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Steve Dono­hue likened the scene at Brick Pond Park on Saturday to a funeral in a movie. "It's dreary. We have umbrellas. We have long faces.

Wed, 11/05/2014 - 1:30am

ATLANTA -- Boaters who wonder across the South Carolina/Georgia line in the middle of rivers and lakes will no longer have to be hauled off to court for minor offenses now that the two states have begun operating under an agreement to honor each other’s laws. The agreement, or compact, means that ...

Wed, 11/05/2014 - 1:29am

Some children bounced in their seat as others sat on their legs and tried to capture dangling doughnuts while onlookers provided words of encouragement and tips.

Wed, 11/05/2014 - 1:29am

A native Texan, Jill Gunn graduated from North Texas University with a degree in Fashion Design and Illustration. Her minor in college was clothing and textiles.

Wed, 11/05/2014 - 1:27am

The Exchange Club of North Augusta held its 50th Golden Deeds Award Banquet on Oct. 28 at the North Augusta Community Center, with about 60 past recipients, club members, their spouses and special guests present.

Wed, 11/05/2014 - 1:27am

When God called David to slay a giant Was this young boy then afraid? Yet his faith was stronger than his fear So I’m sure little David prayed When he stepped upon that battlefield With his sling and a few small stones Our David had God’s assurance That he did not stand alone And when Go...

Wed, 11/05/2014 - 1:26am

Holiday event Saint Bartholomew's Episcopal Church, 471 West Martintown Road, will have its 34th annual Holiday House Bazaar on Saturday.

Wed, 11/05/2014 - 1:26am

NAR-ANON FAMILY GROUP MEETING: 6:30 p.m. Tuesdays, St. John's United Methodist Church, 104 Newberry St. NW, Aiken; nar-anon.org CANHOPE EMOTIONAL SUPPORT GROUP: 3-4 p.m. third Wednesdays, Aiken First Baptist Church, 120 Chester­field St.

Wed, 11/05/2014 - 1:25am

FIRST MONDAYS: 6:30 p.m., American Legion Auxiliary Unit 71 meets at 333 E. Spring Grove Ave.; Linda Smiley (803) 279-5074 MONDAYS AND THURSDAYS: 7-9 p.m. Mondays, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Thursdays; St. Bartholomew's Episcopal Church, 471 W.

Wed, 11/05/2014 - 1:25am

Animal Control: August Reports Calls for service 49 Warning tickets 1 Animals turned in 13 Animals claimed 1 Court cases 1 Convictions 1 Health cases 0 Veterinarian cost $515 Pickup fines $25 Court fines $159...

Wed, 11/05/2014 - 1:25am

North Augusta's defense had its back against the wall needing a stop to save the game and possibly its season. The Yellow Jackets got the needed stop and necessary region victory Friday night.

Wed, 11/05/2014 - 1:24am

• Bob Richards Automotive is having a 60 Day $10K Giveaway to benefit the Aiken County School District. Through Nov. 30, the business will donate $1 to the district for every like it receives on its Facebook page, up to $5,000.

Wed, 11/05/2014 - 1:23am

NAME: Savannah Ditty SCHOOL: North Augusta High GRADE: 11th FAVORITE CLASS: Art FAVORITE LUNCH: Chick-fil-A HOBBIES: Drawing and practicing photography MY ROLE MODEL IS: my dad. WHEN I GROW UP, I WANT TO: be an art teacher.

Wed, 11/05/2014 - 1:22am

Once again I find myself writing on the eve of an election, and once again nothing about its outcome is certain -- except for maybe one thing, we all would like to see it come to an end.

Wed, 11/05/2014 - 1:22am

It was the days before television (introduced to South Africa in 1976). It was the era of oppression under apartheid, where everything was choreographed by race and we were second-class citizens without a vote. We didn't own our home.

Wed, 11/05/2014 - 1:21am

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