2 students expelled for separate incidents

Three students were punished -- one after being criminally charged, one for intending to sell drugs and one for taking a pellet gun to school -- according to Richmond County tribunal findings made public Thursday.

A Westside High School student identified as R.B. was charged with two felony gun possession counts and one felony count of burglary of a non-residence. The student was suspended pending final disposition of the criminal matter, according to a Nov. 4 tribunal finding.

A Butler High School student had 16 bags of marijuana inside a sock in his book bag on Oct. 20. He was expelled for one school year and assigned to the Tubman Education Center Alternative Program for one school year, according to a Nov. 1 tribunal finding.

A Hornsby K-8 School pupil pointed pellet gun, which looked like a real handgun, into the back of another pupil at a bus stop on Oct. 19. He was expelled for one school year with the option to attend the alternative program in lieu of long-term suspension.



Savannah River Site resumes normal activity

A suspicious item was discovered Wednesday afternoon at the Savannah River National Laboratory which prompted emergency responseactivities.

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