North Augusta is rumored to have almost been the home of Hollywood, so it’s fitting that there will be a pop-up drive-in movie event in a few months.
Adventure Camp 2020 is in its ninth week at the North Augusta Community Center, and this was scheduled to be the last week. Due to the Aiken C…
Owners of properties in Riverside Village with delinquent taxes on the rolls have “every intention of making the payment,” according to an inf…
People driving in downtown North Augusta on Tuesdays and Thursdays will likely hear resident Brandy Mitchell before they see her.
North Augusta on Monday passed an annual resolution related to the detention of juveniles who are charged with committing crimes in the city.
Rep. Rick Allen, a Georgia Republican, spoke on the floor of the U.S. House of Representatives last week as part of a push for legislation rel…
Aiken County residents who haven’t completed their census forms may see visitors beginning Aug. 11, when census takers are scheduled to start visiting households.
North Augusta City Council will meet virtually on Monday to vote on an agreement with the South Carolina Department of Juvenile Justice.
The South Carolina Supreme Court will test out jury trials in three counties next month to develop guidelines for courtrooms across the state in an effort to resume jury trials amid the pandemic.
The Aiken County School Board voted to delay the start date for the 2020-2021 school year to Aug. 31 in a special called meeting Wednesday evening via Zoom.
A long-running dispute and a related lawsuit South Carolina levied against the U.S. Department of Energy as a means to collect $200 million owed to the state because of plutonium inaction at the Savannah River Site could, once again, be settled soon.
More than nine in 10 Americans agree that parks and recreation is an important local government service. Support for local parks is widespread…
The Aiken County School Board will vote Wednesday evening on postponing the start of the 2020-2021 school year to the end of August.
An equipment failure that began last week has restricted the City of Aiken's recycling collector, Dumpster Depot, from collecting residents' recyclable materials. The city will be disposing of these materials in Aiken County's landfill until a recent deal regarding the recycling program takes effect next week.
The basic concepts of "bump, set and spike" remain in place for volleyball players, but the steps for putting them into practice are considera…
Joanne Crouch is the artist of the month for the North Augusta Artists Guild. She was born in Joanna, South Carolina, but points out that her …
Amid protests, and after hours of discussion, the Aiken County School Board has decided to proceed with its intended proposal of a hybrid model of learning for when schools reopen in the fall, a system that incorporates both distance and in-person learning for students in the public school system due to coronavirus concerns.
The Edgefield County School Board of Trustees on Tuesday approved an instructional plan for the first six weeks of school.
The ability to hold local police accountable is at the forefront of demands for addressing racial injustice from the Aiken County Branch of the NAACP.
The upcoming school year is going to look different from previous years, but the need for supplies hasn’t changed. To assist in this need, the Fit 4 School supply drive will take place Saturday, Aug. 8.
A new true crime podcast looks to breathe new life into an Aiken County murder case that remains unsolved after more than 20 years.
American Legion baseball is usually a part of summer for dozens of local teens, but the name of the game has been South Carolina American Leag…
In a missive marking the 75th anniversary of Trinity, the first nuclear bomb test, President Donald Trump championed plutonium pit production, a multibillion-dollar weapons mission with a prospective majority stake in South Carolina.
According to the National Recreation and Park Association’s 2019 Engagement with Parks Report, an overwhelming majority of Americans assert th…
More than three dozen new coronavirus cases were logged in the thousands-strong Savannah River Site workforce this week, a notable spike as the site and its contractors grind toward a full resumption of pre-pandemic activities and operations.
Four of the Aiken County School Board's nine seats are up for election, and all of them are set to see a contested race this November.
New cases of COVID-19 were reported in all of South Carolina's 46 counties Tuesday, including 10 new cases and two coronavirus-related deaths in Aiken County.
In order to get the Meriwether Monument removed, it will have to be taken up with the General Assembly, according to an opinion from the state…
Fox Creek High School's board of directors, in a meeting July 20, approved Aug. 17 as the first day of the 2020-21 school year, giving unanimo…
North Augusta City Council on Monday unanimously approved a change to the city’s 2020 budget as a result of the current COVID-19 pandemic.
South Carolina's private and independent schools are about to get a significant boost from taxpayer-funded relief set aside to support education amid the coronavirus crisis.
Area civil rights groups are reflecting and honoring the lives of two civil rights legends who passed away this past week.
North Augusta City Council will take the second and final vote of an ordinance that would amend the city’s budget during a virtual meeting pla…
S.C. Gov Henry McMaster has asked state education officials to not accept any school reopening plan that does not include an option of in-person learning five days a week, claiming thousands of students are "lost" across the state due to lack of internet access, devices, and lack of effectiveness of virtual learning itself.
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