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UPDATE: ‘America’s Got Talent,’ North Augusta resident Skilyr Hicks has been found

Friday, April 24, 8:50 p.m.

North Augusta High School student and former star of “America’s Got Talent,” Skilyr Hicks, has been found, according to a Facebook post by her mother, Jodi Simak Cronk.

Earth Day event canceled

Friday, April 24, 3:29 p.m.

The annual Earth Day celebration has been canceled.

ATF offering reward in N.A. homicide

Thursday, April 23, 10:56 a.m.

Federal investigators are offering a $5,000 reward in the unsolved case of a man who was shot to death at a North Augusta apartment complex earlier this year.

Palmetto Pipeline hearing scheduled in North Augusta

Thursday, April 23, 4:50 p.m.

Aiken County finally will get to hear directly from representatives of the Palmetto Project pipeline.

Community News

Orthodox Christians celebrate Pascha

Tuesday, April 21, 5:45 p.m.

“Christ is risen! Indeed he is risen!”

Religion briefs for the week of April 22

Tuesday, April 21, 5:45 p.m.

A card party and luncheon will be held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Thursday, April 23, at St. Bartholomew’s Episcopal Church, 471 W. Martintown Road. The cost is $10, and will feature prizes and a...

Fairview kindergarten class write, illustrate book

Tuesday, April 21, 6:18 p.m.

Several of Fairview Early Childhood Center’s kids may now have a stronger appreciation for the literary world, in the wake of several weeks of focusing on writing and illustrating...

CMONA Sunday is this weekend

Tuesday, April 21, 6:15 p.m.

This year Community Ministry of North Augusta, or CMONA, completes 31 years of providing the needy of the community with temporary assistance. This comes in the form of food, clothing,...


North Augusta bats come alive in 15-0 romp over White Knoll

Tuesday, April 21, 6:19 p.m.

The Yellow Jacket softball team has turned on the heat in the late part of the season.

Ferris State wins disc golf championship

Friday, April 24, 4:33 p.m.

Facing the fourth hole of a sudden-death playoff, Ferris State’s Sam Mrdeza made the shot of the National Collegiate Disc Golf Championship.

New region, same results for Predators

Friday, April 24, 4:16 p.m.

The Fox Creek baseball team is once again region champs.

Lady Predators set to wrap up regular season

Friday, April 24, 4:16 p.m.

Fox Creek High School’s softball team may not win the region crown, but they could still have some home playoff games.


Hammond Hill students bring history to life

Tuesday, April 21, 3:36 p.m.

One night a year, Hammond Hill Elementary School becomes the home of the likes of Nikloa Tesla, Eleanor Roosevelt, Phil Robertson and Susan B. Anthony.

HHES helps students transition to middle school

Tuesday, April 21, 6:20 p.m.

Middle school students from North Augusta and Paul Knox, who attended Hammond Hill Elementary School last year, came back to share their wisdom with this year’s fifth-graders.

DOLPHIN DAYS: If I were only one inch tall

Tuesday, April 21, 6:18 p.m.

If I were only 1 inch tall, I would climb up a wall and see sights big and small if I were 1 inch tall.


Tuesday, April 21, 6:18 p.m.

My school is thinking about changing field day from spring to fall. In my opinion, I like that idea because all of the students (including me) have to wait all year just to have fun at...


HOW DO I repair my laminate countertop?

Tuesday, April 21, 6:20 p.m.

The new bride, so excited to be in her first home, was upset when she placed a hot pot on the surface of the laminate countertops not knowing the damage that would occur. What would she do? She was...

S.C. deserves a voice in pipeline

Tuesday, March 31, 7:44 p.m.

Palmetto is in its name, and it makes no sense why the opinion of Aiken County doesn’t seem the matter.

LETTER: The many arts and heritage groups in North Augusta

Tuesday, April 14, 8:40 p.m.

Being involved with several of the local arts and heritage groups, I find people are frequently unclear as to what each group’s activities are, and to whom they are paying a membership. Please...


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