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Shortchanging schools?

...appreciate as much of their school taxes as possible going to actual school operations. Remember that last year, school trustees approved a tax increase that added about $40 in taxes to every $100,000 in assessed property value.Could that...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2014-09-28/shortchanging-schools
Columbia County Alternative School could be moved to Evans next year

...approved 3-2 a middle school rezoning affecting 350 pupils at Columbia, Evans, Grovetown and Greenbrier Middle schools. Trustees Kristi Baker and Mike Sleeper opposed the decision.The rezoning, in advance of a larger Columbia Middle School...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/education/2012-11-27/columbia-county-alternati
Samuel Harley

...former member of Dunbarton Baptist Church where he was a Sunday school superintendent and deacon. He was a Dunbarton School Trustee. He was also a member of The Hill Baptist Church where he served as a deacon and was a member of the Youngblood Bible...

http://www.legacy.com/Link.asp?I=LS000162722567
Some Greenbrier gluers pay restitution

...into the door locks at Greenbrier High School have paid restitution, a Columbia County school board member said.School trustee Mike Sleeper said in a text message last week that three of the girls paid their share of the more than $5,000 it...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2012-06-18/some-greenbrier-gluers
Principal chosen by Columbia County school board

...therapist at a nursing home, defeated lawyer Carl Schluter in November to take over the District 2 seat held by longtime school trustee Mickie Blackburn. Sleeper ran unopposed for re-election.Baker thanked those who supported her during the campaign...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/education/2011-01-11/principal-chosen-columbia
Education | Metro
Three Alabama football stars won't be back

...PENN STATE: Joe Paterno's son, Scott, said it's becoming apparent that his father's ouster as head coach by school trustees "was not handled well."Scott Paterno's comments were in response to a trustees' statement that Paterno was immediately...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/college/2012-01-12/three-alabama-football-st
Cuts could boost taxes in Columbia County

...he said, and local schools are weighing their options. "I don't think anything is off the table yet," said school trustee Mike Sleeper. "We're not going to rule anything out as a possibility right now, but I'm hoping we won't raise...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2009/07/23/met_541818.shtml
Metro
Schools want aid to raise security

...supplement the grant with additional pay and intend to keep the officers beyond the three-year limit of the grant. School trustees in Richmond County already have budgeted for additional officers, Mr. Svehla said. He hopes the grant money can...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2009/03/08/met_513950.shtml
Metro | Columbia County Board of Education
Officials mull teacher cuts

...hiring freeze and might defer or delay many capital requests, according to Mr. Cross' memo. Commissioners and school trustees will hold more budget sessions before finalizing their respective budgets. Reach Donnie Fetter at (706) 868-1222...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2009/02/07/met_510601.shtml
Metro | Grovetown High School | Columbia County Commission
Across South Carolina

...Cobb Johnson, of Spartanburg, gave the money last month to honor his brother, George Dean Johnson Jr., a former school trustee and history buff. The money will pay the history chair's salary and start a research fund for the department of...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2007/09/27/met_145268.shtml
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