Betsy Gilliland

Mentors provide support system

Pupils are not the only ones who feel anxious at the start of a new school year. Once the classroom door closes and new teachers are alone with... Read more

Grovetown Middle principal retiring

The Columbia County school system announced Friday that Grovetown Middle School Principal Carolyn Fries is retiring. Penny Jackson, who was named... Read more

Fewer enroll in, pass fall classes

For the past two years, fall online classes have drawn fewer Columbia County students than spring and summer classes, and the fall pass rates... Read more

Finding aid requires more effort

Even though some lenders have backed out of the student loan market in recent months, industry experts say a little persistence should help... Read more

Chamber membership issue keeps money from schools

A disagreement between the Columbia County school system and the Columbia County Chamber of Commerce is at a stalemate.

Superintendent... Read more

Local scores on SAT decline

Local results of the SAT slipped in 2008, according to figures released Tuesday.

Average composite scores on the nationally administered... Read more

Service award is tribute to Clark

An enduring legacy was established Tuesday in the name of Lakeside High School graduate Ryan Clark.

About 25 community members gathered at... Read more