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North Augusta police continue investigation of Sunday night shooting

Monday, June 27, 12:47 p.m.

NORTH AUGUSTA — North Augusta police are continuing to investigate a shooting incident that occurred late Sunday evening outside the Pine Crest Apartments after a man was taken to...

Autistic children meet-and-greet police

Tuesday, June 28, 7:50 p.m.

Dozens of local kids were treated to a show-and-tell session Sunday afternoon at North Augusta Department of Public Safety’s substation on Belvedere-Clearwater Road, as the agency...


Augusta Pride event honors LGBT victims

Tuesday, June 28, 6:35 p.m.

AUGUSTA — On Saturday, the streets of downtown Augusta were filled with smiles and waving rainbow flags at the seventh annual Augusta Pride Parade and Festival.


Area tennis enthusiasts kick off Wimbledon in style

Tuesday, June 28, 6:35 p.m.

For the second consecutive year, several dozen tennis players gathered at Riverview Park’s tennis facilities to kick off one of the sport’s biggest tournaments –...

ARTIST OF THE MONTH: Andrea Spano

Since retirement from the Aiken County School system as an art teacher of 35 years, Andrea Spano is now able to concentrate on her own art.

North Augusta graduate writes children’s book

North Augusta High School graduate Nicholas Burr has always loved sketching and doodling.


Religion briefs for June 29

Fairview Presbyterian Church will celebrate Independence Day with its annual barbecue lunch at Calvin’s Cove, 482 Reece Bacqui, Modoc, on Saturday, July 2. The cost is $5 per person or $20 per...


TRUE TALK: Freedom

This coming Monday, July 4, we celebrate our nation’s birthday. On July 4, 1776, our country’s founders declared independence from Great Britain.

Three Yellow Jackets competing for spot on national team

Three North Augusta High School football players will have the opportunity of a lifetime in July when they each compete for a spot on the USA National Football Team.

Camp offers kids instruction on and off the court

At the conclusion of Antonio Grant’s basketball camp last week, the former professional basketball player said he couldn’t believe how fast the week had gone by.


North Augusta wraps up summer league

North Augusta High School closed out its summer league last Wednesday with its third week of scrimmages against area competition.


Lawson commits to Tennessee

North Augusta High School’s Tre Lawson took the next step in determining where he will play football in the fall of 2017 when he gave a verbal commitment to the University of...

Aiken Technical College increases tuition by less than 2 percent

The Aiken County Commission for Technical and Comprehensive Education approved a 1.83 percent tuition increase for Aiken Technical College for the 2016-17 school year.

SRR engineers teach Newton’s laws to fourth-graders

Savannah River Remediation, or SRR, engineers promoted learning and a love of science to local fourth-graders by incorporating fun, interactive lessons on Newton’s laws for Science...


SRR engineers teach Newton’s laws to fourth-graders

Savannah River Remediation, or SRR, engineers promoted learning and a love of science to local fourth-graders by incorporating fun, interactive lessons on Newton’s laws for Science...


Aiken County Public Schools provides free meals

Aiken County Public Schools has extended its nutrition services and is feeding children throughout the summer months.

PHRAGMENTS FROM PHYLLIS: Hope for our future

I spent last week in the company of children – not just my own grandchildren, but numerous kids between the ages of 3 and 18. And I’m here to report that if you have any misgivings...

EDITORIAL: Better pay, not bonuses, should be Aiken County’s goal

It was a good year in South Carolina for teacher salaries.

LETTER: Habitat for Humanity of North Augusta seeking candidates for 18th house

A young lady and her two children ages 2 and 4, referred by a co-worker, visited our previous Habitat for Humanity of North Augusta house. Liking what she saw, she diligently filled out the required...

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