ESPLOST, Education Special Purpose Local Option Sales Tax, is an optional 1% sales tax levied by Georgia counties that is used solely for local education projects.

This is a collection of the stories following ESPLOST in Glynn County.

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The Glynn County Board of Education took one more necessary step toward asking voters in November to continue a sales tax to help it complete …

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The Glynn County Commission is thinking of asking the community to give it another 1 percent sales tax for the county, the city, the Joint Wat…

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Glynn County commissioners are thinking about asking voters to approve another SPLOST even though the county has millions of dollars in unspen…

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Members of the Glynn County Board of Education will be asked Tuesday to follow in the footsteps of the city and pass a resolution opposing a n…

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Standing at the bottom of a staircase, Brunswick High School seniors Briana Henderson, Christina Stambaugh and Brandon Northcutt chatted eager…

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Glynn County's two high school principals told the Glynn County Board of Education they are working together to ensure scores on the SAT colle…

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A former Glynn County public school teacher and a former Glynn County school board member will challenge incumbent Ray Snow in the District 1 …

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A former Glynn County public school teacher and a former Glynn County school board member will challenge incumbent Ray Snow in the District 1 …

  • By SHANESSA FAKOUR The Brunswick News
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Voters in Georgia's coastal counties will be asked to raise their sales taxes by 1 percent if enough local elected officials decide the money …

  • By ERIKA CAPEK The Brunswick News
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After all the finishing touches are done at the new Jane Macon Middle School and Glynn Middle School, the Glynn County School System will have…

  • By ERIKA CAPEK The Brunswick News
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The Glynn County Board of Education will begin spending the one percent sales tax voters approved Tuesday even before it starts to collect it.

  • By NEVIN BATIWALLA The Brunswick News
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While voters overwhelmingly chose to extend a 1 percent local sales tax for education Tuesday, it's going to take a run-off election to determ…

  • By ERIKA CAPEK The Brunswick News
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With advance voting ending today and Election Day four days away, Glynn County Board of Education members are making their final appeals for r…

  • By NEVIN BATIWALLA The Brunswick News
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Sitting side-by-side, four of the seven candidates vying for city commission introduced themselves and fielded questions from Kiwanis Club mem…

  • By ERIKA CAPEK The Brunswick News
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Early voting began Monday for three city commission posts and on the question of whether the community should continue the sales tax for publi…

  • By ANDREW SMITH The Brunswick News
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The Glynn County Board of Education is expected to vote today to ask voters to renew a special local option sales tax for education in November.

  • By ANDREW SMITH The Brunswick News
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The halls are cramped and dimly lit. The ceilings are low and the roof wasn't built to last. Students are taking classes behind the gym in por…

  • By ANDREW SMITH The Brunswick News
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Public education officials hope voters across the Golden Isles will agree to continue to tax themselves extra for the benefit of children.

  • By ANDREW SMITH The Brunswick News
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The Glynn County School System is feeling the effects of a slow economy and is in a position now where it may be forced to hold off on startin…

  • By ANDREW SMITH The Brunswick News
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A school construction project that started out at an estimated $17.5 million has swollen by more than $3 million.

  • By JESS DAVIS
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Voters overwhelmingly said they want to move the county jail away from downtown and would have wanted to leave the now-demolished casino pool …

  • By CAROLINA MURILLO
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Glynn County Board of Education members say they are concerned by their discovery that construction of the Golden Isles Career Academy is not …

  • By CAROLINA MURILLO
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The Glynn County board of education and county commission are sailing through what are troubled economic waters in other communities.

  • By JOSH MESSER
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The Glynn County Board of Education agreed Tuesday night to boost its contribution for the proposed charter technical school by $2 million.

  • By LAUREN McCALLISTER
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Brunswick resident Roy Langford feels he has an obligation to speak up on civic issues, whether he is for them or against them.

  • By LAUREN McCALLISTER
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Two Brunswick NAACP members, including one who sits on the Glynn County Board of Education, say the leader of the organization was out of line…

  • By LAUREN McCALLISTER
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Handling the oversight of one school construction project is one thing. Handling the possibility of three large-scale projects simultaneously …

  • By LAUREN McCALLISTER
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Some argued for a 1 percent sales tax for the school system and some argued against it at a Republican forum Monday on St. Simons Island.

  • By HANK ROWLAND
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The chair of the Glynn County Republican Party says he will bow to the wishes of the school board, albeit grudgingly.

  • By LAUREN McCALLISTER
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Glynn County Board of Education members have yet to hear if the U.S. Justice Department will approve a March 20 special election on a school s…

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The Golden Isles Career Academy - the name recently given to a proposed charter technical school - is scheduled to open for the fall 2008 semester.

  • By LAUREN McCALLISTER
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Waiting until the 11th hour to request a public vote on a sales tax may prevent the Glynn County Board of Education from sending the proposal …

  • By LAUREN McCALLISTER
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The Glynn County Board of Education decided in short order Tuesday to move forward to send a $100 million sales tax referendum to voters in a …

  • By LAUREN McCALLISTER
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New Glynn County Board of Education members sworn into office this morning will have little time to adjust to their new lives in public office.

  • By LAUREN McCALLISTER
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For months - nay, years - the Glynn County Board of Education has tossed around the idea of asking voters for an education special purpose loc…

  • By PURETERRAH WITCHER
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In Marcia Wendel's classroom there are two electrical outlets - not nearly enough to power her many student-friendly instructional gadgets.

  • By PURETERRAH WITCHER
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The Glynn County Board of Education may have won a victory in its zeal to firm up a site for a proposed new Glynn Middle school, but it's one …

  • By LAUREN McCALLISTER
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The Glynn County Board of Education may have found a new home for Glynn Middle School, but it will have to convince voters to pass a 1 percent…

  • By LAUREN McCALLISTER
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The Glynn County Board of Education could find itself with a tax proposal and no place to spend $21 million of it if the Brunswick City Commis…

  • By LAUREN McCALLISTER
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For at least five months, the Glynn County Board of Education has been hinging its plans for a tax increase on a land swap with the city, to p…

  • By PURETERRAH WITCHER
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Four years ago, Rebecca Cooper traveled 1,000 miles to Jamaica to find and recruit minority teachers for Glynn County's public schools.

  • By LAUREN McCALLISTER
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The window of opportunity to adopt an Educational Special Purpose Local Option Sales Tax by September may be quickly closing if the Glynn Coun…