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Fed cuts behind Paine moves

Ten furloughs days will be implemented this summer for Paine College administrators, faculty and staff to offset shortages incurred from cuts to federal student aid programs.
By Tracey McManus | Friday, May 23, 2014

Paine announces furloughs

Paine College will implement summer furloughs for administrators, faculty and staff but keep tuition rates unchanged for the 2014-15 academic year, according to a statement issued Thursday.
Thursday, May 22, 2014

Federal review found Paine student aid violations

A U.S. Department of Ed­u­cation review last year at Paine College - prompted by allegations of financial mismanagement - found the school had violated a dozen areas of federal student ...
By Tracey McManus | Saturday, May 17, 2014

Paine suspect hearing postponed

The bond hearing scheduled Friday for the suspect in the May 5 Paine College shooting, 20-year-old Xavier D. Cooper, was postponed.
By Sandy Hodson | Friday, May 16, 2014

Richmond deputies quietly leave Paine

One week after a series of shootings at and near Paine College, Richmond County sheriff's deputies have stopped providing additional security on the school campus.
By Bianca Cain Johnson | Monday, May 12, 2014

Paine College hosts commencement

Five years ago, Quintin Floyd left his hometown of Washington, D.C., with one goal in mind: graduate. With his family in attendance, Floyd’s dream became a reality Sunday.
By Doug Stutsman | Sunday, May 11, 2014

Paine College 'person of interest' surrenders

A person of interest in the first of four shootings on and near the Paine College campus turned himself in to the sheriff's office Thursday afternoon.
By Bianca Cain Johnson | Thursday, May 8, 2014

Paine 'person of interest' sought

The Richmond County sheriff's office named a person of interest in its investigation of four recent shootings on the Paine College campus and nearby neighborhood.
By Bianca Cain Johnson | Wednesday, May 7, 2014

Paine shootings raise school security awareness

Despite a string of shootings at Paine College and its surrounding area, nearby academic institutions have maintained a standard approach toward campus safety.
By Travis Highfield | Tuesday, May 6, 2014

Paine suspect's dad says son feared local youths

ATLANTA -- The father of a DeKalb County man apprehended after Monday's shooting at Paine College said his son has received threats on his life since January.
Tuesday, May 6, 2014

Paine cancels prayer vigil

A Paine official told reporters at Tuesday morning's news conference that the school had no information to share and abruptly ended the presentation. A noon prayer vigil was also canceled.
By Bianca Cain Johnson | Tuesday, May 6, 2014

Suspect named in Paine shooting

Early this morning, the Richmond County jail confirmed that Xavier Cooper, of Augusta, was the suspect in Monday's shooting at Paine College.
By Doug Stutsman | Tuesday, May 6, 2014

Suspect held, student critical in Paine shooting

A 20-year-old man is in custody after a shooting at Paine College that left one student critically injured Monday, police said. The violence happened less than 24 hours after a separate shooting.
By Bianca Cain Johnson and Travis Highfield | Monday, May 5, 2014

Paine College reopens Friday

Paine College will re-open and resume normal business hours Friday, officials announced Thursday. The college was closed for two consecutive days due to inclement weather.
Thursday, Jan. 30, 2014

Colleges hold King service

Woodie W. White delivered the keynote address at an annual service celebrating the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.
By Meg Mirshak | Friday, Jan. 17, 2014

Works of Harlem Renaissance artists to be celebrated next week at Paine

Paine will hold the 16th annual Harlem Renaissance Conference, at which 22 scholars from Georgia to Taiwan will discuss the people, ideas and lessons of the period.
By Tracey McManus | Friday, Nov. 1, 2013

Paine College holds first fall job fair

Fifteen employers participated in Paine College's first fall career fair, aimed at students but also open to members of the community.
By Jenna Martin | Wednesday, Oct. 23, 2013

5 Questions: Paine College police Chief Joseph Nelson

Chief Nelson discusses moving from a public safety department to a police department, and its effects on campus safety.
By Travis Highfield | Monday, Oct. 21, 2013

Football back at Paine after 51-year absence

The Lions return to action at 2 p.m. Saturday, when they host Georgia Prep Academy at Laney Stadium. The contest is the first of four against club teams this season as Paine College gears up for ...
By Chris Gay | Thursday, Oct. 10, 2013

Hate Crime Prevention Forum canceled

A Hate Crime Prevention Forum scheduled for 6 p..m. Thursday at Paine College has been canceled because of the U.S. government shutdown, the college reported Wednesday.
Wednesday, Oct. 9, 2013
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Christmas Eve rains to dry up

If Wednesday seemed particularly wet and dreary, you would be right. The day broke the record for the wettest Christmas Eve that Augusta has ever had.
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