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 Board of Education voted at its meeting Tuesday to keep the property tax millage rate the same for the next year.

New technological advances are on their way to more than a dozen high school classrooms in Glynn County, thanks to the blessing by the school …

The Glynn County Board of Education is under new leadership. As is customary during its first meeting of the new year, the board voted to elec…

The Glynn County Commission, meeting in a called session Tuesday, agreed to move forward to create a new list of projects to be funded through…

Glynn County gave the school system a vote of confidence Tuesday, passing a referendum that will give the public school system five more years…

Without saying a word, one member of the Glynn County Board of Education made a clear statement to her fellow board members regarding an upcom…

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 …

A member of the Glynn County Board of Education is curious as to what members in her district think about the current state of education in th…

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…

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

Republican leaders in the General Assembly previewed changes to a bill aiming to raise $1 billion to maintain Georgia’s roads and bridges, hop…

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…

KINGSLAND — The prospect of a spaceport, a barge port in St. Marys and as many as 600 new jobs at Naval Submarine Base Kings Bay underscores t…

The Glynn County School System is moving forward and making some minor changes to renovations set for Glynn Academy over the next several years.

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

The new Brunswick High School going up on Altama Avenue is a sight to behold and students will be gracing its spacious hallways in less than t…

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…

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

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

Background: The Glynn County School System and the city of Brunswick entered into a land swap deal in 2007 that gave the board of education sp…

When Anita Timmons moved to Brunswick almost 30 years ago, she read a newspaper editorial that cited a need for a performing arts and exhibiti…

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 …

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…

A much talked about skateboard park in north Glynn County will get a boost from unspent sales tax money and move closer to reality on a larger scale.

Sales tax revenue for education is down by millions of dollars, but that doesn't change the Glynn County school system's plans to repair old s…

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

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…

With advance voting ending today and Election Day four days away, Glynn County Board of Education members are making their final appeals for r…

Sitting side-by-side, four of the seven candidates vying for city commission introduced themselves and fielded questions from Kiwanis Club mem…

Early voting began Monday for three city commission posts and on the question of whether the community should continue the sales tax for publi…

Glynn County School Board members say they're not concerned that the public vote on the proposed extension of the Special Purpose Local Option…

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.

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…

Public education officials hope voters across the Golden Isles will agree to continue to tax themselves extra for the benefit of children.

Assistant Superintendent of Student Achievement Mike Kemp isn't afraid to say what he expects when Glynn County's public schools take the stat…

The Glynn County School System reinforced its stance on several construction projects during Tuesday's School Facilities Committee meeting.

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…

A school construction project that started out at an estimated $17.5 million has swollen by more than $3 million.

Sales tax collections may not be where the Glynn County Board of Education had hoped they would be by now, but school officials are still opti…

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

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

With two months of classes remaining in the school year, students on spring break this past week may now being thinking ahead to an even longe…

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

It may not have been an A-plus year, but Glynn County Board of Education members are giving the school system some very good marks for 2007.

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

Sometime after the sun sets today, the Glynn County Board of Education will know how bright its future might be.

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

Brunswick real estate agent Jim Jones isn't against providing excellent academic opportunities for children.

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…

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

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.

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

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 chairman of the Glynn County Republican Party wasn't happy about it, but the board of elections chose to move forward with a March 20 spec…

The chair of the Glynn County Republican Party says he plans to be present when the elections board votes to call for a sales tax referendum Friday.

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

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 …

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 …

The Glynn County Board of Education approved a land swap deal with the city of Brunswick on a site for a new middle school but deferred action…

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.

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

New Glynn County Board of Education members will face several important financial issues when they take office in January.

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

Glynn County's incoming school board will have a healthy plate of leftovers to digest in 2007, much of which will be controversial in nature.

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 …

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…

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…

Glynn County Board of Education members are continuing to add to a list of construction projects to be funded by a possible sales tax increase…

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…

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

After months of revisions, the Glynn County Board of Education failed again to take action on a proposed project list for a 1 percent sales ta…

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

The Glynn County Board of Education plans to spend $1 million to buy land for a new middle school, but doesn't yet know if it has enough money…