Pupil injured in shooting at W.S. Hornsby Elementary School

A third grade female pupil at Hornsby Elementary School was accidentally shot Tuesday morning by another third-grader handling a gun in a classroom.

Third-grader in shooting found gun in family kitchen, police say

...officers assigned to their staffs, and these officers regularly patrol those without one.Williams added that he thought W.S. Hornsby Elementary's staff and school resource officers acted "very quickly and appropriately," and that the best line...

Hornsby school events mark half century

W.S. Hornsby K-8 School will be celebrating its 50th anniversary with events this...Church at 710 E. Cedar Street, Augusta.For more information, call W.S. Hornsby at (706) 823-6946.

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Madeline F. Smith (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

...voice. She retired from the Richmond County Board of Education after many years of diligent service as a custodian at W. S. Hornsby Elementary School. Survivors are a soul mate, Burt Jackson; four daughters, Ossie Denise Townsend, Sheila Smith...

Hornsby pupil charged after knife incident on school bus

A 15-year-old W.S. Hornsby K-8 student was arrested last week and charged with two counts of battery and one count of possession of a weapon on school property...

Richmond County principals say influx of Collins K-8 students mostly positive

...student from Collins, which closed in June, some schools gained more than others.Craig-Houghton Elementary School, W.S. Hornsby K-8 School, Spirit Creek Middle School and Wilkinson Gardens Elementary School all received at least 20 new students...

New Augusta administrator Janice Allen Jackson begins work today

...in management at Duke University.Her 13-year-old daughter, Caro line, is starting eighth-grade classes at W.S. Hornsby K-8 School, while her 16-year-old son, Miles, is attending private school, Jackson said.The decision to...

Richmond County school board approves 'BackPack' program to fight hunger

...program.The program's proposed sites include Lamar-Milledge, Terrace Manor, Wilkinson Gardens, Barton Chapel, W.S. Hornsby, Craig Houghton and Meadowbrook schools.According to Jackson's video presentation, 18 million students nationwide...

Notable people with ties to the Augusta area died in 2013

...home at age 86. Despite her age, Charthern rode the city bus to and from her crossing locations, most recently at W.S. Hornsby K-8 School.BILL HATCHERJULY 12Hatcher, 87, was founder and CEO of MAU Workforce Solutions, one of the largest...

Consultants recommend closing, merging schools

...120 students since December, Montgomery said.Wilkinson Gardens Ele men tary, Craig-Houghton Ele men tary and W.S. Hornsby K-8 would absorb those students, depending on their neighborhoods.Officials said the Collins building would not...