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NAHS students take step toward graduation with Senior Awards Ceremony

Tuesday, May 24, 8:41 p.m.

North Augusta High School seniors took another step toward graduation last Thursday night during the school’s annual Senior Awards Ceremony.

A Closer Look: Aiken County Coroner

Tuesday, May 24, 8:51 p.m.

Three Republican candidates have entered the race for Aiken County coroner.


Area students recognized at Celebration of Character

Tuesday, May 24, 8:49 p.m.

Students John Allensworth and Jami Gaskins, both with Aiken Elementary School, started the morning’s procession on May 8 in St. Angela Hall, and Abbie Chancey, with Victory Christian...


Fox Creek ends athletic season with inaugural golf ball drop

Tuesday, May 24, 8:47 p.m.

Fox Creek High School capped its 2015-16 athletic season last Saturday morning with the athletic department’s inaugural helicopter golf ball drop fundraiser.

North Augusta, S.C. native serves aboard guided missile destroyer in Spain

ROTA, Spain — A 2011 North Augusta High School graduate and North Augusta native is serving in the U.S. Navy aboard the guided missile destroyer, USS Donald Cook.

Plants are evidence of God’s attention to detail

The rain we have gotten lately surely has made the plants, trees, grass and flowers happy. Shrubs in front of our house that have never bloomed are now sporting little white bell-shaped blooms. Our...


New theatre group aims to bring the arts into church

A new local theatre group is on a mission to reconnect the arts with the church and, on Sunday evening, it gave audiences a short preview of what exactly that means.


GARDENING NEWS: Spider mites are common species of rose pests

The first rose blooming cycle this year was outstanding. Most rose growers in the CSRA had nothing but good reports. The absence of ice storms played a part, as did the slightly cooler spring...

NeSmith, Gamecocks hoping for NCAA title

North Augusta’s Matt NeSmith is set to close out his senior season at the University of South Carolina this week when he competes in the men’s golf NCAA Championships starting...

North Augusta caps track season with visit from Olympian

Just more than a week after North Augusta High School’s track program finished its season, which included a Class AAAA state championship in the boys’ 4x400-meter relay, the...


Hurricanes holding tryouts, clinic

The East Georgia Hurricanes will have its Summer Youth Fotball Clinic on June 25.


Area softball players named to All-State, North/South teams

The South Carolina Coaches Association of Women’s Sports has named its All-State softball teams in addition to selecting players for the North/South All-Star series.

Students enjoy hands-on learning at Hammond Hill’s Science Day

Students at Hammond Hill Elementary School were in for some hands-on learning Friday.

Educator recognized for STEM efforts

North Augusta High School teacher Jane Monroe has spent her years working to connect area engineers with her students in an effort to hold their interests in the subjects of science,...


Aiken County Public Schools honors its retiring employees

The Aiken County Public School District celebrated 110 employees who will retire from the District this year.


SRNS, Ruth Patrick Science Center hold ‘Introduce a Girl to Engineering Day’

Savannah River Nuclear Solutions, in partnership with the Ruth Patrick Science Education Center and the Society of Women Engineering, hosted 55 students from 27 middle schools throughout...

Column: Make America great again, part 4

The debate over whether America is great, or how to make it great again, drags on. Those who participate in this debate should state their assumptions and define their terms.

Editorial: Decision day puts spotlight on students

The seven Aiken area high schools did something different this year for its college-bound seniors.

LETTER: Water park plan has many unanswered questions

Ever since the first announcement of Scuttle’s Island hit media, I have been on a crusade to stop it. I have shown up to Council meetings, gave a speech to North Augusta and led the charge to...

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