Nationwide discussion over N.A. mom accused of leaving child at park

Wednesday, July 16, 10:10 p.m.

The case of a North Augusta woman arrested after leaving her daughter at a park while she went to work is sparking discussion across South Carolina – and even the rest of the country.

Both sides speak about Project Jackson trial

Tuesday, July 22, 9:40 p.m.

Though his client was animated on the stand, attorney James D. Mosteller III and Steve Donohue had little to say after the Project Jackson trial’s conclusion.

Star delivery changing next week

Tuesday, July 22, 9:41 p.m.

Beginning July 30, readers of The North Augusta Star will be able to get their papers a day earlier.

The process of polygraph testing

Tuesday, July 22, 8:47 p.m.

Can you handle the truth? Regardless, it’s Tommy Platt’s job to find it out. Platt, an investigator with the Aiken County Sheriff’s Office, is also the agency’s polygraph examiner.

Scouts enjoy archery, other skills at camp

Tuesday, July 15, 9:50 p.m.

Tristan Troutman, a Cub Scout from North Augusta, happily relished the opportunity to pull back the cord on a large, wooden slingshot – firing water balloons into the sky toward his mom.

Church briefs for the week of July 24

Tuesday, July 22, 5:03 p.m.

Hammond Grove Word Power Ministry, 214 West Five Notch Road, North Augusta, will celebrate its 145th church anniversary on Sunday, Aug. 24, at 3 p.m. The Rev. Dr. Kenneth B. Martin and the...

NEWS FROM THE FRONT PORCH: Jesus gives us spiritual sight

Tuesday, July 22, 5:02 p.m.

Many of us take our physical vision for granted. However, our physical vision is one of the most useful physical blessings that God has given us. Here are some little known facts about our eyes.

WEDDING: Kautzman – Hobbs

Tuesday, July 22, 4:44 p.m.

Miss Michal Gayle Hobbs and Mr. William David Kautzman were united in marriage on Saturday, April 19, 2014 at 6 p.m. at the Bridge Building in Nashville, Tennessee. Pastor Andrew Ivey officiated.

Briscoe carries Playaz to Peach Jam title

Sunday, July 20, 6:29 p.m.

The Playaz Basketball Club set a goal before the Peach Jam: to come away with the trophy at tournament end.

Top recruit leads Oakland Soldiers at Peach Jam

Tuesday, July 22, 9:32 p.m.

As the No. 1 player in the class of 2015 according to, Ivan Rabb is in good company.

Local duo shines in Peach State

Tuesday, July 22, 6:40 p.m.

The best basketball players North Augusta has to offer weren’t at last week’s Nike Peach Jam.

Coaches give back to local church

Tuesday, July 22, 4:28 p.m.

Every year, before the start of the Nike Peach Jam, a handful of coaches come together to golf for a cause.

New principal values military experience

Tuesday, July 22, 1:50 p.m.

Phyllis Gamble brings an entirely different path to her new appointment as the North Augusta Middle School principal – seven years with the Army on active duty and in 2005, nine months in...

School Board moves forward with sales tax plans

Tuesday, July 22, 9:42 p.m.

As Aiken County School Board members delve into plans for a sales tax referendum in November, they have one issue they want to emphasize.

North Augusta district has no Board candidates

Tuesday, July 22, 9:42 p.m.

Three Aiken County School Board incumbents and a newcomer will face no opposition in the November general election, but no one filed for a fifth seat.

TEDx event to take place in Augusta

Tuesday, July 22, 4:44 p.m.

TEDxAugusta is scheduled to take place on Jan. 30, 2015, at the historic Imperial Theatre with refreshments and conversation following across the street in the City Room.

NOBLE: SC, Immigration and ‘Us vs. Them’

Tuesday, July 22, 8:46 p.m.

First things first: every nation must secure and control its borders. This is not political rhetoric or an ideological judgment, but a simple geopolitical fact.

LETTER: Mothers versus breeders

Tuesday, July 22, 8:46 p.m.

Actress Cameron Diaz consciously decided not to have children. In a recent Esquire magazine interview Diaz said, “It’s so much work to have children. A baby, that’s all day, every day for 18 years”.


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