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Movie might be filmed at Barrow airport if ok'd by authority members

The Barrow County Airport Authority will soon decide if they’ll let a movie be filmed at the airport.

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County officials plan for possible disasters

The likelihood of tornadoes and thunderstorms were among the topics of a meeting on dealing with disasters in Barrow County.

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BOC votes to spend nearly 200K to upgrade 911 system software

BOC votes to spend nearly 200K to upgrade 911 system software

The county’s 911 system will receive a software upgrade.

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Sheriff’s Officials Searching for Robbery Suspects

Sheriff’s Officials Searching for Robbery Suspects

Barrow County Sheriff’s Officials are investing an armed robbery that occurred at Kay Jewelers in Bethlehem at 10:26 a.m., according to a news release.

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Barrow BOC officially sets its rollback millage rate

Barrow BOC officially sets its rollback millage rate

Barrow County residents will soon get their tax bills with a rollback rate after county officials held the final vote approving a change in the millage rate this week.

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Barrow selects finalist for privatization bid

Barrow selects finalist for privatization bid

A Barrow County selection committee has selected a firm that will offer a bid for contracting out multiple departments.

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Barrow Airport Authority passes FY15 budget

The Barrow County Airport Authority approved Thursday a $288,000 general budget for the 2014-15 fiscal year, which begins today.

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Barrow BOC approves 5 percent employee raise in budget

Barrow BOC approves 5 percent employee raise in budget

Barrow County Commissioners approved a budget with a 5 percent raise for full-time employees.

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Barrow leaders eye current budget's effect on future

Barrow leaders eye current budget's effect on future

A new Barrow County budget will be approved Tuesday, but some county leaders are looking ahead to how it could impact the 2016 budget.

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Barrow BOC votes to roll back millage rate

Barrow BOC votes to roll back millage rate

Barrow County Commissioners voted Tuesday to rollback the property tax rate, while there still remains doubt on the amount of pay raises employees will receive and how that will be doled out.

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Numerous financial decisions ahead for Barrow commissioners

Numerous financial decisions ahead for Barrow commissioners

The upcoming financial forecast for Barrow County will involve county officials making decisions on the property tax rate, pay raises and privatization.

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Barrow BOC could approve employee raises

Barrow BOC could approve employee raises

Barrow officials could approve a cost of living raise for county employees in their new budget.

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BOC to look at making budget cuts in order to increase salaries

BOC to look at making budget cuts in order to increase salaries

Barrow County commissioners are asking the county manager to look at an additional $500,000 in cuts to the 2015 budget that could help fund employee raises.

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