‘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.

Out of nothing, teachers create satellites, robots

Tuesday, July 21, 2015 4:46 p.m.

More than 50 years ago, The Beatles overwhelmed teenagers and young adults with such hits as “I Want to Hold Your Hand.”

Belvedere Fire Camp puts kids in control UPDATED

Tuesday, July 14, 2015 5:11 p.m.

As campers took hold of their hoses and moved briskly to their targets, the training kicked in and they were able to eliminate their targets with …

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 UPDATED

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

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

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 …

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