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Justice gets a face-lift

...touches on a clock tower restoration project at the Barrow County Courthouse, one of several Georgia historic courthouses...modern offices to better use historic spaces. The Barrow County Courthouse was built in 1920 and designed by architect J...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/02/06/met_331760.shtml
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Commandments stay in court

...Civil Liberties Union's Friday deadline to remove a plaque containing the Ten Commandments from a hall in the Barrow County Courthouse. Commission Chairman Eddie Elder said a threatened lawsuit does not deter the county's conviction to keep...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/09/14/met_387422.shtml
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Pastors fight old issue

...charging that a Ten Commandments display in the Barrow County Courthouse infringes on residents' rights to be free from...Ten Commandments issues - made a stop at the Barrow County Courthouse, after inviting the Rev. Hice to speak at its...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/10/14/met_397094.shtml
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Car dealer buys Commandments display for $7,600

...Commandments display. By that point, bidding for the controversial hanging that once graced the breezeway of the Barrow County Courthouse had reached $6,400. He decided to make a move. Less than an hour later, Mr. Akins was the proud owner...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/09/24/rel_6607.shtml
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County receives defense support

...defense against a Sept. 17 ACLU lawsuit, which asserts that a Ten Commandments plaque in a breezeway in the Barrow County Courthouse violates the principle of church-state separation. Judge Moore was suspended on ethics charges for refusing...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/01/31/met_402913.shtml
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Across Georgia

...splinter group has postponed his Saturday rally in support of keeping a copy of the Ten Commandments hanging in the Barrow County courthouse. Joseph J. Harper, of Cordele, the self-described imperial wizard of the American White Knights of the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/09/20/met_389415.shtml
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Across Georgia

...new measure in Georgia was prompted after public postings of the Ten Commandments sparked controversy at the Barrow County Courthouse. A federal judge ordered its removal after the American Civil Liberties Union filed a lawsuit. - Edited from...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2007/09/26/met_145167.shtml
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Commandments display draws suit from ACLU

...Commandments in light of much vocal support for the display. On Thursday, hundreds of people rallied on the Barrow County Courthouse grounds in support keeping the display. The commission has been under fire from the ACLU since June, after...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/09/16/met_387976.shtml
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Religion News in Brief

...church and state, materials from various religions are on display near a disputed Ten Commandments plaque at the Barrow County courthouse. The additions include Hindu stories, Buddhist teachings, excerpts from Islam's Quran and writings that...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/01/10/rel_400584.shtml
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Severe storms hit again Friday

...homes and chicken houses were damaged. The high winds and rain sent more than 100 people to a shelter in the Barrow County Courthouse annex in Winder. Ronald Hewatt of the Barrow County Emergency Management Agency said he saw no evidence of tornadoes...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/05/08/met_227694.shtml
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