Richmond County Teacher of the Year works hard, inspires others

...with three in Richmond County, the job has consumed her life and she loves that fact. That passion helped earn her county Teacher of the Year honors last week.Jones wakes up early every weekday morning and drives to Deer Chase Elementary School...

Rants & Raves

...vet. Thank you from the bottom of our hearts. CONGRATULATIONS to Jo Vonne Jones for her achievement of Richmond County Teacher of the Year award. I hope that her dedication and enthusiasm will rub off on many of the other teachers which in...

Georgia teacher evaluations to now have consequences attached

...have adjusted to the structure of the evaluation systems, accountability is coming up next.This year, Richmond County teachers who score evaluations in the top 10 percentile of their peers will receive $2,500 bonuses funded through the federal...

Grovetown High educator Kim Buchanan selected as Columbia County Teacher of the Year

Kim Buchanan was among five finalists from across the county selected by a panel of outside judges. The final selection was made after the judges observed the finalists in their classrooms and interviewed them.

SC teacher get DUI at school

RED BANK, S.C. - A Lexington County teacher has been charged with driving under the influence after arriving at school.WIS-TV reported Jan Curtis was charged after a Cayce...

Former Burke County teacher pleads guilty in student sex case

Ashley N. Ashe, 25, pleaded guilty Thursday in Burke County Superior Court to two counts of sexual assault against a person in school.

Richmond County selects finalists for Teacher of Year

...principals, who will select one teacher and award them the county Teacher of the Year title during a Nov. 3 banquet.Each...Central Office to compete for the position of top county teacher. The files are ranked by the judge panel, and five...

Richmond County school board questions increased travel costs

...Although the majority of travel costs are covered by grant funding rather than the district's general budget, Richmond County teachers, administrators and board of education members have steadily taken more trips since 2010, prompting some board members...

SC teacher faces student sex charges

MONCKS CORNER, S.C. - A Berkeley County teacher has been accused of having sex with three students.Twenty-nine-year-old Ellen Lindsay Niemiec of Summerville was charged...

Across South Carolina

...wasn't home at the time.Teacher accused of sex with 3 studentsMONCKS CORNER, S.C. - A 29-year-old Berkeley County teacher is accused of having sex with three students.Ellen Lindsay Niemiec, of Summerville, was charged Thursday with...