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Thursday, June 5, 2014

Fox Creek graduates stand tall together

For Fox Creek High School principal Josh Trahan, what defined the Class of 2014 wasn't $1.103 million earned in scholarships, 10 honor graduates or athletes who signed collegiatescholarships.
By Doug Stutsman

Wednesday, June 4, 2014

Paine College receives continued NCATE accreditation

The Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation’s improvement commission voted Wednesday to continue the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education at Paine College.
By Doug Stutsman

Georgia students will take new standardized test next year

Students in Georgia will face a new standardized test next year that focuses on college and career readiness, which officials are pegging as more rigorous than past assessments.
By Tracey McManus

New Martinez elementary to be completed in February

The new Martinez Elementary School should be complete in February, but it's unclear if pupils will have to wait until the fall to use the school.
By Valerie Rowell

Barrow working on ROTC amendment

The elimination of ROTC at Georgia Regents University and 12 other colleges was postponed this year and two U.S. congressmen are working to make sure the programs are given a fair shot before ...
By Tracey McManus

Tuesday, June 3, 2014

Forum targets hate crime prevention

With nearly three dozen local citizens in attendance, Paine College hosted the first annual Hate Crimes Prevention Forum at the Health Education Complex.
By Doug Stutsman

Saturday, May 31, 2014

Graduates celebrated at Augusta Prep

Saturday was a day of celebration for Augusta Pre­paratory Day School as it honored 53 graduates - all of whom have been accepted to four-year colleges.
By Travis Highfield

Friday, May 30, 2014

Richmond County school system produces video

In an effort to highlight positive aspects of a school system that's battling negative perceptions, the Richmond County school board released a video Friday showcasing technology-based initiatives ...
By Sean Gruber

Woman killed before attending grandson's graduation

A memorial was held this week in north Georgia for an Augusta woman who was struck by a suspected drunken driver while visiting family for her grandson's high school graduation.
By Wesley Brown

Thursday, May 29, 2014

New Laney, Josey principals chosen

Members of the Richmond County Board of Education approved the appointments of Brenda Taylor and Isaac Lee to principal positions at Augusta-area high schools.
By Sean Gruber

Wednesday, May 28, 2014

Sisters reunite at Cross Creek graduation

Cross Creek graduate Alexis Dunlap thought her older sister, deployed by the Navy to the Middle East, would have to miss her graduation ceremony. But her sibiling and ROTC Commander had other plans.
By Sean Gruber

Tuesday, May 27, 2014

Hephzibah High grad trades in anger for a diploma

Jah'Von Billingsly seems like the many other HHS graduates that donned cap and gown Monday. 
By Sean Gruber

Paine College captures national grant

Paine College has been awarded $10,000 after winning the Home Depot Retool Your School Home Improvement grant.
By Doug Stutsman

Evans boy has high hopes for National Spelling Bee

Charles Li, an 11-year-old Evans boy has a single-minded purpose for being in our nation's capital this week. He's there to do his best in the 2014 Scripps National Spelling Bee.
By Steve Crawford

T.W. Josey High School Class of 2014

The following students have graduated from T.W. Josey High School.

Sunday, May 25, 2014

UGA online enrollment surges

ATHENS, Ga. -- Enrollment in a set of high-demand University of Georgia summer courses has nearly doubled in the second year the university has offered them.
By Lee Shearer

Warren County High School

The following students graduated from Warren County High School.

Saturday, May 24, 2014

Williston-Elko High School Class of 2014

The following students have graduated from Williston-Elko High School.

South Aiken High School Class of 2014

The following students have graduated from South Aiken High School.

Strom Thurmond High School Class of 2014

The following students have graduated from Strom Thurmond High School.

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