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Pellet guns found at 2 Augusta schools this week

...10 a.m. Thursday, teachers and administrators at A. Dorothy Hains Elementary School...after a classmate warned a teacher. Administrators became involved and will handle punishment...discovered by a teacher, who then informed administrators, said Israel Butler, the school...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2015-01-30/pellet-guns-found-2-au
Plan spoils serene park

...with parking lots, shops and a hotel ? and the traffic and noise to go with them. "Our plan all along," says city administrator Todd Glover, "has been to keep the brick ponds in basically the state they are in."Basically? As though the construction...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/letters/2015-01-31/plan-spoils-serene-park
Cross Creek High School evacuated following bomb threat Monday

...statement from the Richmond County Board of Education, the message was found at Cross Creek High School and reported to administrators. The building was evacuated while the Richmond County Sheriff's Office K-9 Unit conducted a search.Nothing unusual...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2015-01-26/cross-creek-high-schoo
GRU-UGA dean stepping down

...graduates from the medical campus in Athens.No reason was given for Schuster's resignation in e-mails sent by UGA and GRU administrators to faculty and staff at the partnership campus in Athens, which enrolled its first 40 students in 2010. That first class...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/education/2015-01-28/gru-uga-dean-stepping-dow
Augusta VA appointed new director

...Alabama, will replace Robert Hamilton, who resigned on Nov. 30 to "focus on more personal goals," as Augusta's lead administrator within the next 30 days, the VA announced in a news release Wednesday.The VA said Andrews will oversee health care delivery...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/health/2015-01-28/augusta-va-appointed-new-dir
New renderings of proposed GreenJackets stadium released

...does that, it may be their last day with the GreenJackets, because they're getting promoted," said North Augusta City Administrator Todd Glover.The first detailed renderings of the suburb's $144 million development - for which the stadium is the centerpiece...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-01-28/new-renderings-proposed-
Closed-door personnel matters dominate commission meeting

...we'll try to put a plan in place to act appropriately," Administrator Janice Allen Jackson said.Bryant denied the allegations...recently as two weeks ago expressed sincere concern to the administrator regarding my staff feeling burned out and overwhelmed due...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-01-26/commissioners-discuss-pe
Augusta homeless count expanded as federal funds decrease

...a goal to prevent and end homelessness and literally saves lives," said Ed Jennings Jr., HUD's Southeast regional administrator. "These programs work and often mean the difference for homeless persons and families finding stable housing or living...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-01-28/augusta-homeless-count-e
Group pushing SC school reform

...S.C. House Speaker Jay Lucas, R-Darlington. "Effective education reform requires more than just suggestions from administrators. ... All available avenues should be explored to guarantee our students receive a workforce-ready education that prepares...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/education/2015-01-21/group-pushing-sc-school-r
Enrollment drop plagues Georgia colleges

...federal policy revisions. The biggest, according to school administrators, was the regents' decision to no longer accept students...would look worse.Despite the trends, Gilmer and other administrators believe their role won't disappear completely."There...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/education/2015-01-25/enrollment-drop-plagues-g