Augusta University group visits state Capitol

Showing off a new name, about 100 Augusta University students and administrators pitched booths in statehouse corridors Thursday and buttonholed lawmakers.
By Walter C. Jones

Open-source textbooks pushed as way to cut college costs

STORRS, Conn. - The standard textbook for Fundamentals of General Chemistry I at the University of Connecticut has a list price of $303. For students who use the version professor Edward Neth is ...
By Michael Melia

Richmond County schools to reopen Friday

The Richmond County School System will reopen tomorrow at regularly scheduled times.
By Doug Stutsman

Wednesday, Feb. 10, 2016

Augusta University to hold classes Thursday

Danielle Harris, spokeswoman for Augusta University, confirmed that the university will have classes tomorrow.

Richmond County public schools to be closed again Thursday

Richmond County public schools will be closed again on Thursday.
By Doug Stutsman

Tuesday, Feb. 9, 2016

Forum discusses possibility of library reopening on Sundays

More than two dozen people attended a public forum at library headquarters at 823 Telfair Street and applauded the idea of reopening it on Sundays.
By Doug Stutsman

Monday, Feb. 8, 2016

Schools release tribunals report

According to summaries of the hearings held Feb. 1, students were disciplined for acts ranging from drug use to fighting and weapon possession.
By Bianca Cain Johnson

Sunday, Feb. 7, 2016

Head Start volunteer wins area, state honors

Firefighter Anthony Moody was named Head Start Par­ent of the Year in the CSRA in 2015 and was described as “being an instrumental part of daily activities at Silas X. Floyd.”
By Doug Stutsman

Saturday, Feb. 6, 2016

Lockdowns part of school life

ATLANTA -- School lockdowns, and preparing for a possible intruder, have become a fact of life for many metro Atlanta schools.

Friday, Feb. 5, 2016

DOE schedules local financial aid awareness sessions

As part of a national initiative to increase financial aid awareness, the U.S. Department of Education's Office of Federal Student Aid (FSA) is collaborating with local organizations to host ...

T.W. Josey invites speakers for Black History Month

Each week this month, a prominent African-American from the Au­gusta community will lead an assembly at the school. The Rev. Charles Goodman, of Tabernacle Baptist Church, was the guest ...
By Doug Stutsman

Wednesday, Feb. 3, 2016

Board votes to allow magnet students to go to home schools for arts, athletics

ATLANTA - Students who attend magnet high schools or who advance to college could return to their assigned school for athletic and artistic contests, the Georgia High School Association Board of ...
By Walter C. Jones

Monday, Feb. 1, 2016

7th grader wins Aiken County spelling bee

Tylus Duane Madison, a seventh-grader from Langley-Bath-Clearwater Middle School, won the Aiken County Scripps National Spelling Bee with "patrician."

Charter school makes changes in hopes of approval

The Columbia County School for the Arts announced it will be submitting its petition to the State Charter Schools Commission this spring under a new name: SAIL (School for Arts-Infused Learning).
By Steve Crawford

Immigrants can't sue regents over tuition, Georgia justices rule

ATLANTA - Georgia's highest court on Monday ruled against a group of young people who were brought to the U.S. illegally as children and wanted access to in-state tuition at the state's colleges ...
By Kate Brumback

Friday, Jan. 29, 2016

Bill would allow guns on campus

A renewed effort to allow guns to be carried on college campuses has surfaced at the Georgia General Assembly.
By Jim Thompson

Thursday, Jan. 28, 2016

School system to repay more than $2.2 million to Honeywell

The Richmond County school board agreed Thursday to pay back more than $2.2 million in sales tax overpayment by an aircraft maintenance business.
By Doug Stutsman

GED passing score lowered

The company that runs the Georgia's high-school equivalency testing program - the GED - has lowered the minimum score needed to pass the test.
By Lee Shearer

Wednesday, Jan. 27, 2016

Students disciplined in tribunal hearings

Five W.S. Hornsby K-8 School students were disciplined after being involved in an attempted stabbing of another student in December.
By Bianca Cain Johnson

Tuesday, Jan. 26, 2016

Historic group laments loss of school

Historic Augusta said the school board's treatment of the Old Davidson School on Telfair Street is "demolition by neglect."
By Travis Highfield
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