Friday, May 3, 2013
If you love your Winder, Auburn or Statham Waffle House, here's your chance to show it!
Calling all Waffle House lovers! The restaurant chain — a southern staple with its anytime breakfast offerings, Bert's Chili, Lib's Patty Melt and, of course, waffles — wants to see why WaHo is one of your favorite places to dine. The company, which is headquartered in Norcross, Ga., has issued a call for photos for a contest to fill its 2014 calendar. So if you love Waffle House, head out to one of Barrow County's three locations — Winder, Auburn or Statham — and snap an awesome picture. Then click here to submit your photo and enter. The contest is open to both amateur and professional photographers and submissions can be anything from an photo of food to your favorite Waffle House employee. Thirteen pictures will be selected from …
Friday, August 10, 2012
Police stopped the driver for playing loud music and found an open container of alcohol after she asked an officer to look for money inside her vehicle.
- POLICE & FIRE
Friday, August 10, 2012
A woman whose vehicle was stopped Aug. 4, 2012, driving around the Winder Waffle House parking lot faces charges for DUI and possession of an open alcohol container. According to a Winder Police Department incident report, officers had been dispatched to the eatery in reference to a report of a large crowd and someone bringing alcohol into the establishment. When police arrived, they observed a female driving a vehicle around the parking lot with music playing loudly. When an officer yelled to the driver to turn her music down, she continued driving. The driver was then stopped by police and said she couldn't hear the officer yelling because her music was too loud. When asked if she had been drinking, the female said she had a margarita …
Saturday, January 1, 2011
A look at the job of Waffle House grill operator.
In Focus is a weekly photographic exploration of a particular subject. This week, photographer Kate Awtrey spent some time with a grill operator at the Winder Waffle House. You probably recognize James Mitchell's face even if you might not recognize his name. The Winder resident is a grill operator at the local Waffle House on East May Street. Mitchell has lived in the area and worked at the Winder eatery for six years, "but I've been with the company for about 20 years," he said. Waffle House workers pack the kitchen to grill up fresh orders all day long, with an audience of patrons who watch as the cooking takes place. Each Waffle House employee focuses on their own set of responsibilities and operate in an assembly line. A teammate …