South Carolina education board OKs timeline for new standards

...for new math and reading standards next school year after a review of current standards, which are Common Core.Board Chairman Barry Bolen contends that means the process must begin with Common Core. A resolution stating that eventually failed...

NCAA board hands five biggest conferences more power

...provide degrees of autonomy for the five high-resource conferences," said Wake Forest President Nathan Hatch, the board chairman and a key architectof the plan. "This is not complete autonomy. We're still part of Division I, but I think...

Feds sue Savannah hospital

...disagreement over responses to board members' questions involving the health care system's financial situation.Then-board chairman Bill Daniel subsequently said that growing frustrations among Memorial Health physicians revealed day-to-day management...

Former South Carolina State trustee wants racketeering conviction, other charges dropped

...evidence. Pinson faces up to 20 years in prison when he's sentenced later this year. Authorities say the former board chairman skimmed federal money going to a low-income housing project in Columbia and a diaper factory in Marion County...

United Way of the CSRA invites new agencies to become partners

...objectives."United Way continuously looks for programs that are making a measurable impact on CSRA residents," said board Chairman Zack Daffin. "United Way donors expect their dollars to be invested in the strongest programs in the community...

Federal nuclear facilities safety board calls for safety changes at Savannah River Site

...changes to the nuclear plant's safety programs.The safety concerns, according to Defense Nuclear Facilities Safety Board Chairman Peter Winokur, include backlogs of corrective maintenance, equipment issues, errors in engineering and nuclear...

Voters oust school board chairman

...S.C. - The second of two Edgefield County School Board incumbents was ousted Tuesday as Leslie Culpepper beat board Chairman Joe Bunch in a runoff election. Mr. Culpepper defeated Mr. Bunch, a 14-year incumbent from board Area 7, with...

Obama signs law to allow Savannah port deepening

...state's most important infrastructure project in terms of future economic development," state ports authority board Chairman Robert Jepson said. "Because Gov. Nathan Deal and the General Assembly had the foresight to set aside $266 million...

State's beachfront restaurant needs manager

...attended the Jekyll Island Authority board's meeting last week and apologized for having to cancel the agreement. Board Chairman Richard Royal and Vice Chairman Bob Krueger both expressed their displeasure, reminding Aloia the authority had closed...

Georgia Bank & Trust has new president, board chairman

Ron Thigpen will be Georgia Bank & Trust's new president as CEO Dan Blanton has more duties with American Bankers Association.