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KemperSports to manage Mount Vintage golf course UPDATED

Friday, February 27, 2015 12:49 p.m.

There could be brighter days ahead for Mount Vintage Plantation Golf Club,

N.A. man gets 10 years for child pornography UPDATED

Thursday, February 26, 2015 7:40 a.m.

A North Augusta man was sentenced to 10 years in prison this week after pleading guilty to possessing and producing child pornography, according to …

North Augusta resident turns 100 years old UPDATED

By BILL BENGTSON

bbengtson@aikenstandard.com

Thursday, February 26, 2015 7:21 p.m.

Aiken County has a new centenarian: Hammond House resident Muriel Pritchard, whose 100th birthday was Feb. 25. She was the guest of honor at a party …

Border collie found after being missing for more than two months

Wednesday, February 25, 2015 11:04 a.m.

After more than two months, Emily Purser finally got her dog back. The woman from Asheville, North Carolina, and her 9-year-old border collie, Daisy, …

NAMES & NOTES: Jacobs named SAA player of the week

Tuesday, February 24, 2015 4:46 p.m.

ATLANTA — The SAA announced the men’s basketball Player of the Week for games played February 2-8 and Berry College’s Owen Jacobs captured the award by guiding the Vikings to their first-ever weekend sweep in conference play.

TrueNorth Church building nearing completion UPDATED

Tuesday, February 24, 2015 5:05 p.m.

TrueNorth Church is expanding its base of operations.

NAMES & NOTES: Moton named to President’s List at FMU

Tuesday, February 24, 2015 4:46 p.m.

FLORENCE — Elijah Moton, a political science major from North Augusta was named to the President’s List at Francis Marion University.

NAMES & NOTES: Students participate in Brenau ARt & Design Competition

Tuesday, February 24, 2015 4:46 p.m.

GAINESVILLE, GA — Local high school students participated in the 2015 Young Women’s Art and Design Exhibition at Brenau University Monday, Feb. 16.

NAMES & NOTES: Winchester named to deans list at TNU

Tuesday, February 24, 2015 4:46 p.m.

NASHVILLE — Laura Beth Winchester, a native of North Augusta, was named to the Trevecca Nazarene University Dean’s List for fall 2014. This list honors students who achieved a minimum 3.5 grade point average for the semester, and it recognizes the hard work and dedication of those students. Winchester, sophomore and communication …

NAMES & NOTES: Reese on Chancellor’s List at Upstate

Tuesday, February 24, 2015 4:46 p.m.

SPARTANBURG — Jennifer Reese of North Augusta has been named to the Fall 2014 Chancellor’s List at the University of South Carolina Upstate.

N.A. Idol returns March 17 UPDATED

STAFF REPORTS

Tuesday, February 24, 2015 4:51 p.m.

The annual North Augusta Idol competition is set for 7 p.m. March 17 at North Augusta High School.

Sports Hall of Fame adds three individuals, one team UPDATED

Tuesday, February 24, 2015 5:05 p.m.

Three individuals and one team were inducted into the North Augusta Sports Hall of Fame on Saturday.

RECing Crew prepares for ball

Tuesday, February 24, 2015 5:06 p.m.

The RECing Crew is getting ready to put on their dancing shoes.

Camellia Society to host annual show

STAFF REPORTS

Tuesday, February 24, 2015 4:51 p.m.

The 10th annual North Augusta Camellia Show will be held Saturday, March 7, at the North Augusta Community Center. The Aiken Camellia Society …

Planning Commission OKs rezoning

Tuesday, February 24, 2015 5:06 p.m.

The Planning Commission tackled two rezoning issues Thursday.

NAMES & NOTES: Elementary school book awards

Tuesday, February 24, 2015 4:46 p.m.

North Augusta Elementary School

Coming up for the week of Feb. 18

Tuesday, February 24, 2015 4:50 p.m.

The North Augusta Rotary Club meets at 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.

3 teens arrested after $10,000 of vehicle vandalism reported UPDATED

STAFF REPORT

Monday, February 23, 2015 3:34 p.m.

North Augusta police arrested three teenagers after nearly $10,000 of damage was reported to several vehicles that were spray painted.

Incentives better for plant leaving Trenton

Friday, February 20, 2015 2:49 p.m.

Urban Outfitters in Trenton will leave the tax breaks it acquired nine years ago for a better set of incentives in its move to Gap, Pennsylvania. …

Aiken companies donate to family

By BILL BENGTSON

editor@northaugustastar.com

Friday, February 20, 2015 2:53 p.m.

The Christmas season for 5-year-old Avrie Herring might have left a lot to be desired, but she and her family got a substantial gift this month …

Honor Park gains Council support

Friday, February 20, 2015 2:00 p.m.

Aiken County Council placed unanimous support behind an Honor Park and Memorial Garden on Tuesday, but where the park will go is still in limbo. …

Edgefield schools to have two-hour delay Thursday and Friday

Wednesday, February 18, 2015 1:22 p.m.

The Edgefield County School District will have a two-hour delay for all students Thursday, Feb. 19, and Friday, Feb. 20, due to the cold temperatures …

Wrongful-death suit could be settled

Wednesday, February 18, 2015 3:37 p.m.

The City of North Augusta has authorized an attorney to attempt to negotiate a settlement to end a wrongful-death lawsuit filed against the City and …

North Augusta moves forward with police body cameras UPDATED

Tuesday, February 17, 2015 2:41 p.m.

Body cameras on police officers has become a hot topic over the past year.

Coming up for the week of Feb. 18

Tuesday, February 17, 2015 5:13 p.m.

The North Augusta Rotary Club meets at 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.

NAMES & NOTES: Nationwide recognizes Nieman

Tuesday, February 17, 2015 5:09 p.m.

Helping community members protect their future is more than just a job for Matt Nieman, it’s a way of life. A Nationwide agent for 18 years, Nieman has dedicated his career to counseling customers on their insurance and financial services needs, providing them with security for the people and things they value most – their loved ones, …

Historian, author dies at 77

Tuesday, February 17, 2015 8:11 p.m.

James Goodman was a man with many roles in the community.

First Baptist Kids and Seniors Sharing Musical Valentines UPDATED

Tuesday, February 17, 2015 12:01 a.m.

Several generations were represented Feb. 10 in First Baptist Church of North Augusta's fellowship hall, as the Strom Fellowship (comprised of senior …

Council approves body cameras for Public Safety

Tuesday, February 17, 2015 5:13 p.m.

North Augusta City Council moved forward with a partnership that will equipment Public Safety officers with body cameras.

Ed Turner & Number 9 to play council chambers

Tuesday, February 17, 2015 5:15 p.m.

The Heritage Council is branching out with its next fundraiser, hosting a concert in the City Council chambers.

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