Benjamin Price

School's incentives slash rate of truancy

ATHENS, Ga. --- Every month, Hilsman Middle School students get a reward just for coming to school every day.

Some months it's a T-shirt,... Read more

Slain official was student favorite

Senior Veronica Bolds knows Saturday will be an emotional day for the Clarke Central High School community.

A member of the Gladiators'... Read more

Scientist sees gray water risk

ATHENS, Ga. --- Whether it's labeled gray, purple or black, reused water isn't safe for outdoor watering without some form of treatment, said a... Read more

Girls face higher hurdles

ATHENS - Christy Whitley was 15 when she dropped out of Clarke Central High School.

She found she couldn't get a job that didn't require... Read more

Bulldogs' kicker is victim of burglary

ATHENS, Ga. - A few hours after he kicked the game-winning field goal in Georgia's 20-17 win over Vanderbilt on Saturday, Georgia placekicker... Read more

Soldier killed after son's birth

ATHENS, Ga. - A Watkinsville soldier died in Iraq this weekend just hours after his son was born.

Spc. Joshua H. Reeves, 26, was killed... Read more

SAT inaccuracies have some seeking answers

JEFFERSON, Ga. - Jefferson High School tops most lists for best schools in the state, but when its SAT average slipped last year, administrators... Read more