Aiken County authorities are asking the public’s help for information following a shooting early Friday in Beech Island. Read more
HILDA, S.C. — The population of this Barnwell County town has risen in recent months but officials aren’t sure how many new residents they have. Read more
The surge of Friday shopping on the day after Thanksgiving has been around for decades, but in Augusta it appears the practice we now call Black Friday really took off in 1978, months after the opening of Regency and Augusta malls. Read more
Former Augusta Mayor Lewis A. “Pop” Newman passed away earlier this week (at age 97!) and Clyde Wells, the longtime Chronicle editorial page cartoonist, called me to share Pop stories. Read more
By KATE BRUMBACK, Associated Press Read more
Today is Black Friday, but Jacquelyne Beck’s holiday shopping itinerary doesn’t involve a mall or a big-box store. Read more
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