Category Archives: Budget

Obama’s Job on America Act

Tonight, President Barack Obama (PBO) insulted the country– you and me.  He insulted us by lying to us all.  No, not a simple poetic license to stretch the truth a bit, which has been his normal modus operandi.   Instead, he lied … Continue reading

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Lee County School System’s Challenge for FY 2011-12 Fiscal Responsibility

  It’s gotten quiet around Lee County these past few weeks. The furor over the budget crisis has passed, or has it? Dr. Moss and the Board of Education snookered the County Commissioners into spending increases, or did they? Actually, neither. In … Continue reading

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Your Turn: Chairman of BOE Answered Questions

REMINDER: Any comments NOT pertaining to Mr. Williams responses  or any that are personal will be deleted.  PH     This patriot would like to sincerely thank Mr. Shawn Williams for taking time to answer questions from our readers.  Readers:  … Continue reading

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Lee County Schools RIF Notices

Earlier this month there were 43 notices sent out to Lee County School employees announcing their potential termination pursuant to a reduction in force (RIF).  Here is some analysis related to those notices: Affected Schools- BT Bullock Elementary (8 staff); … Continue reading

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Dissolution of the Lee County Economic Development Corporation

One of the most discussed items emanating from Monday night’s BOC meeting was the apparent move to transfer and transition the Lee County Economic Development Corporation (LCEDC).  The three BOC conservatives– Shook, Parks, and Womack –joined with Commissioner Reives in voting to … Continue reading

Posted in Budget, Capital Improvements, Economic Development, Jobs & Workforce Development, Lee County Politics | 9 Comments

Report from the “Peanut Gallery”

Kudos to Herald Reporter Billy Ball for enduring a deadline-busting BOC meeting Monday night, then managing to beat the Founding Fathers to press in reporting at least some of the results from the marathon meeting. As Billy has already reported … Continue reading

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In all fairness…

THIS POST HAS BEEN CLOSED FOR COMMENTING. ANSWERS: …Shawn Williams, Lee County Board of Education chairman, has been openly willing to post on our blog.   Although this Founding Father generally does not agree with him, his opinion does deserve … Continue reading

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