Pellet guns found at 2 Augusta schools this week

...pellet guns were confiscated at two Richmond County elementary schools this week, officials said Friday.About 10 a.m. Thursday...and telephone. Because the weapons were pellet guns, the schools did not have to go on soft lockdown.Williams said both cases...

Entries must register for Augusta's annual St. Patrick's Day parade

...of the annual St. Patrick's Day parade held in downtown Augusta are looking for entries.Marching bands, businesses, schools and other interested groups must e-mail IAHS.parade@gmail.com no later than Feb. 16 to register.The parade will...

Bayvale students get weekend meals from BackPack program

...weeks of weekend and holiday meals to schools with high levels of poverty, such as Bayvale and Meadowbrook Elementary schools.The meals are funded through a...like the meals they get from their schools" according to Title 1 Parent Facilitator...

Across Georgia

...Fulton County district attorney.Ex-school chief still sick, attorneys sayATLANTA - Lawyers for the former Atlanta Public Schools superintendent accused in a standardized test cheating scandal say she is still too sick to stand trial.Beverly Hall has...

Edward Woodruff Jr.

...Graham. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service at the church. In lieu of flowers, please send memorials to Augusta Christian Schools, Athletic Department c/o Cary Rivers. Retired Truck Driver EZ-Go Golf Cars

My Brother's Keeper initiative gets underway

...providers and representatives of Richmond County schools.In one of the small groups, led by businessman...handful of students from top-performing schools, but businesses should look beyond those schools."Let's take a chance on some that we normally...

Boss ordered records destroyed, court told

ATLANTA - A former human resources director for Atlanta Public Schools testified Thursday that then- Superintendent Beverly Hall ordered drafts of a report on an investigation into standardized test...

Bill would allow ads on school buses

...education funding is being offered by a senior House leader: ads on school buses.While ads on school buses may be unusual, schools do sell ads on their high school scoreboards, yearbooks and programs for student productions.House Judiciary Chairman Wendell...

Aiken's tech college tops SC system

...we've actually really deepened our relationship with k-12 (schools) to try to eliminate the gap there between high school and college...enrollment, degree programs, scholarships and the needs of the schools and their students.Among the items USC Aiken is seeking in...

What you pay at pump may change

...taxes. But Clint Mueller, a lobbyist for the Association County Commissioners of Georgia, said the cities, counties and schools could claim the same thing. "If we both 'replace' the same amount, somebody is doubling down," he said. Motorists in...