Archive | November, 2012

Education Committee presents report on its research

By Bill Short The Oakland Educational Exploratory Committee has presented a report on its research into ways that the town can lead in improving education for its children. In a decree issued on July 5, Mayor Scott Ferguson established the committee and charged it with: (1) determining whether Oakland can legally create its own school […]

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Morris, Goodman, Chambless and Rector elected aldermen

Mayoral Scott Ferguson – 1,612 John Evans – 960 Robert Redditt – 898   Aldermen 1) Billy Ray Morris – 1,452 2) Chris Goodman – 1,080 3) Karl Chambless – 898 4) Kelly Rector – 897 Gloria McFerren – 854 Shawn Morgan – 834 Dennis Moody – 777 John Troncone – 739 Bart Regan – […]

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Educational Exploratory Committee researching ways to improve schools

By Bill Short Oakland Mayor Scott Ferguson has appointed an Educational Exploratory Committee to research ways to ensure that the town leads in improving education for its children. In a decree issued earlier this year, Ferguson noted that Oakland spends more than $1 million annually on public schools in Fayette County. He said the leadership […]

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