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Bill would bar some ex-cons from office

...A state senator hopes to bar ex-convicts from serving on school boards, following the controversy over Edgefield County school board hopeful Nathaniel Jackson, who served three years in federal prison in the 1980s.Jackson, who was released...
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Embattled Edgefield County schools superintendent evaluated behind closed doors

EDGEFIELD, S.C. - A large crowd gathered outside, while inside, behind closed doors, the Edgefield County school board met with its embattled superintendent.
Edgefield County school board fires superintendent

Embattled Superintendent Mary Rice Crenshaw was fired by a divided school board at a heated meeting Tuesday night.
Edgefield County school board picks interim superintendent

JOHNSTON, S.C. ? In a special called meeting Monday evening, the Edgefield County school board voted to hire veteran educator Walter L. Tobin as the district's interim superintendent.Following an hour-long interview...
Clarifies reason for election protest

The article by staff writer Gregory Patterson stated that my mother, Edgefield County School Board candidate Gayle Virgo, protested the poll results after she discovered that she had lost by 214 votes and 214 people voted in...
Group asks for leader's firing

EDGEFIELD, S.C. --- A citizens group is urging the Edgefield County school board to fire Superintendent Mary Rice-Crenshaw, blaming her for bad budget management, intimidation of teachers and a conflict of...
Edgefield board still needs Chitty

...upcoming budget years will be tough for the school board. Scott needs your support for re-election to the Edgefield County School Board to continue the support of Merriwether Schools. Sherolyn Bishop Merriwether, S.C.
Board chooses new top educator

JOHNSTON, S.C. - The Edgefield County school board voted 4-3 on Tuesday to offer its superintendent's job to a Clarendon County educator, a decision that provoked angry reaction...
Case shows school discord

...In the end, Strom Thurmond High School Principal Greg Thompson made a simple request last month to the Edgefield County school board. "I am asking for closure," he said. "It's been a rough year." Moments later, the school board denied...
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...Columbia County Commission: 11 a.m., Evans Government Complex Auditorium, Ronald Reagan Drive, Evans - Edgefield County School board: 6:30 p.m., school district board room, 3 Par Drive WEDNESDAY - Augusta-Richmond County Land Bank...
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