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Strawberry Festival raises money for Our Lady of Peace Catholic School in North Augusta

Tuesday, April 26, 7:39 p.m.

Business was brisk Sunday for Jan Kroger, who was selling fresh strawberries from Gurosik’s Berry Plantation during the 30th annual Strawberry Festival at Our Lady of Peace Catholic...

Whitey Bulger’s girlfriend gets more prison time

Thursday, April 28, 4:24 p.m.

BOSTON — The longtime girlfriend of gangster James “Whitey” Bulger has been sentenced to an additional 21 months in prison for refusing to testify before a grand jury...


Oklahoma legislators seek change in sodomy law after ruling

Thursday, April 28, 4:22 p.m.

OKLAHOMA CITY — After Oklahoma’s highest court dismissed a criminal charge against a 17-year-old boy accused of forcing a heavily intoxicated girl to perform oral sex, outraged...


Man who killed parents with hammer gets new sentence hearing

Wednesday, April 27, 3:57 p.m.

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — A Florida man who killed his parents with a claw hammer and then threw a party with their bodies still inside the house is getting a new sentencing hearing.

Dads, uncles, grandfathers enjoy quality time with kids

The courtyard at First Baptist Church of North Augusta drew some extra pedestrian traffic last Tuesday, with FUDGE – Friends, Uncles, Dads and Granddads Event – Day underway.

Artist of the Month: Garland Gooden

“In August 2013, My son and I were driving through northern Arizona. We had left the Grand Canyon that morning and were on our way to Monument Valley. About 10 miles west of Kayenta,...


Student pastor begins work at First Baptist

After one trip to North Augusta, Josh Forrest was hooked.


Religion briefs for April 20

Hammond Grove Word Power Ministry, 214 W. Five Notch Road, will hold its 25th annual Pastor’s and First Lady’s Appreciation Celebration for Dr. Bobby G. Hankerson and First Lady...

North Augusta wraps up clean sweep of region

Another week, another three wins for the North Augusta softball program.

North Augusta softball falls to Summerville, to play Conway

For the first time in roughly one calendar year, the North Augusta softball team has lost in the state of South Carolina.


Fox Creek softball thumps Southside Christian

The Fox Creek softball team is marching on.


Bosket's big blast leads North Augusta to win over Cane Bay

North Augusta was far from its best on Wednesday, but still took care of business.

South Carolina schools change up grading system

The State Board of Education has made it easier for B+ students from South Carolina to compete with A students from other states for college admission and scholarships.


Student engineers hold robotics expo

North Augusta High School’s robotics team is looking to build and grow in the future.


Shepherd honored as Fox Creek’s top teacher

Most folks have trouble keeping up with one calendar, but imagine having five or more.

JUDITH BERRY: You be the judge

I suspect many of you folks have already made up your minds as to whom you will be voting for in November. I wish the voting process would be changed and it would go back to a six-week period. I am...

Special Olympics honors heart, spirit

More than 600 Special Olympians paraded across the Midland Valley L.L. Willis Stadium football field and track Friday to the cheers of hundreds of buddies, volunteers, family, teachers and City...

Letter: Thank you to those who fought against Project Jackson

Last week, as I crossed the 13th Street Bridge into Augusta, my heart just sank and the tears flowed. The shock of seeing the stripped and devastated site below the bridge was more than I could stand.

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