School board budget battle comes to a quick, quiet end

Excerpt from my story in today’s Floyd Press: The long, sometimes bitter, fight over the fiscal year 2011-12 school board budget came to a quick, quiet end Wednesday night when the Floyd County Board of Supervisors took just five minutes to accept the system’s latest numbers and approve a spending plan for the coming year. […]

Arbogast’s decision to retire

Floyd County School Superintendent Terry Arbogast’s  decision to retire comes amid an escalating controversy over his handling of requests for information from the Board of Supervisors. Arbogast planned to retire this year but then appeared willing to accept the school board’s offer of a new, two-year contract. But the Superintendent tells me he decided in […]