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Radio system to take at least 1 year to fix

Radio system to take at least 1 year to fix

A countywide radio system plagued by problems will take at least a year to fix.

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Timeline for possible Barrow County privatization delayed

Timeline for possible Barrow County privatization delayed

Any new privatization that takes place in Barrow County likely won’t go into effect until January.

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Barrow airport authority still questioning stormwater fees

The Barrow County Airport Authority and the county government remain at odds over the issue of stormwater fees.

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County officials: Radio system poses threat to law enforcement

County officials: Radio system poses threat to law enforcement

While county leaders shore up problems with the radio system, public safety officials say their employees continue to be in danger because of lost signals.

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Taking a look back at Barrow's 1st century

Taking a look back at Barrow's 1st century

Barrow County is one of the newer counties in an old state.

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Equipment failures slow down Barrow radio program

Equipment failures slow down Barrow radio program

A $4 million countywide radio system project has been slowed down because of equipment failures.

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BOC votes 4-3 to give Sheriff needed funding

BOC votes 4-3 to give Sheriff needed funding

The Barrow County Sheriff’s Office will receive extra funding so that it can make it through the end of the fiscal year.

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Barrow begins centennial celebration with event at courthouse

Barrow begins centennial celebration with event at courthouse

Monday marked the 100th anniversary of the signing of the bill to authorize the creation of Barrow County, after attempts to form the county had begun as early as 1835.

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Barrow to celebrate its centennial July 7

Barrow to celebrate its centennial July 7

Next Tuesday, July 7, will be the 100th anniversary of the signing of the Constitutional Amendment for the creation of Barrow County, and there will be a celebratory event at the courthouse.

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Sheriff to show BOC his budget needs at next meeting

Sheriff to show BOC his budget needs at next meeting

County leaders will likely decide in two weeks how to handle a budget shortfall for the Barrow County Sheriff’s Office.

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BOC to look into merits of fire tax

BOC to look into merits of fire tax

 

Barrow officials could soon examine the merits of a new county fire tax.

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BOC meeting turns heated over sherriff's budget

BOC meeting turns heated over sherriff's budget

Barrow County Sheriff Jud Smith said he may not be able to afford putting gas in his department’s cars during a testy county commission meeting Tuesday night.

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County governments adjust to new state gun law

County governments adjust to new state gun law

A sign may be all that’s required to ban firearms from a government building when the new gun law goes into effect next month.

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Airport, WHA still in legal talks with county over stormwater fees

The Barrow County Airport Authority and Winder Housing Authority have still not come to any final agreement with the county government regarding both past stormwater fees and what they will be paying in the future.

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Barrow animal control implements changes, improvements

Barrow animal control implements changes, improvements

Barrow County Animal Control has seen several improvements over the past year, many of them due to an increase in volunteer efforts.

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GBI decides not to investigate Barrow tax commissioner

GBI decides not to investigate Barrow tax commissioner

The Georgia Bureau of Investigation will not investigate Barrow County Tax Commissioner Melinda Williams.

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BOC approves new records system for BCES

BOC approves new records system for BCES

Barrow County Emergency Services will have a new records management system.

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Highway 316 shut down after fatal accident

A portion of Highway 316 has been closed this afternoon following a fatal wreck.

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