Minchew a great school board pick

...seat, but for me there's only one clear choice: Helen Minchew. For 16 years Ms. Minchew has been a vocal advocate...District 10 voters will join me and cast their ballots for Helen Minchew Nov. 7. Marge Swartzwelder, Augusta

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Fort Gordon | The Augusta Chronicle

...prepare for the arrival of Army Cyber Command, expected to relocate to the Augusta-area base by 2019. Board President Helen Minchew said the property near Jimmie Dyess Parkway and Interstate 20 would be an ideal place for a K-8 school meant to serve...

Richmond County Board of Education approves bid for Murphey-Josey merger

...parents voicing concerns that the merger will create a negative environment for younger students. Board president Helen Minchew said the merger would make Josey a "much stronger institution," citing John S. Davidson Fine Arts Magnet School...

Richmond County school board member says absences caused by 'frustration' not negligence

...his attendance at meetings."I think it's a petty move," Dolan said. "I'm very disappointed in our chairman Helen Minchew for focusing on this. That's something weak people do."Minchew has called for stricter record-keeping for committee...

Rants & Raves

...card to Kroger just because he was a Vietnam vet. God bless you, and I pray you meet an angel like we did. HOW DARE HELEN Minchew use the paper to single out her school board members! Frank Dolan and Alex Howard are two of the strongest board members...

Richmond County school board votes to demolish old Davidson building

...remains under the $239,000 budgeted for the demolition. Board member Jimmy Atkins was absent.Board President Helen Minchew said Tuesday that the building was "long overdue" for demolition. The structure has been vacant since 1997, when...

Davidson Fine Arts Magnet School earns Blue Ribbon honor

...gathered outside the school to celebrate, unfurling a banner acknowledging the school's designation.Board President Helen Minchew said the school board was "very proud" of Davidson's performance and that she was "appreciative of the school's...

Richmond County Board of Education votes to submit 'strategic waivers' application

...a change in school governance.The board voted 8-0 to approve submitting the application, with Board President Helen Minchew and board member Alex Howard absent. Board Vice President Marion Barnes thanked Stripling for her work on the "monumental...

Readers grade area officials on leadership

...received by respondents than the school board's. Pringle is in her first year as superintendent. Board President Helen Minchew said the responses show that the board has some areas it needs to work on, but she contends that the system is in...

Richmond County Board of Education OKs bus route to Jessye Norman School of the Arts' after school program

...board vote, a group of meeting attendees stood up and attempted to comment on the board's actions. Board President Helen Minchew said the group could not speak during the meeting because they had not sought to be added to the agenda.The board...