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Paine hires new provost after resignation of former VP

Dr. Samuel Sullivan (From Paine College)

Posted: 03/12/2013 - One day after the provost resigned at Paine College, a new provost is named. But people have questions about why the old one resigned. A string of financial mishaps and faculty problems might be to blame.

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GPA requirements drop for HOPE Grant

Updated: 03/08/2013 - A bill passed through the Georgia Senate would lower the GPA requirements for tech students to receive the Hope Grant. Students would receive a percentage of their tuition covered, less than what it was a few years ago.

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Paine College holds HIV/AIDS forum

Posted: 03/08/2013 - National Women and Girls HIV and AIDS Awareness Day is this Sunday, but one local college isn't waiting for the weekend. Paine College hosted an awareness forum Friday morning for their students.

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Bold new idea coming to Aiken Co. elementary school

Updated: 03/07/2013 - North Aiken Elementary School is about to do things very differently. The school has had challenges in the past, but now, school leaders are adopting a bold new plan, and it's something the district hasn't tried before.

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Azziz: 'We messed up' by altering photos

Posted: 03/06/2013 - Georgia Regents University President Ricardo Azziz has issued a statement on the alteration of photos in an admissions view book.

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Failed inauguration trip for local students sparks investigation

It was a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity, a chance to see President Barack Obama inaugurated into his second term, but now some of the local students who went on the trip say they didn't get what they were promised. (WRDW-TV)

Updated: 02/27/2013 - The failed inauguration trip for a group of Butler High School students has now sparked an investigation. Administrators from the Richmond County School System say they hope to have more answers by the end of the week.

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Lawmaker tags Denmark Tech the 'poster child' for FOIA changes

Denmark Tech (WRDW-TV)

Updated: 03/12/2013 - On Monday, a News 12 special assignment shed light on a possible crime problem at Denmark Tech, but it also raised serious questions about public information at the school. A local lawmaker talks about his bill that could fix the problem.

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Jenkins Co. schools closing tomorrow

Posted: 02/26/2013 - A school administrator has confirmed that the Jenkins County School System will be closed on Wednesday due to "recent inclement weather and flooding conditions."

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News 12 Investigation: Crime problems at Denmark Tech

Denmark Tech (WRDW-TV)

Updated: 03/12/2013 - For five months, News 12 has been investigating a college only 50 miles east of Augusta. Two students were shot on the campus just last year. After additional reports of drugs, assaults and violence, we're putting the spotlight on Denmark Tech.

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City of Hephzibah looking to form charter school

Updated: 02/25/2013 - It all started with the election in November and the charter school amendment. The amendment gave control of charter schools to the state, taking it away from the local board of education.

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