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...

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...

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.

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...

Aquinas football ranked No. 2 in state to begin 2015 season

Two area Georgia high school football teams will take Top-10 rankings into their first game of the 2015 season.Aquinas, the 2013 Class A private state...

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...

Officiating has been a labor of love Huffman family

...two years ago when a golf trip to Ireland overlapped with the opening kickoffs.Like his father who officiated Georgia high school games for 45 years before being diagnosed with cancer, Huffman loves his "thankless" secondary job. His years...

Aquinas hits practice field early for first full-pads practice

...It's Spaceballs," said one player who recognized the movie quote.Saturday morning marked the first day area Georgia High School Association programs could practice in full pads. Every player must first complete five conditioning practices before...

Guide's advice is short and sweet about trolling

...Kaleb Harris, 14, from Lakeside High, and Phillip Johnson, 16, from Evans High, qualified to compete in the Georgia High School Fishing Classic on Lake Hartwell July 19 where they wound up fourth overall.The two will be joined by Hunter Harpstrite...