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Eighth-grade student brings gun into school

School safety officials confirmed Tuesday that an officer gave a Hephzibah Middle School student the keys to her patrol car Monday, which led to the eighth-grader finding a handgun and bringing it into the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2015-04-28/eighth-grade-student-b
Gun located in Hephzibah Middle School cafeteria

A handgun was found in the cafeteria of Hephzibah Middle School on Monday.Around 2 p.m., a custodian discovered an unloaded 38-caliber handgun that an eighth-grade student had...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2015-04-27/gun-located-hephzibah-
Columbia County bus involved in crash, no student injuries

...Columbia County school bus Monday afternoon. None of the four students on the bus was injured.Bus No. 102, serving Riverside Middle School, was traveling on North Belair Road at Furys Ferry Road about 2:35 p.m. when the Ford turned in front of it, according...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-04-28/columbia-county-bus-involved
Lions fall short in season-ending doubleheader

...a magnificent play and it didn't put a look on my face like it crushed me, but it really did because it was right up the middle and I didn't think he was going to catch it," Dowling said.Game 2 wasn't quite as dramatic. Trailing 4-1 entering...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/high-school/2015-04-27/lions-fall-short-seas
Gas prices on the rise

...production. Last week, West Texas Intermediate finished its highest price in four months due to geopolitical tension in the Middle East and the declining strength of the dollar.Despite the upward trend, experts do not anticipate prices to rise above...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-04-27/gas-prices-rise
Milestones tests launch smoothly in Richmond, Columbia counties

...knew how to get in touch with us, and that intimate communication base helped resolve everything we encountered."Murphey Middle School counselor Jacquelyn Travis, who oversaw a class of seventh-graders taking the tests online, said her first encounter...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/education/2015-04-27/milestones-tests-launch-s
Pardon our mess: Muddy puddle at former Murphey Middle School

WHERE: Former Murphey Middle School on 2600 block of Milledgeville RoadWHAT: The vacant school property has a large, muddy puddle that formed after recent...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-04-26/pardon-our-mess-muddy-puddle-
Teacher jail terms valid

...veteran third-grade teacher in the public-school classroom; as a former chair of the Georgia Committee for Elementary and Middle Schools; as a former chair of the Elementary Commission of SACS, and as a former chair of the Board of Trustees of SACS/AdvancED...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/letters/2015-04-26/teacher-jail-terms-valid
Side effects to make you sick

...underclass constituency, which appears to be what the hard left is trying to do."This is one more policy that will replace middle-class growth with welfare growth," Stephen Miller the Senate Budget Committee's GOP spokesman told The Daily Caller in...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2015-04-27/side-effects-make-you
Justin Rose captures Zurich Classic

...I knew they had birdie opportunities."On the par-5 18th, with water to the right, Rose unloaded a 295-yard down the middle, then smacked a 3-wood 243 yards just left of the green and chipped over a sand trap to set up what would be his winning...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/golf/2015-04-26/justin-rose-captures-zurich-