UPDATE: School, business closings announced

Public schools in Aiken and Richmond counties will be closed Friday to avoid the possible travel threats of heavy rainfall and strong winds... Read more

Principal resigned after giving improper grades to students

The former principal and assistant principal of Rich­mond County’s technical magnet school resigned this summer amid allegations of... Read more

School enrollment up in Columbia County, down in Richmond and Aiken


Enrollment at Columbia County schools is up by more than 750 students, while the total number of... Read more

ACT scores decline in Aiken County schools


Aiken County’s Class of 2016 scored lower on the ACT college readiness test than their peers from... Read more

Agency approves one charter school, denies another


A charter school proposed for downtown Augusta has been denied approval by the Georgia State Charter Schools Commission, but... Read more