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Upcoming election a big one for City’s future

Tuesday, January 20, 2015 1:02 p.m.

The upcoming election for three North Augusta City Council seats is a critical one.

Recent changes cannot negate years of neglect

Wednesday, January 7, 2015 10:09 a.m.

A hodgepodge injection of policy reforms and new funding can’t reconcile years of neglect for South Carolina schools.

Questions linger over education standards

Tuesday, December 30, 2014 4:18 p.m.

The conundrum over Common Core education standards isn’t likely to go away anytime soon.

Expediting court case at least sets right pace

Tuesday, December 30, 2014 4:18 p.m.

A ruling by the South Carolina Supreme Court to dismiss a lawsuit related to Project Jackson would have been the most beneficial, but expediting the …

Temper contentment toward gasoline price

Tuesday, December 23, 2014 4:09 p.m.

The plunge in oil prices has thankfully put more money in the pockets of South Carolinians, but the long-term impact on the country’s economy may not be as sunny.

Finance Director John Potter will be missed

Tuesday, December 16, 2014 5:21 p.m.

North Augusta has been lucky to have John Potter.

Parking deck means big things for North Augusta

Tuesday, December 2, 2014 12:44 p.m.

The City of North Augusta took a big step forward at the City Council meeting on Monday night.

EDITORIAL: We are all on #TeamHayden UPDATED

Tuesday, November 4, 2014 2:27 p.m.

Editor's Note: Hayden Sykes passed away on Wednesday, Nov. 5. This editorial is shown as it was printed.

EDITORIAL: Facilitating Project Jackson to Supreme Court is right call

Tuesday, October 28, 2014 9:59 p.m.

Fast-tracking a decision on Project Jackson to the South Carolina Supreme Court is the right way forward.

EDITORIAL: More gators, less problems

Tuesday, September 23, 2014 3:04 p.m.

The alligators at Brick Pond Park have had no problems since the June 17, 2014, story in The North Augusta Star in which the City of North Augusta …

EDITORIAL: Firm penalties for domestic violence

Tuesday, September 9, 2014 1:38 p.m.

The stunning number of women killed by men in South Carolina should have been addressed a long time ago by South Carolina lawmakers. But it’s a positive sign to see the creation of a committee in the state legislature aimed at curbing the problem that should be seen as a disgrace.

EDITORIAL: Reminiscing about North Augusta High School

Tuesday, September 2, 2014 12:56 p.m.

“In the Hills of Carolina, stands my alma mater fair.”

Editorial: Decision is positive, but outlook is dicey with Project Jackson UPDATED

Tuesday, August 26, 2014 8:51 p.m.

The future is now brighter, but North Augusta isn’t in the clear when it comes to bringing Project Jackson to fruition.

EDITORIAL: The waiting game for progress

Tuesday, August 5, 2014 9:13 p.m.

In the next month or so, a resolution should come in the Project Jackson lawsuit.

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.

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