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.

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.”

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