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RCBOE to hold public hearings for rezoning plans  WRDW-TV

The Board says one of the big reasons they look at rezoning each year is to make sure schools are not over capacity or under capacity. But the idea of moving ...



Interim head coach takes the reins as Josey High School looks for replacement  WRDW-TV

As the school year begins, football players at T.W. Josey High School are anxious to get started with their interim head coach.



Students in disbelief over resignation of JHS head coach  WRDW-TV

Friday the football team was just out over here conditioning without their head coach. Many questions remain as to what's going to happen for the team, but even ...



New trades center at Josey nearly ready  The Augusta Chronicle

New training facility to provide post-grad work opportunities for students. Georgia Labor Commissioner Mark Butler to attend open house.



Josey Football Coach resigns amid investigation into inappropriate incident with a former student  WJBF-TV

In just a few weeks football season will kick off. However, one local high school team will have to suit up without its head coach.



Win for Laney Girls is a win for region  WJBF-TV

Excitement traveled up 15th Street and down the Boulevard as students, staff and fans cheered on the girls' basketball teams from Lucy C. Laney and T.W. Josey ...



Augusta community outraged over fight at Josey High School graduation  WJBF-TV

Parents and other community members express their disdain at two adults fighting at school graduation ceremony.



Skilled Trades Center in Richmond County named for Marion Barnes  The Augusta Chronicle

Marion Barnes said he knew something was going on when he saw his pastor at the open house for the Skilled Trades Center at T.W. Josey High School on ...



Augusta Graduation Guide 2018  The Augusta Chronicle

The Augusta Chronicle would like to congratulate all of this year's graduates. Browse our photo slideshows, Best & Brightest profiles and lists of graduates from ...



UPDATE | School system responds to music video filmed in TW Josey  WRDW-TV

If a student said the first line or the name of OP4's song 'No F**ks,' it could land them in detention.



Top crop: Students soar to top of graduating class  WRDW-TV

As high schools begin to prep for graduation across the CSRA, we want to honor and congratulate those students who have made it to the top of their graduating ...



School board members get a look at TW Josey High School renovations  WRDW-TV

Another Richmond County school gets a makeover as the district works towards closing one school and consolidating it with another.



New K-8 school nearly finished  The Augusta Chronicle

Richmond County students will head back to school in less than a month, and for approximately 800 kindergarten through eighth-grade students in the Jimmie ...



Richmond County school board member challenges businesses, community to support basketball teams in historic playoff week  WJBF-TV

AUGUSTA, Ga. (WJBF) - As several Richmond County boys and girls basketball players proceed to the playoffs, one school leader wants the community to come ...



Local students compete with paper airplanes for chance to fly over Augusta  WRDW-TV

Daniel Field hosted its second annual paper plane contest. Twelve teams from local schools competed for a chance to ride in an airplane over Augusta.



Program gives Augusta students look at aviation jobs  The Augusta Chronicle

When Marco Brown's guidance counselor at T.W. Josey High School told him about an opportunity to learn about aviation over the summer, he perked up.



UPDATE: RCSO case files reveal serious allegations against former Josey band director  WRDW-TV

UPDATE: News 12 at 6 o' clock/ Oct. 15, 2014. AUGUSTA, Ga.--We're learning more about why a Josey High School band director was never charged with ...



Richmond County board of education approves administrators  The Augusta Chronicle

The Richmond County School System will see a number of new and familiar faces in administrative roles for the 2018-2019 school year. At its monthly meeting ...



Friends, family mourn death of Josey High School basketball player Recardell Sheppard  WRDW-TV

Friends and family gathered to say goodbye to their friend and classmate. Josey High School classmates, basketball teammates, teachers, and folks from all ...



Board approves new principals for Laney, Josey High School  WRDW-TV

Two local high schools have new principals, one at Laney, the other at Josey. The board approved the Superintendent's recommendation to make Dr. Brenda ...



Six minute meeting offers few answers on TW Josey, Murphey Middle School merger  WRDW-TV

Plans to consolidate T.W. Josey High School and Murphey Middle School are finally moving forward, but parents and students tell us they feel like they are being ...



UPDATE | Autopsy on Josey basketball player could take months to be completed  WRDW-TV

A T.W. Josey High School student was pronounced dead at the hospital after he collapsed during a pickup basketball game at the school, Kenneth Boose with ...



Hasan, Robinson, Kalliokoski qualify to challenge incumbents for Richmond County school board seats  The Augusta Chronicle

With three more candidates qualifying Friday, all five Richmond County Board of Education seats will be contested on the Nov. 6 ballot. Former school board ...



Local teams compete for best paper planes  The Augusta Chronicle

Fifteen teams and over 70 students threw their custom aircraft across the Aircraft Rescue and Fire station at Augusta Regional Airport Friday. The planes flying ...



Richmond County Schools starting program to teach students trade skills  WRDW-TV

New research shows CSRA employers anticipate big vacancies in skilled labor in next three to five years. The Richmond County School System is starting a new ...



Three more qualify to challenge incumbents for Richmond County school board seats  The Augusta Chronicle

With three more candidates qualifying Friday, all five Richmond County Board of Education seats will be contested on the Nov. 6 ballot. Former school board ...



UPDATE | Balloon release to be held in honor of Janell Carwell  WRDW-TV

After nearly a year, the search for missing teen Latania Janell Carwell comes to an end.



Timeline of Josey student's death released  WRDW-TV

News 12 at 11 / Friday, December 12, 2014. AUGUSTA, Ga. (WRDW) -- It was a battle against time the day Josey High School student Recardell Sheppard ...



Parents speak out against merging Josey High and Murphey Middle School  WRDW-TV

The room was packed and the opinions were loud as parents spoke up about the future of Richmond County schools. Tonight's meeting was all about merging ...



TW Josey takes home big awards in Richmond County Schools CTAE Expo  WJBF-TV

Nearly 100 students competed in the Richmond County School System's CTAE Expo.



Josey Teacher Accused of Hitting Teen With Truck, Running Into House While Drunk  WJBF-TV

COLUMBUS, Ga. - We are following a developing story involving a Richmond County teacher who is accused of striking a teen with his vehicle and driving into a ...



High school graduation rates up across the area and statewide  WRDW-TV

Georgia's high school graduation rates increased for the fifth straight year, and here at home Richmond County graduation rates are up.



Local Homecoming Queen prepares for trip to meet the President  WRDW-TV

Jan. 26, 2015/ News 12 at 6 o' clock. AUGUSTA, Ga.--It's a fairytale story complete with a crown. Adejah Nesbitt is the Josey High School Homecoming Queen, ...



Fundraiser held in honor of teen who died at Josey High School  WRDW-TV

Folks gathered at T.W. Josey High School Saturday afternoon to dance and have a good time, while honoring a life gone too soon. Recardell Sheppard, known ...



Missing Augusta teen appears to have led quiet life  WJBF-TV

AUGUSTA, Ga. (WJBF) - NewsChannel 6 has been committed to learning more about LaTania Carwell in hopes of helping in the search for the 16-year-old.



Mr. Isaac's Days at Josey Are Likely Over  Metro Spirit

I had hoped I would not have to deliver this news, but it sounds as though there is virtually no chance the man many call “the very best teacher in Richmond ...



Former Teacher Accused of Past Sex Abuse Could Regain Local NAACP's Top Spot  WJBF-TV

AUGUSTA, GA - A local organization forced its president out of office after several allegations of sexual abuse of high school girls. Now, the local group's ...



Commissioner-elect Clarke not stepping down over racial Facebook posts attributed to him  The Augusta Chronicle

Augusta commissioners are speaking out about offensive Facebook posts attributed to commissioner-elect John Clarke, but Clarke says he is not stepping down ...



LaTania Carwell's teacher heard relocation plans on missing student's last day at school  WJBF-TV

AUGUSTA, Ga. (WJBF) - A teacher of missing Augusta teen LaTania Carwell came forward to share more about the life of her student and some chilling news ...



The Top 12 Stories on WRDW.com for 2017  WRDW-TV

Sunday, Dec. 31, 2017. (WRDW/WAGT) -- With the final day of the year 2017, we're On Your Side with the top 12 stories that you clicked on and read this year ...



UPDATE | Man charged with murder in liquor store death  WRDW-TV

A man has been indicted on felony murder charges in the death of another man outside of a liquor store back in January.



Wi-Fi on school buses, new trade center to improve Richmond County schools  WRDW-TV

News 12 NBC 26 / Monday, April 24, 2017. AUGUSTA, Ga. (WRDW/WAGT) -- There's a lot going on in Richmond County schools, from new programs to new ...



Augusta food programs assist children during summer  The Augusta Chronicle

Smart Lunch, Smart Kid volunteer Sandra Bembry wheeled a large white cooler across the lawn of Woodlake Club Apartments just before noon on Tuesday and ...



New school year means new school for reassigned Richmond County students  WRDW-TV

More than 800 Richmond County students are getting used to a new school, but construction will have them changing schools again next year.



GDOL annouces new program to raise graduation rates  WRDW-TV

The Georgia Department of Labor announced it's starting a Jobs for Georgia Graduates program. It part of the program Jobs for America's Graduates.



UPDATE | Community holds sheriff approved search for 16-year-old Janell Carwell  WRDW-TV

While yesterday investigators told the community to stay away from the search, today, the community re-traced investigators steps.



Augusta's NAACP President removed after investigation into possible sexual abuse  WRDW-TV

The President of Augusta's branch of the NAACP has been removed. Dr. Beulah Nash-Teechey has been named Interim President for Augusta's NAACP branch, ...



Sweet Sixteen! Tigers, Lady Tigers advance to state playoffs  Metter Advertiser

After winning in the first round of state playoffs in Metter on Saturday, both the Tigers and Lady Tigers have advanced to the Sweet 16 in GHSA state basketball ...



Seven Richmond County schools vulnerable under new law aiming to turnaround low performing schools  WRDW-TV

New legislation stands to have a big impact in Augusta, because the state appointed 'Chief Turnaround Officer' will work with the lowest 5% of schools in the ...



Prayer vigil to be held for Latania Janell Carwell  WRDW-TV

There will be a prayer vigil for Latania Janell Carwell next Friday.



16 Augusta schools on state low performance list  WRDW-TV

Monday, July 13, 2015. AUGUSTA, Ga. (WRDW) -- 16 Richmond county schools are getting a bad report card when it comes to the quality of your child's ...



UPDATE | Bond totals $850K for mother accused of concealing daughters' death  WRDW-TV

Tanya Tripp, the woman accused of concealing the death of her own child, walked into a courtroom for a bond hearing for the fourth time Friday.



CSRA Graduation Dates  WJBF-TV

We have compiled a list of CSRA high school graduation dates.



Missing Millbrook twins' case sees movement nearly 30 years later  WJBF-TV

AUGUSTA, Ga. (WJBF) - A local family hopes twins reported missing in Augusta nearly 30 years ago return home now that the case received national attention.



What is Georgia's First Priority Act for Schools?  WRDW-TV

Governor Nathan Deal is ready to sign new legislation into law that is considerably watered down from its predecessor; it's called the First Priority Act.



List of Georgia Hurricane evacuation shelters  WFXL FOX 31

Bibb County:Red Cross shelter - East Macon Recreation Center, 31217 Ocmulgee E. Boulevard. Macon, GA.Red Cross shelter - North Macon Community ...



John Starr Facing Uphill Challenge As Howard Coach  The Chattanoogan

Howard High's new head football coach, John Starr, brings a winning attitude to the Hustlin' Tigers. The veteran coach has won a state title in the Georgia High ...



Superintendent: No wrongdoing at Laney High School  WRDW-TV

After an investigation into possible fraudulent grade changes for more than 100 seniors at Laney High School, the superintendent said there was no ...



The Failing Grade  Metro Spirit

There is no doubt that the stigma of having almost 20 public schools labeled as “chronically failing” has hurt Richmond County. Over the past decade, new ...



The Reality of Richmond County Schools  Metro Spirit

When Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal came to Augusta earlier this year to celebrate the future development of the $50 million Georgia Cyber Innovation and Training ...



From the Park Bench: Navigating Peach Jam 2017  The Star

I hope everyone is enjoying a great July 4 holiday week and celebrating the freedoms we are blessed to have in this country.



Timeline: Search for Richmond County teen allegedly kidnapped by stepdad  WRDW-TV

Richmond County Sheriff's Office investigators are looking for a girl they believe was kidnapped by her stepfather.



OFL: Scores for Week 4 - Friday, Sept. 8  WRDW-TV

Here are the final scores for Operation Football Live Week 4 from across the area. Real-time scoreboard technology powered by Scorestream.



Annual Martin Luther King Parade and MLK Closures  WJBF-TV

Hundreds of people in Augusta celebrated the life of Martin Luther King, Jr.



Chatham County Evacuation Zones Map & Shelters for Irma  Heavy.com

As Hurricane Irma approaches Georgia, officials are urging those in Chatham County to take proper precautions and be aware of the evacuation plan.



Nash-Teachey Reclaims Position As President of Augusta Branch NAACP  WJBF-TV

Augusta, GA - Beulah Nash-Teachey won her seat back in the special election of the NAACP Augusta Branch. The final vote will be verified by the national office ...



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