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Barrow commissioners to vote on fire tax district

Barrow commissioners to vote on fire tax district

County leaders will soon vote on whether to re-implement a tax district that would pay for fire services and could lead to changes in the property tax rate.

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Barrow BOC approves $12K special election to replace Worley

Barrow BOC approves $12K special election to replace Worley

The Barrow County Board of Commissioners approved the details for the special election to replace Steve Worley that will cost $12,000.

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Barrow County receives needed fire truck

Barrow County Emergency Services has a new state-of-the-art fire truck to replace an outdated truck that was hemorrhaging money.  

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Barrow property owners see tax increases

Barrow property owners see tax increases

Property owners in Barrow County will likely pay about $7.6 million more in property taxes compared to the previous year.

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Election to fill Worley's  seat scheduled for Sept.15

Election to fill Worley's seat scheduled for Sept.15

 

An election day has been set to fill the vacant seat of former Barrow County Commissioner Steve Worley.

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Barrow to hold transportation plan update

Barrow to hold transportation plan update

Barrow residents will be able to get details on the latest transportation report at an open house Monday.

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Steve Worley resigns from Barrow BOC

A Barrow County commissioner embroiled in a federal case has submitted a letter of resignation to the governor’s office.

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Barrow hires 2 new directors for vacant posts

Barrow hires 2 new directors for vacant posts

The Barrow County Board of Commissioners has filled the final two vacant department head positions.

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Barrow looks at creating greater flexibility with fund reserves

Barrow looks at creating greater flexibility with fund reserves

A new rainy day fund policy could provide more spending flexibility for Barrow County officials.

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Barrow leaders point to signs of growth in State of Community address

Barrow leaders point to signs of growth in State of Community address

Barrow County leaders say there are signs of growth in housing and business development during the State of the Community Address.

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9-year-old girl shot in Barrow County being treated in trauma unit

A 9-year-old girl that was shot at her Barrow County home Monday remains in the hospital’s trauma unit on Tuesday.

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