More stories by Brad Means

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…

Bunker takes race for Aiken County Chair

(Aiken, S.C.) The Aiken County Council will soon have a new chair. Gary Bunker won the Republican race for the seat Tuesday night. He took 5…

Golden Apple: Carol Clarke

(Augusta, GA) Carol Clarke used to be a social worker but she felt called to become a teacher. She knew she could help young people as the H…

Election day in Aiken

(Aiken, SC) Voters in Aiken made their voices heard in the Republican Primary on Tuesday.  They were choosing candidates for city council. I…

New Representative in District 84

(Aiken County, S.C.) Ronnie Young will represent his home district in South Carolina’s General Assembly.   Young  won the District 84 House …

SPECIAL REPORT: K9 Call of Duty

SPECIAL REPORT

Dogs. They are man’s best friend. But these dogs are also elite soldiers trained right here in the CSRA, to protect our military and our lea…

Raw Footage: Dogs serving our country

(Augusta, GA) Check out this raw footage from our upcoming special report on military dogs. I spent time at Fort Gordon with these elite ani…

Thomson coach suspended

(Thomson, GA) Thomson High School Football coach and teacher Rob Ridings has been suspended following a school board meeting tonight. This c…