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A Salute to WW II Vets on V-J Day UPDATED

Wednesday, September 2, 2015 4:42 p.m.

Wade Hampton Veterans Park was the host site for a Sept. 2 event marking the 70th anniversary of V-J Day, looking back to the day when Japan …

Pursuing Aquatic Excellence, in Aiken UPDATED

Wednesday, September 2, 2015 10:08 p.m.

Fermata Club, in Aiken, was the host site for a Sept. 2 swim meet, with Fox Creek, North Augusta, Strom Thurmond, South Aiken and Aiken high schoools …

NAHS Football at MVHS (Second Gallery) UPDATED

Wednesday, September 2, 2015 12:01 a.m.

Midland Valley High School played host to North Augusta in varsity football Aug. 28, and the Yellow Jackets dominated the first half and held on for …

Congressmen denounce MOX studies, request documents

Tuesday, September 1, 2015 8:11 p.m.

Congressional leaders have requested documents and communication exchanges between the Department of Energy and Aerospace Corp., the group hired …

Golden Deeds nominations due Sept. 11

Tuesday, September 1, 2015 6:29 p.m.

The Exchange Club is accepting nominations for the Book of Golden Deeds Award. The award honors individuals in the community who give selflessly of their time, talents and love to others. Nominations with the appropriate information can be sent to Patricia Ingle, 1289 Knox Ave., North Augusta, SC 29841. The deadline for nominations is Sept. 11.

NAMES & NOTES: Meredith Gregory attends Governor’s School program

Tuesday, September 1, 2015 8:10 p.m.

Meredith Gregory, a ninth-grader at North Augusta High School, attended the two-week long Summer Discovery Program at the South Carolina …

Arts and Heritage Center to hold juried competition

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Tuesday, September 1, 2015 8:10 p.m.

The South Carolina Watermedia Society, or SCWS, announced its annual juried competition. The opening reception will be held from 4 to 6 p.m. Oct. 10 …

Georgia pipeline hearing set for Nov. 13

Tuesday, September 1, 2015 8:11 p.m.

The legal battle over the proposed Palmetto Pipeline will have its day in Georgia courts on Nov. 13.

Transportation plans approved by Aiken subcommittee

Tuesday, September 1, 2015 6:29 p.m.

Two transportation plans that seek improvements to roads and infrastructure in Aiken were approved by a subcommittee Wednesday, and will now go before another committee.

NAMES & NOTES: Six locals graduate from Western Governors

Tuesday, September 1, 2015 8:10 p.m.

Western Governors University held its 29th semi-annual commencement ceremony in Salt Lake City on Aug. 15 and celebrated the graduation of more than 8,500 students. The following North Augusta students have earned degrees: Melissa Jeffers, Master of Arts in science education; Larry Conger, Master of Science in nursing education; Israel Butler, …

Riverfront Marines win service award for sixth straight year UPDATED

Tuesday, September 1, 2015 6:29 p.m.

The Marine Corps League Riverfront Marines Detachment No. 1132 is once again tops in the country.

Watercolor Women to be featured artists

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Tuesday, September 1, 2015 8:11 p.m.

Watercolor Women, composed of Wendy Cunico, Jill Gunn, Beth Jones and Kaye Ward, will be the featured artists at the Sacred Heart Cultural …

United Way’s 2015 campaign goal is a ‘Seusstastic’ $2.65 million UPDATED

Tuesday, September 1, 2015 8:13 p.m.

AIKEN — The United Way of Aiken County’s 2015 Campaign Kickoff and Agency Fair last Friday was a “Seusstastic” event, …

Punt, Pass and Kick will be held Sept. 12

Tuesday, September 1, 2015 6:29 p.m.

The Punt, Pass and Kick competition will be held Sept. 12 at Lions Memorial Field, 619 W Buena Vista Ave. The event will begin around 9:30 a.m., with check-in at 9 a.m. The event is a forum for boys and girls ages 6 to 15 to compete separately against their peers in punting, passing and kicking skills. First, second and third place ribbons will be …

Chamber shares tips on cyber security

Tuesday, September 1, 2015 8:11 p.m.

As we share more of our lives online, cybersecurity is even more important.

Calendar Briefs for the week of September 2

Tuesday, September 1, 2015 8:10 p.m.

Mount Vintage Plantation Golf Club, 375 Mount Vintage Planation Drive, will hold its Military Discount Days every Wednesday. After noon, the cost is $40 for active service members, veterans or spouses. For more information, call 803-279-5422 or visit www.mountvintageplantation.com.

Carrsville historical marker dedicated UPDATED

Tuesday, September 1, 2015 6:29 p.m.

The past was on the minds of the more than 80 people who showed up Sunday for the dedication of the Carrsville historical marker on Barton Road near …

Council hears Project Jackson update UPDATED

Monday, August 31, 2015 11:13 p.m.

A study session Monday provided insight behind the costs and realities of the Project Jackson riverfront development.

North Augusta v. Midland Valley football UPDATED

Saturday, August 29, 2015 1:07 a.m.

Photos Courtesy of Joe Willis of Joe Willis Photography

Yellow Jacket Swimmers Welcome Neighbors from Near and Far UPDATED

Saturday, August 29, 2015 10:42 p.m.

North Augusta High School's swim program and the Augusta Aquatics Center played host Aug. 29 to swim teams from around South Carolina in the 2015 …

Calendar Briefs for the week of August 26

Tuesday, August 25, 2015 6:00 p.m.

Mount Vintage Plantation Golf Club, 375 Mount Vintage Planation Drive, will hold its Military Discount Days every Wednesday. After noon, the cost is $40 for active service members, veterans or spouses. For more information, call 803-279-5422 or visit www.mount vintageplantation.com.

NAMES & NOTES: Juvenile team wins two state titles

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Tuesday, August 25, 2015 6:00 p.m.

This year, Revolutions Baton Twirling Academy’s Juvenile Competition Team traveled throughout Georgia and South Carolina to showcase its dance, …

Bojangles’ tees up with veterans at River Club UPDATED

Tuesday, August 25, 2015 5:37 p.m.

The Bojland Restaurant Group helped kick-start The Kandy Waters Memorial Classic golf tournament.

NAMES & NOTES: NAMS names volleyball team

Tuesday, August 25, 2015 6:00 p.m.

The North Augusta Middle School volleyball team members are:

Neighborhood watch celebrates back to school UPDATED

Tuesday, August 25, 2015 5:37 p.m.

The Belvedere Ridge Area Neighborhood Watch celebrated the beginning of school.

NAMES & NOTES: Junior team finishes successful year

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Tuesday, August 25, 2015 6:00 p.m.

The Junior Competition and Performance Team from Revolutions Baton Twirling Academy had a very successful year with its Ghostbusters Dance Twirl …

I-520 to have closures during next four weeks

Tuesday, August 25, 2015 5:35 p.m.

Road construction began Monday on I-520 from S.C. 125 to the Georgia state line. Lanes will be closed from 6 a.m. to 8 p.m. Monday through Thursday for the next four weeks.

Review: MOX needs $800M a year

Tuesday, August 25, 2015 5:41 p.m.

A highly-anticipated review of the Savannah River Site’s Mixed Oxide fuel program projects the cost of operating the program designed to …

Chamber to teach online safety

Tuesday, August 25, 2015 6:01 p.m.

Cyber security is increasing in importance in today’s digital age.

Lots being cleared on Knox Avenue for Aldi, Salvation Army UPDATED

Tuesday, August 25, 2015 5:36 p.m.

Residents of North Augusta driving down Knox Avenue may notice there are two lots being cleared.

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