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COLUMBIA - Helping veterans, cancer patients and disabled police officers seems like worthy causes. But groups claiming to champion them made the annual roundup of Scrooges by South Carolina Secretary of State Mark Hammond.

Tue, 11/25/2014 - 5:07pm

Women in South Carolina do face discrimination, in the opionion of 87 percent of state residents who participated in the Winthrop Poll this month.

Tue, 11/25/2014 - 5:07pm

These are the bookings for the North Augusta Department of Public Safety for Nov. 14-17. Suspects are innocent until proven guilty. NOV.

Tue, 11/25/2014 - 5:07pm

Woman gets her fifth shoplifting charge A 26-year-old North Augusta woman resisted arrest and created a disturbance after being caught shoplifting at Wal-Mart, 1201 Knox Ave., on Nov. 15.

Tue, 11/25/2014 - 5:06pm

The road to Miss Fox Creek was a hard one for this year's winner. ''The hardest part of the process was being on stage,'' said Rachel Simmons, who had to overcome stage fright to win the title.

Tue, 11/25/2014 - 5:05pm

NAR-ANON FAMILY GROUP MEETING: 6:30 p.m. Tuesdays, St. John's United Methodist Church, 104 Newberry St. NW, Aiken; MOMS CLUB OF AUGUSTA: 10 a.m. first Wednesdays (except December); e-mail for location;, www.

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FIRST MONDAYS: 6:30 p.m., 333 E. Spring Grove Ave.; American Legion Auxiliary Unit 71 meeting; Linda Smiley (803) 279-5074 FIRST, THIRD MONDAYS: 7 p.m., Council Chambers, North Augusta Municipal Building, 100 Georgia Ave.

Tue, 11/25/2014 - 5:02pm

Nov. 26-Dec. 2: 26-Lillie Parrish 28-Montez Tillman Submit birthdays to Nikasha Dicks at nikasha.dicks@northaugustatoday.

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Code Compliance: September Reports Property maintenance 62 Inoperable vehicle 11 Illegally parked vehicle 1 Out of state tags 64 Business license inspections 16 Signs/banners 112...

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• Aiken County Public Schools and Edgefield County School District will be closed today through Friday for Thanksgiving. • The next early release day for Aiken County Public Schools is Dec. 3.

Tue, 11/25/2014 - 5:01pm

NAME: RJ Clark SCHOOL: Merriwether Elementary GRADE: Fourth FAVORITE CLASS: Math FAVORITE LUNCH: Taco salad HOBBIES: Playing football MY ROLE MODEL IS: my mom. WHEN I GROW UP, I WANT TO: be a football player.

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For more than 30 years one local organization has worked with quiet determination to make our community a better place. It assists hundreds of people every year who are in the most desperate circumstances, but have run out of places to turn.

Sun, 11/23/2014 - 12:22am

As Christmas decorations and sales threaten to obscure our modern celebration, Thanksgiving still has much to teach us:

Sun, 11/23/2014 - 12:22am

Dear editor, How totally wrong it is that Scott Dean remains an imprisoned captive in the Georgia penal system after his accuser has admitted that no crime was ever committed.

Sun, 11/23/2014 - 12:22am

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