Total numbers are not in, and I'm not sure if there is a database that projects figures on this sort of statistic, but I'd venture to say that a solid tens of thousands of golf fanatics laid their heads in suites of hotels across the area.
Holley Gerth's words point to the journey of Jesus from nativity to Calvary: “He came not to a throne, but to a manger. He lived not as a king, but as a servant. He chose not an earthly kingdom, but a cross. He gave not just a little, but everything.”
Easter – a time to celebrate the resurrection of Jesus of Nazareth. At least that was how it has been celebrated for centuries.
This is something I swore I would never do. I never wanted to be “that guy” writing about his girlfriend/wife/significant other in the newspaper.
By TRISH MANUELColumnist Thursday, April 17, 2014 12:01 a.m.
Have you ever experienced a vegetable plant failing in one location, yet thriving in another? Even with the same soil, water and light, it just does …
As I have had two letters published in two weeks, I must take issue with Phil Nobleís editorial on April 10.
The City of Columbia is working to bring baseball to South Carolinaís capitol city, in a move that rivals Project Jackson for redevelopment of a city …
By John Felak
Jim was horrified as a judge in the foreign land announced to the court that he was guilty of breaking a major law. Jim immediately appealed to the king for mercy. The king replied that a law is a law and there was no way he could bend the law for Jim because the people would say the king was unethical. However, the king did say that if Jim could …
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 U.S. permanently.
The Activities Center began holding beginner archery classes over the winter, and they have proven to be quite popular.
There are few things that I enjoy more than fantasy baseball.
Concerning the possibility of having a one-cent sales tax in Aiken County for the schools, a very wise friend of my wife suggested this more than five years ago. This should have been put forward a long time ago, but, wait for it, this conservative South Carolina Legislature made some very stupid rule that makes putting forward a penny sales tax …
Our church has a new minister, and he was asked to speak at a Wednesday dinner to introduce himself to members of the church. Rather than give the usual life story, he decided to give us a rundown of people who had been particularly influential in his life. He focused on his religious growth.
The Masters Golf Tournament won't be the same without Tiger Woods this year. Many in North Augusta met him over the years at a gym and in a North Augusta neighborhood. He may not be staying in the beautiful neighborhood in our city this year because he suffered from muscle spasms in his back that resulted in surgery. I know what muscle spasms in …
By PHIL NOBLE
email@example.comThursday, April 10, 2014 12:01 a.m.
Now that I have your attention, letís narrow the focus a bit and talk about sex education in South Carolina. It may not be as titillating, but itís …
By JOHN FELAK
ColumnistThursday, April 10, 2014 12:01 a.m.
At the beginning of 2014, the Activities Center began a walking/riding/running program called N.A. to L.A. That is, North Augusta to Los Angeles. The …
After changing the spark plug in my lawn mower, I experienced pleasure when it cranked immediately. For a brief moment I felt that I knew something about small engines, but I soon admitted to myself that the real knowledge originated in the one who invented the spark plug. The engine started because the spark ignited the fuel. In our lives, …
Holding office isnít just about attending meetings every few days. Itís about being a leader in your community and trying to make a difference.
No one asked me to do this, but preparing today's generation of youth is sort of implied in the job description of a teacher or a coach.
By LINDA BOLANDColumnist Thursday, April 3, 2014 12:01 a.m.
One of the objectives of our local, state and federal garden clubs is to promote our knowledge of and skills in the art of floral design.
Last year was the first time I got to go to The Masters Tournament.
By Phil Noble
ColumnistThursday, April 3, 2014 12:01 a.m.
You may not know the name, but we in South Carolina need to listen to Larry Page. He is a very bright and very rich young man.
By PHYLLIS BRITTColumnist Thursday, April 3, 2014 12:01 a.m.
Last weekend we officially welcomed a new daughter and granddaughter into our family with the marriage of our son, Mac, to Joy Ekre.
By JOHN FELAKColumnist Thursday, April 3, 2014 12:01 a.m.
Our youth sports program involves many people. From age 4 to 18, both boys and girls participate in a variety of sports, at a variety of skill levels. …
North Augusta will always be a football town, but on Saturday it was baseball that was on everyone's mind.
Trees all over town are showing off their new spring flower outfits with flair. The first trees to win best-dressed during the spring fashion show were Bradford pears, who were especially lovely and eye-catching this year. Cherry trees are now making their spring debut with eye-popping elegance. Two huge cherry trees at the end of our street were …
We know that playing golf well requires good timing. Last year at The Masters, I decided to enjoy the view from the bleachers near the eighth green. As I waited to ascend the steps, I sensed a sneeze almost ready to surface.
Did you know that the biggest organism on earth could have relatives in your yard? Moreover, these organisms may help with the cleanup from the ice storm?
The last few weeks have been about youth sports and the variety of offerings available in our community. This week, senior sports is the focus of the column.