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Palmetto Pipeline of confusion: Session in North Augusta leaves many baffled

Thursday, May 21, 8:51 p.m.

NORTH AUGUSTA — Many Aiken County residents left Thursday’s Palmetto Pipeline session with more questions than answers.

Planning Commission approves Hammond’s Ferry modification

Friday, May 22, 11:40 a.m.

The North Augusta Planning Commission has issued a recommendation to City Council for a major modification to the Hammond’s Ferry general development plan.

SRR awards STAR grants to elementary school teachers

Thursday, May 21, 11:28 a.m.

Savannah River Remediation, or SRR, the liquid waste contractor at the U.S. Department of Energy Savannah River Site, recently awarded 11 area schools with educational grants to recognize...

Public Safety seeking identity of individuals in reference to burglary

Wednesday, May 20, 3:43 p.m.

The North Augusta Department of Public Safety is currently seeking any information on two individuals in reference to a burglary.


Community News

Laces4Love brings shoes to Aiken’s children in need

Tuesday, May 19, 6:51 p.m.

Twice a year, volunteers with the North Augusta-based Laces4Love ministry bring shoes to children at the Aiken-Barnwell Head Start’s Aiken facility.

WEDDING: Bartley – Swann

Tuesday, May 19, 6:52 p.m.

Miss Mallory Pike Swann of North Augusta and Mr. Benjamin Wells Bartley of North Augusta were married May 16 at Grace United Methodist Church. The bride was given in marriage by her father, Allen C.

NEWS FROM THE FRONT PORCH: Volcanic eruption proves existence of God

Tuesday, May 19, 6:51 p.m.

This week commemorates the 35th anniversary of a literal earth-shattering revelation of God to us as creator. In just a few hours on May 18, 1980, a mini-grand canyon and large coal deposits were...

Religion briefs for May 20

Tuesday, May 19, 6:51 p.m.

Hammond Grove Word Power Ministry, 214 W. Five Notch Road, will hold its annual spring revival at 7 p.m. May 20 and 21. The guest revivalists will be the Rev. Anthoni McElrath, of Green Grove...


Yellow Jackets qualify for state

Tuesday, May 19, 6:22 p.m.

Editor’s note: Check northaugustastar.com for an updated version of this story, as the team will be finished playing on Tuesday.

Sitton chooses ABAC for college baseball

Friday, May 22, 3:09 p.m.

Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College snagged another Fox Creek High School baseball player to add to its program.

Former Yellow Jacket Austin Davis named to New Zealand tour

Tuesday, May 19, 6:45 p.m.

The game of basketball has taken Austin Davis all around the country.

Four Jackets sign to play in college

Friday, May 15, 7:02 p.m.

A host of Jackets signed on Friday to head in their own athletic directions.


Running clubs finish with a bang

Tuesday, May 19, 6:20 p.m.

Saturday saw a culmination of months of hard work by elementary school students.

CREEK SPEAKS: Wrapping up the school year

Tuesday, May 19, 6:52 p.m.

We have been very busy wrapping up the end of the year.

Belvedere faculty, staff invited to reunion

Tuesday, May 19, 6:48 p.m.

All retired teachers and support staff who taught at Belvedere Elementary School during their careers are invited to attend the annual reunion at Ryan’s, 1275 Knox Ave., on Monday, June 8,...

Parents share traits desired in next Hammond Hill principal

Friday, May 15, 11:41 a.m.

In the eyes of one parent, Aiken County has a gem in Hammond Hill Elementary School.


PHRAGMENTS FROM PHYLLIS: An old-fashioned holiday - 2015 style

Monday, May 25, 1:14 p.m.

How did you spend your Memorial Day weekend? We spent our going to community picnics. Each year our neighborhood has a covered-dish picnic on the Saturday before Memorial Day. This year it was also...

Pipeline meeting needs strong attendance

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

It’s time for us to have our voices heard.

LETTER: No excuse to riot

Tuesday, May 5, 6:49 p.m.

I am African-American. In 1968 Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. was assassinated. At the time I was eight years old residing in Washington, DC. I remember vividly the rioting, looting, burning buildings,...


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