Greg Gelpi

Augusta Tech plans to offset budget cut

Augusta Technical College and other members of the Technical College System of Georgia are preparing for the possible axing of another 3 percent... Read more

Chancellor: Budget cuts push schools to limit

The University System of Georgia is getting closer to the breaking point at an increasing rate of speed, Chancellor Erroll B. Davis Jr. said... Read more

Board votes against raising tax

A Thursday vote by the Richmond County school board spared taxpayers, but it might cost some district employees their jobs.

Rolling the... Read more

Increasing school tax is on table

Richmond County school board members could vote to raise taxes when they hold a special called meeting today.

Superintendent Dana Bedden... Read more

Laney's graduation rate surges in 2009

Richmond County Superintendent Dana Bedden called it one of the most embarrassing statistics -- 31 percent.

The 31 percent graduation rate... Read more

2,113 pupils flunk CRCT 2nd time

At least 1,780 Richmond County students are at risk of not being promoted after failing the CRCT a second time.

Last year more than 1,500... Read more

More schools make adequate yearly progress

The number of local schools making adequate yearly progress increased this year, including one that made it for the first time since the federal... Read more

Augusta Commission keeps millage the same

Despite an overall slip in Richmond County property values, city commissioners voted Monday not to turn to taxpayers to offset the decline in tax... Read more