Aiken County Board of Education

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Best & Brightest: Ian DeMass

Ian DeMass, of Aiken High School, is a finalist in the 2014 Best & Brightest Awards.
Tuesday, May 20, 2014

Best & Brightest: Omar 'Bradley' Cardona

Omar "Bradley" Cardona, of Aiken High School, is a finalist in the 2014 Best & Brightest Awards.
Tuesday, May 20, 2014

Bill allows vote on Aiken penny tax for schools

Tourists and even Augusta residents could start chipping in to help Aiken County build new schools and repair old ones if a proposed penny sales tax passes.
By Sarita Chourey | Sunday, Feb. 16, 2014

Aiken to make up snow time Feb. 17

Aiken County Public Schools will make-up the snow day (January 29, 2014) on President's Day, Monday, Feb. 17.
Friday, Jan. 31, 2014

Area schools cope with cold

Richmond, Aiken and Edgefield county schools will begin classes two hours later on Wednesday, the second day in a row frigid temperatures have pushed districts to delay opening. Columbia and Burke ...
By Tracey McManus | Tuesday, Jan. 7, 2014

Silver Bluff loses championship game

Batesburg-Leesville defeated Silver Bluff on Friday, denying the Bulldogs their sixth state football championship.
By John Boyette | Friday, Dec. 6, 2013

Student charged with making threat

Authorities arrested a North Augusta High School student after his teacher found threatening messages written in his journal.
By Jenna Martin | Thursday, Oct. 24, 2013

Students gather for prayer

North Augusta High School students participated in See You at the Pole on Wednesday, gathering before school to pray for others.
By Todd Bennett | Wednesday, Sept. 25, 2013

Aiken County school bus driver charged

An Aiken County school bus driver is being charged after hitting three vehicles while transporting students Tuesday morning.
By Bianca Cain Johnson | Tuesday, Sept. 3, 2013

S.C. ACT scores rise

South Carolina's class of 2013 saw a higher mean composite score on the ACT college entrance exam compared to the previous year's graduating class.
Wednesday, Aug 21, 2013

GreenJackets owner happy about project approval

A favorable vote from the Aiken County school board and a win from the Augusta GreenJackets gave Jeff Eiseman and Agon Sports & Entertainment reason to celebrate Tuesday night.
By David Lee | Wednesday, Aug 14, 2013

School buses pass annual physicals

Equipped with softer seat cushions, louder emergency buzzers, brighter signs and more powerful brake lines, Richmond County's 140 school buses passed the Georgia Department of Public Safety's ...
By Wesley Brown | Monday, Aug 12, 2013

Vote Tuesday on North Augusta stadium development

The Aiken County school board will vote Tuesday on a Tax Incremental Finance district needed to fund a proposed North Augusta riverfront development.
By Meg Mirshak | Friday, Aug 9, 2013

S.C. back-to-school information

Here's information on registration and the first day of school for students in Aiken and Edgefield counties.
Saturday, Aug 3, 2013

S.C. passing rate on exit exam increases

The percentage of students passing the High School Assessment Program, also known as the high school exit exam, on the first try has increased, according to data released Thursday.
By Nikasha Dicks | Thursday, Aug 1, 2013

Aiken, Edgefield see mixed results on state test

Aiken and Edgefield school districts saw significant gains in some subject areas and declines in others on the 2013 Palmetto Assessment of State Standards test, according to data released Thursday.
By Nikasha Dicks | Thursday, Aug 1, 2013

Some S.C. schools see drop in annual assessment

Several South Carolina area schools received a lower Federal Accountability System letter grade for the 2012-13 school year, according to an analysis of data released Thursday by the South ...
By Nikasha Dicks | Thursday, Aug 1, 2013

Project Jackson vote expected in 'next few weeks'

Nearly two months after North Augusta officials presented a new financial model for Project Jackson to the Aiken County school board, Mayor Lark Jones said voting is expected "within the next few ...
By David Lee | Sunday, July 14, 2013

Silver Bluff Class of 2013

Friday, May 24, 2013
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Augusta Commission tables vote on stormwater fee

Augusta commissioners again on Tuesday delayed taking action on a stormwater utility fee, despite including fee revenue in next month's budget and increased opposition from Richmond County Board ...
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