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It was July 3, 1861 when Wilson N. Crawford was commissioned as a second lieutenant in the 11th Georgia Volunteer Infantry. Wilson had moved from the the western mountains of North Carolina to north Georgia in the late 1840s, not long after the U.S. government had cleared the remaining members of the Cherokee Nation from is homelands, making way for white settlers.

Wed, 06/24/2015 - 12:15am

The public is invited to attend a drop-in reception in celebration of retiring Evans High School band director Reid Hall from 2-5 p.m. Saturday at the Snelling Center in Augusta.

Thu, 05/26/2016 - 9:48am
Wed, 05/25/2016 - 10:16am

Dr. Forest Mahan, currently vice president for academic affairs and student services at Northeastern Technical College, will become Aiken Tech's new leader on July 1.

Wed, 05/25/2016 - 1:29am

Veteran speaks at employment event...

Wed, 05/25/2016 - 1:28am

Members of American Legion Auxiliary Jesse C. Lynch Memorial Unit 71 will distribute bright red poppies for Memorial Day in exchange for a donation from 9 a.m. until 6 p.m. Thursday, Friday and Saturday at Kroger on Knox Avenue.

Wed, 05/25/2016 - 1:28am

Savannah River Nuclear Solutions has awarded Mini Grants to area educators as part of the SRNS Innovative Teaching Mini Grants Program. Here is a list of grant recipients:

Wed, 05/25/2016 - 1:28am

City Council gave its OK last week for an assembly in Wade Hampton Veterans Park to pray for "our city, county, state and federal governments, our lawmakers and other political leaders, our military and our nation" just before the national Democratic and Republican political conventions.

Wed, 05/25/2016 - 1:27am

Thursday night's Music in the Park will spotlight the 2016 North Augusta Idol winners and feature performers of various ages.

Wed, 05/25/2016 - 1:27am

It's almost summer vacation time. Have you planned yours yet?

Wed, 05/25/2016 - 1:27am

PetSmart and Ross Dress for Less will be among the new retailers at North Augusta Plaza later this year following a major renovation project that commences after former anchor tenant Kmart moves out at the end of the month.

Wed, 05/25/2016 - 1:26am

One Sunday morning I awoke, from a night of peaceful rest/And I prepared to visit God's house, I put on my very best

Wed, 05/25/2016 - 1:26am

North Augusta's Planning Commission voted unanimously Thursday night to send three new ordinances governing downtown to the City Council with recommendations they be adopted. The ordinances deal with the downtown overlay district and its rules, as well as food trucks and farmers markets.

Wed, 05/25/2016 - 1:26am

Chris Garrison grew up shopping with his family at the old Colonial/Big Star grocery at 434 Georgia Ave. Now, he's developing the building to be a centerpiece of downtown North Augusta retail, with perhaps as many as a half-dozen businesses, including at least two restaurants - something almost everyone who talks about down revitalization says the city desperately needs.

Wed, 05/25/2016 - 1:26am

Foundation work has begun at Cooper's Crossing, the University Hospital project under development by developer Brett Brannon. Workers poured and smoothed concrete last week.

Wed, 05/25/2016 - 1:25am

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