North Augusta Football First Day of Practice UPDATED

Friday, August 1, 2014 4:09 p.m.

The 2014 football season is now underway, as the North Augusta High School Yellow Jackets took the field for the team's first practice. Under new …

Jacket Regiment Band Camp, Set #1 UPDATED

Thursday, July 31, 2014 7:28 a.m.

The Jacket Regiment, North Augusta High School's marching band, began its annual camp July 28. Under the leadership of bands director Chuck Deen, the …

Jacket Regiment Band Camp, Set #2 UPDATED

Thursday, July 31, 2014 7:27 a.m.

North Augusta High School's marching band, the Jacket Regiment, began its annual band camp July 28, under the leadership of Chuck Deen, the school's …

Advisory board renews position against spent fuel at SRS

Tuesday, July 29, 2014 9:13 p.m.

AUGUSTA — The Savannah River Site Citizens Advisory Board renewed its 2013 position paper taking a stance against the Site becoming an interim …

County website to receive face-lift UPDATED

Tuesday, July 29, 2014 8:44 p.m.

Residents wondering when Aiken County’s website will get a makeover could see some major changes come this fall.

Leadership Aiken County now accepting applications UPDATED

Tuesday, July 29, 2014 1:19 p.m.

Leadership Aiken County is accepting applications for its 2014-2015 class.

NAMES & NOTES: Gordon named Miss Collegiate America UPDATED

Tuesday, July 29, 2014 8:51 p.m.

Megan Gordon, a native of North Augusta, South Carolina was crowned Miss Collegiate America 2014. She represented the state of South Carolina as she …

Actors, family grace red carpet at ‘Get on Up’ premiere

Tuesday, July 29, 2014 9:07 p.m.

AUGUSTA — Actor Chadwick Boseman said he prepared for the lead role as the Godfather of Soul, James Brown, by dancing until he got tired, reading, …

Project Jackson ruling delayed

Tuesday, July 29, 2014 9:07 p.m.

A resolution for litigation against Project Jackson did not materialize Thursday, July 24, as anticipated.

Group denounces MOX in letter to Moniz

Tuesday, July 29, 2014 5:28 p.m.

By DERREK ASBERRY

McMaster’s senior plan addresses financial, living needs

Tuesday, July 29, 2014 5:28 p.m.

Lieutenant governor candidate Henry McMaster mapped out a senior plan that addresses both financial issues and bettering the way of life for seniors …

Churches highlighted on historical tour UPDATED

Tuesday, July 29, 2014 8:51 p.m.

North Augusta is home to churches formed before the American Revolution and in the 1950s.

HERITAGE CORNER: Harrison featured at Arts and Heritage Center Aug. 2

BY ANDREE WALLGREN

Executive Director, Arts and Heritage Center

Tuesday, July 29, 2014 9:13 p.m.

The Arts and Heritage Center of North Augusta will host an exhibit of paintings by the popular South Carolina artist Jim Harrison.

NAMES & NOTES: Grant dances with The Collective UPDATED

Tuesday, July 29, 2014 8:51 p.m.

Haley Grant is a Senior at North Augusta High School where she is the captain of the Varsity Cheerleaders. She is a member of the Senior Company at …

NAMES & NOTES: Knowles named LMSC Sweetheart UPDATED

Tuesday, July 29, 2014 9:00 p.m.

The Little Miss & Teen Miss South Carolina Pageant was held recently in Hartsville, SC, with 126 contestants from across South Carolina competing …

Calendar briefs for week of July 30 UPDATED

Tuesday, July 29, 2014 8:51 p.m.

The North Augusta Rotary Club will meet on Thursdays at Manuel’s Bread Cafe in Hammond’s Ferry at 7:15 a.m. For more information, call Dan Rickabaugh at 803-640-4888.

A look at salaries of City of North Augusta officials UPDATED

Tuesday, July 29, 2014 9:07 p.m.

The North Augusta Star filed a Freedom of Information Act request, also known as an FOIA, last month with the City of North Augusta to attain a database of City employee salaries.

NAMES & NOTES: Mode to compete for Miss Galaxy UPDATED

Tuesday, July 29, 2014 8:51 p.m.

Katie Mode, Miss South Carolina Galaxy, will travel to Orlando the first week of August to vie for the title of Miss Galaxy. She will be competing at …

NAMES & NOTES: Turner wins Miss Teen Edisto Island UPDATED

Tuesday, July 29, 2014 8:51 p.m.

Kaley Grace Turner won the title of Miss Teen Edisto Island 2014 on Saturday night. She is the daughter of Bill and Debbie Turner and is a rising …

Sellers hits six points of need for senior care UPDATED

Tuesday, July 29, 2014 5:28 p.m.

South Carolina Rep. Bakari Sellers is nowhere near needing senior care, but he’s already mapped out six steps focusing on senior needs.

Fred’s offering new instant win game UPDATED

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Tuesday, July 29, 2014 8:51 p.m.

A new “Explore The Store” scratch and win game has started at participating Fred’s Super Dollar stores, offering more than $2.5 million worth of …

Moniz: MOX is searching for funding streams UPDATED

Tuesday, July 29, 2014 5:28 p.m.

He didn’t use the term “cold stand-by,” but Energy Department Secretary Ernest Moniz hinted that a freeze on construction at the Savannah River …

Aiken coroner agrees with Supreme Court on autopsy reports

Tuesday, July 29, 2014 9:13 p.m.

The S.C. Supreme Court decided last week that autopsy reports are not considered public records and therefore not subject to the state’s Freedom of …

Focus on You for July 24 UPDATED

Monday, July 28, 2014 12:01 a.m.

Focus on You photos for July 24, 2014.

No ruling yet on Project Jackson UPDATED

Friday, July 25, 2014 12:01 a.m.

A resolution for litigation against Project Jackson did not materialize on Thursday as anticipated.

Shooting suspects connected to double-homicide in Columbia UPDATED

Friday, July 25, 2014 11:00 a.m.

The two individuals arrested for a shooting that occurred in North Augusta have now been charged in a double-homicide that occurred in Richland …

NAHS Volleyball Practice UPDATED

Thursday, July 24, 2014 4:40 p.m.

North Augusta High School held its final summer volleyball practice July 24, with Lindsay Tucker returning as varsity coach and Samantha Taylor back …

Nike Peach Jam Championship UPDATED

Wednesday, July 23, 2014 10:44 a.m.

The New Jersey-based Playaz Basketball Club faced Team Penny from Tennessee, July 20, in the top-level championship game in the 2014 Nike Peach Jam, …

The process of polygraph testing UPDATED

Tuesday, July 22, 2014 8:47 p.m.

Can you handle the truth? Regardless, it’s Tommy Platt’s job to find it out. Platt, an investigator with the Aiken County Sheriff’s Office, is also …

NAMES & NOTES: Hillary enrolls at USC Sumter UPDATED

Tuesday, July 22, 2014 1:50 p.m.

SUMTER — North Augusta resident, Terrance Hillary, has enrolled at the University of South Carolina Sumter for the Fall 2014 semester.

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