Monday, May 17, 2010

GNB Update

Here's what's happening for Monday at GNB...

A shocking announcement from the state capital. WXIA in Atlanta reports that current school supertindent Kathy Cox has resigned as state school supertindent. The announcement came in a prepared statement Monday. Cox is giving up the top job in Georgia's school system to join the U.S. Education Delivery Institute. Her last day of work in the Peach State is June 30.

Bidding farewell to an old school. reports that five former students came to Jones County for one final visit to Mattie Wells Elementary School Sunday. The students last day there is June 4.

A noble request made in Albany. The Albany Herald reports that Flint RiverQuarium director Scott Loehr brought a proposal before the Dougherty County Commission asking for reduced funds Monday. He asked for 20 percent less funding the last fiscal year. That move could save the county $50,000.

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