Attorney Outlines Sunshine Law Rules

The Southern Standard, by Lisa Hobbs — How many elected officials does it take to break the Sunshine Law? Two. One to state their opinion and one who changes how they vote. Breaking the Sunshine Law could be that simple, or it could fall into a gray area that’s more difficult to see. During Tuesday…

Families in Crisis Has New Board in Place

The Southern Standard, by Duane Sherrill — A new board was put in place for Families in Crisis following a ballot battle Monday evening which saw 103 due paying members show up to vote. While most there stated the future of Families in Crisis was their main goal, there was an obvious polarization between supporters…

Officials Giddy after Centertown School Papers Signed

The Southern Standard, by Charles W. Johnson — The mood was positively festive Friday morning as County Executive Kenneth Rogers, school board chairperson Dr. Deborah Watlington, Director of Schools Dr. Jerry Hale and school system legal counsel Michael Galligan gathered at the County Administration Building to formally co-sign an agreement between the county and the…