Richmond County selects finalists for Teacher of Year

...honor these exceptional teachers, but we can send out a collective thank you to all of our teachers," Chief Human Resources Officers Norman Hill said.The five teachers will be evaluated over the next month by a panel of judges, mostly made up...

3-year-old girl dies after being hit by golf car at Aiken Regional Medical Center

...incident, but there is no timeline on how long that could take, Lt. Jake Mahoney said. While the team gathers resources, officers will be conducting interviews with witnesses."All of us here at the hospital are devastated by the accident...

Richmond County school safety officers begin annual training

...County School Safety and Security Department made his return to the classroom, only this time, as a student.School resource officers began preparing this week for the upcoming school year with a series of seminars. The 2 ½-week program is designed...

South Carolina coach accused of slapping female student

...Vaux said his client is a well-respected coach and teacher and says the matter should have been handled through the school system rather than the court system. Manning said school resource officers interviewed the student and witnesses.

Richmond County school board members differ on Georgia gun law

...especially when trained school resource officers are on campus.Richmond County has an armed resource officer stationed in every middle and...large schools with only one resource officer might be under-protected...

Across South Carolina

...Authorities say a father and two of his sons are lost in the swamps at Congaree National Park.Department of Natural Resources officers say they heard the man yell for help Sunday, but they have not been able to pinpoint his location in the thick...

Despite safety emphasis, school shootings continue

...district.Attention also has focused on hiring school resource officers, sworn law enforcement officers who are trained...executive director of the National Association of School Resource Officers. He said his organization estimates there are about...

Richmond County school system brings back many workers laid off this year

...back to work as positions opened up through people retiring, moving away or quitting.According to Chief Human Resources Officer Norman Hill, the school system has offered jobs to 42 of the 56 employees since layoffs were announced this summer...

Fort Gordon job fair strives to find 'Paychecks for Patriots'

...understood the desire of some Fort Gordon soldiers to stay local.That's why they invited Van Langham, human resources officer at Two State Roofing in Thomson.In the first 90 minutes, Langham said he had landed a job for a Fort Gordon soldier...

Patient experience more of a priority for hospitals

...we have a CFO. If we believe that human resources are important for a health care system, we have a chief human resources officer. If we believe that patients and families are important for a health care system, shouldn't we have someone also...