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...

Annie Thirkell

...She was a member of St. Bartholomew's Episcopal Church. Mrs. Thirkell graduated from Columbia College and was a school teacher, dedicated wife, mother and grandmother. She was preceded in death by her husband, Thomas James Thirkell, Sr...

Sheriff, fire chief help community prosper

...groundwork for Augusta moving forward to a bright and prosperous future. (The writer is a former Richmond County public school teacher with more than 30 years of service. He lives in Augusta.)

Daniel Anderson III

...years. He was a dedicated member of Central Christian Church serving as Elder Emeritus, Elder, Deacon, Sunday school teacher, Sunday school superintendent, Board Chairman, door greeter, and numerous other positions, including being a...

Elaine Law

...holds a Master of Social Work from the University of Georgia. She began her professional career as an elementary school teacher in New York State and later worked in Central Florida for the Department of Family and Children's services. After...

Hephzibah High teacher looks forward to new cybersecurity classes

...privileged."As Harper readied his computer lab and took inventory of his equipment Tuesday, the Hephzibah High School teacher said he was glad to be "on the cutting edge of education." Around 14 Hephzibah High School students are expected...

New Columbia County teachers undergo orientation

...Brittany Byrd, identical twins, said they already felt "embraced" by the school system. Brooke is an elementary school teacher, while Brittany will be at Grovetown Middle teaching social studies and language arts."There's definitely a...

By the Book: History professor pens book on slavery

...Class (Henery Press, $15.95) poises that question and is very loosely based on my 10-year stint as a public school teacher in Augusta. I'll be signing books at Midtown Market's First Thursday on Sept. 3 from 5 to 8. KARIN GILLESPIE...

Missing persons cases frustrate families, law enforcement

...less than a day later in a wooded area near Interstate 20.A less successful outcome involved former Burke County school teacher Arletha Bennett. On Feb. 15, 2014, the 77-year-old was found dead in the utility room of a house four doors...

Augusta-area teachers benefit from Kroger's classroom supply giveaway

...their students, instead of placing the burden on parents."Folger and her sister, Debbie Owen, a Tutt Middle School teacher, estimate they spend $500 of their paychecks on supplies, many times going beyond what is expected to provide backpacks...