More stories by Brad Means

Golden Apple: Maureen Adams

(Thomson, GA) Maureen Adams dabbled in Biology for a bit before deciding to teach a subject that’s her true love.   “Anatomy is a different …

Golden Apple: Anna Williams

(Thomson, GA) Anna Williams may have tried to fight it back in the day, but she was always going to teach. “Both of my parents are retired M…

Golden Apple: Sally Jones

(Thomson, GA) Sally Jones is a Gifted Specialist at Thomson Elementary School. “We were working on puzzles and following directions and list…

Golden Apple: Bill Cheatham

(Johnston, S.C.) Talk about coming full circle. Bill Cheatham’s career path has lead him right back to where it all started. “I was in this …

Golden Apple: Melinda Zipf

(Trenton, S.C.) Another busy day in Melinida Zipf’s classroom. “We’re working on our writing and our reading,” Zipf says. “They like to draw…

Golden Apple: Justin Craig

(Johnston, S.C.) Justin Craig is the leader of the band at Strom Thurmond High School.  Every day he gets to share something that’s been a b…

Golden Apple: Donna Leopard

(North Augusta, S.C.) Donna Leopard could be teaching math right now. But the Fox Creek English instructor had a change of heart when she st…

Golden Apple: Arthur Harris

(Evans, GA) Arthur Harris knew he had a knack for math when he was just a child. “I was always pretty good at it and I always thought it was…

Golden Apple: Carrie Anne Cushman

(Evans, GA) Long before Carey Anne Cushman became a teacher, she was practicing for this job. “I used to pretend teach and my little brother…

Golden Apple: Terry Harris

(Grovetown, GA) If you want to learn how to make something that looks great, you come to Terry Harris and her Graphic Design class at Grovet…

Golden Apple: Michael Foster

(Evans, GA) Michael Foster is making the past come alive at Evans High School. “We’re working on the significant events and subjects of the …

Golden Apple: Shelley Wolfe

(Augusta, GA) Shelly Wolfe’s students are working non-stop to sharpen their math skills. “We’re really focusing on place value,” Wolfe says.…

Golden Apple: Stan Dodson

(Waynesboro, GA) Welcome to Stan Dodson’s visual arts class, where artists of all skill levels are welcome. “My class is definitely open to …

Golden Apple: Felicia Lovett

(Waynesboro, GA) Felicia Lovett isn’t just making life better for these students. She’s setting an example that’s a key part of her life at …

Adult, young child killed in wreck

Two people are dead including a young child, after a crash in Columbia County Tuesday night.  The Columbia County Sheriff’s Office says Kayl…