Updated: 01/11/2007 - The Georgia and South Carolina tax-free holiday is this coming weekend.
Posted: 07/14/2006 - Shirts will stay tucked in at Richmond County schools. The school board had considered changing the dress code to allow students to untuck their shirts to go with more popular fashions.
Posted: 07/13/2006 - A construction delay in the new Columbia County middle school means another year of overcrowding for many students. The original bid didn't fit the budget, so they're looking for a better deal and pushing the deadline back to August 2008.
Posted: 06/30/2006 - Lee Muns says he's running for chairman of the Columbia County School Board. Muns opted not to run for re-election in 2004, but says he's ready to take Columbia County schools to the next level.
Posted: 06/28/2006 - In the school board meeting Tuesday, June 27, dress code changes were approved, along with a policy allowing students to change schools if a parent deems it unsafe.
Posted: 06/27/2006 - Columbia County voters can elect the school board chairman for the first time this November. Current board member Regina Buccafusco has qualified, and on June 27, newcomer Lawrence Hammond entered the race.
Updated: 01/09/2007 - Representatives from Aiken, Burke, Columbia, Edgefield, McDuffie, Richmond, and McCormick County Schools answered your questions regarding Back To School.
Posted: 06/26/2006 - Greenbrier Elementary principal John Pike has been demoted to a teacher. Pike and his lawyer appeared before the Columbia County school board in a public hearing Monday, June 26. Superintendent Tommy Price and his attorney brought forth charges...
Posted: 06/23/2006 - Greenbrier Elementary School principal Jonathan Pike has a school board hearing on Monday, June 26. Pike got a letter this spring saying he's being terminated. He is challenging it.
Posted: 06/21/2006 - Many Aiken County students will soon be riding to school in style. South Carolina bought new school buses for the first time in ten years. If you live in Aiken County, twenty of them may soon be rolling up to a bus stop near you.
Posted: 06/20/2006 - New school buses will be available in South Carolina as students return to classes this fall. This is the state's first major bus purchase in ten years.
Posted: 06/15/2006 - Top principals in Georgia from Columbia, Richmond, Burke, and Emanuel counties.
Posted: 06/14/2006 - The Columbia County school superintendent is retiring. Wednesday, June 14, Tommy Price announced he is leaving his post at the end of the 2006-2007 school year.
Posted: 06/09/2006 - After nearly a four hour meeting Thursday night, there was a major shake-up in the Richmond County Board of Education. The school board's director of public information Mechelle Jordan has offered her resignation and her department is being abolished.
Posted: 06/08/2006 - Georgia test scores show hundreds of local students are not ready to move on to the next grade level. Hundreds of students are taking summer school classes to try and pass the CRCT next month.
Updated: 05/12/2006 - The Richmond County Board of Education will open two new elementary schools in the south Augusta area this fall. Public meetings have been scheduled at Jamestown Elementary, Windsor Spring Elementary, Tobacco Road Elementary, and Willis Foreman Elementary, as these schools will be rezoned due to the addition of the two new schools.
Posted: 05/11/2006 - It started as a science fair project. Now one local high school student's experiment has led to safety testing at an Augusta plant.
Updated: 05/11/2006 - More than 1700 schools across the country have not met adequate yearly progress for 5 years under President Bush's No Child Left Behind Act. Now all of those schools are ordered to restructure.
Updated: 04/24/2006 - The state of South Carolina will transfer some power over Allendale County's schools back to the local school board. The local board will regain full authority in June of 2007 if it meets all the terms of its agreement with the state.
Posted: 04/05/2006 - Implementation of the Education and Economic Development Act (EEDA) of 2005 has begun in South Carolina, but many of the components of the new law have already been put into practice in schools across the state. The following example shows how these components helped one student tailor his education to further his professional goals.
Posted: 03/30/2006 - The South Carolina Senate has given final approval to a bill to delay the start of schools in South Carolina. The measure passed the House last month.