Columbia County

Resigning from Columbia County

Resigning from Columbia County

Columbia County’s mission is a simple one. “To provide efficient and cost-effective service in a professional manner,” according to the government’s comprehensive policy manual. For years, Columbia County has received nothing but praise for its leadership and efficient service. Columbia County Board of Commissioners frequently brags it represents a world-class community that has the highest […]

Why did Barry Smith suddenly resign?

Why did Barry Smith suddenly resign?

Anyone who has ever had any interactions with Barry Smith, Columbia County’s former director of Community and Leisure Services, knows one thing is for certain: he is an extremely loyal employee. He’s not the type of guy to rock the boat. He keeps his head down and works extremely hard. Smith doesn’t like confrontation. He […]

Barry Smith resigns from Columbia County

Barry Smith resigns from Columbia County

After more than a decade on the job, Barry Smith, Columbia County’s director of Community and Leisure Services, submitted a resignation letter this week that is one sentence long. “Effective July 27, 2015, I hereby submit my resignation as Director of Community & Leisure Services with Columbia County, GA to pursue other professional opportunities,” the […]