Day: April 27, 2011

School central office cuts need to be made before asking the county taxpayers for more money

The Chatham County Board of Education has canceled their meeting for Monday, May 2 with the Board of Commissioners. This was to be the meeting where the school superintendent would present his 2011-2012 budget request.

Legislative trading and sausage making

“If someone ties a love note to a nuclear bomb, do you take ‘em both?” That was State Senate Minority Leader Martin Nesbitt, a Democrat, complaining about the legislature’s Republican majority tying a controversial budget cut provision to a pop…