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Augusta airport lands new executive director

Tuesday, July 26, 8:18 p.m.

Augusta Regional Airport has become more competitive, according to its new executive director, who is aiming for continued growth and community partnerships, including those within Aiken...

Project Jackson builder pays visit to North Augusta

Tuesday, July 26, 8:46 p.m.

BY MICHAEL SMITH


Shepeard Community Blood Center in need of blood types

Tuesday, July 26, 8:41 p.m.

AUGUSTA — There is less than a one- to three-day supply of blood types for local patients in need.


Brush fire burns Belvedere property

Tuesday, July 26, 8:32 p.m.

BELVEDERE — Belvedere Fire Department firefighters responded Monday night to a brush fire at the corner of H&H and Fairview streets in North Augusta.

Top scholar: How Great Britain’s A-team lost the American Revolutionary War

EDGEFIELD — Some historians think Great Britain lost the American Revolutionary War because of incompetence, but Andrew Jackson O’Shaughnessy disagrees.

SREL animals visit First Baptist Church of North Augusta’s summer camp

First Baptist Church of North Augusta’s weekday summer camp played host to a visit July 12 from naturalist Sean Poppy, with the Savannah River Ecology Laboratory, along with several...


WEDDING: Smith - Sink

Ashley Brooke Smith, of Cheraw, South Carolina, and Kyle Richard Sink, of Greenville, South Carolina, were married March 19, 2016 at First Baptist Church in Florence, South Carolina. The bride was...


WEDDING: Rickabaugh-Niemin

Joshua Daniel Rickabaugh, formerly of North Augusta, and now residing in Hobart, Indiana, and Michelle Erin Niemin of Hammond, Indiana, were married May 27, 2016, at Ogden Gardens in Valparaiso,...

Westbrook leads Cal Stars on Day 1

With her team in a back-and-forth battle against North Tartan early on in Day 1 of Nike Nationals, Cal Stars’ Evina Westbrook willed her squad to a 69-57 victory to open pool play on...

Washington makes Standard 10, looking to grow as Jackets’ signal caller

After an up-and-down sophomore campaign, North Augusta High School’s Landon Washington is back to take the reins for the Yellow Jacket offense.


Smith headed to Francis Marion

Jaquez Smith, a 2016 graduate of North Augusta High School, recently finalized his plans for the next level when he committed to play basketball at Francis Marion University.


Jackets gearing up for football camp

With high school football season nearing its return, the coaching staff at North Augusta High School is not only gearing up for fall camp, but also for its Yellow Jacket Football Kids Camp,...

Aiken County Public School District takes action with new strategic plan

Real-world applications using relevant technology, arts initiatives, a literacy-rich environment and world language opportunities for all students are a few of the action steps in the Aiken...

Aiken County Public Schools’ students receive almost $60 million in scholarships

Aiken County Public School District students earned almost $60 million in scholarships this academic year.


Aiken County School District intern program boosts students’ employability, officials say

Sixteen Aiken County rising high school seniors are getting a “Jumpstart” on real-world work experience this summer.

EDITORIAL: North Augusta annexation much ado about nothing

Passions were running deep in North Augusta this week, with more than 400 people packing into the family life center at Sweetwater Baptist Church.

Letter: Video provides proof of police violence

Someone needs to produce a video for those people who accuse police of acting without reasonable cause.

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