NAHS Jacket Regiment marching band qualifies for State Championship

Tuesday, October 21, 2014 4:47 p.m.

The Jacket Regiment had a sour taste in its mouth following an early end to last year’s marching season.

Living History Park goes back to Colonial Times UPDATED

Tuesday, October 21, 2014 2:28 p.m.

James and Ursula Van Ness’ wedding didn’t have many photos.

Rival schools celebrate cancer survivors

Tuesday, October 21, 2014 5:25 p.m.

North Augusta and South Aiken High Schools are rivals in athletic competition.

Council passes budget on first reading, votes down millage increase UPDATED

Tuesday, October 21, 2014 1:35 p.m.

North Augusta City Council voted to move forward with its balanced budget.

North Augusta resident Donohue files appeal against Project Jackson UPDATED

Saturday, October 18, 2014 1:55 p.m.

North Augusta resident Steve Donohue has filed a second appeal in his ongoing fight against the City’s Project Jackson development.

City moves forward with parking deck

Friday, October 17, 2014 10:17 a.m.

The City of North Augusta is moving forward with plans to start a new parking garage.

North Augusta man stabbed during argument

Thursday, October 16, 2014 1:04 p.m.

A 37-year-old North Augusta man was stabbed in the rib cage during an argument with another man Thursday, according to the Aiken County Sheriff’s …

New Wal-Mart opening Oct. 22

Wednesday, October 15, 2014 1:21 p.m.

The Wal-Mart at Exit 5 is set to open on Oct. 22.

NAMES & NOTES: Legion Auxiliary adds new members

Tuesday, October 14, 2014 5:10 p.m.

American Legion Auxiliary Jesse C. Lynch Memorial Unit 71 held a new member initiation ceremony on Monday, Oct. 6. Members receiving their American Legion Auxiliary pins plus Flag Etiquette and ALA handbook were Lisa Lane, McKala Lane, Kathy McGowan, Carolyn Price, Florence Creasy and Tiffney Creasy.

Piquette home to be featured on tour UPDATED


Tuesday, October 14, 2014 2:01 p.m.

The 27th annual North Augusta Christmas Tour of Homes sponsored by Beta Sigma Phi Sorority will be held Dec. 5 and 6. The tour begins with a …

City soliciting proposals for GreenJacket stadium

Tuesday, October 14, 2014 5:10 p.m.

New renderings have been released and offer a glimpse of what Project Jackson could eventually look like.

Artists Guild inspired by stories, message

Tuesday, October 14, 2014 5:10 p.m.

Al Beyer, a fine arts professor at USC Aiken, has been all over the world. He shared some of his journeys with the North Augusta Artists Guild last …

Calendar briefs for the week of Oct. 15

Tuesday, October 14, 2014 4:56 p.m.

The North Augusta Rotary Club will meet on Thursdays at Manuel’s Bread Cafe in Hammond’s Ferry at 7:15 a.m. For more information, call Dan Rickabaugh at 803-640-4888.

Man wins $200,000 on lottery scratch-off

Tuesday, October 14, 2014 5:03 p.m.

Playing the lottery is a hobby for a North Augusta retiree. This week, his hobby paid off.

Post 71 to help honor unclaimed heroes

Tuesday, October 14, 2014 1:26 p.m.

The Missing in America Project, with assistance from Legionnaires from American Legion Post 71 North Augusta and Post 193 of Chapin, will conduct a full military honors funeral service for 13 previously unclaimed Veterans at 10:30 a.m. on Oct. 30 at the Fort Jackson National Cemetery in Columbia.

State of the Aiken County budget

Tuesday, October 14, 2014 1:54 p.m.

Aiken County Council is not looking at ways to increase fees or cut services to its nearly $57 million budget quite like the City of Aiken. …

Jubilee stepping up for 30th anniversary UPDATED

Tuesday, October 14, 2014 2:38 p.m.

City Administrator Todd Glover delivered a simple message to Rick Meyer about the Jack-O-Lantern Jubilee: Go big or go home.

FBCNA Pastor wins second Dove Award UPDATED

Tuesday, October 14, 2014 2:11 p.m.

Jeff Bumgardner’s trophy case is going to run out of room.

Dr. Randy Cooper takes a journey through history

Tuesday, October 14, 2014 5:10 p.m.

Dr. Randy Cooper has experienced much of his life in North Augusta.

Living History Park to host educational event

Tuesday, October 14, 2014 4:56 p.m.

The Living History Park will come alive this weekend for Colonial Times: A Day To Remember.

H Canyon work may slow if funding isn’t made available

Tuesday, October 14, 2014 7:08 p.m.

Department of Energy officials recently reported that missions at the Savannah River Site’s H Canyon facility may be slowing down if changes in infrastructure or funding are not made to effectively continue liquid waste operations.

DOE to conduct assessment for military land use at SRS

Tuesday, October 14, 2014 4:27 p.m.

The Department of Energy is seeking an environmental assessment to review a proposal that, if granted, would permit the South Carolina Military Department to use 750 acres at the Savannah River Site for military training.

Christmas parade entry forms available

Tuesday, October 14, 2014 5:39 p.m.

The North Augusta Evening Lions Club has set the date for the 2014 Christmas Parade for Dec. 14 at 2 p.m.

NAMES & NOTES: Habitat for Humanity adds member

Tuesday, October 14, 2014 5:10 p.m.

Michelle Randrup has joined the Habitat for Humanity North Augusta team.

Arts Council goes country-western


Tuesday, October 14, 2014 5:03 p.m.

The North Augusta Cultural Arts Council, or NACAC, has for 18 years envisioned and worked toward creating a vibrant arts community for the region. As …

NAMES & NOTES: Belvedere Fire improves rating

Tuesday, October 14, 2014 5:10 p.m.

The Belvedere Fire Department was recently recognized for years of hard work by the Insurance Service Organization. The organization, which rates all of the fire departments in the United States, has given the fire department a rating of 3, an improvement over the previous rating of 4.

‘Imagining the possibilities’: North Augusta’s downtown changing as former Star building torn down UPDATED

Thursday, October 9, 2014 7:11 p.m.

As The North Augusta Star celebrates its 60th birthday, a major part of the paper’s history was erased over the weekend.

N.A. officer will have to surrender to authorities

Thursday, October 9, 2014 10:16 a.m.

The North Augusta Public Safety officer accused of shooting and killing a man after a vehicle chase in February will eventually have to turn himself …

North Augusta High School students hold voter registration drive

Tuesday, October 7, 2014 9:51 p.m.

Students at North Augusta High School are preparing for the upcoming election with a voter-registration drive.

City of North Augusta discusses potential tax increase

Tuesday, October 7, 2014 9:49 p.m.

The City of North Augusta has not raised the tax millage in 22 years – a point of pride for some City leaders.

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