Saturday, Sept. 20, 2014

Military academies offer information to prospective students

John Barrow's Augusta Academy Day was designed to bring all of the service academies together "so that everybody who's interested in anything can find out about everything," the Augusta ...
By Lisa Kaylor

Many black colleges struggling

Although Paine has struggled with its own failures over the past several years, HBCUs across the nation are dealing with some of the same troubles that are threatening their missions and existence.
By Tracey McManus

Friday, Sept. 19, 2014

Pupil evaluated for possible tuberculosis exposure

The Georgia Department of Public Health informed school officials to isolate the fourth-grader and send him home until he could be further evaluated, said Columbia County Superintendent Sandra ...
By Valerie Rowell

Where you live

Alex Santos, 5, walks by a mural at North Augusta Elementary School as he and other kindergartners march in the Teddy bear parade. The children spent the past week learning about bears and ...
By Michael Holahan

TB case reported at Martinez Elementary

A Martinez Elementary School pupil was pulled out of school Thursday after it was discovered he was possibly exposed to tuberculosis.
By Valerie Rowell

Thursday, Sept. 18, 2014

UGA expects enrollment record

ATHENS, Ga. -- Final figures aren't in yet, but the University of Georgia already has set a new enrollment record this year.
By Lee Shearer

Wednesday, Sept. 17, 2014

Heritage Academy completes renovations

As Heritage Academy celebrated the $2.5 million worth of renovations to the school, its executive director gave credit to those who helped make it possible.
By Sean Gruber

Two Butler High students arrested

Two Butler High School students are facing criminal charges after a gun sale on school property.
By Sean Gruber

Tuesday, Sept. 16, 2014

School board to outsource textbook printing

The Richmond County Board of Education said that using an outside printing company would help take the strain off the school system's printing house.
By Sean Gruber

Three Richmond County schools make Reward School list

Three Richmond County elementary schools made the cut for the Georgia 2014 list of Reward Schools.
By Sean Gruber

Paine president resigns

George C. Bradley resigned as president of the embattled Paine College as the institution continues efforts to maintain its accreditation after years of fiscal instability.
By Tracey McManus

Monday, Sept. 15, 2014

Columbia County school officials make appointments

Administrative appointments have resulted in changes in leadership at two Evans schools.
By Steve Crawford

Wilson, Woods draw contrasts at education forum

ATLANTA - The candidates hoping to lead Georgia's education agency agreed that students are tested too often, but Democrat Valarie Wilson and Republican Richard Woods shared different strategies ...
By Kathleen Foody

Cross Creek shows off new ROTC building

The Richmond County Board of Education Building Committee toured Cross Creek High School's new Junior ROTC building.
By Sean Gruber

Friday, Sept. 12, 2014

School board discusses projects at retreat

Richmond County Board of Education members received an update on rightsizing and construction projects during their board retreat Friday.
By Sean Gruber

Thursday, Sept. 11, 2014

College Night brings students, colleges together

About 6,000 people turned out for Thursday's event to investigate more than 140 colleges and seven professional societies.
By Sean Gruber

Wednesday, Sept. 10, 2014

Principals say Collins students fitting in well

About 200 students from the recently closed Collins K-8 School have entered a world of new teachers, buildings and bus schedules, and Richmond County principals say the transition has gone smoothly.
By Sean Gruber

Paine committee talks about plans to address school's problems

Committee Chairman Michael Thurmond, a former Georgia Labor Secretary, said policies are being strengthened and finances are being scrutinized in order to remove Paine from probation from its ...
By Tracey McManus

CSRA College Night planned

Aspiring college students in the Augusta and Aiken area have the opportunity to visit with representatives from 140 colleges, talk with 10 professional societies and win scholarships during the ...
By Sean Gruber

Tuesday, Sept. 9, 2014

School board approves 'BackPack' program

The Richmond County Board of Education voted to formalize a partnership with the Golden Harvest Food Bank during Tuesday's committee meeting, paving the way for a program designed to help ...
By Sean Gruber

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Commission plays 'Let's Make A Deal'

Political rumors are running wild in Augusta just like goats at city detention ponds. For example, here are e-mails that have been making the rounds.
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