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A weekend of country and bluegrass bands will be featured at the fourth annual Papa Joe's Banjo-B-Que and Bluegrass Festival at Evans Towne Center Park Friday and Saturday, May 24-25.

Wed, 05/22/2013 - 12:00am

Columbia County commissioners Tuesday unanimously rejected a proposal to turn a failed professional park into a townhome development.

Tue, 05/21/2013 - 7:17pm
Tue, 05/21/2013 - 6:48pm

Three kayakers were sucked through the headgates of the Augusta Canal Tuesday afternoon, with all but one escaping injury.

Tue, 05/21/2013 - 5:47pm

Four Columbia County schools will be in new locations when they reopen this fall, and one school no longer will exist.

Tue, 05/21/2013 - 4:57pm

Swimming lessons offered The Smith-Hazel Recreation Center pool is offering American Red Cross swimming lessons. The lessons are offered Monday through Thursday in two-week sessions.

Tue, 05/21/2013 - 2:33pm

Sports Notes...

Tue, 05/21/2013 - 2:33pm

These are the bookings for the North Augusta Department of Public Safety for April 12-16. Suspects are innocent until proven guilty.

Tue, 05/21/2013 - 2:32pm

Police search for cell phone thief North Augusta Public Safety officers are looking for a man they said broke into Walmart on Knox Avenue and stole 13 cell phones, valued at nearly $8,000. According to a news release, at about 3:30 a.m.

Tue, 05/21/2013 - 2:32pm

SCHOOL: Hammond Hill Elementary GRADE: Fifth FAVORITE CLASS: Language arts FAVORITE LUNCH: Pizza FAVORITE P.E.

Tue, 05/21/2013 - 2:32pm

The city of North Augusta will receive its first payment from sales tax III in July but it will likely be 2014 before residents will see any work on the capital projects.

Tue, 05/21/2013 - 2:28pm

Though the steel guitar once defined country music, it doesn't get much attention on the airwaves today.

Tue, 05/21/2013 - 2:25pm

After undergoing extensive renovations, the Hammond Hill Suburban Club pool was opened with a ribbon-cutting ceremony Saturday morning.

Tue, 05/21/2013 - 2:23pm

On Thursday, friends and family of North Augusta High School Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps cadets gathered to celebrate the cadets’ accomplishments during the school year at the annual awards ceremony and change of command at Grace United Methodist Church. “It’s been a busy, productive...

Tue, 05/21/2013 - 2:19pm

Animal Control: March Calls for service: 162 Warning tickets: 2 Animals turned in: 40 Animals claimed: 17 Court cases: 0 Convictions: 0 Health cases: 1 Vete...

Tue, 05/21/2013 - 2:17pm

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