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Old Turpin Hill community neighbors stick together

A dozen baby boomers sat under the breezeway at now-closed Ursula Collins Elementary School on Swanee Quintet Boulevard on Sept. 11, remembering a simpler time and calling each other by childhood nicknames.Someone brought...
Elementary school secretary faces charges

Criminal charges are pending against an Ursula Collins Elementary School secretary on allegations she had sexual relations with a 15-year-old eighth-grade boy.Richmond County school safety Lt...
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Across the area

...smell of a liquid accelerant at the scene. Burglar steals radio, crayons from school Someone burglarized Ursula Collins Elementary School between Wednesday night and Thursday morning, a Richmond County Sheriff's Office report said. The burglar...
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Kid of the Day; he loves football and baseball and loves to dance. He loves his big sister, a third-grader at Ursula Collins Elementary School. He's a very loving child and acts just like his daddy," said his father.
Across the area

...this week, according to Richmond County sheriff's reports. Windows were damaged at Dorothy Hains and Ursula Collins elementary schools Thursday night, a report said. At Hains, 1820 Windsor Spring Road, the window of a portable classroom...
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School inquiry goes on quietly

...the board was in August, when members voted to transfer Principal Tonethia Beasley from Murphey Middle to Ursula Collins Elementary School after an internal investigation by James Thompson, who now serves as interim superintendent. Board attorney...
Family excels from Wrightsboro origins

...when the longing for home became too great. Her sister Josephine Dawson Taylor, 77, retired in 1983 from Ursula Collins Elementary School in Augusta after 39 years there, the last 17 as school librarian. Their older brother Leslie Dawson was...
Religion calendar

...June 11-15; ages 5-12; 863-5585. ANTIOCH MISSIONARY BAPTIST CHURCH: 6-8 p.m. June 11-15, Ursula Collins Elementary School; all ages. JERUSALEM MISSIONARY BAPTIST CHURCH: 6 p.m. June 11-15, Joseph Lamar Elementary School...
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Slams new school for Fort Gordon

...doesn't any other special "set" of people get a school located in a perfect location "just for them?" Ursula Collins Elementary School was supposed to be a very special case, not a model for setting up other "selected classes of people...
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Augusta area schools place high in state rankings

Richmond and Columbia counties have some of the top public high schools in the state and region, according to a report released Monday. The area's middle and elementary schools fall farther down the list. Representatives from the Georgia Public Policy Foundation -- an independent state public policy organization -- announced results of its 1998 Report Card For Parents at Augusta's John S. Davidson Fine Arts Magnet School.
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