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North Augusta, S.C. native serves aboard guided missile destroyer in Spain UPDATED

North Augusta, S.C. native serves aboard guided missile destroyer in Spain

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Tuesday, May 24, 2016 8:42 p.m.

ROTA, Spain — A 2011 North Augusta High School graduate and North Augusta native is serving in the U.S. Navy aboard the guided missile …

Plants are evidence of God’s attention to detail

Tuesday, May 24, 2016 8:48 p.m.

The rain we have gotten lately surely has made the plants, trees, grass and flowers happy. Shrubs in front of our house that have never bloomed are now sporting little white bell-shaped blooms. Our nonblooming hostas are growing long stalks with blooms on the end that look like arms with flowered gloves waving in the wind. All around town, the …

GARDENING NEWS: Spider mites are common species of rose pests

GARDENING NEWS: Spider mites are common species of rose pests
Tuesday, May 17, 2016 9:17 p.m.

The first rose blooming cycle this year was outstanding. Most rose growers in the CSRA had nothing but good reports. The absence of ice storms played …

NEWS FROM THE FRONT PORCH: Christ has prepared you a meal of champions

Tuesday, May 17, 2016 9:08 p.m.

Have you heard the term “raining cats and dogs”? The origin of that saying came from the days of thatched roofs. Cats and dogs would find shelter in the dense roofs and hard rains would cause them to fall out. It may never actually rain cats and dogs, but fish, shells and frogs have indeed fallen from the sky on rare occasions. In …

New theatre group aims to bring the arts into church

New theatre group aims to bring the arts into church
Tuesday, May 17, 2016 9:10 p.m.

A new local theatre group is on a mission to reconnect the arts with the church and, on Sunday evening, it gave audiences a short preview of what …

WEDDING: Engel – Carter

WEDDING: Engel – Carter
Tuesday, May 10, 2016 12:07 p.m.

The garden at Sacred Heart Cultural Center was the scene Saturday, May 7, 2016, of the marriage of Miss Christen Leigh Carter and Mr. John Michael …

NEWS FROM THE FRONT PORCH: Holy Spirit brings life, grace

Tuesday, May 10, 2016 9:28 p.m.

This is the time of year when Pentecost is celebrated. To the Jews, the feast of Pentecost is a celebration of the giving of God’s law. It takes place 50 days after the Passover feast. When God gave the Israelites the Ten Commandments at Mount Sinai, it was 50 days after they had celebrated their first Passover and come out of slavery in …

Local teacher, pilot helps out animals in need

Local teacher, pilot helps out animals in need

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Tuesday, May 10, 2016 9:28 p.m.

Travis Spears is a social studies teacher at North Augusta High School. He loves history but also has a passion for aviation. He learned to fly …

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

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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.

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