Victory Christian School's boys' varsity basketball team won the South Carolina Association of Christian Schools state title Feb. 27 for the second consecutive year beating Union Christian Day School, 70-51 and ending the season with a 19-6 record.
Having earned two world titles in 2014, Aaron Hensley, a sixth degree black belt who runs Premier Martial Arts in North Augusta, is looking forward to his next challenge - the Irish Open International.
Anita Cunningham's interest in art began at a very young age, encouraged by her family and friends. Ultimately, this led her to enter the University of Oklahoma as a painting major to pursue a fine arts degree.
South Carolina could split with Georgia in requiring wireless providers to pay into a fund that maintains telephone landlines and extends them to rural areas. But wireless giants, such as Verizon, are fighting the bill, calling it a new cellphone tax aimed at propping up a product that is losing customers.
On Feb. 24, the Senate Judiciary Committee sent S. 48 to the full Senate, a bill that would create a panel of House and Senate members to review state and local law enforcement policies, practices, and procedures regarding racial profiling, and to recommend ways to improve the laws. The study committee would disband after making its recommendations.
Although no longer standing, Triune Elementary School remains an important place in many memories and in North Augusta's history. It represents a changing period of time between segregation and integration, said historian Wayne O'Bryant.
Turkey hunt applications
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Thurmond Project Office is accepting participation requests for turkey hunts. Three hunts will be held at the Bussey Point management area April 3-4 and a youth hunt April 11.