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Hunting leaves residents uneasy

...horses that graze nearby. She is petitioning the Barrow County Commission to ban shooting in the residentially zoned areas...or firing guns in residential subdivisions. Barrow County Commission Chairman Doug Garrison said he's not sure which...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2007/10/30/met_149782.shtml
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Protests follow land grab for north Georgia airport

WINDER, Ga. - The Barrow County Commission voted to condemn about 16 acres of land in order to install a radio wave-aided landing system at the North Georgia Regional Airport...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2007/09/28/met_145388.shtml
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Ga. fire chief charged with cable TV theft

...Our investigation is continuing, but whether there's other charges or not, we'll just have to see."Barrow County Commission Chairman Danny Yearwood did not return phone calls Friday. It is not sure whether the arrest affects Towne's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2010-07-10/ga-fire-chief-charged-
Crime & courts
Bill for commandments suit goes to taxpayers

...negotiating with the ACLU to make a settlement." The money will come from the county government's fund reserve, Barrow County Commission Chairman Doug Garrison has said. "It's wrong. We've had no say in it," resident Darrell Sellers said...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/08/11/met_444745.shtml
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Idea for regional jail gets mixed reactions

...concerns about how the coordinated efforts would impact their own counties. "It's not easy to do that," Barrow County Commission Chairman Doug Garrison said of the regional jail. "We're already doing a regional concept with our water...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/01/03/met_438865.shtml
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Residents want changes in animal control rules

...subdivision neighbors to keep a pit bill on nothing but a chain. She and another neighbor, Amy McDaniel, asked the Barrow County Commission in March to refine the county's animal control ordinances so owners would be required to keep some large and...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/04/06/met_411217.shtml
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Groups attend support rally for Ten Commandments

...in the downtown Winder building. A Sept. 17 lawsuit filed by the American Civil Liberties Union against the Barrow County Commission called its courthouse display of the Ten Commandments unconstitutional. The lawsuit stirred J.J. Harper...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/09/27/met_391690.shtml
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Board will fight for Ten Commandments

WINDER, Ga. - The Barrow County Commission voted unanimously to accept legal help in a possible fight with the American Civil Liberties Union after more than 200 supporters...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/07/03/met_380175.shtml
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Chairman gives public report about dealings

WINDER, Ga. - Barrow County Commission Chairman Eddie Elder has publicly distributed an investigative report about whether he improperly approved development plats without...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/12/17/met_364501.shtml
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Justice gets a face-lift

...building had fallen into disrepair. Sections of wood were deteriorating, and both the tower and roof leaked, said Barrow County Commission Chairman Eddie Elder. "We've done patch repair work through the years, but this is something that should...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/02/06/met_331760.shtml
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