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 …
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 …
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 …
Over the next few weeks The North Augusta Star will begin introducing the community to the members of its editorial board.
Matt Hazel is proof that dreams come true.
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.
The facilities in the Aiken County school district are falling behind.
When Project Slumber was first announced it was met with some trepidation.
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.
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 …
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.
North Augusta will always be a football town, but on Saturday it was baseball that was on everyone's mind.
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.
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.
The Heritage Council of North Augusta just wrapped up an exceptional series for Black History Month.
The North Augusta Sports Commission and the North Augusta Hall of Fame are both assets for our community.
Support 1 is an organization that is doing great things for our first responders.
No one likes taxes. We know; we get it.
The North Augusta Star is looking for members of the community to serve on its editorial board.
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 …
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.
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 …
The glitches with the federal government’s new health care website have been frustrating and embarrassing.
Few, if any, would list South Carolina as the most progressive of states, particularly when it comes to women being elected to political office.
Most students have been there.
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.
Just because you can do something, it doesn’t mean you should.
More people are on food stamps today than ever before.
By RAY FLEMING
Aiken County Board of EducationThursday, 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. …
South Carolina is bucking the trend when it comes to childhood obesity rates, but not in the way we would hope.