Ex-school janitor admits sex charges

...Attorney Titus Nichols.The investigation of that complaint led to the revival of a complaint in March 2012 by a Murphey Middle School student. She reported Price, a janitor at the school, had touched her in a sexual manner, Nichols said.Investigators...

Richmond County Board of Education appoints new principals at Lucy C. Laney, T.W. Josey high schools

...his position at T.W. Josey, mainly overseeing the reconfiguration of the school to a 6-12 grade school.Murphey Middle School and Josey High School will merge in the next few years as part of a rightsizing program, with eighth graders moving...

Family, friends of teen struck by car wait for answers

...looking at all three leaving the scene."Lewis said Devontae, a seventh grade student and football player at Murphey Middle School, is distraught about Zykeith's death and trying to understand his own survival.Devontae stunned family and...

Josey principal Ronald Wiggins accepts Muscogee County School Board job offer

...to navigate drastic changes ? the Richmond County Board of Education gave final approval this month to merge Murphey Middle School and Josey ? with eighth-graders moving in 2015 and sixth- and seventh-graders following in 2017.

Final public meeting held for proposed school changes

...actions: Close Collins K-8 School this summer; close National Hills Elementary School in June 2015; close Murphey Middle School and reconfigure T.W. Josey High School into a grade 6-12 school, with eighth-graders moving in 2015 and...

Next-to-last public meeting on school changes sparsely attended

...include: Closing Collins K-8 School this summer; Closing National Hills Elementary School in June 2015; Closing Murphey Middle School and reconfiguring T.W. Josey High School into a 6-12, with eighth graders moving in 2015 and sixth and seventh...

Augusta school officials ponder how to replace Race to the Top funding

...teachers wanting to become administrators. WHILE THE DISTRICT as a whole was affected by the grant, Butler High and Murphey Middle schools received extra funding for being some of the lowest-achieving schools needing reform. Each school was given...

Richmond County school officials didn't check janitor's Aiken assault charge before hire

...suspected of engaging in criminal or immoral conduct.In March 2012, while working as a substitute janitor at Murphey Middle School, a student alleged Price touched her on the buttocks. An investigation was completed by then-School Safety...

School board criticized about alleged sexual assault, alternative school transportation

...reopened an investigation into allegations from another 13-year-old girl from 2012 while Price was working at Murphey Middle School.Price had been arrested in 2011 on a charge of assault and battery in the third degree after an Aiken Middle...

School custodian arrested on sex charges

...Price, 44, of North Augusta, was taken into custody on two counts of felony child molestation over incidents at Murphey Middle School and at C.T. Walker.Jail records show Price, who was arrested Wednesday evening, is being held on two counts...