The Wake County school board is asking county commissioners for $1.98 billion to fund school construction through 2023. School board members also say commissioners need to fully fund the district’s request for a $35.7 million increase in its operating budget.
The town plans to hire another assistant manager this year, someone who will take on take on the duties the current assistant manager and town manager have had to pick up since Rodney Dickerson was appointed town manager.
More than 150 current and former United States military personnel, including a dozen World War II veterans, received gifts and were honored during the third annual Garner Veteran Memorial Salute to the Troops last week.
On May 18, Concerned Citizens for Successful Schools issued a news release saying the Johnston County schools had agreed to release public records the citizens’ group had sought for more than a year. In response to the news release, the schools issued a statement that says much about Johnston school leaders, not much of it good.
With their red, white and blue uniforms and Captain America logo, the Garner Nationals have been superheroes on the American Legion Baseball scene over the past trio of campaigns — and don’t intend to let up any time soon.
The Wilkes County Schools Board of Education is joining Johnston County Schools in a pair of lawsuits against the State Retirement System, after it, too, was given a bill to help pay for the pension of its newly-retired school superintendent, which also exceeded a recently created state cap.