Aiken County School Board approves tobacco, cellphone policies on first reading

Friday, November 27, 2015 10:39 a.m.

AIKEN — Members of the Aiken County Board of Education unanimously approved on first reading revisions and changes to policies concerning …

Bespoke Design firm transforms office for Belvedere Elementary counselor UPDATED

Tuesday, November 24, 2015 6:52 p.m.

Interior design work doesn’t often fit into the budget of an educator.

Aiken County student graduation rate tops state average

Tuesday, November 24, 2015 7:01 p.m.

AIKEN — The graduation rate for seniors in Aiken County Public Schools topped the state average by several points in 2015, according to …

American Legion Auxiliary celebrates American Education Week

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Tuesday, November 24, 2015 7:00 p.m.

Distressed that 25 percent of the country’s World War I draftees were illiterate and 9 percent were physically unfit, representatives of the …

Jones named Miss NASH 2016 UPDATED

Tuesday, November 24, 2015 6:50 p.m.

Forty of North Augusta High School’s leading ladies took the stage on Saturday in the 2016 Miss North Augusta Senior High pageant, with …

SRNS to fund Aiken Technical College Within Reach scholarships

Thursday, November 19, 2015 12:10 p.m.

GRANITEVILLE — Bethany Lewis is one of 10 students attending Aiken Technical College this fall with help from a Within Reach scholarship, but …

Merriwether Elementary honors veterans


Tuesday, November 17, 2015 8:09 p.m.

On Nov. 11, Merriwether Elementary School’s fourth-grade students honored veterans with song and recognition during an hourlong program held …

One percent sales tax provides partial property tax relief this year

Tuesday, November 10, 2015 7:44 p.m.

Property owners will see partial tax relief on residences, rental properties, second homes and businesses on Aiken County tax bills due in January …

Aiken School District answers questions about the 1 percent sales tax

Tuesday, November 10, 2015 7:44 p.m.

Area residents had an opportunity Thursday to ask questions about school construction, funding and property tax relief following a meeting that …

Fox Creek student named Youth Poet Laureate of Edgefield UPDATED

Tuesday, November 3, 2015 6:57 p.m.

Camara Brown has a new title to go along with her work in art.

Merriwether wins mock trial competition


Tuesday, November 3, 2015 6:08 p.m.

COLUMBIA — Merriwether Middle School won the 12th annual South Carolina Bar Greenville Regional Middle School Mock Trial Competition on Oct. …

Middle school leaders speak to Chamber UPDATED

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Tuesday, November 3, 2015 6:59 p.m.

The North Augusta Middle School eighth-grade Student Ambassadors attended their first North Augusta Chamber of Commerce AM Connection meeting on Oct. …

BEE’S BUZZ: Big cookie dough sale

By Evan Waldhauer

Bee’s Buzz

Tuesday, November 3, 2015 6:09 p.m.

Would you like to know some really cool facts about the Hammond Hill Cookie Dough Sale? 

Bradley returns to NAHS

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Tuesday, November 3, 2015 6:59 p.m.

Having served five years as the principal of Aiken Middle School, John Bradley is looking forward to returning home to North Augusta and to the high …

Sullivan crowned NAHS homecoming queen

Tuesday, October 27, 2015 7:12 p.m.

Kassidy Sullivan knew she couldn’t do it alone.

STEM day highlights careers in science, technology fields

Tuesday, October 27, 2015 7:38 p.m.

AUGUSTA — More than 230 high school students flocked to the Kroc Center in Augusta on Thursday to test robotic inventions and enter the world …

North Augusta High to be rebuilt in two phases

Tuesday, October 20, 2015 8:20 p.m.

When the newly rebuilt North Augusta High is finished in fall 2018, the school will have a completely different orientation from what students and …

Community resources presented at Family Night

Tuesday, October 20, 2015 8:25 p.m.

Meeting the needs of disabled students brought out more than 100 community members to Family Night on Thursday.

Tomatoes launched at North Augusta High UPDATED

Tuesday, October 13, 2015 7:31 p.m.

Andrew Fuller’s sister, Shelby, participated in the tomato launch a few years ago.

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 …

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