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Georgia publisher Otis Brumby dies

MARIETTA, Ga. -- Otis Brumby Jr., a longtime force in Georgia newspaper journalism, is dead at 72.
Leaders to discuss reform bill

...approved education reform bill as part of Law Day at the University of Georgia on Friday. Mr. Barnes will be joined by Otis Brumby, chairman of the state Board of Education, and Stephen Portch, chancellor of the University System of Georgia's...
Bible class must pass scrutiny each saw what they liked in his seven-page opinion letter written in response to questions posed in August by Otis Brumby, chairman of the State Board of Education. Mr. Baker wrote, "It is my official opinion that courses that include...
Bible class approval challenged

...chairman is a little nervous about the whole thing. "There are some constitutional issues there," said Board Chairman Otis Brumby of Marietta, who plans to ask State Attorney General Thurbert Baker for a legal opinion on the matter. Mr. Brumby...
Board delays vote on Bible

...glad we live in a country with a First Amendment ... that allows us to pursue our beliefs," said board Chairman Otis Brumby. "We have to be faithful to the Constitution of the United States. "We have a duty ... to get the best legal advice...
School board, Schrenko clash

...during the three-hour meeting, she told reporters afterward the board was trying to make her look bad. But Chairman Otis Brumby of Marietta says the board is just looking to ease the burden of teachers. "What I'm saying to you is that if you...
State board struggles for consistency

...inconsistent decisions, the board this week vowed to change. "We get an F on setting policy for this state," said Chairman Otis Brumby, in an hourlong speech to the board. "We don't need to be micro-managing the department, but where that between...
Ban Bible history in Ga.?

...state-sanctioned list of classroom elective courses. She knows not what she does. That's why Georgians must urge Board Chairman Otis Brumby and a Board majority to keep History of the Old Testament I and History of the Old Testament II on the list of more...
Barnes selects new education board

...friend and business associate, had been rumored for weeks to be the governor's choice for the top job. "I have known Otis Brumby for many years as a friend, a fellow businessman and a member of my church," Mr. Barnes said. "He is the type...
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Two Augustans on candidates list

...Barnes for his consideration since his election in November. That list does not include Marietta Daily Journal publisher Otis Brumby Jr., who is rumored to be Mr. Barnes' choice for chairman of the board. Mr. Brumby and Mr. Barnes are longtime...