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Former Thomson teacher sentenced on child pornography charges

...will serve the sentences concurrently. Pirkle also will be required to register as a sex offender.Pirkle was a popular teacher and band director at Thomson Middle and Thomson-McDuffie County Junior High schools.On July 20, 2009, Georgia...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2011-10-06/former-thomson-teacher
Across Georgia

...search for teacher FITZGERALD - A team of cadaver dogs will conduct another search in south-central Georgia for popular teacher and beauty queen Tara Grinstead, who has been missing for five months. Angela Batten, a K-9 handler for Dogsouth...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/04/01/met_75252.shtml
Metro
Across Georgia

Police call off search for popular teacher OCILLA - Police have called off their search for a popular high school teacher who has been missing for more than two weeks. Tara...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/11/10/met_21244.shtml
Metro
School of the week

...Blvd. STUDENTS: 678 RATIO OF MALE/FEMALE STUDENTS: 47 percent/53 percent TEACHERS: 54 MASCOT: Wildcats MOST POPULAR TEACHER: Deborah Morris, physical education/health FAVORITE CLASSES: Math, literature FAVORITE CLUB: Vocational Opportunities...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/02/05/xtr_331707.shtml
Xtreme | Lucy C. Laney High School
School of the week

...STUDENTS: 1,263 RATIO OF MALE/FEMALE STUDENTS: 49 percent/51 percent TEACHERS: 75 NICKNAME: Rebels MOST POPULAR TEACHER: Mary Jo Godfrey, science STRANGEST CLASS: Speech MOST ACTIVE CLUB: Heavy metal club MOST UNUSUAL CLUB: Drama...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2001/11/27/xtr_330167.shtml
Xtreme | Hephzibah High School
School of the week

...4550 Cox Road, Evans STUDENTS: 1,683, 52 percent guys, 48 percent girls TEACHERS: 96 MASCOT: Knights MOST POPULAR TEACHER: Rick Mahaffie, history STRANGEST CLASS: AP history, biology MOST ACTIVE CLUBS: Student council, Students Against...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2001/10/23/xtr_328564.shtml
Xtreme | Evans High School
Dismissal efforts target professor

...said Mr. Naqvi's witnesses Thursday painted a different portrait of the international trade expert will emerge: a popular teacher who oversaw three times as many senior papers as other economics professors and the sole minority in a department...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/04/30/met_260288.shtml
Metro
Notable deaths of 2011

...After his retirement he lived in the Augusta area and was active in community affairs.THOMAS GAMBLINNOV. 24A popular teacher and cross country coach at the Academy of Richmond County, Gamblin died Thanksgiving Day after collapsing during...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2012-01-01/notable-deaths-2011
Ferreting out fakers

...bottom of whether Hill really went on Facebook and claimed to be a liar. Imagine if your son had testified against a popular teacher and been harassed to the point where you needed to change him to a new school. You'd sure as heck want to know...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2010-08-13/ferreting-out-fakers
Editorials
School of the week

SCHOOL: Westside High School STUDENTS: 820 TEACHERS: 61 MASCOT: Patriot MOST POPULAR TEACHER: Nancy Ginn, algebra; Brian Holcomb, history; Patrick Martin, history STRANGEST CLASSES: Psychology, child development...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2001/12/11/xtr_325654.shtml
Xtreme | Westside High School