Council agenda features two tabled items

Friday, April 15, 2016 7:13 p.m.

Monday night’s meeting of North Augusta City Council will feature two items that were previously tabled.

Focus on You for April 13 UPDATED

Friday, April 15, 2016 1:52 p.m.


Boil advisory in place for Stanton, Holiday and Hammond Drives


Friday, April 15, 2016 10:27 a.m.

At approximately 5:30 p.m. on Thursday, City of North Augusta crews responded to a 6-inch water main break in the area of Stanton, Holiday and …

GreenJackets Opening Night UPDATED

Friday, April 15, 2016 11:54 a.m.

The Augusta GreenJackets held their home opener on Thursday, April 14 against the Charleston RiverDogs. Charleston won the game 3-1 to increase its …

Aldi store opens to massive crowd UPDATED

Thursday, April 14, 2016 2:18 p.m.

Just before 7 o’clock Thursday morning, Amanda Keener made a sweep through the Aldi parking lot.

Aldi Grand Opening UPDATED

Thursday, April 14, 2016 11:04 a.m.

With much fanfare, the first Aldi in North Augusta opened on Thursday, April 14 on Knox Avenue. The store provided coupons, giveaways and samples to …

Fox Creek v. Strom Thurmond Softball UPDATED

Thursday, April 14, 2016 10:09 a.m.

Fox Creek and Strom Thurmond met on the softball field on Wednesday, April 13 at Fox Creek High School. Fox Creek stormed out to a 7-0 lead, but …

North Augusta at Irmo Softball UPDATED

Thursday, April 14, 2016 10:41 a.m.

The No. 3 ranked North Augusta softball clinched the Region 5-AAAA title with two wins at Irmo on Wednesday, April 13. In the first game, Karly Heath …


Wednesday, April 13, 2016 11:34 p.m.

South Aiken High School was the site for a three-way meet in track and field April 13, with North Augusta and Wagener-Salley as the visiting teams. …

Fox Creek v. Whitmire Baseball UPDATED

Wednesday, April 13, 2016 10:10 a.m.

Fox Creek took on region foe Whitmire at home on Tuesday, April 12. The Predators won the game 13-3 behind starting pitcher Ryan Gregory and a home …

Youth poet laureate promotes importance of arts

Tuesday, April 12, 2016 6:42 p.m.

In October, high school senior Camara Brown added another accomplishment to her résumé.

Living History Park goes Under the Crown for the weekend

Tuesday, April 12, 2016 6:39 p.m.

The Living History Park is ramping up for the year.

WRDW Channel 12 regains control of WAGT

Tuesday, April 12, 2016 6:41 p.m.

The battle for the operation of Augusta television station WAGT Channel 26 has ended following a filing with the Georgia Supreme Court last Tuesday …

Gurosik strawberries are ready for picking UPDATED



Tuesday, April 12, 2016 6:42 p.m.

The winter of 2015-16 was kind to Clyde Gurosik’s strawberry fields, and spring has been relatively friendly also, so far, with picking going …

Bookings for April 13

Tuesday, April 12, 2016 6:41 p.m.

These are the bookings recorded by the North Augusta Department of Public Safety for the dates of April 1-7. Some of the people may not have spent …

Massey aims to bring ‘positive attention’ to Aiken County as majority leader

Tuesday, April 12, 2016 6:42 p.m.

This week has been a hectic one for South Carolina Sen. Shane Massey – crazy, even.

NAMES & NOTES: Griffith named to Phi Beta Kappa at Clemson

Tuesday, April 12, 2016 6:29 p.m.

CLEMSON — Mark Andrew Griffith, of North Augusta, was selected for membership in the Clemson University chapter of Phi Beta Kappa academic honor society.

North Augusta, Aiken on list of safest South Carolina cities

Tuesday, April 12, 2016 6:29 p.m.

North Augusta and Aiken have both been considered to be some of the safest cities in South Carolina, according to background checks.org. …

Sons of American Legion honor Vietnam veterans


Tuesday, April 12, 2016 6:43 p.m.

On May 25, 2012, President Barack Obama issued a Presidential Proclamation designating the period from May 28, 2012, through November 11, 2025, as …

New golf simulator includes Georgia Course

Tuesday, April 12, 2016 6:41 p.m.

The Inside Drive in Augusta now features the technology to play Georgia’s most famous course.

Golfer’s grandparents live in the shadow of Augusta National

Tuesday, April 12, 2016 6:39 p.m.

AUGUSTA — For nearly six decades, Herman and Elizabeth Thacker have lived in a quiet spot on Stanley Drive in Augusta.

Public Safety officer shares history of department

Tuesday, April 12, 2016 6:42 p.m.

North Augusta Public Safety officer Mike Strauss worked on his book, “A History of North Augusta Police and Fire Departments,” for …

North Augusta native has fond Masters memories

Tuesday, April 12, 2016 6:39 p.m.

Holly Holman started going to the Masters when she was six.

North Augusta retired K-9 dies at age 12; her trainer remembers her fondly UPDATED

Tuesday, April 12, 2016 6:41 p.m.

The North Augusta Department of Public Safety announced the passing of a retired K-9, and her trainer remembers the good times they had together. …

Dance Augusta to hold Spring Fever performance

Tuesday, April 12, 2016 6:42 p.m.

Dance Augusta Inc.’s Spring Fever performance featuring Karen Gordon and Garden City Jazz will be held April 29 and 30. Presented the Augusta Ballet School, 2941 Walton Way, Augusta, the studio home of Dance Augusta, the evening begins with work by choreographer Valerie Grieg and music from Bach’s “Brandenburg Concerto. …

Tuesday, April 12, 2016 6:31 p.m.

Golf Fans Up and Away... Until Next Year UPDATED

Monday, April 11, 2016 11:59 a.m.

Masters Week, in keeping with tradition, called for all hands on deck at Aiken Municipal Airport, with the annual friendly invasion of golf fans. …

Greenstone closes on purchase for land that will be future home of Project Jackson UPDATED


Monday, April 11, 2016 1:18 p.m.

Greenstone Properties closed on the purchase of 29.4 acres of land in the commercial district of the Hammond’s Ferry development in North …

Champions Retreat to open its gates for Masters week

Wednesday, April 6, 2016 4:11 p.m.

To celebrate Masters week, Champions Retreat – a private golf club located outside of Augusta – will open its gates to the public through April 11.

2016 Masters Tournament Practice Day 3/Par 3 Tournament UPDATED

Wednesday, April 6, 2016 4:52 p.m.

Wednesday at the Masters means quick practice rounds and the Par 3 Tournament. Many players take to the Par 3 course to take part in the annual …

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