Georgia voters will go back to the polls to determine state schools superintendent

ATLANTA - Six Demo crats and nine Republicans vying to become state schools superintendent are locked in tight primary contests Tuesday, with both races likely headed for a runoff.In the Democratic primary, Valarie...

Democrats in runoff for SC schools superintendent debate

COLUMBIA - The two Democratic candidates in a runoff for their party's nomination to lead South Carolina's schools debated Thursday.

2 more candidates enter race for SC schools superintendent

COLUMBIA - Two women are joining the crowded race to be South Carolina's next schools superintendent: a deputy state superintendent and a campaign donor calling herself a "close friend" of Gov. Nikki Haley.Charmeka Childs...

Storms cancel Georgia schools

...system to call off classes as crews cleaned up downed trees and power lines across the state. Bleckley County schools Superintendent Charlotte Pipkin said school would not be held today because of excessive rain and road conditions. The Telegraph...

Roaches close Ga. school cafeteria

...students at Cedartown High School took photos of cockroaches in their food and told the principal.Polk County Schools Superintendent William Hunter says pest control workers visited the school twice last week and the district is taking every...

Deal wins GOP primary, shifts focus to Carter

...than 70 percent of the vote in early returns. He easily defeated former Dalton Mayor David Pennington and State Schools Superintendent John Barge. Now Deal's campaign will focus on a tougher Democratic opponent in Carter in November's general...

Statesboro coaches face sex charge

...Police say both men are accused of having inappropriate relationships with 16-year-old girls.Bulloch County Schools Superintendent Charles Wilson has said both men passed extensive background checks before working for the district.

Across the region

...also died in the crash.Hopefuls for schools chief talk standardsCOLUMBIA - The eight Republican candidates for schools superintendent in South Carolina used their televised debate to discuss Common Core standards and what should replace them...

Rants & Raves

...frame, and other vehicle parts. Has anyone thought of this resolution? WHY IS FRANK ROBERSON, Richmond County schools superintendent, making high level appointments when he is on his way out? Why do board members allow this to happen when Roberson...

Harlem kicks off county's graduation weekend

...cope.It was also a special night for Dr. Sandra Carraway, finishing up her first year as Columbia County Schools Superintendent.Carraway, a 1981 graduate of Harlem, gave her first commencement address as superintendent to her alma mater...