With high school graduations set for May 28 and 29, the Richmond County Board of Education voted Tuesday to clarify board policy that allows students assigned to the alternative program for discipline infractions to participate in their zone school's graduation.
National Hills residents voiced concerns about an apartment complex proposed nearby on Alexander Drive.
The subcommittee, assembled by Commissioner Donnie Smith, reviewed other cities' conflict of interest policies at a Tuesday meeting before deciding to rule out the possibility of a commissioner doing any work, whether directly or at arm's length, under a city contract. The existing ordinance allowed a commissioner to bid on work with full commission approval.
Columbia County commissioners Tuesday rejected a rezoning that would have built townhomes on a failed professional development.
A new poll from five Southern states whose leaders oppose the health care reform law reveals racial and class divisions among its results.
Area health care professionals attended a training session Tuesday to help them communicate with children and parents about childhood obesity.
Three kayakers survived being sucked through the Augusta Canal Headgates on Tuesday afternoon.
Mobility Transit has filed suit in federal court alleging Augusta broke its procurement code and state open meeting laws when it terminated the bus company's contract.
One Columbia County school closed for good on the last day of school Tuesday, while four others are preparing to move to new campuses this summer.
Richmond County's high school graduation rate made gains in 2012 while Columbia County slipped a couple percentage points, still, however, hovering above the state average, according to data released by the Georgia Department of Education Tuesday.