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Barrow Animal Control director resigns

A Barrow County Animal Control employee took the fate of his job into his own hands by resigning last week.

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Animal rights group enters the fray with Animal Control

While the search for a new Barrow County Animal Control director continues after another setback, an area animal rights group has offered to take over operations.

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BOC votes to demote new AC director

The Barrow Board of Commissioners voted Wednesday night to demote just-named Animal Control Director Danyal Harper during a special called meeting.

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New countywide alert system almost ready

The new countywide alert system will likely be up and running this month.

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New Animal Control director in hot water

The newly named Barrow County Animal Control director is being investigated because of online posts that include a picture mocking a dead cat.

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Former county dispatch supervisor files EEOC complaint

A former supervisor at the Barrow County Central Communications Center has filed a complaint alleging discrimination in the department and says that the center has problems with how it is managed.

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County employees prepare for return to courthouse

The historic former courthouse will finally get its new tenants next week.

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County gets a portion of $3.5 million refund

Barrow County has received a refund.

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Missing Barrow teen found, one still missing

Missing Barrow teen found, one still missing

A teenager missing since March 4 was reunited with her family Wednesday; however authorities are seeking to find another runaway teen.

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County looks to implement emergency notifications

The Barrow County Board of Commissioners on Tuesday heard plans on how to notify citizens about events and emergencies.

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Barrow to update its service plans

Leaders from Barrow County will soon go in-depth on updating how services are provided to residents after the last effort failed.

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Attorneys to take on storm water fees between airport, county

A solution to the Barrow County Airport Authority’s storm water fees dispute with the County government looks like it will be decided by the two entities respective attorneys.

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Schools, county see new and old faces in qualifying

As the second day of candidate qualifications closed, several incumbents and new challengers have made themselves known in Barrow.

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DA creates program for sexual assault victims

Barrow County District Attorney Brad Smith received the OK from commissioners last week to move forward with a plan to crack down on sexual assaults as well as offer support for victims.

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County, airport facing off over money

Barrow County is standing firm, and the Airport Authority is trying to decide its next course of action regarding disputed stormwater fees.

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Hendrix announces plans for re-election

With almost ten years of experience serving Barrow’s citizens, Commissioner Ben Hendrix has announced his intention to seek re-election this year.

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Courts ask for proof in county lawsuit

A former courts employee has been ordered to show cause why his complaint should not be dismissed without prejudice in a case filed against Barrow County over his termination.

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