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State's Attorney for Carroll County Dead in Apparent Suicide

1-MessageJerry Francis Barnes, State's Attorney for Carroll County was rushed to Carroll Hospital Center earlier today where he was pronounced dead from a self-inflicted gunshot wound. Barnes was a lifelong resident of Carroll County and has served as a criminal prosecutor for a total of 38 years, including the past 20 as Carroll County’s State’s Attorney. Barnes failed his re-election bid for another term.


Inside Carroll: Is the Honeymoon Over Already?

With recent revelations by Governor-elect Hogan of a $300 million deficit in the current state budget, and another $600 million looming in the 2016 budget, money is suddenly much tighter than budget makers and politicians would have expected just a few short weeks ago. 

Inside Carroll: Land Use Designation under Discussion despite Owner’s Wishes

During the Planning and Zoning Commission (P&Z) meeting on Tuesday (time 3:31:50), there was a discussion on whether to allow the Warfield property north of Mt. Airy area to retain the low density land use designation it  currently has.

Conflict of interest complaint filed against working unionized teacher now Carroll County Commissioner-elect

A constituent of Carroll County Commissioner District 3 has filed an ethics complaint with the Carroll County Ethics Commission requesting their review of the inherent conflict between the employment of Commissioner-Elect Dennis Frazier and his responsibilities as County Commissioner. Frazier is a full time teacher and union member in the Carroll County public school system.