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Barrow BOC votes to approve hire of new animal control director

Barrow BOC votes to approve hire of new animal control director

Barrow County has a new animal control director.

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Barrow BOC to vote on hiring new Animal Control director

The Barrow County Animal Control may soon have a new permanent director.

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Barrow County reserves key to healthy budget

Barrow County reserves key to healthy budget

Editor’s note: This the final story of a four-part series examining the state of Barrow County’s finances.

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Barrow housing, business growth signs of improved economy

Barrow housing, business growth signs of improved economy

 

Editor’s note: This is Part III of a look into the current and future financial state of Barrow County. Part III highlights on improvements in the number of building permits and increased sales tax revenue. Part I dealt with capital projects such as road repairs and equipment that the county must pay for in the upcoming years. Part II delved into the county’s reserve balance or "rainy day" fund. Read Sunday’s edition of the Barrow County News for Part IV.

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Barrow County reserves  key to  financial health

Barrow County reserves key to financial health

Editor’s note: This is Part II of a look into the current and future financial state of Barrow County. Part II delves into the county’s reserves or "rainy day" fund. Part I dealt with capital projects such as road repairs and equipment that the county must pay for in the upcoming years. Read Wednesday’s edition of the Barrow County News for Part III.

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Barrow leaders look to address capital projects

Barrow leaders look to address capital projects

Come fall, some high-school-age youths in Barrow County will have the chance to earn their diplomas at a non-traditional night school located in the county.

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Barrow could see extra $2.7 million in property tax revenue

Barrow could see extra $2.7 million in property tax revenue

Barrow County could receive a windfall of an extra $2.7 million in property tax revenue for 2015.

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Barrow BOC discusses bringing back fire tax district

Barrow BOC discusses bringing back fire tax district

The Barrow County Commission delved into the pros and cons of re-implementing a fire tax district at Tuesday’s meeting.

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Barrow BOC approves Skinner as fire chief

Barrow BOC approves Skinner as fire chief

Barrow County Emergency Services has a full-time director and began accepting bids for upgrading the security camera system for the detention center and courthouse.

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County to study ways to solve EMS bill shortage

County to study ways to solve EMS bill shortage

The Barrow County Board of Commissioners will study ways to attack a $1 million-plus shortage in EMS bill collections.

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BOC to vote on BCES director, discuss camera upgrade

BOC to vote on BCES director, discuss camera upgrade

The Barrow County Commission will vote on appointing a director for Emergency Services and hear a presentation on a camera system upgrade for the courthouse at Tuesday’s meeting.

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Barrow BOC to vote on Skinner as fire chief

Barrow BOC to vote on Skinner as fire chief

Barrow County Emergency Services Interim Director John Skinner will be recommended for the permanent position later this month.

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Barrow govt. could soon fill dept. head vacancies

Barrow govt. could soon fill dept. head vacancies

Barrow County will fill various department head positions in 2015.

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