Gas prices low heading into holiday season

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Tuesday, November 25, 2014 7:40 p.m.

Almost 90 percent of South Carolinians traveling this Thanksgiving holiday will be celebrating with a road trip, with the lowest gas prices in five …

American Legion looks to grow golf tournament

Tuesday, November 25, 2014 5:51 p.m.

Art Biggs has helped create a big fundraiser for North Augusta’s American Legion.

Veterans enjoy fellowship at Grace United Methodist

By BILL BENGTSON

bbengtson@northaugustastar.com

Tuesday, November 25, 2014 5:41 p.m.

Grace United Methodist Church added some red, white and blue touches for its weekly Wednesday fellowship Nov. 19, with several veterans being among …

Open enrollment causes questions

Tuesday, November 25, 2014 5:35 p.m.

Open enrollment for health care coverage under the Affordable Care Act began earlier this month, and Rural Health Services is available for appointments and questions people have about enrolling or changing their plans.

NAMES & NOTES: Belvedere names DARE essay winners

Tuesday, November 25, 2014 5:41 p.m.

The following students were DARE essay winners at Belvedere Elementary School: Jackson Davis, 5A; Ashlynn Spaulding, 5B; Caryssa Harris-Luke, 5D; and Ashlynn Hare, 5D.

SRS manager Dave Moody to retire in June

Tuesday, November 25, 2014 5:41 p.m.

Savannah River Site officials announced Friday that Site manager Dave Moody is expected to retire after four years with SRS and 36 years with the …

Retired Brig. Gen. shares value of veterans in community UPDATED

Tuesday, November 25, 2014 7:13 p.m.

The North Augusta Chamber of Commerce saluted local veterans at its A.M. Connection last week.

Christmas comes to Living History Park on Saturday

Tuesday, November 25, 2014 7:37 p.m.

Christmas is coming to the Living History Park this Saturday.

RECing Crew seeking volunteers

Tuesday, November 25, 2014 1:29 p.m.

The RECing Crew, a nonprofit organization that provides activities for children and adults with special needs, is seeking volunteers in the Aiken and North Augusta area.

Simmons crowned Miss Fox Creek 2014 UPDATED

Tuesday, November 25, 2014 1:34 p.m.

AUGUSTA — Fox Creek's best and brightest shined Saturday night.

Birthdays for the week of Nov. 26

Tuesday, November 25, 2014 5:40 p.m.

November 26

RECing Crew on ‘Angel’ list of giving charities

Tuesday, November 25, 2014 1:28 p.m.

The RECing Crew of North Augusta is one of the most generous and responsible charities in the Palmetto State based on the 19th annual Scrooges and …

Parade application deadline is Friday

Tuesday, November 25, 2014 7:37 p.m.

The deadline for the North Augusta Evening Lions Club’s Christmas parade entries is Friday. The parade will be on Sunday, Dec. 14, at 2 p.m.

NAMES & NOTES: Kimberly Flippo named Miss Columbia County Fair

Tuesday, November 25, 2014 5:40 p.m.

Kimberly Flippo was crowned Miss Columbia County Fair in Evans, Georgia, on Oct. 25 at the annual Miss Columbia County Fair Scholarship Pageant. …

New Bridgestone facility to have economical, educational impacts

Tuesday, November 25, 2014 6:16 p.m.

The ribbon-cutting for Bridgestone’s new off-road radial tires facility is over, but the impact it will have on the local economy and education, in …

Smith/Price home to be featured on tour

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Tuesday, November 25, 2014 7:37 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: Schools name students to book clubs

Tuesday, November 25, 2014 5:41 p.m.

The following students at Belvedere Elementary are members of the 100 Book Club: Max Greenhill, Dajsha Riley, Averi Valliant, Adyson Wise, Dalton DuPriest, Ashlee Dunkin, Easton Brooks, Carter Eubanks, Kaleigh Hazel, Serenity Simpkins, Catie Ledford, De’Kayla Bussey, Amya Hout and Bryan Montero.

Board passes recommendations, Department of Energy to review

Tuesday, November 25, 2014 7:13 p.m.

The Savannah River Site’s Citizens Advisory Board, or CAB, passed several recommendations Tuesday, including one that requests more information on …

Calendar events for the week of Nov. 26

Tuesday, November 25, 2014 7:35 p.m.

The Nancy Carson Library, 135 Edgefield Road, will have a Tom Turkey scavenger hunt. Forms can be picked up at the children’s reference desk, and Tom Turkeys can be found throughout the library. Completed sheets turned in by 5:30 p.m. will receive a prize, and the event starts at 10 a.m.

Jackets give back with camp

Tuesday, November 25, 2014 7:14 p.m.

The basketball programs at North Augusta High School are helping groom future Jackets.

North Augusta Tree Lighting set for Dec. 2

Tuesday, November 25, 2014 12:56 p.m.

The North Augusta Christmas Tree Lighting will take place on Dec. 2 from 5 to 7 p.m. at Lookaway Hall, 103 W. Forest Ave.

DOE officials dispute fuel claims UPDATED

Tuesday, November 25, 2014 6:15 p.m.

A Savannah River Site watchdog group obtained early documents on German fuel potentially landing at the Site and made claims that a decision has …

Republicans optimistic on Keystone XL Pipeline legislation

Tuesday, November 25, 2014 7:40 p.m.

A bill promoting the Keystone Pipeline project fell in the U.S. Senate earlier last week, but members of the S.C. Congressional Delegation believe it will eventually pass with a Republican majority at the top of the year.

Project Jackson trial cleared to head to Supreme Court UPDATED

Thursday, November 20, 2014 5:25 p.m.

A lawsuit between the City of North Augusta and resident Steve Donohue regarding a proposed riverfront development has been cleared to proceed to the …

North Augusta man jailed on meth, false info charges UPDATED

Wednesday, November 19, 2014 11:52 a.m.

A North Augusta man jailed on drug charges was also charged with giving false information after he gave an officer several different names, according …

NAMES & NOTES: Two NAMS students receive Rotary awards

Tuesday, November 18, 2014 12:45 p.m.

Congratulations to Raelin Lanham, a 7th grader who won 1st place in The 34th Annual Rotary Bowl Program Competition. Lanham’s drawing will be featured on the front cover of the football programs. She has also won $150.00 for her design.

Fall show a huge success UPDATED

By BILL BENGTSON

bbengtson@northaugustastar.com

Tuesday, November 18, 2014 1:57 p.m.

The North Augusta Artists Guild’s held the reception for its fall show Friday evening, with dozens of artists and other visitors on hand for a look …

North Augusta toddler living with rare metabolic disorder

Tuesday, November 18, 2014 6:07 p.m.

Victoria and David Braddock of North Augusta were told for several years they would never have children.

North Augusta Sanitation Department will be closed Nov. 27 and 28

Tuesday, November 18, 2014 1:56 p.m.

In observation of the Thanksgiving holiday, the North Augusta Sanitation Department will be closed on Nov. 27 and 28.

Greeneway repair on track to be completed by March UPDATED

Tuesday, November 18, 2014 1:46 p.m.

The City of North Augusta has begun to repair the Greeneway.

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