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AU Professor Receives Knighthood for Service in Teaching French Language

An Augusta University French professor has been named Knight of the Ordre des Palmes Académiques, or the Order of Academic Palms, by the French...

Richmond County School Board To Continue Public Comments

Some Richmond County parents may have been alarmed to learn that the public comment section of the Board of Education meetings had been eliminated, however the school board voted Tuesday to bring the public input back as part of the meetings.

Wide Disparity Between Columbia and Richmond County School Grades

The Governor’s Office of Student Achievement has released its “report card” for school districts across the state for the 2018 - 2019 school year....

New VP of Facility Services Promoted at Augusta University

The Augusta University Health System promoted Chris Miller as the new assistant vice president for Facility Services on March 1st, 2021. Since 2010, Miller...

Richmond County School Board Members Brace For Term Limits

Some members of the Richmond County School Board say they were shocked to learn that 124th District Representative Henry Howard was floating a proposal...

Richmond County School System Announces Summer School Programs

The Richmond County School System's Board of Education met March 9, 2021 and announced its summer programs, funded by Cares Act 2 money. The school...

Columbia County BOE Scraps Plans for Pre-K Center; Provides Substitute Teachers And Staff With Stipends

Columbia County School District Board of Education met for its regular session meeting March 9, 2021 and approved certified and non-certified personnel allocations for...

Education Superintendent Says Remote Standardized Testing Is Not Possible

On Feb. 22, all states received notice from the U.S. Department of Education that student testing should continue as usual, despite the unusual circumstances...

Augusta University Will Return to Face-to-Face Instruction This Fall

Augusta University will return to face-to-face instruction this fall, according to a school official. "I want to express my sincere gratitude and appreciation for...

Expansion Makes More Students Temporarily Eligible For SNAP

The Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2021 temporarily expands benefits to students who either participate in work study or have an expected family contribution of...

Richmond County School System Personnel Begin Receiving COVID-19 Vaccines

Superintendent Kenneth Bradshaw and 11 other Richmond County School System employees received the COVID-19 vaccine Monday through the Georgia Department of Public Health. “We are...

Local Financial Adviser Shares Tips for Managing Student Loan Debt

Student loan debt has reached epic proportions in the United States. In fact, the national student loan debt now exceeds $1.5 trillion, according to...
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