For a little more than a year, North Augusta Public Safety Officer Michael Strauss has led a committee gathering information about the department for a comprehensive history book.

Wed, 02/25/2015 - 8:01am

North Augusta officials say the city's public safety officers do everything by the book. To prove it, they'll be equipping officers with body-worn cameras to protect the North Augusta Department of Public Safety from false accusations of misconduct.

Wed, 02/25/2015 - 7:59am

North Augusta High School's new science and technology wing will honor a long-time science teacher. "We're nearing substantial completion," said Aiken County Public Schools Deputy Superintendent David Caver of the 45,000-square-foot addition.

Wed, 02/25/2015 - 7:59am

Dining on pancakes at the end of the day was a treat for 7-year-old Lillian Vickers. ''It's my favorite breakfast food,'' said the Belvedere Elementary School pupil, who ate a Shrove Tuesday pancake supper with her family at St.

Wed, 02/25/2015 - 7:58am

COLUMBIA - Paton Blough thought the police were trying to kill him. When he was 29, he had demanded to use the telephone at a gas station, and the attendant called the police.

Wed, 02/25/2015 - 7:56am

Dear Lord I pray for courage To make a stand for right And Lord I pray for wisdom To know the time to fight And Lord I pray for strength now For You know I’m growing old Give these old bones the strength to stand For You then straight and bold Oh Lord I pray for our country And for our leaders L...

Wed, 02/25/2015 - 7:54am

Event focuses on health The North Augusta Family Health(Y) Fair Expo will be held Saturday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Riverview Park Activities Center, 100 Riverview Park Drive.

Wed, 02/25/2015 - 7:52am

• The following North Augustans made the President's list at Clemson University for the fall 2014 semester: Rebecca Elizabeth Rudisill, Hannah J. Reese, Sydney Peyton Scaggs, Caitlyn R. Smoldt, William Abbott Harris, Nicholas G.

Wed, 02/25/2015 - 7:51am

NAME: Ben Hutto SCHOOL: North Augusta High GRADE: 12th FAVORITE CLASS: Calculus FAVORITE LUNCH: Pizza HOBBIES: Woodwork, music and helping my mom babysit MY ROLE MODEL IS: my parents. WHEN I GROW UP, I WANT TO: be a mechanical engineer.

Wed, 02/25/2015 - 7:50am

December ReportsMajor Crimes: Murder/Attempted murder 0 Criminal sexual conduct 1 Robbery 2 Aggravated assault 0 Breaking and entering 9 Larceny 27 Motor vehicle theft 3 Arson 0 Burglary 4 Arrests: Male 497 Female 352 White 526 Hispanic 33 Black 290 Over 17 844 Unde...

Wed, 02/25/2015 - 7:48am

Feb. 25-March 4: Feb. 27 - Mayson Tillman March 2 - Marcel Tillman Send in birthday announcements by noon Friday to Nikasha Dicks at nikasha.dicks@northaugustatoday.

Wed, 02/25/2015 - 7:43am

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.

Wed, 02/25/2015 - 7:42am

CANHOPE EMOTIONAL SUPPORT GROUP: 3-4 p.m. third Wednesdays, Aiken First Baptist Church, 120 Chester­field St.; Cancer Survivors Helping Others Through Positive Encouragement; (803) 641-5389,; free; bit.

Wed, 02/25/2015 - 7:41am

In case you haven't noticed, we are in the midst of another election. Polls are open.

Wed, 02/25/2015 - 12:16am

Who should be in charge of your child’s education? You? Or a government bureaucrat? We might not be hearing that question being asked enough as Congress considers reauthorizing No Child Left Behind, the largest federal law governing K-12 education policy. But we should be....

Wed, 02/25/2015 - 12:15am