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Georgia finds fewer erased answers on school tests

State monitors helped reduce the number of wrong answers that were erased and replaced on standardized tests in Georgia school districts after reports of possible cheating sparked public concern

02/10/11 - 12:42am

Coca-Cola 4Q earnings more than triple

PORTLAND, Ore. - Coca-Cola Co.'s fourth-quarter net income more than tripled on the acquisition of a bottler and stronger sales of its drinks worldwide.

02/09/11 - 11:16pm

Weightlifting equipment stolen from Salvation Army

Two apparently fit individuals stole dumbbell weights and circle weights for a bench press bar from the Salvation Army sometime early Wednesday morning.

02/09/11 - 10:15pm

Aiken Performing Arts presents jazz night

AIKEN -- Aiken Performing Arts Group will offer a night of jazz by Jeremy Davis and the Equinox Jazz Orchestra at 8 p.m. Thursday and Friday at the URS Center for the Performing Arts in Aiken, according to a news release.

02/09/11 - 8:31pm

Davidson student wins international award

Logan Collier, a senior at Davidson Fine Arts Magnet School, won the Digital Promise Award from the International Student Media Festival, the Richmond County School System announced today.

02/09/11 - 8:19pm

UGA study puts value on Ga.'s private forests at $37 billion

ATLANTA -- The annual environmental value of Georgia's private forest land is $37.6 billion, according to a study by the University of Georgia released Wednesday at a Capitol press conference.

02/09/11 - 6:49pm

Don Grantham gets state DOT board post

ATLANTA – Former Augusta City Commissioner Don Grantham was elected to the state Transportation Board today

02/09/11 - 6:46pm

Ga. House tables English-only driver tests

ATLANTA — The Georgia House today put the brakes on a bill that would require Georgia driver's license exams for permanent residents to be given only in English.

02/09/11 - 5:20pm

Bond set in Aiken cyclist death

A $50,000 bond was set this afternoon for Daniel Johnson, 41, who was arrested Tuesday and charged with reckless homicide in an October crash that killed a bicyclist.

02/10/11 - 11:35am

Former Warren school board members sue

Two Warren County citizens have filed a lawsuit in support of school board members who were removed from office last year by then-Gov. Sonny Perdue. The plaintiffs, Emily Massey and Willie Foster Moss have filed a lawsuit against members of the Warren County Board of Education, Warren County School Superintendent Carole Jean Carey and the Warren County Elections Superintendent Janice Thigpen.

 

 

02/09/11 - 7:09pm
 
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