Rants & Raves

...If we don't there is going to be a whole lot of single mamas here in Augusta getting stoned to death. RICHMOND COUNTY school board: So many parents want to get their kids in magnet schools. Please build more magnet schools. If there is...

Richmond County school chief calls flexibility choice "middle ground"

Helen Minchew calls it the safe "middle ground."The Richmond County school board chairwoman also said the decision by the board to go with the Investing in Educational Excellence flexibility option was the only...

RCBOE takes stance against Gov. Deal's 'school opportunity district'

Richmond County school board members unanimously approved a resolution Tuesday to draft a letter to local legislators and the Georgia School Board Association...

Richmond County school board revamps pre-K registration

The Richmond County school system launched its revamped pre-K registration process Monday, offering online "pre-registration" options and centralizing registration locations.

Notable Deaths of 2014

...to state office when she won a seat in the Georgia Legislature in 1974. She also served eight years on the Richmond County school board and held a variety of state and national Republican Party offices.MEREDITH LEGG STAPLETONFEB. 24During her...

Richmond County Board of Education, Georgia politicians discuss education during breakfast

Richmond County school board members voiced concerns about budget cuts and charter school changes to state legislators Thursday, hoping the one-on-one...

Echols announces exit from District 7 special election

Kenny Echols, a retired health care administrator and former Richmond County school board member, said he's out of the running to complete resigned District 7 commissioner Donnie Smith's term.Echols, who lost the...

Richmond County school board looks at job programs

Richmond County Board of Education members and school officials want to re-evaluate the school system's technical and career education programs in the face of shortages in the Georgia jobs market.

Richmond County School Board, Augusta Regional Airport discuss partnership

The Richmond County Board of Education and Augusta Regional Airport are looking at ways to attract high school students to aviation-related careers.

Richmond County school board elects new leadership

Helen Minchew and Marion Barnes were elected president and vice president of the Richmond County Board of Education on Saturday.