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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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ASU's new fall class moves in

Posted: 08/11/2006 - It was a busy afternoon as Augusta State University freshmen began moving into their new apartments. News 12 followed one freshman as she settled into her new home away from home.

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Richmond County BOE tours new, renovated schools

Posted: 08/11/2006 - Two brand new schools and one renovated school are ready to open in Richmond County. Today, Dr. Charles Larke and school board members took complete tours of all of the schools.

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Murphey Middle school day time change

Posted: 08/11/2006 - Some important information for Murphey Middle School students and their parents. The school day will now begin at 9:15 a.m. and end at 4 p.m.

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No Child Left Behind high school choice transfers

Posted: 08/10/2006 - Students transferring from non-Title I high schools, i.e., Butler and Hephzibah, must provide their own transportation. In accordance with the federal No Child Left Behind Act, transportation will be provided to those students transferring from the following Title I schools: Glenn Hills High School, T.W. Josey High School and Lucy C. Laney High School.

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Richmond County schools forum leaves unanswered questions

Posted: 08/08/2006 - It was a chance to talk about federal standards and what they really mean for Richmond County children, but a forum in Augusta Monday aiming to clear things up for parents may not have answered a whole lot of questions.

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