Band fundraiser features Coke products UPDATED

Wednesday, July 1, 2015 10:54 a.m.

The Jacket Regiment is starting a new year-round project.

Alford named new Aiken County schools superintendent

Wednesday, July 1, 2015 12:29 p.m.

AIKEN — Just an hour after being named Aiken County Public School’s new superintendent, Dr. Sean Alford said he was “floating right …

Adult education classes begin in time for summer

Tuesday, June 30, 2015 6:28 p.m.

The Aiken County School District’s adult education office will offer summer classes to help people obtain a GED credential or high school …

Gateway to showcase children’s artistic talents in Aiken UPDATED

Tuesday, June 30, 2015 6:30 p.m.

The visual, creative and performing arts will take center stage Wednesday at the Gateway summer arts program’s annual Showcase at Kennedy …

Students get hands-on practice at Aiken Technical College UPDATED

Tuesday, June 30, 2015 7:01 p.m.

Bryson Hickson worked intently at a small desk at Aiken Technical College – getting some practice at soldering a circuit board.

Colonial times come alive with Living History

Tuesday, June 30, 2015 7:01 p.m.

The Living History Park became an 8-acre classroom Wednesday for students in the Aiken County Public School District’s Summer Reading Camps as …

Ransom receives Noah Creech Scholarship

Tuesday, June 23, 2015 5:39 p.m.

The Noah Creech Scholarship Fund was created to assist students at North Augusta High School pursue their educational dreams.

New Our Lady of Peace principal has big plans UPDATED

Tuesday, June 23, 2015 5:30 p.m.

Bridgette Kayea has big plans for Our Lady of Peace Catholic School.

New science and business wing dedicated to late teacher UPDATED

Tuesday, June 23, 2015 5:30 p.m.

Her laugh was infectious. She had a way to turn the most complex chemistry problems into something her students could understand. Her colleagues …

Graduating seniors set scholarship record



Tuesday, June 23, 2015 5:34 p.m.

Graduating seniors in the class of 2015 from Aiken County’s seven public high schools set a new record for scholarship money received. …

School Board narrows superintendent candidates to four UPDATED

Wednesday, June 17, 2015 2:43 p.m.

Aiken County School Board members chose four preliminary candidates for the position of superintendent at a special called meeting last Tuesday night. …

State introducing new, challenging math course UPDATED

Tuesday, June 16, 2015 6:57 p.m.

When the S.C. General Assembly rejected national Common Core standards, their state replacements included a new Algebra I course for high school …

Board approves budget item for online testing

Tuesday, June 16, 2015 6:57 p.m.

AIKEN — The Aiken County School Board tentatively approved a $337,961 increase for the District’s Technology Department in the 2015-16 …

Gateway opens door to the arts for Aiken County students

Tuesday, June 16, 2015 7:40 p.m.

AIKEN — The halls are alive with the sounds of music, dancing feet and busy hands sculpting clay and weaving baskets at Kennedy Middle School …

Black named new principal at Strom Thurmond High School

Submitted article


Tuesday, June 9, 2015 7:23 p.m.

Joshua “Josh” S. Black has been named the new principal at Strom Thurmond High School.

School superintendent should possess confidence and humility

Tuesday, June 9, 2015 7:21 p.m.

The Aiken County Public School District’s new superintendent should have an awareness of curriculum, fiscal matters, facilities, students and …

North Augusta High School class of 2015 UPDATED

Friday, June 5, 2015 5:17 a.m.

Naomi Odessa Aaron, Dora Janeth Acosta-Gonzalez, Christian Hope Adams, Judson Hunter Allen, Esmeralda Angulo, Randi Leigh Anzek, Mykia Michelle Archer, Juan Eduardo Arias Castaneda, Brenna Bailey Ashe, George John Athanaelos, Austin James Bady, Samuel Philip Baker, Zane Douglas Balbag, Keanu Elia Ballesteros, Andrew Desmond Barclay, Brittney …

Fox Creek’s Class of 2015 moves on UPDATED

Tuesday, June 2, 2015 6:14 p.m.

This school year was a celebration for Fox Creek High School, as it closed the chapter on a decade of school history.

Spivey named a salutatorian at North Augusta UPDATED

Tuesday, June 2, 2015 6:13 p.m.

Erin Spivey is leaving behind a special place at North Augusta High School.

NAMS celebrates with Extreme STEAM day UPDATED

Tuesday, June 2, 2015 5:18 p.m.

Thursday’s Extreme STEAM day was months in the making at North Augusta Middle School.

Bull named a salutatorian at North Augusta UPDATED

Tuesday, June 2, 2015 6:14 p.m.

Christian Bull had his sights on the top spot in the Class of 2015.

Wilson named new principal at North Augusta Elementary UPDATED

Wednesday, May 27, 2015 4:30 p.m.

Patricia Wilson has lived in North Augusta for 33 years, and she’s proud of it.

Watson takes over at Hammond Hill Elementary UPDATED

Wednesday, May 27, 2015 10:54 a.m.

Hammond Hill Elementary School has a new leader of the hive.

N.A. turf could be down before football season

Wednesday, May 27, 2015 10:11 a.m.

AIKEN — The Aiken County School Board approved a bid Tuesday to begin installation of artificial turf at the North August Football Stadium, …

Yano named Fox Creek salutatorian UPDATED

Tuesday, May 26, 2015 4:59 p.m.

Caroline Yano typically makes headlines for her assists and digs as a volleyball player.

Bookstaver named Fox Creek valedictorian UPDATED

Tuesday, May 26, 2015 4:59 p.m.

Fox Creek’s valedictorian, Morgan Bookstaver, is looking at eight more years of school.

North Augusta High FBLA forms Project PLAN


Tuesday, May 26, 2015 4:59 p.m.

The North Augusta High School chapter of Future Business Leaders of America is a prevalent force in the community of North Augusta. This year, the …

Hammond Hill celebrates Children’s Book Week UPDATED


Tuesday, May 26, 2015 4:59 p.m.

Hammond Hill Elementary School’s first grade recently celebrated Children’s Book Week. Although Children’s Book Week is …

Belvedere faculty, staff invited to reunion

Tuesday, May 19, 2015 6:48 p.m.

All retired teachers and support staff who taught at Belvedere Elementary School during their careers are invited to attend the annual reunion at Ryan’s, 1275 Knox Ave., on Monday, June 8, from 1 to 3 p.m. The senior discount applies. The deadline to RSVP is Thursday, June 4. For more information or to To RSVP, call Betty Hostetler 803-441- …

CREEK SPEAKS: Wrapping up the school year

By Ms. Snyder’s class

Creek Speaks

Tuesday, May 19, 2015 6:52 p.m.

We have been very busy wrapping up the end of the year.

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