PANDEMIC PAYDAY

$1,000 COVID bonuses in Nottoway

5-0 VOTE, BUT SCHOOL REP. WANTS ‘FEAR’ AMONG STAFF

All 318 employees of Nottoway County Public Schools -- both full-time and part-time -- will receive $1,000 bonuses for what Division Supt. Dr. Tameshia Grimes describes as extraordinary service without complaints during the COVID-19 pandemic.

The School Board’s 5-0 approval of Dr. Grimes’ ‘stimulus’ came Thursday night -- but only after District Three rep Clive Pettis called for swift disciplinary action against teachers who, according to Pettis, recently have demonstrated poor judgement, and insensitivity toward parental concerns. Pettis further alleged an

Pettis further alleged an appearance of indifference by the Superintendent herself.

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