Ronnie DeLaughter considers himself a "Ronald Reagan Republican." DeLaughter, who retired in 2012 after working with North Augusta Public Safety for more than 42 years, said that he's for controlling spending.

Wed, 02/04/2015 - 1:10pm

Personnel compensation is one of the things Bob Brooks will address if elected to North Augusta City Council.

Wed, 02/04/2015 - 1:09pm

Carolyn Baggott wants to see North Augusta continue to meet residents' needs. "North Augusta belongs to our citizens, not to us as council members," said Baggott, who has served on city council since 1991.

Wed, 02/04/2015 - 1:08pm

Jimmy Adams wants to help ensure the city remains a place that attracts new residents and businesses. "My goal on serving on the council is stewardship of the city's business," said Adams, who has served 12 years on the North Augusta City Council.

Wed, 02/04/2015 - 1:07pm

North Augusta City Council candidates had an opportunity Thursday to share their views on local topics during a forum organized by the North Augusta Republican Party.

Wed, 02/04/2015 - 1:04pm

Sheriff's office job fair Goodwill Job Connection will have a job fair for the Aiken County Sheriff's Office today from 1 to 4 p.m. at the Aiken Goodwill Job Connection office, 1015 Pine Log Road.

Wed, 02/04/2015 - 1:01pm

COLUMBIA - A small step has been taken toward achieving transparency in government. Last summer, the Supreme Court ruled that under current law, public bodies are not required to provide meeting agendas to the public.

Wed, 02/04/2015 - 1:00pm

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