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School officials excited by Fort Gordon's growth

...to take advantage of the impact this growth will have on our schools and our community." Roxanne Whitaker, the vice chairwoman of the Co lumbia County school board, also thought the growth presented an opportunity to be embraced. "Whenever...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/education/back-school/2015-07-20/school-offici
Columbia County school board votes down petition to start up proposed Columbia County School for the Arts

...students," Carraway said before recommending the petition be denied.The board voted 4-0 to deny the petition, with Vice Chairwoman Roxanne Whitaker absent.Board Chairwoman Regina Buccafusco said she could appreciate the group's effort and that...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/education/2015-06-23/columbia-county-school-bo
Columbia County school officials plan rollback of property taxes

...a good start."We wanted to roll our millage rate back because we were able to do it this year," school board Vice-Chairwoman Roxanne Whitaker said. "The community has been more than accepting to the fact that we had to move it up a couple...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/education/2015-06-18/columbia-county-school-of
Fort Gordon growth makes sales-tax package critical for Columbia County schools, superintendent says

...grow as it has in the last five to 10 years, we would have very few options," Carraway added.Roxanne Whitaker, vice chairwoman of the Columbia County Board of Education, represents the district that includes Harlem Middle, and Grovetown and...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/education/2015-02-20/fort-gordon-growth-makes-
Augusta delegation selects bipartisan leadership

...Augusta Democrat, has held the post for several sessions. Rep. Barbara Sims, an Augusta Republican was elected vice chairwoman, and Sen. Harold Jones, a freshman Democrat from Augusta, won the post of secretary.The delegation made a slight...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-01-27/augusta-delegation-selec
Harlem nixes idea of closing town's police department

...concerned about closing the Harlem-run department."We live in this town for several reasons," county school board Vice Chairwoman and Harlem resident Roxanne Whitaker said. "But this is the safest place you can live in Columbia County and in...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-01-09/harlem-nixes-idea-closing-tow
Don Grantham elected chairman of State Transportation Board

...transportation board's vice chairman. He replaces outgoing chairman Jay Shaw.Emily Dunn, of Blue Ridge, was elected vice chairwoman, and Robert Brown, of Decatur, was voted secretary.The 14 members of the State Transportation Board serve one-year...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2014-08-22/don-grantham-elected-cha
Board votes to make Pringle interview public, approves new millage

...questions will be randomly drawn.The board will then finish the interview in executive session after the meeting.Vice Chairwoman Helen Minchew made the suggestion that the interview be open to the public, in order to encourage the public to involve...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/education/2014-08-12/board-votes-make-pringle-
Web survey reveals wanted traits for new superintendent

...others want the individual to have more like a CEO. But everyone wants someone that can push us forward."Board Vice Chairwoman Helen Minchew said that she was glad to see so many community members participate in the survey and that it would...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/education/2014-06-05/web-survey-reveals-wanted
Richmond County school board upset about low AP scores

...Placement exam scores during their Friday retreat as officials grappled over how to improve flagging test results.Vice Chairwoman Helen Minchew opened discussion on the matter, saying the low AP exam scores "needed to be addressed" before next...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/education/2014-05-02/richmond-county-school-bo