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Get schooled on proper behavior

...monitor their children's Internet activity. How regrettable society has to put the friendly coach and the attentive band director in the same threat category as cyberbullies and stranger-danger.Many right-minded educators, as a matter of...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2015-04-12/get-schooled-proper-b
Rants & Raves

...whole city an eyesore. RAVE FOR THE 10th District's honor bands concert. It was amazing. Thanks to all the school band directors, organizers and conductors and most of all the students. We were so proud of your performance. FORMER STATE Sen...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-03-09/rants-raves
Music by Turner: Documentary tells tale behind music

...shorter hair!) Russell in vintage clips and pics on the Wrecking Crew documentary as he looks more like a "hip" band director rather than the raucous rocker he later became. MUSIC FOR THE TUBE DEPT. Numerous movies and television shows from...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/things-do/applause/2015-03-18/music-turner-document
New Augusta NAACP leadership prompts optimism for chapter's future

...accusers and raised questions into how the allegations were investigated.Smith was the T.W. Josey High School band director in 2001, when Richmond County school system and sheriff's office investigations uncovered 14 alleged victims and...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-12-06/new-augusta-naacp-leadership
Advocacy group looks to better protect kids and whistleblowers of sexual abuse

...abuse last year when they investigated sexual harassment and abuse allegations against former T.W. Josey High School band director Charles Smith from 2001.Smith was never charged in the case and was allowed to retire from the school system despite...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/education/2015-01-22/advocacy-group-looks-bett
Long-ago Rose Bowl took 14-year-old to Pasadena and beyond

...friend Janice selling the mix to a supporter.JoAn was a majorette, and a very pretty one, but on that trip, the band director needed a good trombonist to march in the first row, and so Jo carried her brass instead of her baton.A scrapbook...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-01-04/long-ago-rose-bowl-took-14-ye
Top Stories of 2014: Allegations led to ex-NAACP chief Charles Smith's ouster

...all-new executive committee will give the branch a fresh vision.Smith was working as the T.W. Josey High School band director in 2001 when the Richmond County School System and sheriff's office launched independent investigations into allegations...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-12-22/allegations-led-ex-naacp-chi
Journalism done well doesn't follow the pattern

...speed in which they have an impact.Last Sunday's front page story about the local NAACP president and former Josey band director Charles Smith was such a story.Reporter Tracey McManus spent more than four months looking into the case of reported...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-10-17/journalism-done-well-doesnt-f
Human rights group I Breathe I Rise hosts forum on sexual abuse in schools

...Martin sat on the panel alongside Ebony Harvey, a 2001 Josey graduate who said she was sexually harassed by the same band director whom Martin accused of assaulting her in the late 1980s.The teacher, Charles Smith, was never charged with a crime...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-10-17/human-rights-group-i-breathe
Smith's accusers say trauma from school days lingers

...That sinking feeling in their stomachs when their band director would brush up behind them, pushing his groin into...a 2001 investigation into T.W. Josey High School band director Charles Smith.They watched as Smith was never fired...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-10-12/smiths-accusers-say-tr