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Aiken picks Dorchester educator as superintendent

...Carolina. And to be able to do that in a place like Aiken County, it's just a dream come true. I am honored."Board Chairwoman Rosemary English said Alford's dynamic interview helped seal his selection."Dr. Alford was our first interview...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/education/2015-06-30/aiken-picks-dorchester-ed
Columbia County school board votes down petition to start up proposed Columbia County School for the Arts

...petition be denied.The board voted 4-0 to deny the petition, with Vice Chairwoman Roxanne Whitaker absent.Board Chairwoman Regina Buccafusco said she could appreciate the group's effort and that in another school system the petition might...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/education/2015-06-23/columbia-county-school-bo
Columbia County school board passes budget for 2015-2016 school year

...thing we did when we had money was to restore some of those things that we hated to cut in the first place," school board Chairwoman Regina Buccafusco said. "It's wonderful to be able to restore for a change. We haven't done that for years...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/education/2015-06-09/columbia-county-school-bo
Richmond County school chief calls flexibility choice "middle ground"

Helen Minchew calls it the safe "middle ground."The Richmond County school board chairwoman also said the decision by the board to go with the Investing in Educational Excellence flexibility option was the only way to maintain...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-03-15/richmond-county-school-c
Pringle gets high marks from board

...those are confidential according to her contract. We can say that we feel she has done a wonderful job so far," Board Chairwoman Helen Minchew said. "We've been very pleased with her progress, and we will probably start creating a new list...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/politics/2015-05-13/pringle-gets-high-marks-board
Hannah, Cain, others sworn in to RCBOE positions

Augusta resident Charlie Hannah and incumbent Board Chairwoman Venus Cain were among those sworn in as Richmond County Board of Education members Tuesday, adding a new face to the board's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/politics/2014-12-16/hannah-cain-others-sworn-rcboe-
Aiken County schools superintendent will retire July 31

...District will continue to provide a great education for the students in Aiken County," stated Everitt in the release.Board chairwoman Rosemary English praised Everitt's dedication and professionalism."She has met or exceeded all of the goals...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/education/2015-01-14/aiken-county-schools-supe
Review sought of Richmond County schools' career programs

...job markets. ... We can learn what we need to add and maybe what we need to create to improve our programs."Board Chairwoman Helen Minchew said she had heard similar concerns from Augusta employers and wanted Superintendent Angela Pringle...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/education/2015-03-20/review-sought-richmond-co
Be an 'Everyday Hero' today

...become an Everyday Hero during Red Cross Month by helping your neighbors.Becky McKenzieAugusta (The writer is board chairwoman for the Augusta Chapter of the American Red Cross.)

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/letters/2015-03-05/be-everyday-hero-today
Health care cost worries lock out Richmond County substitutes

...fall after we have time to make a decision and (when) we know if any other changes will be made to the law."Board Chairwoman Helen Minchew said "no one can really say yet" whether a change to substitute teacher hours will be approved...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-01-24/health-care-cost-worries