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

Board of Education member Frank Dolan has the worst board meeting attendance rate in 2014 and 2015, according to documents, but he said the reason is "frustration" with the board members, not negligence.

Quick reads: 'Chronicle' cartoonist McKee to publish book

...president of Richmond Supply Co. He lives in Augusta with his wife, Elsie, and their three children. He also is a member of the board of directors of Symphony Orchestra Augusta.

Richmond County Board of Assessors finds more property to tax

Since implementing in 2011 a new system of assessing property values using aerial images, the Richmond County Board of Assessors reports $2.35 million in discovered property tax and other revenue.

William Handberry Sr.

LOUISVILLE, Ga. - Mr. William Donald Handberry, Sr., 70, of Louisville, went to be with the Lord on Saturday, July 25, 2015. A Louisville native, he was the only child of the late Mary Elizabeth and Clarence Felton Handberry. After graduating from

32 students picked as Goodwill youth board

...have been chosen to serve on the inaugural Youth Board for Goodwill Industries of Middle Georgia and the CSRA.Members of the board will serve in volunteer capacity for Goodwill.Applications for the board were sent to all high schools in Richmond...

Raymond Walters Sr.

NORTH AUGUSTA, S.C. - Memorial Services for Mr. Raymond Lamarne Walters, Sr., 91, of North Augusta, SC, who entered into rest July 14, 2015, will be conducted Friday morning at 10 o'clock in Grace United Methodist Church. Rev. James D. Dennis, Jr.

Gilpin death leaves void in area bass fishing world

The Augusta area bass fishing community on Tuesday lost a stalwart when Larry Gilpin died after an extended hospital stay.

Pulitzer winning Ga. reporter dies

ATLANTA - Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Claude Sitton, who covered civil rights movement, dies at 89.

Report shows mediocre marks for Ga. charter schools

ATLANTA - Schools chartered by the state produced so-so results during the last academic year when compared to traditional schools, according to a pair of reports the State Board of Education learned about Wednesday.

James Elliott

MACON, Ga. - James Sewell Elliott passed away peacefully May 19, 2015, at Carlyle Place in Macon, GA. He was a native of Augusta, Georgia and made his home in Macon. Mr. Elliott was a graduate of Augusta's Richmond Academy and held degrees from The