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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 […]

More questions about the Savannah trip

More questions about the Savannah trip

If you’ve read the cover story this week — “Picking up the Tab” by Metro Spirit reporter Stacey Eidson on page 14 and that ran Sunday, June 14, on the metrospirit.com website — you’re probably baffled by the fact that the Columbia County Board of Commissioners and department directors recently spent more than $3,500 of taxpayers’ […]