Wednesday, Oct. 26, 2016

Richmond County names Trulock Teacher of the Year

Anna Trulock, a first-grade teacher at Lake Forest Hills Elementary, was named the Richmond County School System's "Teacher of the Year" during a banquet Wednesday evening.
By Doug Stutsman

Tuesday, Oct. 25, 2016

School board candidates state positions during Tuesday night forum

With two weeks until the Nov. 8 election, Pride and Progress of Augusta-Richmond County invited each school board candidate to speak Tuesday at its monthly meeting.
By Doug Stutsman

Dean of the College of Allied Health Sciences at AU stresses teamwork

The dean of the College of Allied Health Sciences at Augusta University gave his annual State of the College address Tuesday with AU President Brooks Keel, Provost Gretchen Caughman and College of ...
By Tom Corwin

UGA faces $100,000 fine for hazardous waste violations

The University of Georgia closed its hazardous waste treatment facility on Will Hunter Road and faces a fine of nearly $100,000 after the federal Environmental Protection Agency cited the ...
By Lee Shearer

Monday, Oct. 24, 2016

AU literacy center kicks off tutoring program linked to tennis

As Katarra Rogers entered Court 17 at Newman Tennis Center, Dr. Chip Darracott closed his hand and gently tapped fists with the 10-year-old.
By Doug Stutsman

AU professor doing research on Gulf War health disparities

An Augusta University professor is being funded to do research on the health disparities of female veterans involved in the first Gulf War compared to their male counterparts.

Sunday, Oct. 23, 2016

Aiken Technical College opens S.T.E.A.M. room

The Aiken Technical College Library has opened a S.T.E.A.M. Room, a makerspace that focuses on science, technology, engineering, art and math.

Mixed results in Aiken County students test scores

Aiken County students turned in mixed results on three key state tests, but administrators cited progress in several areas and expect to see more.
By James Folker

Saturday, Oct. 22, 2016

Augusta teacher a finalist for prestigious honor

Dana Jackson – who now teaches at the Intermediate Literacy and Math Center – was named one of five state finalists for the Presidential Awards for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching
By Doug Stutsman

Friday, Oct. 21, 2016

Academy of Richmond County honors this year’s hall of fame inductees

On Thursday evening, 11 notable alumni were enshrined in the 2016 ARC Hall of Fame during a ceremony at First Baptist Church. 
By Doug Stutsman

Thursday, Oct. 20, 2016

ARC alums get guided tour before Thursday’s Hall of Fame banquet

On Wednesday, around 30 alumni were welcomed back for an inaugural tour of the high school. The event was held in connection to today's Hall of Fame banquet at First Baptist Church.
By Doug Stutsman

Pillowcase Project teaches kids emergency essentials

On Wednesday morning, members of the American Red Cross joined forces with Gloverville Elementary to educate children on the importance of disaster preparedness.
By Doug Stutsman

Tuesday, Oct. 18, 2016

A.R. Johnson pupil student advisor for Deal

In early September, State School Superintendent Richard Woods named 108 Georgia students to serve on his 2016-2017 Student Advisory Council.
By Doug Stutsman

Monday, Oct. 17, 2016

School leaders work to get sales tax renewed

The 1 percent education local option sales tax has been responsible for enabling construction, expansion and renovation projects at 40 Richmond County schools since 2012.
By Doug Stutsman

Chamber holds forum on Opportunity School District

Georgia state Sen. Jesse Stone and attorney Carolyn Wood were keynote speakers at the Augusta Metro Chamber of Commerce event, and each gave different viewpoints on the controversial idea.
By Doug Stutsman

Sunday, Oct. 16, 2016

Paine student wins chemistry scholarship

Ever since she first took chemistry at A.R. Johnson Health Science and Engineering Magnet High School, Valerie Hollimon has been fascinated with the science. Now it is paying off for her.
By Tom Corwin

Friday, Oct. 14, 2016

Georgia Cancer Center director resigns

Augusta University on Friday announced that Dr. Samir N. Khleif has resigned as the director of the Georgia Cancer Center.

Tuesday, Oct. 11, 2016

New Richmond County award honors top school bus drivers

At the beginning of this school year, transportation officials created a "bus driver of the month" award to convey appreciation to employees.
By Doug Stutsman
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