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EDITORIAL: North Augusta annexation much ado about nothing

Tuesday, July 26, 2016 8:37 p.m.

Passions were running deep in North Augusta this week, with more than 400 people packing into the family life center at Sweetwater Baptist Church.

Editorial: North Augusta receiving fair share of road funds UPDATED

Editorial: North Augusta receiving fair share of road funds
Tuesday, July 19, 2016 8:30 p.m.

All too often in South Carolina, communities are presented as red-headed stepchildren when it comes to road funding. Thankfully, that doesn’t …

EDITORIAL: Spotlight is on North Augusta with Peach Jam

EDITORIAL: Spotlight is on North Augusta with Peach Jam
Tuesday, July 5, 2016 6:33 p.m.

North Augusta and the CSRA as a whole will feel a little more crowded than usual this week as it’s once again time for Nike’s annual …

EDITORIAL: Better pay, not bonuses, should be Aiken County’s goal

Tuesday, June 28, 2016 6:38 p.m.

It was a good year in South Carolina for teacher salaries.

EDITORIAL: Aiken Communications agrees to dismiss Craven dashcam lawsuit

EDITORIAL: Aiken Communications agrees to dismiss Craven dashcam lawsuit
Tuesday, June 21, 2016 6:28 p.m.

A little more than a year has passed since Aiken Communications filed suit in support of the public’s right to know.

EDITORIAL: North Augusta should balance planning, growth UPDATED

EDITORIAL: North Augusta should balance planning, growth
Tuesday, June 14, 2016 6:45 p.m.

North Augusta has done a lot of things right when it comes to economic development, which we find encouraging.

Editorial: Bright future awaits Aiken County grads

Editorial: Bright future awaits Aiken County grads
Wednesday, June 8, 2016 12:01 a.m.

Aiken County Public Schools held commencement exercises for 2016 on Thursday and Friday. More than 1,400 students from the seven high schools walked …

Bark Park is a step in the right direction for North Augusta

Tuesday, May 31, 2016 7:49 p.m.

Imagine having to live a majority of your life on a leash and going to a safe place where you could run free requires a trip to a nearby city.

Editorial: Decision day puts spotlight on students

Tuesday, May 24, 2016 8:45 p.m.

The seven Aiken area high schools did something different this year for its college-bound seniors.

Mall, Project Jackson plans bode well for North Augusta economic development UPDATED

Tuesday, May 10, 2016 9:26 p.m.

There were a lot of positives coming out of the 2015 benchmarking report jointly commissioned by the Greater Aiken Chamber of Commerce and Economic Development Partnership.

Congratulations to Dr. Elisabeth Hardy, Teacher of the Year

Congratulations to Dr. Elisabeth Hardy, Teacher of the Year
Tuesday, May 3, 2016 5:28 p.m.

Congratulations are in order.

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.

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