College Night attracts thousands of students UPDATED

Tuesday, September 16, 2014 10:34 p.m.

AUGUSTA — Evans High senior Savannah Welch was already leaving CSRA College Night and was in the parking lot of the James Brown Arena when she heard …

PATRIOT REFLECTIONS: Catching up with Wardlaw Academy

Tuesday, September 16, 2014 12:41 p.m.

Excitement and enthusiasm is buzzing in the halls of Wardlaw Academy as the students and faculty settle into the school routine for the 2014-1015 school year.

JOBEN RIVERA-THOMPSON: Relinquishing the fear in communication UPDATED

Tuesday, September 16, 2014 7:52 p.m.

When I told them they were going to have to use the language, every bit of it was meant.

Wilson challenger campaigns in North Augusta UPDATED

Tuesday, September 16, 2014 8:23 p.m.

Retired businessman Phil Black is no stranger to running against U.S. Rep. Joe Wilson, R-S.C.

North Augusta High School expansion on track UPDATED

Tuesday, September 16, 2014 6:10 p.m.

North Augusta High School is undergoing a facelift.

USC Aiken senior earns internship in U.K. UPDATED


Tuesday, September 16, 2014 7:47 p.m.

For most of her life, Brittany Jowers hadn’t gone to school far away from home – North Augusta Elementary School, North Augusta Middle School, North …

First student gets help at Mathnasium UPDATED

Tuesday, September 9, 2014 1:02 p.m.

Soon after school started last month, Catherine Orlowski determined her struggles with geometry – specifically, the algebraic components embedded in …

Hammond Hill teacher Lisa Spears receives grant for printer UPDATED

Tuesday, September 9, 2014 5:58 p.m.

Lisa Spears saw an opportunity to get new equipment for her classroom.

Edward Rice: A painter of architecture for 50 years UPDATED

Tuesday, September 9, 2014 6:27 p.m.

North Augusta architectural artist Edward Rice has seen the sites of Greece, Turkey, Ireland and England.

Southern Wesleyan now enrolling UPDATED

Tuesday, September 9, 2014 1:11 p.m.

Southern Wesleyan University in North Augusta is now enrolling for the following programs:

Fox Creek will hold senior parent info night

Tuesday, September 9, 2014 9:18 p.m.

Fox Creek High School will hold its senior parent information night event on Tuesday, Sept. 23, at 6 p.m.

OLP eighth-graders accept ice bucket challenge

Tuesday, September 9, 2014 6:18 p.m.

Over the past few weeks, many have taken the ALS ice bucket challenge. Our Lady of Peace Catholic School’s eighth-grade class also stepped up to the …

North Augusta artist’s life depicted in new film UPDATED

Tuesday, September 2, 2014 7:37 p.m.

There are times he might hesitate to paint, but, in the end, he would rather take a chance than stay with a blank canvas.

New Career Center director seeks student engagement UPDATED

Tuesday, September 2, 2014 8:01 p.m.

At the Aiken County Career and Technology Center on Aug. 28, Will Hudson listened intently as instructors Trina Greenwood and Kortney Jenkins …

‘Mrs. Fields’ Journal:’ North Augusta author releases new mystery novel UPDATED

Tuesday, September 2, 2014 11:20 p.m.

This Georgia town was gripped with heartbreak and fear. Children were going missing without probable cause.

Hunley replica to be displayed in Aiken, Edgefield Counties UPDATED

Tuesday, September 2, 2014 7:08 p.m.

A free exhibit featuring an important piece of Civil War history is coming to Aiken and Edgefield counties later this month.

Fox Creek celebrates a decade strong UPDATED

By Nancy Cowart

Fox Creek High School

Tuesday, August 26, 2014 4:42 p.m.

In the summer of 2004, excited teenagers and anxious parents stood on the walkway of a casino that was being renovated to create a school. A team of …

BEE’S BUZZ: Superheros of Hammond Hill UPDATED

By Landyn Arnold and Heaven Tyus

Bee’s Buzz

Tuesday, August 26, 2014 8:48 p.m.

Up in the sky, look! It’s a bird! It’s a plane! It’s a ... Hammond Hill bee! Our new theme for this school year is all about the Superheroes of …

School Board write-in candidate hopes to serve N.A. UPDATED

Tuesday, August 26, 2014 8:48 p.m.

When Aiken County Board of Education member Ray Fleming announced he wouldn’t seek re-election in November, something unexpected happened: No …

DOLPHIN DAYS: Mrs. Burns’ class goals UPDATED

Tuesday, August 26, 2014 8:48 p.m.

• Dylan wants to learn how to be good in school.

Scholarship opportunities available at College Night

Tuesday, August 26, 2014 5:52 p.m.

About $15,000 in scholarship opportunities will be up for grabs during this year’s CSRA College Night – an event that more than 150 colleges and …

New teacher finds home at Belvedere

Tuesday, August 26, 2014 5:44 p.m.

Katie Cooney moved more than 800 miles to pursue her passion of teaching.

Businesses partner to beautify North Augusta Elementary UPDATED

Tuesday, August 19, 2014 8:40 p.m.

Local businesses stepped from behind their desks and literally got their hands dirty to beautify North Augusta Elementary on Saturday, Aug. 16, …

NeSmith falls in round of 64 at U.S. Amateur UPDATED

Tuesday, August 19, 2014 8:42 p.m.

Even if he wasn’t able to advance any further, North Augusta native Matt NeSmith was glad he made it into the match-play portion of the U.S. Amateur …

Changes come to Jackets Nest UPDATED

Tuesday, August 19, 2014 6:56 p.m.

The first home varsity football game will be on Friday, Aug. 22, at 7:30 p.m. The Yellow Jackets will host Lakeside High School from Evans, Georgia. The school is hoping for a large crowd to cheer the Jackets to victory.

Area schools struggle in ‘bridge’ year

Tuesday, August 12, 2014 6:41 p.m.

The Aiken County School District’s scores on the SC-PASS standards tests for third through eighth grades dropped from 2012-13 and also fell below …

Five new assistant principals appointed to area schools

Tuesday, August 5, 2014 9:13 p.m.

Following a number of changes in North Augusta school principals, Aiken County Public Schools announced the new assistant principals on July 29.

Reece to lead Jackets UPDATED

Tuesday, August 5, 2014 6:10 p.m.

Trib Reece is the center of attention.

Jacket Regiment looks forward to year ahead

Tuesday, August 5, 2014 9:13 p.m.

As the Jacket Regiment wraps up its first week of band camp, the group has its eyes on the upcoming season.

Fox Creek welcomes freshmen UPDATED

Tuesday, August 5, 2014 6:10 p.m.

Fox Creek High School is trying to take the fear out of being a freshman.

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