Columbia County Board of Education | The Augusta Chronicle

...from Augusta. For more information, visit the Board of Education's Web site, www.ccboe.net Columbia County school board members voted unanimously Tuesday to deny a charter school petition to the group behind the proposed Columbia County...

Ben Harbin will leave Legislature to become lobbyist

...Augusta Tech to Grovetown, among other things. "I helped lead the charge that created the countywide chair for the school board and the county commission," he said. "We took it to the voters, and they agreed with us."Harbin said although...

Columbia County school board votes down petition to start up proposed Columbia County School for the Arts

Columbia County school board members voted unanimously Tuesday to deny a charter school petition...petition had all the information needed to make a recommendation to the school board."There really is nothing that's not included in the petition...

Child put in trash can; Ga. teacher fired

...special education teacher accused of putting a student with autism in a trash can. Local media report the Cobb County School Board on Thursday voted to terminate 45-year-old Mary Katherine Pursley's contract for the 2015-16 school year. Pursley...

Aiken County School Board of Education names 4 finalists in it superintendent search

AIKEN -- The Aiken County Board of Education named four finalists Tuesday in the search for a new superintendent to follow retiring Dr. Elizabeth Everitt.

Government debt to become more transparent

...state and local governments have amassed as new, national accounting standards take effect.Finance officials with school boards, city councils and county commissions across Georgia are getting documents from the state listing their share of...

Columbia County school officials plan rollback of property taxes

...Superintendent Sandra Carraway said school board members agreed last week while...house valued at $100,000. The school board will officially set the mill rate...were able to do it this year," school board Vice-Chairwoman Roxanne Whitaker...

Indicted SC school chief voted pay boost

...has been given a satisfactory job evaluation by the school board. The Post and Courier of Charleston reported that the...000 contributed to an annuity. Only five of the nine school board members were at the session and only three voted on...

New Hephzibah charter school closely tied to city

...educational purposes. To me, it would be inappropriate to do that."Phil Hartley, an attorney for the Georgia School Boards Association, said while GSIC could resemble a city school system in spirit, the technical manner in which it was...

Columbia County school board passes budget for 2015-2016 school year

The Columbia County school board unanimously approved a $199...hated to cut in the first place," school board Chairwoman Regina Buccafusco said...property taxes, but she expects the school board will approve a lower rate that...