Updated: 01/18/2013 - The vice principal of Glascock County High School has confirmed 12 students were involved in a vandalism incident at the school.
Updated: 01/17/2013 - Last week, there was a scary situation at an Aiken County school. A 6-year-old went missing and was found off school property about half a mile away, running along a busy highway. News 12 investigates what went wrong.
Updated: 01/16/2013 - The two officers will join 30 other school safety officers, but these will be dedicated solely to elementary schools.
Updated: 01/15/2013 - Changes in security policy are coming to Aiken County schools. That's the word from law enforcement, after the sheriff, Aiken police chief and school officials met behind closed doors for more than an hour Tuesday afternoon.
Updated: 01/14/2013 - On Monday, the South Carolina State Superintendent was in town to get a firsthand look at Aiken County schools. He carried the message that Aiken County schools are funded at lower levels than most schools in the state.
Updated: 01/14/2013 - Just a week after two lawsuits were filed against the Richmond County Board of Education, some students are coming to the defense of Dr. Wayne Frazier.
Updated: 01/10/2013 - Dr. Wayne Frazier moved from Glenn Hill High School to the alternative school last year, but now, two teachers are seeking damages for his alleged behavior back in 2011 and 2012.
Updated: 01/10/2013 - A lockdown at Jefferson Elementary School ended after just an hour when deputies said they couldn't find any evidence of a man with a gun near the campus. But several parents contacted News 12, upset with how school leaders handled the situation.
Updated: 01/10/2013 - Both lawsuits say that Dr. Frazier would yell and curse over the intercom and regularly make disparaging remarks to students and staff; sometimes in front of parents and guests.
Updated: 01/10/2013 - It was the first day of classes since GHSU and ASU officially merged. After so much early opposition from Augusta State students, News 12’s Christie Ethridge shows you how they're handling the change.
Updated: 01/10/2013 - The commissioner of the Georgia Department of Juvenile Justice has named Dr. Carol Yancy as the new Augusta YDC principal. According to a news release, Yancy has 22 years of teaching experience.
Updated: 01/08/2013 - The South Carolina House and Senate started back up today, and there have already been hundreds of bills filed. But a local lawmaker's bill to put officers in schools could be a big conversation starter.
Updated: 01/08/2013 - Jefferson Elementary is no longer on lockdown after a scare on Tuesday morning. Deputies were called to the school after a student reported seeing a man with a gun in the woods.
Updated: 01/08/2013 - The Georgia Board of Regents has voted to confirm the consolidation of Augusta State University and Georgia Health Sciences University.
Updated: 01/07/2013 - The University of Georgia System Board of Regents voted last year to consolidate eight schools, and it is expected to give final approval Tuesday.
Updated: 01/07/2013 - In a historic move, the Richmond County Board of Education elected its first female president and vice president ever. The newly-elected vice president received every vote present, while Madame President Venus Cain received one vote against her.
Posted: 01/04/2013 - Skipping class is a problem in all schools, but Columbia County is cracking down on it. Since 2008, school leaders have seen less truancy since they started a committee and began sending parents to court for it.
Updated: 01/03/2013 - School's still out in Aiken County. Students have until Monday to finish up the winter break. But in North Augusta, the city's SWAT team paid a visit to several schools today. They were there for a very important reason.
Posted: 01/02/2013 - Health officials are planning on going back to the school to do skin tests on everyone who tested negative previously to make sure they have not turned positive.
Posted: 12/27/2012 - A lack of nurses in a Richmond County school has a mother fearing for her child's life, but school officials say they just can't afford more. Now, as News 12's Christie Ethridge reports, her child may not be going back to school.
Updated: 12/27/2012 - The two schools will officially be merged on that Tuesday, and Augusta city leaders want to make sure they aren't left in the dust. The merged university now has a new name, logo, colors and a brand new partnership.