MEET THE BOARD: Melissa Posey Loose

Tuesday, June 24, 2014 8:53 p.m.

Editor's Note: This is the third in a series of three articles spotlighting The North Augusta Star's editorial board. Each member was asked a handful …

MEET THE BOARD: Chris Emerling

Tuesday, June 17, 2014 7:18 p.m.

Editor's Note: This is the second in a series of three articles spotlighting The North Augusta Star's editorial board. Each member was asked a …

Questions with the editorial board

Tuesday, June 10, 2014 7:55 p.m.

Editor’s Note: This is the first in a series of three articles spotlighting The North Augusta Star’s editorial board. Each member was asked a handful …

Star to name editorial board members

Tuesday, June 3, 2014 10:25 p.m.

Over the next few weeks The North Augusta Star will begin introducing the community to the members of its editorial board.

EDITORIAL: Hazel an example for young adults

Tuesday, May 20, 2014 8:23 p.m.

Matt Hazel is proof that dreams come true.

EDITORIAL: Celebrating Teacher Appreciation Week

Tuesday, May 13, 2014 6:55 p.m.

The end of the 2013-2014 school year is rapidly approaching. Our students, teachers, and staff have worked diligently since August to be the best they can be. They are all looking forward to some well-deserved time off.

EDITORIAL: Aiken County is falling behind UPDATED

Tuesday, May 6, 2014 3:25 p.m.

The facilities in the Aiken County school district are falling behind.

EDITORIAL: Project Slumber

Tuesday, April 29, 2014 2:09 p.m.

When Project Slumber was first announced it was met with some trepidation.

Editorial: Emma’s law passage a vitally important step UPDATED

Tuesday, April 22, 2014 1:35 p.m.

There are certainly too many frivolous bills that weave their way through the South Carolina legislature. But Emma’s Law – a recently approved proposal aimed at curbing the state’s soaring number of drunken driving deaths – isn’t one of them. It was a needed fix that can save lives.

Baseball boom hits UPDATED

Thursday, April 17, 2014 12:01 a.m.

The City of Columbia is working to bring baseball to South Carolina’s capitol city, in a move that rivals Project Jackson for redevelopment of a city …

EDITORIAL: Applaud candidates

Thursday, April 10, 2014 12:01 a.m.

Holding office isn’t just about attending meetings every few days. It’s about being a leader in your community and trying to make a difference.

EDITORIAL: Jackets, Predators could grow into rivalry

Thursday, April 3, 2014 12:01 a.m.

North Augusta will always be a football town, but on Saturday it was baseball that was on everyone's mind.

EDITORIAL: Getting rivalry game would be major get

Thursday, March 20, 2014 12:00 a.m.

Some consider it the best rivalry in baseball, and it could soon be coming to North Augusta if all the right pieces fall into place.

EDITORIAL: Importance of local art strengthened by award

Tuesday, March 11, 2014 10:14 p.m.

A painter and North Augusta resident, Edward Rice’s journey from aspiring artist to award winner was sparked by the first “real art” he ever saw.

EDITORIAL: Heritage Council honors Black History

Thursday, March 6, 2014 12:01 a.m.

The Heritage Council of North Augusta just wrapped up an exceptional series for Black History Month.

EDITORIAL: Getting a call from an elite group

Thursday, February 27, 2014 12:01 a.m.

The North Augusta Sports Commission and the North Augusta Hall of Fame are both assets for our community.

EDITORIAL: Keeping first responders safe

Thursday, February 20, 2014 12:01 a.m.

Support 1 is an organization that is doing great things for our first responders.

EDITORIAL: One-cent tax a necessity

Thursday, February 13, 2014 12:01 a.m.

No one likes taxes. We know; we get it.

EDITORIAL: Star seeks writing board

Thursday, February 6, 2014 12:01 a.m.

The North Augusta Star is looking for members of the community to serve on its editorial board.

EDITORIAL: Cracked SRS tanks need new attention

Thursday, January 30, 2014 12:01 a.m.

It's been evident for years that the cleanup process at Savannah River Site needs to be sped up. As waste tanks at SRS continue to deteriorate, the threat of a possible catastrophic incident undoubtedly increases. It's no wonder why the S.C. Department of Health and Environmental Control has threatened to fine the federal government, which …

EDITORIAL: Local schools setting example for state

Thursday, November 21, 2013 12:01 a.m.

Report cards recently released by the state's Department of Education are a clear sign we're doing something right in the classrooms of Aiken County.

EDITORIAL: Season of change

Thursday, November 14, 2013 12:01 a.m.

The Greek philosopher Heraclitus said “the only thing constant is change.” We are in what I call the season of change. The weather is beginning to change. Cooler temperatures prevail over the warm and, at times, hot days that once were. The foliage is changing. Once a living green, now the dogwoods, Bradford pears, towering oaks and …

EDITORIAL: Website glitches may present larger issues UPDATED

Thursday, October 31, 2013 12:01 a.m.

The glitches with the federal government’s new health care website have been frustrating and embarrassing.

EDITORIAL: Women badly needed for state’s leadership

Thursday, October 17, 2013 12:01 a.m.

Few, if any, would list South Carolina as the most progressive of states, particularly when it comes to women being elected to political office.

EDITORIAL: Synergistic labs add to learning experience

Thursday, October 3, 2013 12:01 a.m.

Most students have been there.

Editorial: New safety systems positive step for schools

Thursday, September 19, 2013 8:00 a.m.

New buzzer and camera systems at Aiken County schools appear to be a small, but effective step toward helping to ensure safety in the classroom.

Editorial: Pros must top cons for Project Jackson

Thursday, September 19, 2013 8:00 a.m.

Just because you can do something, it doesn’t mean you should.

Editorial: Thoughtful reform needed on food stamps

Thursday, September 12, 2013 8:41 a.m.

More people are on food stamps today than ever before.

Editorial column: Celebrating graduation

By RAY FLEMING

Aiken County Board of Education

Thursday, September 12, 2013 8:41 a.m.

Quick! Name an annual happening that is filled with joy, excitement and pride and is cause for celebration by a significant portion of our community. …

Editorial: Nutrition, recreation need local, state focus

Thursday, September 5, 2013 8:24 a.m.

South Carolina is bucking the trend when it comes to childhood obesity rates, but not in the way we would hope.

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