North Augusta vs. Midland Valley UPDATED

Saturday, August 30, 2014 9:48 a.m.

Heading into the half, the North Augusta High School football team trailed Midland Valley 21-17. A big second half, led by a shutout on the defensive …

Despite calls to demilitarize, local departments stand by military surplus program UPDATED

Tuesday, August 26, 2014 9:06 p.m.

After unarmed teenager Michael Brown was shot and killed earlier this month by Ferguson, Missouri, police officer Darren Wilson, tension in that …

New Park & Ride offers opportunity to carpool UPDATED

Tuesday, August 26, 2014 12:01 a.m.

North Augusta is now home to a Park & Ride facility at Exit 5.

New outlet mall in Augusta a no-go

Tuesday, August 26, 2014 8:51 p.m.

Plans for a new outlet mall in Augusta have been scrapped.

NAMES & NOTES: North Augusta middle announces volleyball team

Tuesday, August 26, 2014 8:51 p.m.

Congratulations to the 2014-2015 North Augusta Middle School Volleyball Team. They are: Mya Burns, Tana Cagle, Carly Casella, Madison Corley, Lindsey Guy, Haileigh Feagin, Matisen Ingle, Hannah Jones, Savannah Leopard, Hannah Noonan, Jenny Pawlowski, Emily Shreve, Grace Stawney and Chloe Sweat.

Carolina Covertech to expand, create new jobs UPDATED

Tuesday, August 26, 2014 8:51 p.m.

Rian True, the president of Carolina Covertech, said that the company has one mission: to make life better.

REMEMBER WHEN?: Homes of American Legion Post 71 UPDATED

Tuesday, August 26, 2014 5:55 p.m.

Editor’s note: This is the first in a series of articles highlighting historical places in North Augusta. If you have a suggestion for the series, …

Upcoming events for the week of Aug. 20

Tuesday, August 26, 2014 8:51 p.m.

The North Augusta Chamber of Commerce will hold its annual legislative update at the A.M. Connection on Wednesday, Aug. 27. The event will feature S.C. Rep. Bill Hixon, R-North Augusta and S.C. Sen. Tom Young, R-Aiken. U.S. Rep. Joe Wilson, R-S.C. will also be in attendance as part of his annual bus tour. The event starts with networking at 7 a.m., …

New Walmart preparing for grand opening UPDATED

Tuesday, August 26, 2014 8:48 p.m.

To prepare for the grand opening of the new Wal-Mart at Exit 5, Daniel LaDow has been busy hiring new associates.

Merriwether Fire Department District meets Sept. 2

Tuesday, August 26, 2014 9:01 p.m.

The Merriwether Fire Department District Meeting will take place Tuesday, Sept. 2 at 7 p.m. It will be at Merriwether Fire Station 1, 1879 West Martintown Road, North Augusta. For more information, call 803-279-8001.

North Augusta vs. Lakeside UPDATED

Monday, August 25, 2014 9:50 a.m.

The North Augusta High School football team opened its season on Friday night against the visiting Lakeside Panthers. Blake Busby booted the Jackets …

Details released on Project Jackson lawsuit UPDATED

Wednesday, August 20, 2014 9:18 p.m.

The findings in the Project Jackson lawsuit, which was won by the City of North Augusta, were released in detail on Aug. 20.

Stolen vehicle crashes into North Augusta home

STAFF REPORTS

Wednesday, August 20, 2014 11:58 a.m.

The Aiken County Sheriff’s Office is looking for two people who wrecked a stolen vehicle into a North Augusta home early Wednesday morning.

NAMES & NOTES: Harley’s celebrate 60th anniversary

Tuesday, August 19, 2014 8:40 p.m.

Dr. William Stephen Harley and Frances Virginia Greene Harley of North Augusta wed sixty years ago, August 21, 1954, at the First Baptist Church of …

NAMES & NOTES: National Society of Collegiate Scholars adds Collins

Tuesday, August 19, 2014 8:40 p.m.

Parker Andrew Collins of North Augusta has accepted membership in The National Society of Collegiate Scholars (NSCS).

NAMES & NOTES: Salentine named Knight of the Year

Tuesday, August 19, 2014 8:40 p.m.

Walter (Wally) Salentine was awarded Knight of the Year from the local Knights of Columbus Council of Our Lady of Peace Church in North Augusta. …

Women in Business focuses on women in politics

Tuesday, August 19, 2014 8:35 p.m.

A common question posted by many political commentators is why aren’t there more women in politics? Why don’t more women run for office?

NAMES & NOTES: Lions Club donates $500 to Salvation Army

Tuesday, August 19, 2014 8:40 p.m.

On Aug. 12, representatives with the Salvation Army addressed the Lions Club. Rick Jubeck and John Sebby discussed the services provided by the …

NAHS graduate plays role in ‘Boyhood’ UPDATED

Tuesday, August 19, 2014 8:40 p.m.

Those who go out and see the film “Boyhood” may notice a familiar face.

New principals begin school year UPDATED

Tuesday, August 19, 2014 5:58 p.m.

Three women woke up on Monday for their first day as principals of new schools.

Upcoming events for the week of Aug. 20 UPDATED

Tuesday, August 19, 2014 12:55 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.

Hazel working toward NFL dream UPDATED

Tuesday, August 19, 2014 5:52 p.m.

Matt Hazel is living out his childhood dream.

Golden Deeds Award winner to be honored

Tuesday, August 19, 2014 8:42 p.m.

On Oct. 28, the Exchange Club of North Augusta will host its 50th Golden Deeds Award Banquet. Since the award was first given in 1962, this club has recognized 54 recipients.

City announces two Employee of the Quarter honorees

Tuesday, August 19, 2014 8:40 p.m.

Mayor Lark Jones jokingly blamed February’s ice storm for not awarding an Employee of the Quarter during the January through March part of the year; …

NAMES & NOTES: Taylor Abraham graduates from Coastal Carolina University

Tuesday, August 19, 2014 8:40 p.m.

CONWAY — Taylor Abraham, of North Augusta, graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology.

Judge rules in favor of City of North Augusta on Project Jackson UPDATED

Tuesday, August 19, 2014 3:27 p.m.

After weeks of speculation, the decision has been made: Project Jackson will continue forward.

Merriether Fire Department to hold distrcit meeting

Tuesday, August 19, 2014 6:26 p.m.

The Merriwether Fire Department District Meeting will take place Tuesday, Sept. 2 at 7 p.m. It will be at Merriwether Fire Station 1, 1879 West Martintown Road, North Augusta. For more information, call 803-279-8001.

Auditions to be held for ‘Country Opera’

Tuesday, August 19, 2014 6:06 p.m.

The North Augusta Cultural Arts Council will hold auditions for its production of “Phantom of the Country Opera” in the orchestra room of First Baptist Church of North Augusta, 625 Georgia Ave., on Monday, Sept. 1, and Tuesday, Sept. 2, from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m.

NAMES & NOTES: Aiken Tech names summer dean’s list

Tuesday, August 19, 2014 8:40 p.m.

The following students were named to the dean’s list at Aiken Technical College for the 2014 summer semester: Latifah Abdul-Rahim, Jackson Beachum, Onassia Bonham, Hannah Burton, Cameron Chapman, Destiny Coleman, Adrian Coleman, Shaneka Counts, Whitney Drayton, Jean-Pierre Key, Leon Logan, Toni Mayle, Katherine Piedrahita-Uribe, Jennifer …

Fox Creek Region Jamboree UPDATED

Friday, August 15, 2014 11:42 p.m.

Fox Creek played Whitmire in the Class A Region I Jamboree on Friday night held at Ware Shoals High School. Fox Creek defeated Whitmire 29-7 in one …

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