When Eric Parker moved from California back to his hometown of Augusta, Ga., five years ago, he decided to take a year off from his architecture business to meditate on his future. What did he do with his newfound free time? He road his bike. Over the course of a year, he lost 20 pounds and gained an idea.
Lexington County School District 1 administrators presented a proposal for funding the district’s 2015–2016 general fund operating budget Wednesday at a special workshop for the district’s board of trustees. In the workshop, administrators recommended a $228,984,170 general fund operating budget, which is approximately a 3.9 percent increase over the district's current operating budget for 2014–2015.