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Special Olympics honors heart, spirit

Special Olympics honors heart, spirit
Tuesday, April 19, 2016 6:14 p.m.

More than 600 Special Olympians paraded across the Midland Valley L.L. Willis Stadium football field and track Friday to the cheers of hundreds of …

Sen. Shane Massey represents area well

Tuesday, April 12, 2016 6:40 p.m.

A word of congratulations is in order for State Senator Shane Massey on his election this week to Senate majority leader. South Carolina Senate Republicans elected Massey, R-Edgefield, as Senate majority leader Wednesday, a conservative who at least one GOP leader has said will “shake things up” in the Senate.

Rival schools unite for #BrockStrong

Rival schools unite for #BrockStrong
Tuesday, March 29, 2016 6:55 p.m.

A touching display of sportsmanship and genuine compassion took place before North Augusta High School’s baseball game against Spartanburg on …

City Council, Planning Commission need to come together

Tuesday, February 23, 2016 6:54 p.m.

Those who have attended recent North Augusta City Council or Planning Commission meetings may have noticed things are a bit tense.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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.

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