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With the help of an Augusta family whose father sought treatment 60 years ago, the Charlie Norwood Veterans Affairs Medical Center's Fisher House has opened a new play area.
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.
The following students graduated from A.R. Johnson Health Science and Engineering Magnet High School.
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The Richmond County Board of Education will decide whether to approve various school closure and merger proposals at a called meeting Tuesday. The scenarios sparked major concerns from the public during four town-hall meetings.
As Georgia has fine-tuned its focus on college and career readiness, the number of graduates leaving high school having taken an AP exam has more than doubled over the past decade to 34,515.
The Richmond County Board of Education will hear public input on proposed "rightsizing" scenarios at four town hall meetings starting Monday before voting on whether to merge, consolidate and close several schools.
The Richmond County Health Department will begin testing students at Hephzibah High School for tuberculosis exposure next week after one student showed symptoms of the disease to a family physician.
Air Force Airman 1st Class Harry D. Williams graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas.