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The account of Peter’s three denials have captured the imagination of readers over the centuries. He first denied his connection with Jesus to a young lady. Next, standing by the fire, he strongly denied his role as a disciple. Finally, he denied that he had been in the garden when Jesus was…

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By now, the world’s population knows about the impeachment of President Trump. The U.S. House of Representatives have performed their constitu…

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Halftime in football provides the opportunity to re-work the game plan; discard what isn’t working and implement new winning strategies. Halftime for the South Carolina General Assembly is over. The New Year is here and it is time to reconvene the second half of the 123rd legislative session next week.

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Welcome to 2020 and a brand new exciting year! Our staff is looking forward to working on our goal of enhancing the quality of life for our co…

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“Life is change. If you aren’t growing and evolving, you’re standing still, and the rest of the world is surging ahead.” Although I find wisdo…

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I like this New Year’s exercise: Subtract the number of the year after you were born from 2020 and you will arrive at the number of calendar y…

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North Augusta residents are passionate about their hometown; we take pride in the beauty of this city and all of the amenities that we enjoy. …

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Another new year is upon us. The typical talk of goal setting and resolutions are starting up. But let’s be honest. Goals and resolutions are …

Some polls in recent weeks have provided an encouraging picture for President Donald Trump of strengthening support among black voters.

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As I parked near the playground of a local church, I heard the animated voices of children. Their leaders had no need to instruct them about h…

Summer tends to hang around in East Texas like a lingering house guest who should have taken the hint when you started freely walking around the living room in your underwear. In fact, our hottest weather often rears its glistening, blistered head right around the time we all start to go pumpkin-spice wackadoodle and break out our fall wardrobe – even though we'll soon be wringing vats of sweat out of our flannel and corduroy.

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Over the Christmas season, you’ll hear how God became a man. How is that? And how do we wrap our minds around the idea that the Creator of the…

As we set our eyes on the holidays and the new year with a spirit of giving and rejuvenation, it is important that we first pause to express our gratitude. We have much to be thankful for in Aiken County, both as a community and as an organization in the Aiken County Public School District.

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I looked at research showing the top things for which Americans are thankful. Friends, family, health and job ranked near the top, but other i…

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I read James Keller’s account of a boy saying his prayers one night: “God bless mom; God bless dad; God bless Grandma.” Normally he would then…

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It has been said that we make around 35,000 decisions a day. That might seem lofty at first, but try to count your decisions as you make them …

I am writing this column on the eve of Veterans Day, our annual recognition of those who have served in our armed forces. This weekend, flags are flying and there are civic ceremonials and special church services everywhere – all conveying a pervasive sense of national unity.

The future of the New Savannah Bluff Lock and Dam has been a divisive issue in Augusta, North Augusta and Richmond and Aiken counties, and recent developments have done little but made those divisions more apparent. But the opportunity to work together remains open. We have an obligation to come to the table and give our best faith effort to compromise and do good for the future of our communities.

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Several years ago I regularly visited a wonderful man who knew he was losing his eyesight. He shared with me his plan to do the best he could …

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