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NORTH AUGUSTA — City leaders used a near three-hour study session June 29 to voice concern over changes made in a proposed ordinance that modifies a 2010 ordinance for the general development plan for Hammond’s Ferry, one that was approved in a 5-1 vote by the North Augusta Planning Commission i...

Wed, 07/01/2015 - 12:07pm

A Beech Island man is facing charges after he assaulted a Richmond County man at his home June 28 after an argument over a cellphone, police said.

Wed, 07/01/2015 - 12:00pm

USC Aiken has announced the four finalists for its vacant position of head men's basketball coach. The finalists are Steven DeMeo, Joey Higginbotham, Jason Taylor and Mark Vanderslice.

Wed, 07/01/2015 - 11:51am

COLUMBIA — A slight majority of South Carolina voters favor the removal of a Confederate flag from State House grounds, according to an OpinionSavvy Poll conducted for Morris News, FOX 5 Atlanta and InsiderAdvantage’s Southern Political Report last week. A survey of 752 registered voters in Sou...

Wed, 07/01/2015 - 11:10am

I am a South Carolinian. I love this state with all my heart, mind and soul.

Wed, 07/01/2015 - 11:10am

Ideal conditions for boating, fishing and swimming at Thurmond have kept park rangers on their toes, especially on weekends. In May, user fees at Army Corps of Engineers' campgrounds, day-use areas and the visitor center at Thurmond Dam were up 25 percent compared to 2014, said recreation chief manager Chrissy Alford.

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Wed, 07/01/2015 - 12:14am

Like many fast-growing suburban areas in the U.S., Columbia County is trying to keep from being strangled by its own success.

Wed, 07/01/2015 - 12:14am

“Were a manifesto to be published, and despatched to foreign courts, setting forth the miseries we have endured, and the peaceable methods we have ineffectually used for redress; declaring, at the same time, that not being able, any longer, to live happily or safely under the cruel disposition of ...

Wed, 07/01/2015 - 12:14am

You won't often see so many history-making events crammed into such a small period of time, but that was the case last week with three huge stories breaking in a little less than 30 hours - a bonanza for those of us who work in the news industry.

Wed, 07/01/2015 - 12:13am

By the time anyone reads this, the news will out, Ben Harbin is leaving the state legislature.

Wed, 07/01/2015 - 12:13am

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Independence Day Celebration 3-11 p.m. Thursday, July 2, Barton Field, Fort Gordon; a fireworks extravaganza; U.S. Army Signal Corps Band 7 p.m., U.S. Army Soldier Show 8:30 p.m.; kids carnival, food and craft vendors; free; (706) 791-4300, www.

Wed, 07/01/2015 - 12:13am

Jennifer Mendez and Cecilia Perez weren't planning on making history Friday, but they couldn't let the historic day go by without trying.

Wed, 07/01/2015 - 12:13am

Police Blotter, July 1, 2015

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