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Friday, June 5, 2015

Paine professor works to impact future of young black girls

While working at a majority black, low-income elementary school during her undergraduate studies at Morris Brown College, LaShawnda Lindsay-Dennis saw students struggle with academics with no ...
By Tracey McManus

Wednesday, May 27, 2015

Old Davidson school sale delayed

A New York investor who planned to purchase the old Davidson building on Telfair Street earlier this month has delayed the sale's closing for a second time.
By Tracey McManus

Saturday, May 23, 2015

Girl's rare syndrome a challenge for Evans family

Despite all of the life changes she's made up to this point, Rhoda Ross-Williams considers none of them as sacrifices. They have all been strategic steps she has taken to manage her daughter ...
By Tracey McManus

Thursday, May 21, 2015

Guidance sought on SC pipeline

Lawmakers requested guidance from the state attorney general to determine if it would be unconstitutional if a for-profit company seized private land from residents through eminent domain in order ...
By Tracey McManus

Wednesday, May 20, 2015

Officer's gun charge advances to grand jury

Justin Craven, 26, was charged in April with felony discharging a firearm into a vehicle in the killing of Ernest Satterwhite, 68, after a grand jury decided to not indict him on voluntary ...
By Tracey McManus

Tuesday, May 19, 2015

Georgia denies pipeline plan

A controversial tri-state oil pipeline planned to cut through 210 miles of Georgia was blocked in the first step of the state's approval process on Tuesday.
By Tracey McManus

Monday, May 18, 2015

Longtime school administrator retiring

Richmond County Assis­tant Superintendent for Ele­men­tary Education Cheryl Jones is retiring June 1 after more than three decades as a local teacher and administrator.
By Tracey McManus

Thursday, May 14, 2015

Spay, neuter exemptions discussed

The subcommittee working to revise Richmond County's 35-year-old animal ordinances came closer on Thursday to narrowing down a list of potential groups that would be exempt from spay and neuter ...
By Tracey McManus

Drop in for fun, leave with an adopted pet

Augusta Animal Services is hosting its third annual Family Fun Day on Saturday to help educate the public about pet care and to move dogs and cats out of the high-kill shelter and into loving ...
By Tracey McManus

Wednesday, May 13, 2015

Decision near on pipeline

Georgia Department of Transportation Commissioner Russell McMurry is expected to issue a decision by Tuesday on a controversial, tri-state petroleum pipeline, proposed to run through 210 miles in ...
By Tracey McManus

Tuesday, May 12, 2015

5K race to spread message of nonviolence Sunday

Community activists are encouraging teens to take a pledge against the use and glorification of guns and to participate in a 5K aimed at spreading a message of non violence.
By Tracey McManus

Saturday, May 9, 2015

School officials bemoan lack of college tracking

With no comprehensive tracking system in place to follow students from high school to college, school districts across Georgia, and most across the nation, have no way to measure how successful ...
By Tracey McManus

Family of police-shooting victim say video shows truth

State officials have denied all requests to release police car video of Ernest Satterwhite's shooting last year. His son says releasing the video would be a way to hold public officials ...
By Tracey McManus

Thursday, May 7, 2015

Pipeline hearing draws crowd

The hearing at Augusta Technical College's Burke County campus, attended by about 400, was the last chance for public comment before the May 19 deadline for DOT to respond to Kinder Morgan's ...
By Tracey McManus

Tuesday, May 5, 2015

Georgia hearing on petroleum pipeline nears

The final public hearing before the Georgia Department of Transportation is expected to make a decision on an application for a certificate of public convenience and necessity is scheduled in ...
By Tracey McManus

Saturday, May 2, 2015

Atlanta Gas Light delays church demolition plans

Atlanta Gas Light is delaying plans to demolish the historic Trinity CME Church after a group of community members voiced doubts about the methods the natural gas wholesaler used to condemn the ...
By Tracey McManus

Wednesday, April 29, 2015

Paine College drops 35 students for nonpayment

Paine College is dropping 35 students as a result of nonpayment of tuition, a “tough decision” being made to reduce the college’s debt and help remove Paine from a probation sanction with its ...
By Tracey McManus

Twiggs Circle homes show promise, but doubt remains

With the unveiling of two newly built homes on Wednesday, city leaders and redevelopment partners unveiled Phase I of Twiggs Circle, one of several revitalization projects set in the dilapidated ...
By Tracey McManus

Monday, April 27, 2015

Animal ordinance panel votes to ban tethering

The subcommittee voted to include a ban on outdoor tethering and a ban on dogs riding freely in the beds of pickups on roads with speed limits higher than 35 mph.
By Tracey McManus

Friday, April 24, 2015

Paine trustees extend interim president's contract

The Paine College board of trustees voted to extend interim President Samuel Sullivan's contract until June 2016 at its spring meeting last week, and voted to establish a search committee for a ...
By Tracey McManus
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