Category Archives: Education

All posts related to K-12 and Community College education and related issues

Republican In Name Only- RINO

Were the people of America, with one voice, to ask, What shall we do to perpetuate our liberties and secure our happiness? The answer would be, ‘govern well, and you will have nothing to fear either from internal disaffection or … Continue reading

Posted in Budget, Education, Lee County Politics, NC Politics | 1 Comment

Beaufort County Still Haunted by Dr. Jeff Moss

Dr. Jeff Moss continues to haunt the Beaufort County taxpayers.  His gargantuan building plan led to incredible amounts of debt, voted over the objection of conservative county commissioners back in 2004 and 2005.  This has led to a glut of facility … Continue reading

Posted in Budget, Capital Improvements, Education, Lee County Politics, Media and Reporting | 4 Comments

Juxtaposing God, Religion, and the State

We’ve heard a lot of noise lately about God & religion in public settings.  There are ACLU challenges being levied against public prayer by our state legislature, and in the Forsyth and Rowan County Boards of Commissioners.  We even have internal cessation of prayer … Continue reading

Posted in Education, Election 2012, Lee County Politics, NC Politics | 7 Comments

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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In Search of Reliable News

“Advertisements contain the only truths to be relied on in a newspaper.”    Thomas Jefferson, in a letter to Nathaniel Macon, January 12, 1819 For the third time in less than a month I discovered news relevant to Sanford, NC from … 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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