As they sat around a table, sixth-grade members of Men Being Accountable engaged in a conversation with John Kelly Long about their dreams, having mentors and the difference it has made. Long, a staffer for U.S. Sen. Tim Scott, took notes and intently listened as they shared aspects that makes their mentoring program work such as trust, brotherhood and being accountable.

Tue, 02/17/2015 - 4:40pm

The group, Mended Hearts, which meets at the second Friday of each month at the University of South Carolina Aiken, is open to those who've had heart disease and their families.

Tue, 02/17/2015 - 4:39pm

Stan Johnson Jewelers was named the 2014 Small Business of the Year by the North Augusta Chamber of Com­merce during its annual meeting Thursday night.

Tue, 02/17/2015 - 4:38pm

St. Joseph Hospice and St. Bartholomew's Episcopal Church have joined efforts to offer a six-week grief support group for youth.

Tue, 02/17/2015 - 4:37pm

A bill introduced by Sen. Kevin Johnson, D-Clarendon, S. 334, would direct the S.C. Department of Natural Resources to conduct public hearings to gather residents' input about boating safety concerns.

Tue, 02/17/2015 - 4:34pm

COLUMBIA - Edgefield residents finally have representation.

Tue, 02/17/2015 - 4:34pm

In my imagination I could read the mind of God As he looked at his creation on this old earthly sod And He saw that sin was rampant and a tear fell from his eye

Tue, 02/17/2015 - 4:34pm

Brasfield & Gorrie, the general contractor Project Jackson's baseball stadium, will have an open house today from 6 to 8 p.m. at the North Augusta Municipal Building in the Palmetto Terrace.

Tue, 02/17/2015 - 4:34pm

These are the bookings for the North Augusta Department of Public Safety for Jan. 26-Feb. 4. Suspects are innocent until proven guilty.

Tue, 02/17/2015 - 4:33pm

The North Augusta recreational Celtics fifth and sixth grade boy's 2015 basketball team had a 10-0 undefeated season.

Tue, 02/17/2015 - 4:33pm

• Aiken Technical College and the University of South Carolina Aiken will present College Goal South Carolina on Saturday from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Aiken Tech's Enrollment Services Center located in the 100/200 Building.

Tue, 02/17/2015 - 4:32pm

Name: Anna Salyers School: North Augusta High Grade: 12th Favorite class: Advanced Placement Physics Favorite lunch: Pizza Hobbies: Soccer and music My role model is: my dad. When I grow up, I want to: go into international business.

Tue, 02/17/2015 - 4:31pm

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.

Tue, 02/17/2015 - 4:26pm

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.

Tue, 02/17/2015 - 4:25pm