Johnson’s celebrate 50th anniversary

Tuesday, September 9, 2014 6:12 p.m.

Wayman and Rosa Johnson, residents of Aiken since 1976, celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on Friday, Aug. 22, 2014.

Riverside Smoke born out of competitive background

Tuesday, September 9, 2014 6:39 p.m.

Scott Gibbs, one of the founders of Riverside Smoke, got his start in barbecue competitions. From there, they began to get requests for them to have …

Local resident copes with cancer through music UPDATED

Tuesday, September 9, 2014 6:30 p.m.

Eighty-six-year-old William Charles was diagnosed with terminal cancer but is living life to the fullest like he always has: Strumming his guitar and …

Religion briefs for the week of Sept. 10

Tuesday, September 9, 2014 6:35 p.m.

First Christian Church DOC, 203 Verdery Drive, Belvedere, will hold its revival Sept. 12 through 14. For more information, call the church at 803-279-2626.

ENGAGEMENT: Hightower – Zang

Tuesday, September 9, 2014 6:12 p.m.

Nancy F. Hightower and the late Larry F. Hightower of Cope, SC, announce the engagement of their daughter, Rebecca Lauren Hightower of Cope, SC, to …

Best-selling author to simulcast at Second Providence

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Tuesday, September 2, 2014 7:11 p.m.

Lifeway Christian Resources is slated to simulcast well-known Bible teacher and best-selling author Beth Moore from Fort Wayne, Indiana, on Sept. 13. …

NEWS FROM THE FRONT PORCH: Malls may have existed in biblical times

Tuesday, September 2, 2014 7:11 p.m.

Did you know there is recent archaeological evidence of David, King of Israel’s wartime victories? While cleaning up an excavation at the current site of the biblical Dan, one of the excavation team members noticed an inscription on a stone that was sticking out of the ground. It turned out to be part of a victory monument erected by an Aramean …

ENGAGEMENT: Hudson – Edwards

Tuesday, September 2, 2014 7:37 p.m.

Mr. and Mrs. Robert T. Hudson of North Augusta announce the engagement of their daughter, Kelly Melissa Hudson of Roswell, Ga., to James Russell …

Religion briefs for the week of Sept. 3

Tuesday, September 2, 2014 7:11 p.m.

First Christian Church DOC, 203 Verdery Drive, Belvedere, will hold its revival Sept. 12 through 14. For more information, call the church at 803-279-2626.

Young boxer continues to pursue dream

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Tuesday, September 2, 2014 7:30 p.m.

North Augusta Public Safety is proud to be associated with the North Augusta Police Athletic League Boxing Club and its influence if the lives of …

‘Mrs. Fields’ Journal:’ North Augusta author releases new mystery novel

Sunday, August 31, 2014 12:01 a.m.

This Georgia town was gripped with heartbreak and fear.

ENGAGEMENT: McKinney – Rosenow

Tuesday, August 26, 2014 4:46 p.m.

Mr. and Mrs. Michael C. McKinney of North Augusta, South Carolina, are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Claire Ann McKinney to …

Four Girl Scouts complete Silver Award

Tuesday, August 26, 2014 4:43 p.m.

Four local Girl Scouts have completed their Girl Scout Silver Award by giving back to the community.

WEDDING: Cantrell – Dyer

Tuesday, August 26, 2014 4:47 p.m.

Miss Kelsey Gracia Dyer of Pooler, Georgia, and Lance Corporal Matthew Stone Cantrell of Savannah, Georgia, were united in marriage at 6:30 p.m. on …

WEDDING: Harrison – Johnson Wedding

Tuesday, August 26, 2014 4:44 p.m.

The First Baptist Church of North Augusta was the scene Saturday, August 9, 2014, of the marriage of Miss Kaitlyn Marie Johnson and Mr. Kevin Taylor …

Grace UMC hopes event can help women to heal from abuse

Tuesday, August 26, 2014 5:57 p.m.

The mission of the United Methodist Women is to support women and children locally, nationally and internationally.

NEWS FROM THE FRONT PORCH: Humans are inspired by God’s design

Thursday, August 21, 2014 10:01 a.m.

The Hunley submarine was an engineering marvel and one of the subjects of my book, “Why the Wind Blows.”

NEWS FROM THE FRONT PORCH: God sends angels to encourage us

Tuesday, August 19, 2014 6:53 p.m.

I had an unusual experience this week. I was feeling a little overwhelmed and had been praying about some circumstances that were weighing heavily on my mind coupled with the usual stress of a demanding job as I began my morning activities. When I arrived at my first marketing call of the day, there was a middle-aged man sitting in the lobby with …

Religion briefs for the week of Aug. 20

Tuesday, August 19, 2014 6:52 p.m.

Runs Missionary Baptist Church, 717 Williston Road, Beech Island, will hold its Women’s Conference Aug. 22 through 24. The Rev. Monica Cofer, of Carpentersville Baptist Church, will speak at 7 p.m. on Friday, Aug. 22. A health and safety fair will be held on Saturday, Aug. 23, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., and is open to both men and women. Pastor …

Religion briefs for the week of Aug. 13

Tuesday, August 12, 2014 5:43 p.m.

Runs Missionary Baptist Church, 717 Williston Road, Beech Island, will hold its Women’s Conference Aug. 22 through 24. The Rev. Monica Cofer, of Carpentersville Baptist Church, will speak at 7 p.m. on Friday, Aug. 22. A health and safety fair will be held on Saturday, Aug. 23, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., and is open to both men and women. Pastor …

NEWS FROM THE FRONT PORCH: Humans are inspired by God’s design

Tuesday, August 12, 2014 5:42 p.m.

The Hunley submarine was an engineering marvel and one of the subjects of my book, “Why the Wind Blows.”

WEDDING: Gibson-Wilson

Tuesday, August 12, 2014 6:42 p.m.

Rebecca Kathryn Gibson of North Augusta, SC and Jordan Ryan Wilson of Greenwood, SC were married May 17, 2014 at Connie Maxwell Baptist Church. The …

WEDDING: Burdette-Adams

Tuesday, August 12, 2014 6:42 p.m.

Miss Kacie Michelle Burdette of North Augusta, SC and Mr. Jonathan Daniel Adams of Spartanburg, SC were united in marriage at 5 p.m. on July 12, 2014, …

N.A. native Mims takes reins at Old Storm Branch

Tuesday, August 12, 2014 6:40 p.m.

Heading into his sixth week, North Augusta native the Rev. Martris Mims seems to be settling in.

Habitat for Humanity recognizes Donald H. White

By Gene Carline

Habitat for Humanity North Augusta

Tuesday, August 12, 2014 5:46 p.m.

There are many ways to contribute to the success of Habitat for Humanity of North Augusta – through direct contributions or by supplying building …

New store offers tuxedo rentals UPDATED

Tuesday, August 12, 2014 6:38 p.m.

Michael Martin had to rent a number of tuxedoes for his four sons during their time in high school.

BIRTH: Thomas William Britt

Tuesday, August 12, 2014 6:42 p.m.

SON — THOMAS WILLIAM BRITT was born to Mr. and Mrs. C.P. McDonough Britt of North Augusta on Aug. 6, 2014, at University Hospital, Augusta, Ga. He …

Religion briefs for the week of Aug. 6

Tuesday, August 5, 2014 5:26 p.m.

Second Providence Baptist Church, 1202 Old Edgefield Road, will hold a Community Health Fair, Family Fun Day and Back-to-School Giveaway on Saturday, Aug. 9, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. The event is sponsored by the Health/Wellness Ministry and the Youth/Young Adult Ministry, and will offer blood pressure checks, blood sugar checks, dental checks, …

Gospel station looks to bridge the gap

Tuesday, August 5, 2014 5:31 p.m.

An “original, one-of-a-kind” gospel station may sound a little redundant, said Ruben Freeman, the general manager of WNRR Gospel 1380 AM. But, he …

Grace UMC holding free movie night

Tuesday, August 5, 2014 5:26 p.m.

An idea that sprang from of a discussion at Grace United Methodist Church led to its Family Movie Night.

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