EDITORIAL: Yucca still the best solution for nation’s nuclear waste

Tuesday, December 29, 2015 6:42 p.m.

Despite a peppy announcement that a search has begun for a repository to house the nation’s spent fuel, the taxpayers who forked over a …

Placing of wreaths a fitting tribute

Tuesday, December 15, 2015 5:18 p.m.

As we go into a busy time of year, we often forget those who have paid the ultimate sacrifice for our freedom.

Editorial: State needs to impose MOX fines

Tuesday, December 1, 2015 7:22 p.m.

Promises were not meant to be broken which is why the state of South Carolina, in 30 days, should impose penalties of $1 million a day for missed milestones at the Savannah River Site’s Mixed Oxide Fuel Fabrication Facility.

Editorial: Push for justice reforms

Tuesday, October 27, 2015 7:14 p.m.

An overhaul to the nation’s federal sentencing laws cleared a significant hurdle on Thursday after the Senate Judiciary Committee voted 15-5 to send it to the floor for full Senate consideration.

EDITORIAL: Project Jackson headed to the seventh inning stretch

Tuesday, October 27, 2015 7:14 p.m.

Project Jackson is moving forward, but the pace is very deliberate.

Another positive stride for school construction

Tuesday, October 20, 2015 8:26 p.m.

Despite some of the noise and dust associated with construction, the community should be excited to see the construction projects underway throughout Aiken County schools, especially at North Augusta High School.

Editorial: A needed spotlight on possibilities of nuclear

Tuesday, October 20, 2015 8:26 p.m.

By most any metric, the U.S. should be a leader in energy efficiency, and the nuclear industry plays a key role in fulfilling that objective.

Editorial: Working to rebound after costly flooding

Tuesday, October 6, 2015 5:26 p.m.

Our state has experienced a rainfall that’s worse than anyone seems to remember. As South Carolina continues to recover from the catastrophic …

Editorial: Deadliest state report stresses ongoing need

Tuesday, September 22, 2015 7:59 p.m.

South Carolina is once again ranked worst in the nation for deadly violence against women, according to a report released last Tuesday by the Violence Policy Center.

Editorial: Attracting water park boosts North Augusta

Tuesday, September 8, 2015 7:03 p.m.

North Augusta took another step toward sustained economic development last Thursday with the announcement of a new water park to be built near Exit 5 off Interstate 20.

Editorial: Project Jackson just the start of good things

Tuesday, September 1, 2015 6:03 p.m.

The City of North Augusta is on the doorstep of exciting development in the downtown area.

Editorial: Big aims for North Augusta

Tuesday, August 25, 2015 6:00 p.m.

The announcement last week that pharmaceutical supplier AmbioPharm Inc. in North Augusta would once again be expanding is a welcome sign for the City …

EDITORIAL: Right choice on field logo

Tuesday, August 11, 2015 5:50 p.m.

Since it was announced that North Augusta High school would get an artificial turf field, there has been one major debate.

The Hamburg Massacre needs to be remembered

Tuesday, July 7, 2015 7:50 p.m.

It’s time for the victims of the Hamburg Massacre to get the recognition they deserve.

Get out and support the Peach Jam

Tuesday, July 7, 2015 7:50 p.m.

This week is one of, if not the biggest weeks of the year for North Augusta.

Not time to hedge on Confederate flag vote

Tuesday, June 30, 2015 6:29 p.m.

Now is not the time to bob and weave on the issue of removing the Confederate flag from the Statehouse grounds.

A legacy remembered for years to come UPDATED

Tuesday, June 16, 2015 6:57 p.m.

The family of Toyian R. Williams showed how to turn a tragedy into a positive experience.

Pipeline meeting needs strong attendance

Tuesday, May 19, 2015 6:21 p.m.

It’s time for us to have our voices heard.

Gun bill amendment absent common sense UPDATED

Tuesday, April 28, 2015 4:51 p.m.

The S.C. House’s attempt to scrap the requirement for concealed weapon holders to acquire a permit is dangerously and blindly misguided.

S.C. deserves a voice in pipeline

Tuesday, March 31, 2015 7:44 p.m.

Palmetto is in its name, and it makes no sense why the opinion of Aiken County doesn’t seem the matter.

EDITORIAL: Football field shows negligence of school board

Tuesday, March 24, 2015 7:05 p.m.

The football field at North Augusta High School needs work.

Greeneway expansion the key to growing downtown

Tuesday, March 24, 2015 7:05 p.m.


Artificial turf a necessity, not luxury

Wednesday, March 18, 2015 12:01 a.m.

When you try to please everybody, sometimes you end up pleasing nobody.

Clearing latest hurdle positive education step

Tuesday, March 10, 2015 7:11 p.m.

The latest draft of the education standards approved on Monday by a S.C. Senate panel thankfully provides greater clarity to our state’s education system moving forward. These efforts are aimed at replacing Common Core, the controversial set of standards adopted by the state in 2010.

Corley misfires in vote against FOI reform bill

Tuesday, March 3, 2015 8:25 p.m.

Burdens and responsibilities aren’t one and the same, especially when it comes to public service.

Mug shot bill is sensible, but needs specific scope

Monday, February 23, 2015 3:04 p.m.

The line between publishing a mug shot because it’s newsworthy and publishing it just to make money should be clear.

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