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Richmond County BOE approves superintendent job advertisement

Updated: 02/12/2007 - The search is on for Richmond County's next school superintendent, a position previously held by Dr. Charles Larke. The deputy superintendent has been filling in, but now they're taking steps to advertise the job nationwide.

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Sixth grader dies after complaining of headache

Updated: 02/05/2007 - There are still lots of questions following the death of a Langford Middle School student. 12-year-old Cyan Scoggins of Augusta died Thursday morning, but no one knows how.

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Bus driver shot behind North Augusta Middle

Updated: 02/02/2007 - Investigators have arrested a suspect after an early morning shooting behind North Augusta Middle School. Booker T. McKenney of Belvedere was arrested without incident in Johnston in connection to the shooting of a school bus driver.

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Butler High battling mouse problem

Updated: 02/06/2007 - It's no secret Butler High School has dealt with some serious discipline issues. But this time kids aren't causing the disruptions--mice are. The principal blames the cold weather and the old building, but parents say it's no excuse.

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New school means rezoning for Columbia County

Updated: 01/04/2007 - A new elementary school in Columbia County will help with overcrowding. The board of education is holding a public meeting for parents to get a look at the school rezoning.

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20 Evans High students arrested after fight at popular hangout

Updated: 01/05/2007 - 20 students have been arrested after a fight at Wally's in Evans. The store's parking lot is a big after school hangout for Evans High students...but after a fight this week, the store and the sheriff's office are taking action.

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Voyager: Linda Schrenko's Legacy of Literacy

Updated: 02/01/2007 - Linda Schrenko's sitting in a jail cell, serving an eight-year sentence for her part in a fraud scheme that stole from Georgia schoolchildren. But there's another part of her legacy: the reading program she funded in Richmond County in 2001.

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Aiken County school board passes bullying policy

Updated: 12/13/2006 - Every school system in South Carolina will have a new bullying policy by the first of the year, and tonight the Aiken County school board approved their version of the policy unanimously.

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"Bully Buster" program empowers students

Updated: 01/05/2007 - Tonight parents will sit down with the Aiken County Board of Education to talk about bullies. The board is going to pass a new bullying policy. But one school already has a successful program to fight the teasing, even violence.

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Richmond County mother says school bullying out of hand

Updated: 01/05/2007 - Surveys show 77 percent of students are bullied mentally, verbally, and physically. One Richmond County mother says her daughter is a victim of bullying. She is concerned it could be happening more and more.

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Buccafusco hopes to give board members, parents a voice

Posted: 12/06/2006 - Columbia County school board chairman-elect Regina Buccafusco says she plans to give every board member a voice. She wants to group them together with other faculty on committees for projects.

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Richmond County schools don't have emergency plan

Posted: 11/29/2006 - A few Columbia and Richmond County schools were victims of some bomb threats a couple months ago. News 12 has learned the Richmond County school system does not have an official, system-wide emergency preparedness plan.

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