Westside High tuberculosis case investigated

...student's "close contacts" are being tested by the Richmond County Health Department's TB staff.Richmond County school Superintendent Angela Pringle said the school system was working closely with the state agency to handle the "isolated case...

Richmond County schools show improvement in writing test scores

...from 83 to 95 percent. Scores for Westside High School's students rose from 89 to 97 percent.Richmond County Schools Superintendent Angela Pringle said in a news release that a focus on writing beginning in elementary grades led to the improvement...

South Carolina prep football coach reinstated, but ritual must end

...officials said had racial overtones, with players smashing watermelons and making ape-like sounds.Charleston County School Superintendent Nancy McGinley reinstated Bud Walpole of Academic Magnet High School in Charleston County after meeting with...

Angela Pringle answers questions in community listening session

Richmond County school Superintendent Angela Pringle held the first in a series of community listening events at the Academy of Richmond County on Monday, answering...

Rants & Raves

...have to submit to these tests while being honestly employed. Let's stop dancing around the issue. RICHMOND COUNTY SCHOOL Superintendent Angela Pringle stated that she would have staff members visit every classroom to collect information on which...

Richmond County schools Superintendent Pringle to meet, greet in Districts 4, 5

Three Richmond County Board of Education members are hosting a meet-and-greet on Monday for citizens in Districts 4 and 5 to get to know Superintendent Angela Pringle, who took office last month.

Richmond County School System apologizes to Elbert County for 'miscommunication' with marching band

...excellence when welcoming our patrons and visiting teams to all athletic contests held in Richmond County."Elbert County School Superintendent Chuck Bell said he appreciated Pringle's apology."I talked with Pringle this morning, and I'm really...

Finalist for Richmond County school superintendent signs contract

The lone finalist for Richmond County school superintendent has signed a contract accepting the job.Pete Fletcher, attorney for the Richmond County Board of Education, said the school...

Across the region

...director at Thomas County Central High School. School officials said Gainous resigned after his arrest.Thomas County schools Superintendent Dusty Kornegay said no problems came up when school officials checked Gainous' references and ran a criminal...

Rolling up the red carpet

...Really, what was the point of all the heavy-handed access control during the meet-and-greet for Richmond County school superintendent finalist Angela Pringle on Friday?When the information session was first announced, the public was told...