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Jackson native celebrates joining centenarian club

Jackson native celebrates joining centenarian club

By BILL BENGTSON

bbengtson@aikenstandard.com

Tuesday, May 3, 2016 5:44 p.m.

JACKSON — Elma Eunice McClain Steed, born before the United States’ entry into World War I, is now one of North Augusta High …

BIRTH: Palmer Avery Woodruff

BIRTH: Palmer Avery Woodruff
Tuesday, May 3, 2016 5:28 p.m.

Palmer Avery Woodruff was born March 9, 2016, at University Hospital in Augusta, Georgia.

Dads, uncles, grandfathers enjoy quality time with kids UPDATED

Dads, uncles, grandfathers enjoy quality time with kids

By BILL BENGTSON

bbengtson@aikenstandard.com

Tuesday, April 26, 2016 7:39 p.m.

The courtyard at First Baptist Church of North Augusta drew some extra pedestrian traffic last Tuesday, with FUDGE – Friends, Uncles, Dads and …

Artist of the Month: Garland Gooden

Artist of the Month: Garland Gooden

SUBMITTED ARTICLE

editor@northaugustastar.com

Tuesday, April 26, 2016 7:39 p.m.

“In August 2013, My son and I were driving through northern Arizona. We had left the Grand Canyon that morning and were on our way to Monument …

Student pastor begins work at First Baptist

Student pastor begins work at First Baptist
Tuesday, April 26, 2016 7:39 p.m.

After one trip to North Augusta, Josh Forrest was hooked.

Religion briefs for April 20

Religion briefs for April 20
Thursday, April 21, 2016 2:41 p.m.

Hammond Grove Word Power Ministry, 214 W. Five Notch Road, will hold its 25th annual Pastor’s and First Lady’s Appreciation Celebration …

BIRTH: Harper Lanigan Smith

BIRTH: Harper Lanigan Smith
Tuesday, April 19, 2016 6:15 p.m.

Harper Lanigan Smith was born to Ross and Kristen Smith of North Augusta on March 3, 2016 in Augusta at University Hospital, weighing 6 pounds, 10 …

Former resident wins Salvation Army award

Former resident wins Salvation Army award

By BILL BENGTSON

bbengtson@aikenstandard.com

Tuesday, April 19, 2016 6:33 p.m.

Ed Zeigler joined the Augusta-area Salvation Army’s board of directors in a year when Fritz Hollings was elected governor, Fidel Castro seized …

Local artist shares works in Nashville UPDATED

Local artist shares works in Nashville

By BILL BENGTSON

editor@northaugustastar.com

Tuesday, April 19, 2016 6:15 p.m.

Deb Turner, in her work as an artist, is adding a little North Augusta color to Music City, U.S.A., for Nashville’s visitors to enjoy. …

Bishop leads Holy Trinity Lutheran in transition

Bishop leads Holy Trinity Lutheran in transition
Tuesday, April 12, 2016 6:42 p.m.

Bishop Ralph Kempski was preaching a sermon in a small rural congregation. He had invited a friend, who he had used as an interim and his wife to a …

St. Bart’s to hold card party luncheon

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

Saint Bartholomew’s Episcopal Church is inviting the public to a party.

CMONA Sunday set for next Sunday

CMONA Sunday set for next Sunday

By MARY ANN ROSE

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

Community Ministries of North Augusta, or CMONA, provides help with emergency needs to residents in North Augusta. This help may include assistance …

Religion briefs for April 13

Religion briefs for April 13
Tuesday, April 12, 2016 7:09 p.m.

The Women of Strength Ministry at Broadway Baptist Church will hold its second women’s conference from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, April 16, at …

Price named City’s employee of the quarter

Price named City’s employee of the quarter
Tuesday, April 12, 2016 6:42 p.m.

Dottie Price isn’t the type of person to seek out the spotlight.

BIRTH: Lennon Kate Breazeale

BIRTH: Lennon Kate Breazeale
Tuesday, April 12, 2016 7:09 p.m.

Lennon Kate Breazeale was born to Mac and Andrea Breazeale, of North Augusta, on Feb. 18, 2016 in University Hospital, Augusta, Georgia. She weighed …

North Augusta author to release first thriller UPDATED

North Augusta author to release first thriller
Tuesday, April 12, 2016 6:42 p.m.

For her latest book, North Augusta author Christine Hurley Deriso has crept into a different genre. Her first thriller, “Tragedy Girl,” …

Army veteran dies at age 96

Army veteran dies at age 96

By BILL BENGTSON

editor@northaugustastar.com

Tuesday, April 5, 2016 7:08 p.m.

Local schoolchildren and history buffs now have one less resource to provide first-hand insight into the Great Depression, World War II and early …

Ridge Spring resident wins top honors at SpringFest

Ridge Spring resident wins top honors at SpringFest

By BILL BENGTSON

editor@northaugustastar.com

Tuesday, April 5, 2016 7:04 p.m.

A creation by Ridge Spring resident Barbara Yon bagged the top honor in this year’s SpringFest Art Competition, for which awards were …

Why CMONA needs your help this Sunday

Why CMONA needs your help this Sunday

BY MARY ANN ROSE

editor@northaugustastar.com

Tuesday, April 5, 2016 7:05 p.m.

Community Ministry of North Augusta equals CMONA.

Religion briefs for April 6

Religion briefs for April 6
Tuesday, April 5, 2016 7:05 p.m.

The Women of Strength Ministry at Broadway Baptist Church will hold its second women’s conference from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, April 16, at …

NEWS FROM THE FRONT PORCH: The Bible is the standard

Tuesday, April 5, 2016 7:05 p.m.

When we hear the word “cavemen” images of bearskin clothing, wooden clubs and perhaps some simple stone tools come to mind. This is because we have been conditioned to associate primitive with the word cavemen. However, in China there are some 20 million people living in caves. The caves there are easily carved in the silty soil of …

Puppet ministry ventures into North Augusta UPDATED

Puppet ministry ventures into North Augusta
Tuesday, March 29, 2016 7:32 p.m.

Children at the Nancy Carson Library got a lesson in sharing earlier this month.

WEDDING: Dorn – Turner

WEDDING: Dorn – Turner
Tuesday, March 29, 2016 7:35 p.m.

Margaret Ann Turner of Edgefield and Garrett Hillman Dorn of North Augusta were married February 20, 2016, at Kendall Mill in Edgefield.

WEDDING: Mathews – Florez

WEDDING: Mathews – Florez
Tuesday, March 29, 2016 7:35 p.m.

Meredith Lynch Mathews of Lexington and Alejandro Florez of Columbia were married March 26 at 701 Whaley Street in Columbia.

Artist of the Month: Andy Hunter UPDATED

Artist of the Month: Andy Hunter

STAFF REPORTS

Tuesday, March 29, 2016 7:32 p.m.

Andy Hunter is a pastor and photographer who grew up in North Augusta.

Religion briefs for March 30

Religion briefs for March 30
Tuesday, March 29, 2016 7:33 p.m.

The Women of Strength Ministry at Broadway Baptist Church will hold its second women’s conference from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, April 16, at …

Religion briefs for the week of March 23

Religion briefs for the week of March 23
Tuesday, March 22, 2016 4:50 p.m.

Our Lady of the Valley Catholic Church, 2429 Augusta Road, Gloverville, will hold Holy Thursday Mass at 7 p.m. Thursday, March 24, with Adoration in …

NEWS FROM THE FRONT PORCH: To understand God, go deeper

Tuesday, March 22, 2016 4:50 p.m.

Although this news is nearly 100 years old, few people even today know that the massive stone heads on Easter Island are actually sitting atop tall stone bodies buried in the ground.

Williams returns to NAHS, takes over golf program UPDATED

Williams returns to NAHS, takes over golf program
Tuesday, March 22, 2016 4:39 p.m.

North Augusta High School’s new golf coach isn’t far removed from his days as a student at the school.

Ballet Magnificat! to make stop in North Augusta

Tuesday, March 22, 2016 6:36 p.m.

Ballet Magnificat!, America’s premier Christian ballet company, will present “Deliver Us!” at Grace United Methodist Church at 7 p.m. Friday, March 25.

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