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 canít 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 isnít 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 countryís 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 itís 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.

ďIn the Hills of Carolina, stands my alma mater fair.Ē

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 isnít 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.

Editorís Note: This is the first in a series of three articles spotlighting The North Augusta Starís 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: Emmaís 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 Emmaís Law Ė a recently approved proposal aimed at curbing the stateís soaring number of drunken driving deaths Ė isnít 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 Carolinaís capitol city, in a move that rivals Project Jackson for redevelopment of a city …

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