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Commandments stay in court

...think that it will be terrorism that takes us down, it will be our lack of belief in God." What's Next: The Barrow County Commission has vowed to fight any legal action taken by the American Civil Liberties Union over a plaque of the Ten Commandments...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/09/14/met_387422.shtml
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Barrow fire chief suspended in theft

...stealing cable television service. The chief, 40-year-old Donald Towne, took over the job on June 21. Barrow County Commission Chairman Danny Yearwood suspended Towne without pay on Monday. Towne was arrested Thursday in Cairo, where...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2010-07-13/barrow-fire-chief-suspended-
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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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Leader of Barrow County's Ten Commandments fight dies

...a lifelong Barrow County resident, recently announced that he would not seek another term as chairman of the Barrow County commission. He was in his second term as chairman but had served on the commission previously. State senators learned...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/02/07/met_403709.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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Georgia courthouse keeps commandments

...it, citing resident complaints and court precedents against government displays with the biblical document. Barrow County Commission Chairman Eddie Elder said this week the Ten Commandments plaque is still hanging in the courthouse, and he has...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/08/23/met_385744.shtml
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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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Barrow County denies KKK request for Ten Commandments rally

...courthouse. He had invited members of the House of Prayer, a predominantly black church in Atlanta, to join him. Barrow County Commission Chairman Walter Elder planned to ask the commission Tuesday night to approve a moratorium on all special events...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/09/24/met_390692.shtml
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Across Georgia

...airport work WINDER - The Barrow County Commission has voted to condemn about...the regularly scheduled Barrow County Commission meeting Tuesday to protest...landing system, next year, Barrow County Commission Chairman Doug Garrison said...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2007/09/27/met_145267.shtml
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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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