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Planning commission OKs rezoning of Walnut Lane

Tuesday, August 23, 2016 6:57 p.m.

A nearly four-acre parcel situated in a busy North Augusta corridor is one step closer to being strictly rezoned for commercial use.

Citizen’s Police Academy holds inaugural meeting in North Augusta

Citizen’s Police Academy holds inaugural meeting in North Augusta
Tuesday, August 23, 2016 6:50 p.m.

Aaron Fittery, a sergeant with the North Augusta Department of Public Safety, will be handling a new assignment over the next couple of months, as …

Murphy Village fraud case to head to court soon

Tuesday, August 23, 2016 6:57 p.m.

All 20 North Augusta residents indicted last week on racketeering and fraud charges have not been arrested, but a hearing in federal court is expected in the coming weeks.

North Augusta rolls in opener UPDATED

North Augusta rolls in opener
Saturday, August 20, 2016 12:27 a.m.

By Nick Terry

Butterfly Garden in North Augusta UPDATED

Friday, August 19, 2016 3:52 p.m.

Components for a butterfly garden are coming into place on the edge of the Greeneway, with plans for the project to be complete in the spring of 2017. …

Warming Up: Fox Creek Volleyball at Evans UPDATED

Thursday, August 18, 2016 10:15 p.m.

Fox Creek High School, gearing up for volleyball season, had an Aug. 18 contest across the state line, at Evans, and the home team cruised to …

Looking Closely at the Thin Blue Line UPDATED

Wednesday, August 17, 2016 5:50 p.m.

Aaron Fittery, a sergeant with the North Augusta Department of Public Safety, will be handling a new assignment through mid-October, as the leader of …

N.A. police asking for public’s help in locating man wanted for attempted murder

N.A. police asking for public’s help in locating man wanted for attempted murder
Tuesday, August 16, 2016 8:29 p.m.

The North Augusta Department of Public Safety is asking for the public’s help in locating a man wanted for attempted murder in connection with …

Border Bash tickets go on sale Friday UPDATED

Border Bash tickets go on sale Friday
Tuesday, August 16, 2016 8:18 p.m.

Tickets went on sale Friday for the annual event celebrating the football rivalry between the University of South Carolina and the University of …

North Augusta switching to subscription-based recycling

North Augusta switching to subscription-based recycling
Tuesday, August 16, 2016 8:29 p.m.

North Augusta is changing its Blue Bag recycling program from a citywide to a subscription-based model.

NAMES & NOTES: Mckevie earns scholarship

NAMES & NOTES: Mckevie earns scholarship

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Tuesday, August 16, 2016 8:19 p.m.

Destiny Mckevie of North Augusta is the recipient of the 2016 Royal Aikenites Scholarship. She plans to study nursing at Charleston Southern …

Fox Creek unveils new facilities during open house UPDATED

Fox Creek unveils new facilities during open house
Tuesday, August 16, 2016 8:17 p.m.

When students and teachers return to Fox Creek High School for the first day of classes on Wednesday, the school’s campus will look a bit …

Jordan, USC Aiken faculty earn Lip Sync victory

Jordan, USC Aiken faculty earn Lip Sync victory

By Anthony Hooker

ajhooker@northaugustastar.com

Tuesday, August 16, 2016 8:18 p.m.

AUGUSTA — Dr. Sandra Jordan pulled a number of resources together to win the North Augusta Chamber of Commerce’s inaugural Lip Sync …

22 indicted on racketeering, fraud charges emerging from Murphy Village near North Augusta UPDATED

22 indicted on racketeering, fraud charges emerging from Murphy Village near North Augusta
Tuesday, August 16, 2016 5:25 p.m.

Twenty-two North Augusta and Augusta residents have been indicted on racketeering and fraud charges stemming from incidents taken place inside Murphy …

Mount Vintage Golf Club sells for $2.9 million

Mount Vintage Golf Club sells for $2.9 million
Tuesday, August 16, 2016 11:00 p.m.

A group of North Augusta area homeowners paid $2.9 million to purchase Mount Vintage Plantation Golf Course, according to property records obtained …

Birthday Salute to One of CMONA's Most Faithful Boosters UPDATED

Saturday, August 13, 2016 7:27 p.m.

National HealthCare played host to some extra traffic Aug. 13, as the site for a party to mark longtime North Augusta resident …

FCHS Football UPDATED

Friday, August 12, 2016 12:01 a.m.

Fox Creek High School’s football program, with Derrick Quinn returning for his second year as head coach, is gearing up to face some new …

Pat Carpenter's Summer Bible Club UPDATED

Friday, August 12, 2016 4:21 p.m.

One of North Augusta’s summer traditions came to its 2016 seasonal close Aug. 9 in Summerfield Park. Pat Carpenter plays host to a Bible …

Friendly Visits from Fuzzy Neighbors UPDATED

Tuesday, August 9, 2016 5:24 p.m.

Visits from therapy dogs are a part of the monthly or weekly routine for residents of several local retirement homes. Among the visitors are such …

Bookings for Aug. 8

Tuesday, August 9, 2016 7:55 p.m.

These are the bookings recorded for the Doris C. Gravat Detention Center for Aug. 8, 2016. Some of the people listed may not have actually spent time in jail if they posted bond and were released. Although those listed have been arrested and charged, that does not mean they have been found guilty. All bookings may be viewed online by visiting www. …

Public defender costs rising in North Augusta

Public defender costs rising in North Augusta
Tuesday, August 9, 2016 11:00 p.m.

With public defender costs on the rise, North Augusta leaders are looking into managing expenses by re-evaluating which offenses warrant criminal …

Tri-Development Center unveils new facility near North Augusta UPDATED

Tri-Development Center unveils new facility near North Augusta
Tuesday, August 9, 2016 7:59 p.m.

BEECH ISLAND — Cathy Reece was impressed as she looked around the newly renovated building that represents the first phase of the Tri- …

NAHS JV & Varsity Football UPDATED

Tuesday, August 9, 2016 12:01 a.m.

North Augusta High School’s pre-season football highlights, for the varsity squad, are to include Aiken County's jamboree, to be held Aug. 12 …

Blotter for Aug. 8 UPDATED

Tuesday, August 9, 2016 7:55 p.m.

According to reports from North Augusta Department of Public Safety:

Scuttle’s Island releases ride names UPDATED

Scuttle’s Island releases ride names
Tuesday, August 9, 2016 11:00 p.m.

Scuttle’s Cove, Walk the Plank and Pirates Plunge are just some of the names assigned to rides for the proposed Scuttle’s Island Water …

Sen. Tim Scott talks MOX, growing business with North Augusta Chamber UPDATED

Sen. Tim Scott talks MOX, growing business with North Augusta Chamber
Tuesday, August 9, 2016 7:40 p.m.

As part of stops in six South Carolina counties on Thursday, Sen. Tim Scott, R-S.C., dropped by City Council Chambers in the North Augusta Municipal …

2016-17 Aiken County Bus Routes UPDATED

2016-17 Aiken County Bus Routes
Tuesday, August 9, 2016 6:56 a.m.

Bus routes for the 2016-17 Aiken County school year are available for download.

NAHS Freshman Football UPDATED

Tuesday, August 9, 2016 12:01 a.m.

North Augusta High School's freshman football squad, shown here in practice Aug. 8, has Aug. 18 looming large on its schedule, as the date for a …

North Augusta Lions Club presents Melvin Jones Award

North Augusta Lions Club presents Melvin Jones Award

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Tuesday, August 9, 2016 8:13 p.m.

The highest honor given by Lions Club International was presented to Lion Bill Roose on July 12.

Butterfly garden taking flight in North Augusta

Tuesday, August 9, 2016 11:00 p.m.

Entomologists, gardeners, bicyclists, dog-walkers and other neighbors may have a new Greeneway attraction to enjoy in a few months, with the help of the Friends of the Greeneway organization, or FROG, local garden clubs and the municipal government.



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