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Two men sought in North Augusta thefts

Thursday, May 28, 11:10 a.m.

North Augusta Public Safety is attempting to identify two men involved in several thefts around the area.

Suspect arrested in North Augusta, Aiken armed robberies

Friday, May 29, 3:54 p.m.

Aiken County Sheriff’s deputies arrested a suspect in an armed robbery that occurred at Days Inn Thursday afternoon.


Fox Creek’s Class of 2015 moves on

Friday, May 29, 11:58 a.m.

This school year was a celebration for Fox Creek High School, as it closed the chapter on a decade of school history.


Can Kinder Morgan use eminent domain in S.C.?: Outdated legislation leads to more questions than answers

Wednesday, May 27, 6:20 p.m.

According to S.C. Rep. Bill Hixon, R-North Augusta, laws on the books regarding eminent domain date back to the early 1900s.

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Artist of the Month: Jerry Walker

Tuesday, May 26, 6:30 p.m.

Jerry Walker found his love for painting when he retired from Kimberly Clark in 2005. He credits a co-worker who was also approaching retirement and wanted to take up painting for inspiring him to...

Cross Training returns for 13th year

Tuesday, May 26, 6:29 p.m.

TrueNorth Church’s 13th annual Cross Training Sports Camp will begin June 8.


Religion briefs for the week of May 27

Tuesday, May 26, 6:29 p.m.

The St. Bartholomew’s Foundation Board will host question and answer sessions between the 8 and 9:30 a.m. services and between the 9:30 and 11:30 a.m. services June 21, July 12 and Aug. 2. If...


NEWS FROM THE FRONT PORCH: God gave birds tools keeps nests, themselves clean

Tuesday, May 26, 6:29 p.m.

Our backyard birds have put on quite a dramatic presentation this spring. I noticed some birds lying on the ground with their wings spread, they appeared to be dead. However, when I approached them,...

Sports

Brown takes over North Augusta softball

Friday, May 29, 8:06 p.m.

The North Augusta High School softball program didn’t have to look far for its new head coach.

The waiting game: GreenJackets owner Eiseman patiently planning to bring Aiken County baseball and more

Thursday, May 28, 9:51 a.m.

AUGUSTA — Augusta GreenJackets owner Jeff Eiseman is a firm believer in the adage, “good things come to those who wait.”


Yellow Jackets gain experience in state

Tuesday, May 26, 5:00 p.m.

The North Augusta golf team had a great experience at the state golf tournament.


Lynn tabbed to lead Fox Creek baseball

Tuesday, May 26, 8:51 p.m.

Fox Creek High School hired Kevin Lynn as its new baseball coach. The North Augusta native leaves Aiken High School, where he spent the past two seasons as the Hornets’ head coach.

Education

Hammond Hill celebrates Children’s Book Week

Tuesday, May 26, 4:59 p.m.

Hammond Hill Elementary School’s first grade recently celebrated Children’s Book Week. Although Children’s Book Week is typically celebrated in November, Hammond...

Wilson named new principal at North Augusta Elementary

Wednesday, May 27, 4:30 p.m.

Patricia Wilson has lived in North Augusta for 33 years, and she’s proud of it.


Watson takes over at Hammond Hill Elementary

Wednesday, May 27, 10:54 a.m.

Hammond Hill Elementary School has a new leader of the hive.


N.A. turf could be down before football season

Wednesday, May 27, 10:11 a.m.

AIKEN — The Aiken County School Board approved a bid Tuesday to begin installation of artificial turf at the North August Football Stadium, and the synthetic surface should be ready...

Opinion

GARDENING NEWS: Wonderful time of the year

Tuesday, May 26, 6:28 p.m.

It’s a wonderful time of year. Vegetables are ripening in local gardens and everything is fresh and green. Now is a good time for checking out different gardening methods. Our small garden is...

Pipeline meeting needs strong attendance

Tuesday, May 19, 6:21 p.m.

It’s time for us to have our voices heard.

LETTER: No excuse to riot

Tuesday, May 5, 6:49 p.m.

I am African-American. In 1968 Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. was assassinated. At the time I was eight years old residing in Washington, DC. I remember vividly the rioting, looting, burning buildings,...

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