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Sales Tax Holiday will run Aug. 5-7 South Carolina's Sales Tax Holiday weekend runs from Friday, Aug. 5, through Sunday, Aug. 7, when back-to-school items are tax-free.

Sun, 07/17/2016 - 12:41am

However it got started, a rumor that North Augusta intended to annex a large part, if not all, of Merriwether ran wild - so much so that the Edgefield County Council called a meeting to say it wasn't true.

Sun, 07/17/2016 - 12:37am

At 110 years of age, Mattie Sue Whiddon, a lifelong resident of Harlem was laid to rest Friday by family and friends. Whiddon was born in the early 1900s in Forsyth, Ga. and was known for a lifetime dedicated to teaching others.

Sun, 07/17/2016 - 12:03am

A handful of volunteers, military veterans and civilians lined the banks of Clay Pit 1 at Fort Gordon to fly-fish Friday, and their fly lines could be seen whirring and buzzing through the air.

Sun, 07/17/2016 - 12:03am

The following accounts were taken from Columbia County Sheriff's Office incident reports: An Evans woman reported a scam regarding computer theft after purchasing what she believed was a virus removal system.

Sun, 07/17/2016 - 12:02am

Cherie Lee Protinga to Simon E. Rodriguez and Cassandra Rodriguez, as JTROS; Map & Parcel number: 067C053; $210,000 Jordan D. Mack to Richard E. Burrows, II and Anna M.

Sun, 07/17/2016 - 12:02am

More than 9,380 high school students traveled to the Peach State to with top future business leaders and showcase their talents as they competed for more than $179,000 in cash awards.

Sun, 07/17/2016 - 12:02am

Gov. Nathan Deal today announced a partnership with South Carolina for an estimated $75 million project to replace existing Interstate 20 bridges over the Savannah River and the Augusta Canal and add lanes on I-20 to Exit 1 in South Carolina.

Sun, 07/17/2016 - 12:02am

Summer began in Georgia with warmer than normal temperatures throughout the state and shows no signs of yielding before fall. Because of the hot temperatures and lack of rainfall, drought expanded across the northern half of the state.

Sun, 07/17/2016 - 12:01am

Robert Wesley Lambert and Rebecca Michelle Johnson applied for a marriage license March 16 and were married March 16 in Evans Shad Lee Curd and Jennifer Lynn Hughes applied for a marriage license March 21 and were married April 4 in Tybee Island David Lee Pa...

Sun, 07/17/2016 - 12:01am

Alex Shead began the week with no college golf offers as he prepares to enter his senior year of high school. He can soon expect that to change.

Sun, 07/17/2016 - 12:01am

The 11U Augusta Rivercats are looking to add a player for the upcoming fall season. This is for children entering 5th and 6th grade and who did not turn 11 before May 1, 2016.

Sun, 07/17/2016 - 12:01am

Jake Forgay wants to win this week, but he'll settle for his main goal. The Augusta Prep golfer is one of 156 golfers participating in the U.S. Junior Amateur Championship at The Honors Course in Ooltewah, Tenn.

Sun, 07/17/2016 - 12:01am

It's too hot to start thinking about football. In 33 days many Georgia High School Association football teams will officially begin their seasons. On Aug. 19, Burke County plays at Grovetown, Lakeside travels to North Augusta.

Sun, 07/17/2016 - 12:01am

Dear Editor, Tom Crawford's article June 26 is riddled with half-truths. He says "meanwhile thousands of Georgians continue to lack coverage." We already have universal health care.

Sun, 07/17/2016 - 12:00am

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