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School Funding Gets A $500,000 Boost - Brevard NC


Last updated 11/27/2018 at 2:15pm

The Transylvania County Board of Education received some good financial news last Monday evening when they amended the 2019 fiscal year budget to show an increase of nearly $500,000 in funding.

Norris Barger, director of business services and plant operations, reported that the budget has increased in 12 areas.

The largest increase came in fines and forfeitures of $98,855.

“That’s a settlement figure,” said Barger.

The General Assembly had been withholding fines and forfeitures from the public schools, but a court order called for them to release the funds.

Board Attorney Chad D...

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