Man jailed for N.A. Walmart robbery

Friday, April 18, 1:32 p.m.

A Georgia man was arrested this week in connection with an armed robbery at the North Augusta Walmart in 2011, according to the North Augusta Department of Public Safety.

Local TV icon ‘Trooper Terry’ dies at age 80

Thursday, April 17, 12:00 a.m.

Terry Sams Sr., known to many as “Trooper Terry,” passed away at the age of 80 on April 11.


North Augusta caddie flips for a win

Thursday, April 17, 12:01 a.m.

Benji Thompson made waves with his jump into Poppy’s Pond at the 42nd Kraft Nabisco Championship.


Belvedere Dixie Youth Baseball growing and seeking help

Thursday, April 17, 12:01 a.m.

Last year, a core group of volunteers looked to restore the tradition at the Belvedere Dixie Youth baseball field. This year, they are looking to continue building on that success.

Names and Notes for April 17

Thursday, April 17, 12:01 a.m.

Kay Meyer, daughter of Rick and Beth Meyer of North Augusta, was awarded the Spirit of Clemson award at the Clemson men's basketball banquet in Clemson. Meyer was selected for her extraordinary...

Optimist Club to host annual Easter egg dash

Thursday, April 17, 12:01 a.m.

The mission of the North Augusta Optimist Club is to be a “friend to the youth.”


Religion briefs for April 17

Thursday, April 17, 12:01 a.m.

Fairview Presbyterian Church, 1101 Carolina Ave., will hold its annual Easter Eggstravaganza on Saturday, April 19, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. The event is open for children ages infant through fourth...


TrueNorth teams with Narcisse for Easter service

Thursday, April 17, 12:01 a.m.

This year’s Easter service at TrueNorth Church is billed as “Raised to Life.”

Mayor Lark Jones takes a look at The Masters

Thursday, April 10, 12:01 a.m.

I don't set alarm clocks. I wake up when the sun comes up. In recent days, I have awakened to the sound of birds chirping. It happens that way every spring. In my house we call them...

Twice is nice for Watson

Thursday, April 17, 12:01 a.m.

AUGUSTA — Bubba Watson is starting a collection of green jackets.


King James tournament coming to Riverview Park

Thursday, April 17, 12:01 a.m.

The King James Southern Exposure tournament is entering its third year at Riverview Park Activities Center, as well as other CSRA facilities including Patriots Park in Columbia County.


Local and sectional Pitch, Hit & Run tournaments planned at Lake Olmstead

Thursday, April 17, 12:01 a.m.

The Augusta GreenJackets announced the team will host the local qualifying and sectional championships for Major League Baseball’s Pitch, Hit & Run Competition this season.

MCES Teacher of the Year: Scott Holcomb

Thursday, April 3, 12:01 a.m.

Editor's note: This is the conclusion of a series profiling local teachers of the year.

Southern Wesleyan joins forces with Ronald McDonald House

Thursday, April 17, 12:01 a.m.

Southern Wesleyan University North Augusta is joining forces with the Ronald McDonald House Charities of Augusta.


Lexington One’s teacher of year is North Augusta native

Wednesday, April 16, 10:07 a.m.

Albert Robertson, a North Augusta native, was chosen as the District teacher of the year at Lexington County District One’s annual banquet on April 10.


Winning in the State Level Geography Bee

Thursday, April 10, 12:01 a.m.

Do you know what the largest city in Honduras is? Do you know on what continent Honduras is located? Well, Duncan Crowder, a seventh-grader from Paul Knox Middle School, knows those answers.

PHRAGMENTS FROM PHYLLIS: A trip to the real South

Thursday, April 17, 12:01 a.m.

I've spent the last week in the Dominican Republic with my friend Susan. I went last year, and I am hoping against hope that by next year at this time, Susan will be making plans to return to the...

Baseball boom hits

Thursday, April 17, 12:01 a.m.

The City of Columbia is working to bring baseball to South Carolina’s capitol city, in a move that rivals Project Jackson for redevelopment of a city area.

LETTER: Birth control and young people just don’t mix

Thursday, April 17, 12:01 a.m.

As I have had two letters published in two weeks, I must take issue with Phil Noble’s editorial on April 10.

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