Westmont Elementary School teacher honored as Columbia County's Teacher of the Year

Jennifer Gurley, who is in her fourth year teaching at Westmont Elementary, said teaching had always been her calling as long as she can remember.

Producer for 'Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives' talks to Midland Valley students

...important to their lives. That's the main thing," he said. "They are going to remember her forever. There are high school teachers I remember all these years later. Leslie is going to be one of those people."Blankenship said the person she most...

SC teacher guilty of assault on student

SPARTANBURG, S.C. - A former Spartanburg High School teacher has been sentenced to three years' probation on an assault and battery charge after being accused of inappropriately touching...

Shirley Lane

...Shirley spent much of her life as a military wife and mother, enjoying her role as Scout and PTA leader, Sunday school teacher and leader of several Bible studies. She also helped start a Columbia County jail ministry and led others to Christ...

'Reading rally' held for McBean Elementary School students

Fourth-grade McBean Elemen tary School teacher Rena Robinson said the goal of the school's "Rea ding Rally" on Thursday was "excite our students and make them want to look...

Richmond County Teacher of Year candidate called 'passionate'

...dedication to her job stemmed from two places: her parents and her military experience.Dobson's mother was a Sunday school teacher, and Dobson said she fondly remembers helping her create lesson plans for her classes. Dobson prominently displays...

Restraining orders in church ban case

...officer declined to remove her from the church, so Mattox called off the service.When Biggs, a retired elementary school teacher, turned 100 years old, she was lauded at a birthday party in Elberton "for her many years of devoted service to...

Dianne Poteat

...Historical Society. She was also a member of Double Branches Baptist Church where she served as a Sunday School and Bible School Teacher. Survivors include three sisters, Jeannette M. Brannen of Statesboro, Ga., Jenny M. Mallard and husband, Donnie...

Elberton church bans woman, 103

...turned off and Biggs, a member for 92 years, was left sitting on the pew of a darkened sanctuary. Biggs, a retired school teacher who taught first grade for 40 years in Elbert County, plans to be back in church this Sunday. The Rev. Mattox was...

Gunman attacks Ga. teacher on way to school

...POINT, Ga. - Police are investigating after a high school teacher reported being attacked by a gunman who jumped in...was headed to school.Police say the Creekside High School teacher was in the parking lot outside her East Point apartment...