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Whitey Bulger’s girlfriend gets more prison time UPDATED

Whitey Bulger’s girlfriend gets more prison time

Associated Press

Thursday, April 28, 2016 4:24 p.m.

BOSTON — The longtime girlfriend of gangster James “Whitey” Bulger has been sentenced to an additional 21 months in prison for …

North Augusta v. Cane Bay softball UPDATED

Thursday, April 28, 2016 11:19 a.m.

The North Augusta softball team opened up the Class AAAA District VI playoffs against Cane Bay on Wednesday, April 27. The Yellow Jackets won 7-1 …

Fox Creek v. Southside Christian baseball UPDATED

Thursday, April 28, 2016 10:43 a.m.

The Fox Creek baseball team opened up the Class A District 1 playoffs against Southside Christian on Wednesday, April 27. The Predators scored 10 …

Oklahoma legislators seek change in sodomy law after ruling

Thursday, April 28, 2016 4:22 p.m.

OKLAHOMA CITY — After Oklahoma’s highest court dismissed a criminal charge against a 17-year-old boy accused of forcing a heavily intoxicated girl to perform oral sex, outraged lawmakers vowed Thursday they’ll move quickly to fix an apparent loophole in the state’s forcible sodomy law.

Trump vows to put “America first” in foreign policy

Trump vows to put “America first” in foreign policy

By JILL COLVIN and JULIE PACE

Associated Press

Wednesday, April 27, 2016 3:54 p.m.

WASHINGTON — In a rare formal policy speech, Republican front-runner Donald Trump vowed Wednesday to put American security “above all …

Man who killed parents with hammer gets new sentence hearing

Man who killed parents with hammer gets new sentence hearing

Associated Press

Wednesday, April 27, 2016 3:57 p.m.

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — A Florida man who killed his parents with a claw hammer and then threw a party with their bodies still inside the …

Relay for Life set to hold annual events in North Augusta area

Relay for Life set to hold annual events in North Augusta area
Tuesday, April 26, 2016 7:37 p.m.

Relay For Life of North Augusta/Midland Valley is gearing up for its annual walk.

Strawberry Festival raises money for Our Lady of Peace Catholic School in North Augusta UPDATED

Strawberry Festival raises money for Our Lady of Peace Catholic School in North Augusta
Tuesday, April 26, 2016 7:39 p.m.

Business was brisk Sunday for Jan Kroger, who was selling fresh strawberries from Gurosik’s Berry Plantation during the 30th annual Strawberry …

Focus on You for April 27 UPDATED

Tuesday, April 26, 2016 1:10 p.m.

Focus on You photos for April 27.

Tractor Supply open in North Augusta

Tractor Supply open in North Augusta
Tuesday, April 26, 2016 7:38 p.m.

North Augusta is now home to a one-stop shop for farm and rural customers.

Savannah River National Laboratory director details new expansion

Savannah River National Laboratory director details new expansion
Tuesday, April 26, 2016 7:39 p.m.

The Savannah River National Laboratory is ready to come out of the woods and into the community.

Walk to raise public awareness for sexual assault

Walk to raise public awareness for sexual assault
Tuesday, April 26, 2016 7:38 p.m.

“You can’t understand someone’s experience until you’ve walked a mile in their shoes.”

PTSD workshop set for Saturday

Tuesday, April 26, 2016 7:38 p.m.

A free post-traumatic stress disorder workshop will be held on Saturday.

Residents take crash course in Army basics

Residents take crash course in Army basics

By BILL BENGTSON

bbengtson@aikenstandard.com

Tuesday, April 26, 2016 7:37 p.m.

Leanna Wanta, as marketing director for Trinity Hospital, tends to work in an office environment from day to day, but April 20 and 21 brought an …

NAMES & NOTES: Sullivan a finalist for South Carolina’s Homecoming Queen

Tuesday, April 26, 2016 7:37 p.m.

Kassidy Kianna Sullivan, daughter of Dorsey and Carolyn Sullivan Sr. of North Augusta, has been selected as a finalist for South Carolina’s 36th Annual Homecoming Queen Selection. She is the North Augusta High School Homecoming Queen.

North Augusta celebrates Earth Day

North Augusta celebrates Earth Day
Tuesday, April 26, 2016 7:37 p.m.

Saturday was picture perfect for Earth Day.

City Council, Planning Commission will discuss vision for downtown area

City Council, Planning Commission will discuss vision for downtown area
Tuesday, April 26, 2016 7:37 p.m.

City leaders will get together for the second time in a month to discuss the future of North Augusta.

Project Jackson housing concept passes Planning Commission

Project Jackson housing concept passes Planning Commission
Tuesday, April 26, 2016 7:37 p.m.

Apartments that are to be part of Project Jackson are a work in progress, though a preliminary site plan was passed by North Augusta’s …

Performance to benefit two local foundations

Performance to benefit two local foundations
Tuesday, April 26, 2016 7:38 p.m.

One of the world’s finest steel string guitarist players will make a stop in North Augusta.

Walk to benefit Cystic Fibrosis Foundation

Walk to benefit Cystic Fibrosis Foundation

STAFF REPORTS

Tuesday, April 26, 2016 7:38 p.m.

The Georgia Chapter of the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation will hold a Great Strides walk this weekend.

RECing Crew has ‘great attendance’ for fundraiser in North Augusta

RECing Crew has ‘great attendance’ for fundraiser in North Augusta
Tuesday, April 26, 2016 7:37 p.m.

The RECing Crew held its biggest fundraiser of the year Saturday.

Fashion Trunk Show set for Saturday

Fashion Trunk Show set for Saturday
Tuesday, April 26, 2016 7:38 p.m.

Zaccheus Miles is holding his 2016 Fashion Trunk Show this weekend.

Strom Thurmond H.S. Prom UPDATED

Sunday, April 24, 2016 1:52 a.m.

Strom Thurmond High School held its 2016 prom in North Augusta's municipal building April 23, with a theme of "Fire and Ice." The king and queen this …

Kindergartners and Strawberries Galore at Gurosik's UPDATED

Friday, April 22, 2016 2:56 p.m.

Gurosik’s Berry Plantation, on Briggs Road, played host to about 140 visitors April 22, with groups composed largely of kindergartners from …

North Augusta High School Softball's Senior Night UPDATED

Friday, April 22, 2016 10:34 p.m.

North Augusta High School celebrated its senior softball players on Friday, April 22, and also picked up an 11-1 win over South Aiken.

Focus on You for April 20 UPDATED

Thursday, April 21, 2016 11:32 a.m.

Focus on You photos for April 20.

Senior Day for North Augusta High School Baseball UPDATED

Wednesday, April 20, 2016 11:25 a.m.

North Augusta High School's baseball program held Senior Day on Tuesday, April 19 against region foe South Aiken. The Thoroughbreds won the game 6-1. …

Council revisits municipal improvement district

Council revisits municipal improvement district
Tuesday, April 19, 2016 7:26 p.m.

The City of North Augusta maintained a holding pattern Monday night on Project Jackson.

Activities Center set to begin expansion in August

Activities Center set to begin expansion in August
Tuesday, April 19, 2016 6:13 p.m.

Riverview Park Activities Center is expanding.

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