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Past articles by Sean:

About 200 Westminster students take part in service program

Students from Westminster Schools of Augusta spent Tuesday and Wednesday working in food banks, working with the homeless and beautifying creeks as part of the school's Winterim program. → Read More

Augusta-area teenagers vow celibacy until marriage at ceremony

After 17-year-old Keone Cooper took her oath of sexual abstinence and her family members placed a sterling silver ring on her finger, she said one word described her experience: "pride." → Read More

Richmond County school officials to hold meeting on Murphey Middle and T.W. Josey High schools merger

Parents, students and Richmond County school employees will receive an update on the ongoing merger of Murphey Middle and T.W. Josey High schools during a community meeting Monday. → Read More

Augusta University considers hoverboard ban

Augusta University officials said Thursday that they might join other colleges in banning hoverboards, the popular motorized scooters that have been blamed nationwide for a series of unexpected fires. → Read More

Many Georgia teachers do not recommend their field to others, survey says

More than 60 percent of Georgia public school teachers said they would not recommend that high school students follow them into the education field, according to a survey released Wednesday. → Read More

Richmond County school board chief discusses changes

The president of the school board says the adoption of the Strategic Waivers School System flexibility option and the growing school-age population are some of the main changes the district will face in 2016. → Read More

Pardon Our Mess: Asphalt pile on Eighth and Telfair streets

Augusta Georgia’s source for News, Entertainment, Sports, Weather, Classifieds, Jobs, Autos, Real Estate and Masters information from The Augusta Chronicle, → Read More

National Weather Service issues flood watch for Augusta area

The National Weather Service issued a flood watch advisory for the Augusta area, as more rain was predicted to drench counties in Georgia and South Carolina overnight Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday. → Read More

Richmond County to brief schools on launch of flexibility system

As the Richmond County school district prepares to implement the Strategic Waivers School System flexibility option after Christmas break, school officials are offering more details on how it will be used. → Read More

Santa flies in to lift spirits of hospitalized children at Augusta airport

Santa Claus gave Donner and Blitzen the day off and opted for a helicopter ride into Augusta Re­­gional Air­port on Saturday to visit a group of patients from the Children's Hospital of Geor­gia. → Read More

Man shot in robbery in Gordon Highway hotel room

A 53-year-old man was wounded by gunfire during a robbery Friday at a Gordon Highway hotel, authorities say. → Read More

Police responding to shooting at Augusta Lodge

Deputies with the Richmond Cunty Sherriff's Office are looking for two suspects involved in a shooting that occurred at the Augusta Lodge motel on Gordon Highway. → Read More

Augusta Warrior Project to launch year-end giving campaign

AWP President Kim Elle said in a press release that the goal is to assist veterans of all wars and their families, and the organization has already helped over 2,000 veterans during 2015. → Read More

Over 100 visit Richmond County Schools' 'drop-in' job fair

The fair drew job hopefuls from across Richmond and Columbia County, some arriving an hour early to make sure they were among the first to be interviewed. → Read More

Richmond County board approves buying land for new school

Board President Helen Minchew said the property near Jimmie Dyess Parkway and Interstate 20 would be an ideal place for a K-8 school meant to serve some of the military families moving to the area. → Read More

Business response low as Richmond County schools aims to improve job program

Richmond County school officials haven't gotten the response they had hoped for from area businesses in helping them determine the skills students need to have successful trade careers. → Read More

Apple visit has Richmond County School Board talking about technology in the classroom

Richmond County Superintendent of Schools Angela Pringle and her cabinet members stressed the need to incorporate more technology in the classroom. → Read More

CSRA Transitions Fair acts as 'bridge' for disabled students

The 2015 CSRA Transitions Fair is designed to inform families with disabilities about programs designed to help them in their school and home life. → Read More

Longtime extension agent William H. Craven Jr. dies

William H. Craven Jr. spent his life helping farmers as a county extension agent in South Carolina and Georgia for more than a half-century. → Read More

Board member Charlie Hannah stays focused on technical education in Richmond County

When Richmond County Board of Education member Charlie Hannah ran for the District 2 seat last year, his focus was bringing education "back to the basics" by expanding career and technical education programs. → Read More