Posted in Media Politics

Don’t you just hate it when those *annoying taxpayers* get in the way?

  Your county board of education usually draws the least amount of scrutiny from the drive-by media.  Therefore, they have the greatest opportunity to delve into the greatest amount of taxpayer-funded mischief.   School boards are meant to be the people’s last line of defense…

Posted in Education Media Moore County Politics The Pilot

Oh, look. A contract extension.

  I was examining the agenda for Monday night’s Moore County Board of Education meeting (3PM work session, 5pm closed session, 6 PM open session)  when I came across something rather curious.  The board will be voting on a contract extension for the superintendent —…

Posted in campaign 2016 Media Moore County Politics

Another document dump on Moore County Schools prayer kerfluffle

We previously posted HERE and HERE about what looked like an attempt to harass school employees about their religious beliefs and practices. Now, we’re learning more, courtesy of superintendent Bob Grimesey: […] Attached find the complete set of documents that was provided to each secondary…

Posted in campaign 2016 Media Moore County Politics

Moore schools boss: Christian questionnaire NOT MEANT to go public

The superintendent of Moore County Public Schools has spoken up in response to reports from Lady Liberty and THIS site about an apparent Christian-hunt within the school system.  (Here are the documents that sparked the controversy.) Here’s Dr. Bob Grimesey responding to a query from a…

Posted in Media NC legislature NCGOP Politics

A coup d’educrat. Contract buyout. Recall election. (Meet The Moore County Board of Education.)

Politics are normally not all that exciting here in staid, conservative Moore County.  We’re a yellow-dog Republican county.  Cocktail parties and rounds of golf tend to trump passionate political debate. All that changed with this week’s move by a faction on the county school board…