Back to School Information

Learn what you need to know to survive the Back to School season.

First Days:

Columbia County: Aug. 6

McDuffie County: Aug. 8

Richmond County: Aug. 11

Aiken County: Aug. 18

More Information:

Getting ready for school

Academy Sports + Outdoors gave 30 kids from the Boys & Girls Club of the CSRA a $100 Academy gift card for back-to-school gear.
By Michael Holahan

Back to school photos

One of the area's largest student bodies headed back to the classroom Wednesday morning as school began in Columbia County.

Goats going at detention pond

Nine goats got to work Wednesday eating overgrown vegetation at an Augusta detention pond in a government pilot project intended to cut costs and help reduce mosquito breeding areas.
By Susan McCord
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