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 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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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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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 …

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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.

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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.

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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…

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

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

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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.

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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…

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

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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.

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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…

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

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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 …

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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 …

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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.

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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…

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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 …

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…