Bert Thomas

...Myers Tarver, Marsha Jones Moorman, Kathy Dunn Johnson; godson, Jermaine Tyler and special childhood friends, Marion Barnes, Leonard Dawson, and Henry Darlington; and other relatives and friends. In lieu of flowers, the family requests...

Richmond County school board votes to fill vacant positions to ease staff workload

...will want to bring recommendations of his or her own."Others felt action needed to be taken as soon as possible. Marion Barnes said not trying to fill the positions soon would "hold up progress." "They need help. We need to help them...

Richmond County school board weighs options for new gun law

...campuses being held by anyone we have not authorized. We have the right to escort you off the campus."Board Member Marion Barnes suggested informing people in other ways."Put up some signs and hang posters," Barnes said. "People will misinterpret...

City Ink: Review is in for Laney-Walker revitalization project

...reception at the Snelling Center on Washington Road are Augusta attorney Randy Frails, Joe Mullins, George Snelling, Marion Barnes, David Bell, Chris Booker, Steve Bryant, Hardie Davis Sr., Brian Dennis, Ed Enoch, Rodger Giles, Gene Hunt...

City Ink: Media not invited to city's secret meeting

...questions they'd come up with to ask finalists for the superintendent's job or ask them extemporaneously.Board member Marion Barnes and others thought everybody should read the questions so there would be no variations.Scott said nobody was going...

Richmond County school board votes to open search for new schools chief

...board members spent more than two hours in a closed-door executive session. Board member Patsy Scott voted no, and Marion Barnes was absent. Scott and other board members declined to comment about their decisions.Roberson was hired in 2010 on...

Richmond County school board votes to keep Superintendent Frank Roberson for another year

...vote divided primarily down racial lines.After about 30 minutes in a closed-door executive session, board member Marion Barnes moved to renew Roberson's contract by one year. In a roll call vote, five black board members voted in favor of...

Pocket park is dedicated in Heritage Pine subdivision

...bench is one of five honoring Beard, Mayor Deke Copenhaver, Cedric Johnson, City Administrator Fred Russell and Marion Barnes, each of whom played a key role in revitalization of the Laney-Walker/Bethlehem district.Revitalization began...

Qualifying period for Augusta Commission, Richmond County Board of Education next week

...school board posts up for election in November are districts 1, 4, 5, 8 and 10, which are currently represented by Marion Barnes, Barbara Pulliam, Patsy Scott, Jimmy Atkins and Helen Minchew.

Qualifying for commission, school board begins today

...incumbents are not term-limited and have a combined 43 years of experience. Two of the longest-serving, District 1's Marion Barnes and at-large member Helen Minchew, first took office in 2000.Richmond County Repub li can voters overwhelmingly...