM

  • Winder Fire Department Hosts Annual Banquet

    The Winder Fire Department held the annual Fire Awards Banquet on Tuesday, October 25th at the Winder Community Center.

    10/26/2016 5:04 PM


    The City of Winder would like to announce a major improvements project in the downtown area.

    09/27/2016 3:28 PM


    Today, September 16, 2016, marks three years that Chimneys Golf Course has been under the City of Winder.

    09/16/2016 1:46 PM


    Effective 9/9/16, the Georgia Environmental Protection Division has declared a Level 1 Drought Response.

    09/12/2016 2:56 PM

  • Road Closures during Jug Tavern Festival

    The 2016 Jug Tavern Festival will be held on September 9 – 10 at Jug Tavern Park at 113 East Athens Street. Road closures are required for and during the festival.

    08/30/2016 3:22 PM

  • City of Winder - GA Power LED Project

    Georgia Power is upgrading hundreds of roadway lights across the city of Winder. In partnership with the City, Georgia Power is replacing more than 800 high pressure sodium (HPS) light fixtures with new, energy-efficient LED fixtures.

    08/29/2016 12:49 PM


    The intent of this notice is to inform the City of Winder’s water & sewer customers of changes to rates that will go into effect as of October 1, 2016.

    08/26/2016 10:29 AM

  • Water Main Break

    NOTICE TO THE PUBLIC UPDATE 8/25/16 @ 10:45 am The City of Winder would like to again thank you for your patience during our water main break.

    08/25/2016 10:49 AM


    The City of Winder and BrandBank presents the Kinchafoonee Cowboys on Friday, August 5th from 7 pm – 10 pm at the downtown gazebo on the corners of N. Broad St. and E. Candler St.

    07/19/2016 5:07 PM

  • McNeal Road & West Candler Street Road Improvements Project

    The City of Winder would like to announce a traffic signal change associated with the road improvements project at the intersection of McNeal Road and West Candler Street.

    07/15/2016 11:39 AM

  • Councilman Brown Receives Certificate

    SAVANNAH – Winder Councilmember Alfonza Brown received the prestigious Certificate of Recognition from the Georgia Municipal Training Institute at the Georgia Municipal Association’s (GMA) 83rd Annual Convention in Savannah on June 27.

    07/05/2016 3:19 PM

  • Waste Management Updates Recycling Program

    Effective July 1, 2016, Waste Management will no longer be able to accept glass in the Atlanta Area curbside and commercial recycling programs.

    06/27/2016 1:41 PM

  • PUBLIC NOTICE: 2016/2017 Proposed Budget

    The 2016/2017 Proposed Budget is now available for public inspection.

    06/27/2016 9:22 AM


    There are several road closures that are or will be taking place this month. Please note the following information:

    06/17/2016 11:24 AM