It began with a kickoff at noon outside the student activity center and continued with a community forum giving students and faculty both for and against the policy a chance to speak. Out of around 4,500 universities across the nation GRU will be one of just 767 that are tobacco free.
The state ranks 41st in the nation for the amount of physicians per 1,000 people. As doctors we train continue to leave, that problem isn't getting any better. Just 17 percent of this year's graduating class will be staying in state.
Kyle was a student in the Air Conditioning Technology Department at Augusta Tech, something Keith says changed Kyle's life. He says Kyle was lost, but through the school and his instructor, Jerry Hadden, he'd found his way back.
Students took part in history today and voted for a new pope, but only for fun. At St. Mary On The Hill, seventh graders were given an opportunity to feel what it was like to be the cardinals responsible for choosing the Catholic Church's next leader.
Some Aiken County students learned a valuable lesson Wednesday. Troopers, community members and a very special guest told them to stop texting and driving, and several of those students are already taking action.
One day after the provost resigned at Paine College, a new provost is named. But people have questions about why the old one resigned. A string of financial mishaps and faculty problems might be to blame.
A bill passed through the Georgia Senate would lower the GPA requirements for tech students to receive the Hope Grant. Students would receive a percentage of their tuition covered, less than what it was a few years ago.
Georgia parents may be getting a lot more control over when it comes to their child's school. The state's House Bill 123, also called a "Parent Trigger Law," has passed in the House and now needs Senate approval.
North Aiken Elementary School is about to do things very differently. The school has had challenges in the past, but now, school leaders are adopting a bold new plan, and it's something the district hasn't tried before.