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ASU unveils new student center

Posted: 09/07/2006 - It's been in the works for almost ten years and now it's finally here. ASU held their dedication ceremony earlier today for their new Student Activity Center.

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Teen, friend robbed at gunpoint on school grounds

Updated: 09/18/2006 - It's the last place two men ever expected to be robbed: on school grounds. But it happened Monday night at Copeland Elementary. One of the victims spoke with News 12 about the attack.

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Documents, video prove school system pay advances were public

Posted: 09/05/2006 - Richmond County School Board members say they didn't know superintendent Dr. Charles Larke was issuing pay advances to employees. But News 12 has obtained documents that show board members should have known.

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Bullet hole found in Larke's conference room window

Posted: 09/01/2006 - A bullet hole was discovered in Richmond County school superintendent Dr. Charles Larke's conference room window shortly after 9 o'clock this morning, and investigators say they have no leads.

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Cross Creek students charged with weapons possession

Posted: 09/01/2006 - A high school student is behind bars after a weapon was found in his car. During a check at Cross Creek High School, a bow and arrow was found in a black Chevrolet pick-up belonging to 18-year-old Robert Turner.

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Former school board member says advances on paychecks common

Posted: 08/31/2006 - Some Richmond County board members say they didn't know anything about loans to employees, but a former school board member disputes that. He says board members not only know about it, but some of them requested advances as well.

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Greenbrier schools not affected by water main break

Updated: 08/31/2006 - Repairs are complete to a water main in the Greenbrier school district in Columbia County. A line was broken earlier this afternoon. It was not necessary to shut off water at the three schools, Greenbrier Elementary, Middle, and High.

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Larke under fire for "no interest loans" to employees

Updated: 08/31/2006 - Richmond County school superintendent Dr. Charles Larke is coming under fire for writing hundreds of thousands of dollars in advance salary checks to help employees who requested salary advances.

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Teen stabs teen on bus home from school

Updated: 09/18/2006 - Two students fighting on a Richmond County school bus ends with one going to the hospital and the other to the Youth Detention Center. One school board member wants to know how the weapon possibly entered Glenn Hills High School.

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Sheriffs: All Evans Middle documents accounted for

Posted: 08/29/2006 - Investigators are "reasonably certain" all documents removed from the old Evans Middle School have been returned to superintendent Tommy Price, according to Capt. Steve Morris with the Columbia County Sheriff's Office.

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Sheriffs to investigate Evans Middle personal information breach

Updated: 08/28/2012 - Superintendent Tommy Price says the old Evans Middle School building was supposed to be locked up, but kids may have gotten in and taken information. Today he asked the sheriff's office to make sure all of it has been returned.

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12-year-old accused of making bomb threat

Posted: 08/22/2006 - A Riverside Middle School student is in a youth detention center, accused of making a bomb threat. The school was locked down yesterday after officials found a bomb threat written on a wall inside the girls' bathroom.

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Back to school at ASU

Updated: 08/21/2006 - They've registered, they've bought their books, and today, students at Augusta State University are headed back to class. Yesterday, News 12 found some students mapping out their first days.

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Students stay active while playing it safe

Updated: 08/18/2006 - Meteorologist Adam Clark tells us how kids are staying active while playing it safe. It's August and it's hot, but kids need their exercise. At Euchee Creek Elementary they closely monitor the heat index.

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Richmond County schools to add "graduation coaches"

Updated: 08/18/2006 - They're called 'graduation coaches', and the idea is to keep students from falling behind. News 12's Diane Cho is On Your Side with how this new coach could help your child.

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Georgia, South Carolina ACT scores up

Posted: 08/16/2006 - The ACT scores for Georgia and South Carolina are up from last year. The average score for Georgia was 20.2, while the average for South Carolina was 19.5.

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Columbia County schools investigate illegal enrollment

Posted: 08/14/2006 - Columbia County Board of Education members suspect some of the county's students live outside the school system, and they are investigating whether some parents are using fake addresses to enroll their kids.

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