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.
The Glynn County school board moved forward on two big construction projects at its meeting Tuesday night.
Like so many others this January, the Glynn County School System is entering 2017 with plans to look better by the end of the year.
Construction workers recently began work on one of the oldest buildings on Glynn Academy’s campus, initiating the process to modernize the bui…
- By TAYLOR COOPER The Brunswick News
The Glynn County Commission on Tuesday denied an agreement with the city of Brunswick that would have allowed it to use a larger portion of th…
- By TAYLOR COOPER and DEBORAH BAYLISS The Brunswick News
Glynn County voters first approved a 1 percent Special Local Option Sales Tax in 1985 to fund a single $11.5 million dollar jail project.
Early estimates on how much money will be generated for the Glynn County School System by ESPLOST 3 are off by millions of dollars, school boa…
Renovations, updates and construction of new additions to Glynn County’s two high schools are close to completion.
Big blueprint productions are in the works for the Glynn County School System.
The Glynn County Board of Education has made great gains during the two semesters of the 2015 calendar year, and its chair says the recent wav…
The recent ESPLOST 3 vote has passed but that has not stifled the controversy surrounding the continuation of the one-cent tax.
The Glynn County School System is following statewide education trends, increasing its graduation rates the past school year, according to a G…
Voters countywide will decide the fate of the 1 percent Special Purpose Local Option Sales Tax for education today and voters in the city will…
For months, officials with the Glynn County School System have been touting the benefits of a continuation of ESPLOST, calling out the fact th…
- By ANNA HALL and HANK ROWLAND The Brunswick News
The Glynn County Republican Party is against it, but the county’s Democratic Party, noting it fits its national and state platform on educatio…
Private school students and home-schooled students in Glynn County are not eligible for participation in athletics through the public school s…
Julie Martin knows of at least one person who will be stopping by the Glynn County Board of Elections Office early this week.
College of Coastal Georgia President Greg Aloia grew up surrounded by the arts.
Standing in the shade offered by the Student Center building, Julianna Speer explained to some dozen new College of Coastal Georgia students t…
The Glynn County Board of Education has approved a final projects list for an upcoming ESPLOST vote.
For nearly three decades, Ingrid Metz held was a classroom teacher.
Two members of the Glynn County Board of Education say a replacement for one of the older schools in the community must be included on any fut…
The superintendent of the Glynn County School System agrees with those who think a new 1 percent sales tax for education should go toward the …
A new Burroughs-Molette Elementary School or a community art center?
- By GORDON JACKSON The Brunswick News
ST. MARYS — Camden County High School Fine Arts Director Dean Slusser realizes the school’s auditorium is not the ideal venue for many school …
The Glynn County school superintendent will present information about renovations and construction projects at Glynn Academy during a public f…
Work on the new baseball field at Brunswick High School is taking longer than expected, Glynn County School Board members were told Tuesday du…
- By MARY STARR
The Brunswick News
By MARY STARR The Brunswick News
School bus drivers told the Glynn County Board of Education on Tuesday that they can’t afford cutbacks proposed by Gov. Nathan Deal.
- By MARY STARR The Brunswick News
Construction crews will be busy during the next 12 months working on improvements to both Glynn County public high schools.
KINGSLAND -- Michelle Davis spent her first 15 years as an elementary school music teacher before her position was eliminated because of budge…
KINGSLAND -- Pens and pencils will not get as much use as in the past when Camden County schools open for the new academic year on Aug. 5.
Board of education District 2
The Glynn County School System is on its way to completing its obligations at the former Perry Building property on Stonewall Street in Brunswick.
Construction could begin as early as January for a replacement for Risley Middle School, Al Boudreau, school district facilities director, sai…
A plan to close Risley Middle School as a neighborhood school and use the building to house a district-wide magnet program has some black reti…
Glynn County School System administrators are planning to take a closer look at helping students get a head start on education.
It's been talked about, debated, tuned, tweaked, tossed around, blasted and re-worked for the better part of two years, and now, with five wee…
Both have experience serving on the school board and while District 5 candidates tout separate political affiliations, the bottom line is that…
It could be moved to a 14-acre site on Lanier Boulevard, next to Glynn Iron and Metal. It may be located in the middle of Howard Coffin Park.
The Glynn County Board of Education asked for opinions on its plan for a sales tax hike, and residents of the Golden Isles responded in force.
About 40 people turned out Tuesday to hear the Glynn County school system's pitch for a penny sales tax increase.
The Glynn Middle School building is beyond repair.
- By DAVID ROYER
County commissioners Thursday night delayed approving a set of initiatives for 2005 while they waited on additional suggestions from some comm…
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