Rants & Raves

Comments from readers: WE HAVE NOT heard about any other candidates for the position of Richmond County school superintendent. That's kind of strange, don't you think? Also, there is a lot of secrecy surrounding Ms. Pringle. Let's...

Columbia County School worker charged with not reporting abuse

...suspected child abuse.He was arrested and charged with failure to report suspected child abuse on Aug. 22.School Superintendent Sandra Carraway said Padgett was put on administrative leave when the allegations were raised and school officials...

Finalist for Richmond County school superintendent signs contract

The lone finalist for Richmond County school superintendent has signed a contract accepting the job.Pete Fletcher, attorney for the Richmond County Board of Education, said the school...

Across the region

...at Thomas County Central High School. School officials said Gainous resigned after his arrest.Thomas County schools Superintendent Dusty Kornegay said no problems came up when school officials checked Gainous' references and ran a criminal...

Rolling up the red carpet

...what was the point of all the heavy-handed access control during the meet-and-greet for Richmond County school superintendent finalist Angela Pringle on Friday?When the information session was first announced, the public was told they...

Georgia Democrats, Republicans reach out to voters

...stir some enthusiasm for the fall election.Close decisions in the primary runoffs for legislative and state schools superintendent races showed how just a few voters can change the outcome. In the Republican superintendent's runoff, Richard...

Angela Pringle selected as Richmond County schools superintendent in 7-2 vote

The Richmond County board of education selected Angela Pringle as their next superintendent ending their search a few days before current superintendent Frank Roberson leaves.

Across Georgia

...chief contestATLANTA - Richard L. Woods has won the Repub li can primary runoff recount in the race for state school superintendent, Georgia Secretary of State Brian Kemp said Thursday.Kemp said the Irwin County educator won 50.09 percent...

Parents of teen found dead inside a gym mat sue Lowndes County school board

...killed him.The lawsuit filed Monday in Lowndes County Superior Court seeks to hold the county school board, school superintendent and the principal of Lowndes High School responsible. It says Johnson died "at the hands of one or more students...

Across the region

...in runoffATLANTA - Georgia Secretary of State Brian Kemp has ordered a ballot recount in the Republican state school superintendent primary runoff.Kemp said in a statement Tuesday the recount was requested by candidate Michael L. Buck, who...