Funds from proposed sales tax will help rebuild area schools in North Augusta

Tuesday, October 28, 2014 9:55 p.m.

North Augusta High School is in the process of a rebuild, which could take as long as 30 years.

Reunion for No Reason III photos on sale

Tuesday, October 28, 2014 9:57 p.m.

To get a photo CD from the Reunion for No Reason III, held on Oct. 11, send a check for $10 to George Griffith, 1106 Audubon Road, North Augusta, SC 29841.

Cassels’ home featured on North Augusta Christmas Tour of Homes


Tuesday, October 28, 2014 9:57 p.m.

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

NAMES & NOTES: Living History Park plants walnut trees

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Tuesday, October 28, 2014 9:55 p.m.

The colonial America re-enactment Living History Park in North Augusta has recently planted two sapling American black walnut trees to bring the …

Voting breakdown: A look at the general election UPDATED

Tuesday, October 28, 2014 9:52 p.m.

This is a breakdown of the Nov. 4 ballot for Aiken County. Depending on where you live, some races may not be available. This is not a ballot, but does show the candidates, party affiliation and offices that will be available for your vote. Most races also include a write in option. Visit for a list of polling places.

Calendar briefs for Oct. 29-31

Tuesday, October 28, 2014 9:57 p.m.

Bi-Lo is holding a job fair on Wednesday, Oct. 29 to accept applications and conduct interviews for various positions in the greater Augusta area. The event is scheduled for 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at 111 Edgewood Ave. in North Augusta. Jobs include various full time and part time manager level positions including store managers, assistant store …

Golf tournament raises funds for local groups UPDATED

Tuesday, October 28, 2014 10:03 a.m.

A dozen years later, the North Augusta Classic Golf Tournament continues to give money to local charities and organizations.

NAMES & NOTES: North Augusta Elementary honors

Tuesday, October 28, 2014 9:55 p.m.

The following North Augusta Elementary School students are now members of the 100 Book Club: Ryan Clark, Travon Reed and Travis Reed. They have all read the required number of books for the club.

NAMES & NOTES: Kalei Mariah Bowser named to All-American Clogging Team

Tuesday, October 28, 2014 9:55 p.m.

Kalei Mariah Bowser was named to the 2014 All-American Clogging Team. The announcements were made at the American Clogging Hall of Fame Championships …

Jubilee gets bigger, better for 30th anniversary in North Augusta UPDATED

Tuesday, October 28, 2014 2:57 p.m.

Jack Triebold gained a lot of fans at this year’s Jack-O-Lantern Jubilee.

American Legion to hold golf tournament

Tuesday, October 28, 2014 9:57 p.m.

The American Legion Jesse C. Lynch Memorial Post 71 of North Augusta will host its 6th Annual Fundraising Golf Tournament on Monday, Nov. 10, at Mount Vintage Plantation Golf Club. The day’s activities will start with a 10 a.m. registration, a luncheon followed by a noon shotgun start.

Project Jackson won’t impact local sales tax option

Tuesday, October 28, 2014 9:53 p.m.

On Tuesday, voters will head to the polls. One of the most highly debated topics will be the local sales tax option.

New Wal-Mart opens with ceremony

Tuesday, October 28, 2014 9:55 p.m.

Early Wednesday morning, the Fox Creek High School band was playing and the first customers were preparing to shop.

Two arrested after gas station robbery


Thursday, October 23, 2014 1:09 p.m.

Two men were detained after an armed robbery occurred at a North Augusta gas station early Thursday morning.

North Augusta man arrested after manhunt UPDATED


Wednesday, October 22, 2014 2:34 p.m.

A North Augusta man who was wanted by the FBI because he failed to appear in court Tuesday was arrested Wednesday morning after a manhunt.

North Augusta man pleads guilty to child porn charges UPDATED

Wednesday, October 22, 2014 6:49 p.m.

A North Augusta man pleaded guilty Wednesday to possession of child pornography, according to the U.S. attorney’s office.

Tybia Gallop crowned NAHS homecoming queen UPDATED

Wednesday, October 22, 2014 8:34 a.m.

Tybia Gallop described the moment as a relief of stress.

Herlong dazzles at Chamber event

Tuesday, October 21, 2014 6:50 p.m.

Jane Herlong’s message was simple: The journey of life is like a strand of pearls.

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.

Posey to lead Spirit Stroll

Tuesday, October 21, 2014 6:22 p.m.

The Heritage Council of North Augusta is going to send shivers down your spine with its latest event.

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.

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