Father's Day shopping to pick up over weekend

...cards also came in as popular purchases for Father's Day.At Gentry Mens Shop in Surrey Center in Augusta, owner Bruce Jackson said Saturday will likely be his busiest day as shoppers dash in to make final Father's Day selections."My customers...

Leigh Ann Jackson - Paul Thomas Broome

...Paul's Episcopal Church in Augusta, Ga. The Reverend William Dolen officiated. The bride is the daughter of Mr. Bruce Jackson of Augusta, Ga., and Ms. Judy Luden of Charleston, S.C. She is the granddaughter of Ms. Joyce Ross and the...

Gentry owner followed father's footsteps

Bruce Jackson decided on his dream job early in life.The Augusta native grew up watching his father, Ver non Jackson, run the gentlemen's...

Bible class must pass scrutiny

...I think he's saying, as a state school board, we need to stay out of this," Mr. Brumby said. Board member Bruce Jackson, a tax attorney, agrees. "If we got a clear-cut legal opinion saying we could offer it, I would have no problem...

Scores show struggling pupil groups

...said they were surprised. "This is very informative, but it is also shocking in many ways," said board member Bruce Jackson of Atlanta, who called numbers among black pupils, special education students and boys particularly troubling. More...

State board struggles for consistency

...stuck to them. "I don't think this board has ever had a strategic plan," he said. "That is needed." Member Bruce Jackson told the board he felt the Department of Education staff wasn't sharing relevant information, hindering the group's...

Battle for reform continues

...instructions. "We're looking for indications of where we have made errors interpreting the law," said board member Bruce Jackson of Atlanta. "Input should be more factual than emotional. While emotional arguments are important, they're not...

Schools could lose state funding

...said state Rep. Jeff Williams, R-Snellville, who is working with some of the potential plaintiffs. Board member Bruce Jackson, a tax attorney, said such lawsuits have little chance of succeeding since courts recognize government boards have...

Education board approves public school programs only

...time believing some day-care center in some converted house has better teachers than our schools." Board member Bruce Jackson also was concerned about the quality of the private programs. "I guarantee you some of them are taking our money...

Area briefs: Sales of tobacco to children decline

...include former Georgia PTA President Catherine Henson, Albany business consultant Peggy Nielson, attorneys Harry Bruce Jackson of Atlanta and David Smith of Calhoun, and former Atlanta City Councilwoman Gloria Bromell-Tinubu. J.T. Williams...

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