Columbia County school officials plan rollback of property taxes

...plan to roll back property taxes next month, but the impact on individual tax bills is expected to be small.Schools Superintendent Sandra Carraway said school board members agreed last week while at their retreat in Savannah to set the school...

Georgia schools superintendent mulls run for governor

ATLANTA - State Schools Superintendent John Barge said Tuesday he's considering a campaign to...been an advocate for teachers but, of course, as state schools superintendent that is part of the job description," Callahan said...

2 more candidates enter race for SC schools superintendent

COLUMBIA - Two women are joining the crowded race to be South Carolina's next schools superintendent: a deputy state superintendent and a campaign donor calling herself a "close friend" of Gov. Nikki Haley.Charmeka Childs...

Georgia voters will go back to the polls to determine state schools superintendent

ATLANTA - Six Demo crats and nine Republicans vying to become state schools superintendent are locked in tight primary contests Tuesday, with both races likely headed for a runoff.In the Democratic primary, Valarie...

Aiken County schools superintendent will retire July 31

The Aiken County Public Schools superintendent announced she will retire July 31.The district school board accepted Dr. Elizabeth Everitt's request Tuesday to retire due...

Longtime Richmond County educator Dr. Missoura Ashe offered SC schools superintendent position

A Richmond County assistant school superintendent has been offered a South Carolina superintendent's job.

Fort Gordon growth makes sales-tax package critical for Columbia County schools, superintendent says

With considerable job growth at Fort Gordon expected to result in 700 new students in Columbia County, voter-approval of a $140 million sales-tax package is essential.

Columbia County voters approve renewal of education sales tax

...in 2017. The final total was 3,253 votes for the sales tax and 1,096 votes against it.Columbia County Schools Superintendent Sandra Carraway said she was relieved at Tuesday's outcome."It's huge relief," she said. "If the ESPLOST...

Across Georgia

...district attorney.Ex-school chief still sick, attorneys sayATLANTA - Lawyers for the former Atlanta Public Schools superintendent accused in a standardized test cheating scandal say she is still too sick to stand trial.Beverly Hall has Stage...

Columbia County school rezoning vote tonight

...felt for most next school year when an estimated 900 children will be shifted to schools across the county.Schools Superintendent Sandra Carraway said the plan is designed to make the best use of the county's current resources while preparing...