North Augusta students compete in Cardboard Regatta

Tuesday, October 6, 2015 6:05 p.m.

Kathy Gambill knew she had a special group in this year’s Cardboard Regatta.

First Tee of Aiken provides science, math lessons for students

Tuesday, October 6, 2015 6:02 p.m.

Learning about the pH levels of water may sound like a drag, but Mossy Creek Elementary student Jovie Brown has a different perspective after her …

Aiken County School Board recognizes students for WorkKeys achievement UPDATED

Wednesday, September 30, 2015 2:45 p.m.

AIKEN — Seniors from four Aiken County public high schools received certificates for earning platinum National Career Readiness Certificates …

A ‘Priceless’ start for Jacket Regiment

Tuesday, September 29, 2015 7:11 p.m.

GRANITEVILLE — The North Augusta High School Jacket Regiment started off its marching season with a strong showing at the Mustang Classic. …

‘Spooky to be Hungry’ campaign starts at SWU


Tuesday, September 29, 2015 7:12 p.m.

Southern Wesleyan University, 802 E. Martintown Road Suite 101, will be collecting donations for the Golden Harvest Food Bank’s It’s …

Superintendent listens and learns from community

Tuesday, September 29, 2015 7:11 p.m.

Aiken County’s new superintendent said he has until Oct. 1, then the “new” part will no longer be associated with him. …

Ninety percent of Aiken County seniors earn WorkKeys certificates

Staff reports


Tuesday, September 29, 2015 6:01 p.m.

Most students in the Aiken County Public School’s class of 2016 are ready for work, with 90 percent earning a National Career Readiness …

Nyland prepares to lead NJROTC to new heights

Tuesday, September 22, 2015 8:33 p.m.

Thomas Nyland is a leader with countless ideas to make the North Augusta High School NJROTC better.

Army talks STEM to North Augusta High students

Tuesday, September 22, 2015 8:33 p.m.

Up above North Augusta High School on Friday an AH-1 Cobra Attack Helicopter circled.

Logan Smith named Fox Creek homecoming queen

Tuesday, September 22, 2015 8:05 p.m.

Logan Smith was sure she wouldn’t be named Fox Creek’s homecoming queen.

Schools come to students at CSRA College Night UPDATED

Tuesday, September 15, 2015 7:18 p.m.

AUGUSTA — Fox Creek student Madelyn Overton listened intently to the representative from Furman University last Thursday at the annual CSRA …

New superintendent seeks feedback on Aiken County Public Schools on Web

Tuesday, September 15, 2015 7:19 p.m.

The Aiken County Public School District has created a webpage to allow parents, residents and other stakeholders interested in education to provide …

‘A day we can never forget’: North Augusta High School remembers 9/11 UPDATED

Friday, September 11, 2015 11:40 a.m.

North Augusta High School joined the nation in pausing to remember the attacks of Sept. 11, 2001.

August Bumblebee Writing winners announced

Tuesday, September 8, 2015 7:03 p.m.

Shown are the Bumblebee Writing winners for the month of August at Hammond Hill Elementary School. In the front, from left, are Natalie Tiwari and …

CSRA College Night scheduled for Thursday

Tuesday, September 8, 2015 6:59 p.m.

This week, students, parents and others across the region are welcome to attend CSRA College Night.

‘Future City’ teachers ready for competition UPDATED

Tuesday, September 1, 2015 8:13 p.m.

Every year, thousands of middle school students throughout the nation compete in a STEM-based competition called Future City – science, …

Aiken County school policy does not ban Confederate flag specifically

Tuesday, August 25, 2015 5:40 p.m.

Although the Charleston County School District recently banned students from wearing clothing or jewelry bearing images of the Confederate flag, one …

Hammond Hill students take aim for the moon UPDATED

Tuesday, August 25, 2015 5:35 p.m.

On Monday, Hammond Hill Elementary School students shot for the moon.

North Augusta FBLA students shine at nationals


Tuesday, August 25, 2015 6:01 p.m.

Students Jacqueline Phillips, Miles Lloyd, Grace McClain and Ashlyn Cooper comprised North Augusta High School’s top performers at the Future …

Area teachers attend summer institute


Tuesday, August 25, 2015 6:01 p.m.

Roper Mountain Science Center, a facility of Greenville County Schools, announced that teachers Debbie Lambert, Aubrie Mayson and Hosea Walker, who …

School board approves two administrators


Tuesday, August 18, 2015 5:24 p.m.

The Aiken County School District approved two new administrators in North Augusta on Aug. 11.

UPDATE: School District to sign off on athletic transfer waivers through Aug. 30 UPDATED

Friday, August 14, 2015 3:16 p.m.

In a change from last week’s decision, North Augusta High School will sign off on 17 transfer waivers.

Aiken school superintendent launches listen and learn tour

Tuesday, August 11, 2015 7:36 p.m.

AIKEN — Listening probably will be the most important thing Dr. Sean Alford said he will do during his first 100 days as the Aiken County …

Kinder Morgan donates to robotics program

Tuesday, August 11, 2015 5:49 p.m.

Jane Monroe, a faculty coach at North Augusta High School, equated the need for the Robotics Team to going out in the community and shaking a tin can. …

Everitt wraps up time as Aiken superintendent

Tuesday, August 4, 2015 7:01 p.m.

AIKEN — Following an interview last Tuesday, Dr. Beth Everitt mentioned more than once that she no longer had a phone in her office and, for …

Freshmen introduced to Fox Creek UPDATED

Tuesday, August 4, 2015 7:00 p.m.

Looking out at a crowd of more than 300 people at freshman orientation, Fox Creek Principal Josh Trahan saw the growth that has come to the decade- …

NJROTC cadets kick off drill season


Tuesday, August 4, 2015 7:03 p.m.

The North Augusta High School NJROTC program started off its drill schedule season by attending drill camp.

Fox Creek breaks new ground: Phase II expansion begins UPDATED

Tuesday, August 4, 2015 6:13 p.m.

Fox Creek High School will look very different 12 months from now.

Residents generously ‘Stuff the Bus’

Tuesday, July 28, 2015 5:21 p.m.

When Kesha Little saw the Stuff the Bus volunteers at the Wal-Mart store on Richland Avenue on Friday, she immediately told them she would be back. …

New Aiken County school superintendent will have fresh perspective on first day of class

Tuesday, July 21, 2015 4:45 p.m.

Dr. Sean Alford will become the Aiken County Public School District’s new superintendent Aug. 1.

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