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.
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.
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.
The Columbia County Library will celebrate 10 years in the current building from 5-7 p.m. Thursday in the lobby at 7022 Evans Town Center Blvd. The celebration will include Makerspace technology demonstrations, giveaways, Summer Reading sign up, refreshments and more.
Call (706) 541-4077 or visit columbiacountyga.gov and follow the links to Animal Services. The kennel is open from 10:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. for adoptions and visiting animals and from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. to reclaim a lost pet and other services. The facility is located at 1940 William Few Parkway in Grovetown.
Three students brought the Evans Middle School STEM Challenge trophy home to rest for the summer to their sixth grade science class after being named winners of a sustainable rocket challenge by a panel of NASA engineers.
A temporary lane closure and shift will begin today on William Few Parkway while crews install a water main. The closures and shifts will occur between High Meadows Drive and Baker Place Road from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. daily, weather permitting.