Earth Day event canceled


Friday, April 24, 2015 3:29 p.m.

The annual Earth Day celebration has been canceled.

ATF offering reward in N.A. homicide

Thursday, April 23, 2015 10:56 a.m.

Federal investigators are offering a $5,000 reward in the unsolved case of a man who was shot to death at a North Augusta apartment complex earlier …

Palmetto Pipeline hearing scheduled in North Augusta UPDATED

Thursday, April 23, 2015 4:50 p.m.

Aiken County finally will get to hear directly from representatives of the Palmetto Project pipeline.

Medical team joins Colonial Times

Wednesday, April 22, 2015 11:02 a.m.

The Living History Park found itself Under the Crown over the weekend.

Landlord thwarts N.A. domestic assault

Wednesday, April 22, 2015 11:04 a.m.

A landlord intervened and called 911 while a North Augusta man was assaulting his ex-girlfriend Tuesday, according to the Aiken County …

Princesses returning to North Augusta for Tea on the Avenue

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Tuesday, April 21, 2015 6:19 p.m.

The princesses are preparing to dress up for the ninth annual Tea on the Avenue.

NAMES & NOTES: Elementary School book awards

Tuesday, April 21, 2015 6:15 p.m.

North Augusta Elementary School

Celebrate World Red Cross Day by giving blood

Tuesday, April 21, 2015 5:12 p.m.

The American Red Cross is encouraging eligible donors to give blood this May in honor of World Red Cross and Red Crescent Day on May 8 – the birthday of International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement founder, Henry Dunant.

Coming up for the week of April 22

Tuesday, April 21, 2015 6:17 p.m.

The North Augusta Rotary Club will meet at 7:15 a.m. at Manuel’s Bread Cafe, 505 Railroad Ave. No. 100. For more information, call Wayne Moore at 803-279-7799.

N.A. man pleads guilty to reckless homicide in 2014 Beech Island collision UPDATED

Tuesday, April 21, 2015 4:07 p.m.

A North Augusta man will serve at least 10 months in prison after pleading guilty to a January 2014 car wreck that killed two people.

Gun permit bill clears another hurdle

Tuesday, April 21, 2015 5:13 p.m.

After clearing a House subcommittee last week and gaining half of the House representatives as sponsors, S.C. Rep. Bill Hixon’s bill that …

Eminent domain could bring Palmetto Pipeline

Tuesday, April 21, 2015 6:15 p.m.

The Palmetto Pipeline could happen with little to no public support.

Planning Commission OKs rezoning above River Club

Tuesday, April 21, 2015 5:12 p.m.

North Augusta Planning Commission continues to tackle zoning issues.

NAMES & NOTES: North Augusta Middle School names 2015-16 cheer squad

Tuesday, April 21, 2015 6:07 p.m.

The following students at North Augusta Middle School will serve as cheerleaders for the 2015-2016 school year: Ansley Barbee, Samantha Benner, Shelby Hutto, Riley Morris, Kamora Johnson, Hannah Headrick. Melena Bush, Katherine Dunaway, Hailey Sparks, Caley Bright, Kinsley Boyd, Carson Kervin, Ashely Grant, Brooke Jiunnies, Shelby Enevoldsen, …

City Council approves Greeneway culvert rehabilitation UPDATED

Tuesday, April 21, 2015 3:36 p.m.

The City of North Augusta took a major step in maintaining the Greeneway.

Birdathon to benefit Silver Bluff Audubon Center


Tuesday, April 21, 2015 6:16 p.m.

The Augusta-Aiken Audubon Society is sponsoring a Birdathon on Saturday to raise money in support of the Silver Bluff Audubon Center and Sanctuary. …

A.M. Connection sheds light on local economic development

Tuesday, April 21, 2015 6:07 p.m.

City Administrator Todd Glover said one of the great things about North Augusta is that the city isn’t experiencing growth in one area. …

Three Decades of Norma Meares' Eggery on Display UPDATED

Monday, April 20, 2015 12:01 a.m.

North Augusta resident Julie Hughes' mom, Norma Meares, offered an exhibition of eggery artistry April 14 in Cumberland Village, with amost 30 years …

TrueNorth Church opens to overflow crowd UPDATED

Sunday, April 19, 2015 1:43 p.m.

Sunday was a day that was a decade in the making for TrueNorth Church.

Repeat shoplifter gets three years for North Augusta theft

Friday, April 17, 2015 10:45 a.m.

An Augusta man with multiple prior shoplifting convictions was sentenced to nearly four years in prison this week after an Aiken County jury found …

Kinder Morgan to hold input meeting on pipeline in North Augusta UPDATED

Wednesday, April 15, 2015 10:58 a.m.

After a push from local legislators, Kinder Morgan now will have a public input meeting in North Augusta regarding the Palmetto Project pipeline.

S.C. Sen. Young requests local meeting on pipeline UPDATED

Tuesday, April 14, 2015 6:00 p.m.

The Georgia Department of Transportation is set to have its public meeting regarding the Palmetto Project pipeline later this month.

NAMES & NOTES: Smith chosen as a 2015 AHS Technical Fellow

Tuesday, April 14, 2015 7:33 p.m.

The American Helicopter Society has selected Dr. Marilyn J. Smith to receive the organization’s Technical Fellow Award, an honor reserved for AHS members whose careers have improved the technical capabilities of the vertical flight industry. Smith is a graduate of North Augusta High School, where she was valedictorian in 1977.

Tour to highlight towns lost when SRS was built


Tuesday, April 14, 2015 7:38 p.m.

A beautiful, old home built in 1911 by Amelia Hankinson in Jackson, is one of 15 historic places in Beech Island and Jackson on the Beech Island …

NAMES & NOTES: Lindsey Patton pinned at Newberry College

Tuesday, April 14, 2015 7:33 p.m.

Newberry teacher education major, Lindsey Patton, of North Augusta, participated in the Newberry Education Society pinning ceremony on Feb. 25, where she received a commemorative pin recognizing her as a model for lifelong learning, service and professional behavior on campus, in public school, and state and global communities.

Coming up for the week of April 16

Tuesday, April 14, 2015 7:34 p.m.

The North Augusta Rotary Club will meet 7:15 a.m. Thursdays at Manuel’s Bread Cafe, 505 Railroad Ave. No. 100. For more information, call Wayne Moore at 803-279-7799.

Tara and Turner Simkins to speak at Mayor’s Prayer Luncheon

Tuesday, April 14, 2015 7:34 p.m.

In recognition of the National Day of Prayer, The Honorable Mayor Lark Jones and the City of North Augusta are hosting the 25th annual Mayor’s Prayer Luncheon. The luncheon will be at the North Augusta Community Center at noon on Wednesday, May 5.

Ex-N.A. officer involved in fatal shooting released on bond

Tuesday, April 14, 2015 7:35 p.m.

Former North Augusta Public Safety officer Justin Craven, 25, was released last Wednesday from the Edgefield County detention center on a $20,000 …

Bands set to do battle on Saturday

Tuesday, April 14, 2015 7:34 p.m.

The annual Battle of the Bands competition is set for this Saturday.

Jaycees to bring back Memorial Day Parade UPDATED

Tuesday, April 14, 2015 8:39 p.m.

Strike up the band! Aiken’s annual Memorial Day Parade once again will wind its way through downtown Aiken in May to honor the men and women …

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