COLUMBIA - Aiken Technical College leads the 16-school technical college system in South Carolina with an achievement rate approaching near-total student placement. With 96.

Wed, 02/04/2015 - 12:58pm

Lori Beckman's artistic inspiration comes mostly from her deep love of animals and nature. She is best known for her watercolor paintings of cats, dogs, horses and wildlife. However, she does not limit herself to these subjects or to one medium.

Wed, 02/04/2015 - 12:55pm

As terrorist groups of radical Islam gain influence with increasingly innovative and frequent attacks, it is clear the United States faces a complex and threatening environment at home and abroad.

Wed, 02/04/2015 - 12:54pm

Time is a measure allotted by God For his eyes witness all with each footstep we trod Time marches on and it can’t be recalled For each second that passes, that moment will fall God gave us a purpose for his overall plan And we surely are blessed when we understand And he gives us time that purpos...

Wed, 02/04/2015 - 12:51pm

• The following North Augusta residents graduated Dec. 18 from Clemson University: Kevin David Freebern, Carleigh Layne Hamilton, Kaitlyn Michelle Kennamer, Sarah Elizabeth McCown, Rebecca Sue Phifer and Katherine Lynn Weldon.

Wed, 02/04/2015 - 12:51pm

NAME: La'taJah Taniah Pixley SCHOOL: North Augusta Middle GRADE: Sixth FAVORITE CLASS: Science FAVORITE LUNCH: Pizza HOBBIES: Cheerleading, dancing, singing and cooking MY ROLE MODEL IS: my mom. WHEN I GROW UP, I WANT TO: be a nurse.

Wed, 02/04/2015 - 12:50pm

Code Compliance: December Reports Property maintenance 34 Swimming pools 1 Inoperable vehicle 11 Illegally parked vehicle 1 Out of state tags 79 Business license inspections 13 Signs/banners 168...

Wed, 02/04/2015 - 12:46pm

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

Wed, 02/04/2015 - 12:45pm

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, 02/04/2015 - 12:44pm

Feb. 4-10: • Feb. 8 - Blair Jones Send in birthdays by noon Friday to Nikasha Dicks at nikasha.dicks@northaugustatoday.

Wed, 02/04/2015 - 12:44pm

No one was injured in a fire that badly damaged an Evans home late Tuesday.

Wed, 02/04/2015 - 12:39pm

Who gets a free pass? When it comes to concerts and other public events at county -owned venues there's a guest list, much like the one you have at clubs in downtown Augusta.

Wed, 02/04/2015 - 1:27am

For those of you who have read my columns in the past or, for that matter, anything else I've been lucky enough to have published, know how I feel about the ocean. In the past, I sit and stare at a blank page, wondering what to write about this week.

Wed, 02/04/2015 - 1:27am

The House leadership introduced a bill last week, HB 170, that will be the starting point for a debate certain to last to adjournment on the fortieth day. Supporters of the bill, including Gov.

Wed, 02/04/2015 - 1:27am

Call (706) 541-4077 or visit and follow the links to Animal Services. The kennel is open from 10:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. for adoptions and visiting with the animals and from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. to reclaim a lost pet and all other services.

Wed, 02/04/2015 - 1:26am