Aquinas, Burke County and Lincoln County represent area in Georgia high school football rankings

With a 26-20 home win against previously undefeated Thomson, Burke County moved into the Class AAAA poll at No. 8.

Butler High School | The Augusta Chronicle

...made her a promise just before he was fatally shot in 2009: He would give her his diploma when he finally passed the Georgia High School Graduation Test. Two Butler High School students are facing criminal charges after a gun sale on school property...

Kinder Morgan donates $45,000 to Georgia high school

Kinder Morgan donated $45,000 Thursday to athletics at South Effingham High School and committed to donating another $45,000 next year.

Evans boys, Westminster girls win titles at cross country meet

...the things we were looking for was to get some better competition and now that we have been allowed crossover with Georgia High School, getting some of the bigger public schools locally to come," said Augusta Prep coach Tom Holodak. "It just...

Aquinas, Washington County drop in polls after disappointing losses

Aquinas, Screven County and Washington County remain the area's only ranked Georgia high school football teams, but losses by the Irish and Golden Hawks sent the two teams tumbling down in the polls.After holding the No...

Rebel nickname stays at Georgia high school

SPRINGFIELD, Ga. -- The Effingham school system will keep using the nickname "Rebels" at Effingham County High School and will make sure that sports uniforms have an "E" rather than a caricature of a Confederate soldier.


...USC Aiken drops to 0-3. Prep FootballBears, Bulldogs break into pollThe Augusta area has two newly ranked Georgia high school football teams.Previously ranked Aquinas and Screven County have now been joined by the Burke County Bears and...

Richmond County elementary schools have most weapons incidents

...Ferdon, the CDC's deputy associate director for science in its violence prevention division, said the number of Georgia high school students carrying weapons to school gradually decreased over the past decade. According to the CDC Youth Risk Behavior...

Screven County joins Aquinas, Washington County in football ranks

Screven County joined Aquinas and Washington County as area Georgia high school football teams in the state media poll.The Gamecocks moved up to No. 8 in Class AA in the latest Georgia Sports Writers Association...

Mother fulfills her late son's promise, receives his high school diploma

...would give her his diploma when he finally passed the Georgia High School Graduation Test."He always told me that he was...their diploma because they failed a portion of the Georgia High School Graduation Test, which has been discontinued, could...