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Oversight group needs it

Now that the Aiken County Board of Education has had its way on the increase in the sales tax, it needs to address the issue of the promised Oversight Committee to make sure...

New tax is unnecessary

I have attended two meetings of the Aiken County Board of Education's presentation on the 1 percent sales tax. I find it hard to believe that the school board does not have a line item for maintenance...

Share your opinion with leaders on controversial Project Jackson

After expressing our views to our elected officials, all we can hope for is that they do the right thing, at the right time and for the right reasons.

Best & Brightest finalist: Stephen "Joey" Baldwin, North Augusta High School

...drawing, videography and ultimate FrisbeeNOMINATOR'S NOTE: "Peers and adults alike recognize Joey's leadership skills. Joey is ... dependable and is inclusive, rather in exclusive of others." ? Ray Fleming, Aiken County Board of Education

Council gives tentative OK to Project Jackson

...vote as scheduled on the Project Jackson resolution already approved by North Augusta City Council and the Aiken County Board of Education.The ordinance, however, got first reading approval Tuesday, when it was included as an item on the council's...

Marcia Nelson

...and the Alpha Delta Pi Sorority. She received a 500 hour certificate for tutoring adult readers with the Aiken County Board of Education. She was a loving and caring wife and mother. Survivors include her husband of 56 years, George A. Nelson...

Don't burden us with more taxes

The Aiken County Board of Education is again trying to slip another 4.6-mill tax increase through the back door, right under our noses.In 2010 there was a special...

The week ahead

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Leader kept goal to bring about change

...imposing stare from behind his thick, square-rimmed glasses has become a signature look for John Bradley at Aiken County Board of Education meetings. More often than not, as chairman of the board, Dr. Bradley keeps his cool, playing moderator...

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