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Auburn council approves lower rental rates for Perry Rainey Center

November 18, 2019

Barrow News-Journal

The Auburn City Council, during its Thursday, Nov. 7 voting session, approved lower rental rates at the Perry Rainey Center in an attempt to draw more people to use the venue.

Auburn council approves lower rental rates for Perry Rainey Center

November 14, 2019

Barrow News-Journal

The Auburn City Council, during its Thursday, Nov. 7 voting session, approved lower rental rates at the Perry Rainey Center in an attempt to draw more people to use the venue.

Qualifying for municipal elections continues; contested races in Winder, Statham so far

August 22, 2019

Barrow News-Journal

Qualifying for the November municipal elections in Barrow County runs through Friday in Winder, Auburn and Bethlehem and Thursday in Statham and Carl, and contested races have already formed in Winder and Statham.

Auburn City Council to vote on ordinance regulating mini-cell towers

August 22, 2019

Barrow News-Journal

Under the draft ordinance, the application fee for companies would be $100 to place a “small cell” on an existing pole, $250 for a replacement pole and $1,000 for a new pole.

Auburn council approves water study

August 8, 2019

Barrow News-Journal

The state environmental protection division requested the study because Auburn is building a new treatment plant. However, Auburn does not have raw water in its storage pond so it will use Winder’s water, which the state said is appropriate.

Qualifying dates for municipal elections approaching

July 25, 2019

MainStreet News

Qualifying for the municipal elections in Auburn, Bethlehem, Carl, Statham and Winder will be held the week of Aug. 19 through the Barrow County elections office. Election day is Nov. 5, and polls will be open from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Any necessary run-offs would be held Dec. 3.

Auburn council approves roof replacement for Hue Graphics

June 28, 2019

Barrow News-Journal

The new roof isn’t part of the city’s budget. The city’s downtown development authority, which collects the rent, will cover a portion of the cost, and the rest will be paid out of Special Purpose Local Option Sales Tax (SPLOST) proceeds.