Monthly Archives: May 2011

If it’s Friday…..

it’s Talking Points with the Founding Fathers… WRAL Headline: Posted: 4:48 p.m. today http://www.wral.com/ Only 2,500 jobs added in NC in last year… Say what? The Republicans have only had control for a few months.  So that leaves me to … Continue reading

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Now What?

   Now that the LCSS and the LCBOE have settled on their 2011-12 school year budget proposal, the real work begins: determining whether and how we can pay for it all.    Roughly ten weeks ago the voters, taxpayers, and … Continue reading

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Shape Up or Ship Out!

In researching public school performance historical records this week, I ran across some data I thought the taxpayers of Lee County and our Board of Education might like to know. According to the Department of Public Instruction’s published data, tracking back … Continue reading

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Lee County School Official Salaries and Supplements

The following is compiled from Lee County School financial reports. Yearly Compensation for Lee County Superintendent and Staff 2010 – 2011 Name          Salary              Supplement      Other Benefits     Total         % Increase Moss             $122,412.00       $40,000.00          $32,000.00          $194,412.00           21% Atkinson       $ 99,192.00       $10,000.00           $  4,800.00          $113,992.00            0% Bryan II       $ 94,320.00       $10,000.00           $  4,800.00          $109,120.00            0% Howington   $  … Continue reading

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Emergency! What Emergency?

     On Thursday morning, LCSS Jefe, Dr. Moss, announced or rather scheduled an ’emergency’ meeting of the LCBOE.  This ’emergency’ meeting was required in order to announce his planned, ’emergency’ Reduction in Force (RIF) proposal for the LCSS staff.      Well, what … Continue reading

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Hickory Dickory Dock, the Moss Ran Up the Clock…

Well, this morning the clock struck one, and Moss came down, hickory dickory dock.  Nursery rhymes, that’s what we have here.  And Moss’ clock is running right on schedule. County Manager John Crumpton sent an advanced letter to the School … Continue reading

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Salary and Benefit Info- Lee County Principals and Assistants

The following is compiled from Lee County School financial reports. Yearly Compensation for Lee County Principals & Assistants 2010 – 2011 Name                                          Salary              Supplement       Total Moore, Gary                               $88,776.00        $5,000.00             $93,776.00 Ephriam, Clara                          $87,096.00        $5,000.00             $92,096.00 Henry, Carolyn                           $85,320.00       $5,000.00            $90,320.00 Batten, Gregory                          $64,596.00       $16,884.00           $81,480.00 Almond, … Continue reading

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