In the end, a previous winner mastered the words photogenic, derivative, leonine and rejuvenate to capture the title again. Michael Havasy, a 13‑year-old North Augusta Middle School pupil, won the contest.

Wed, 01/14/2015 - 1:24pm

So a brand new year now comes to be Will this year be like all the rest? Will your time be spent more wisely? For surely you know you’re blessed Will you take the time to visit Your friend who’s very ill? Will you hear that small voice urging Go now and do God’s will Will you spend some time w...

Wed, 01/14/2015 - 1:23pm

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, 01/14/2015 - 1:21pm

• An incorrect photo ran with Ashlee Duncan's In Class profile in the Jan. 7 edition. The pupil's photo is at left.

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One man is dead following an accident involving a tractor-trailer in Martinez Saturday, officials said.

Wed, 01/14/2015 - 12:27am

Columbia County school officials appear on the road to instituting the most extensive rezoning plan the county has ever seen, but there could be some potholes ahead.

Wed, 01/14/2015 - 12:26am

Police Blotter, Jan. 14, 2015

Wed, 01/14/2015 - 12:26am

The South Carolina players waited to storm the field. Their coaches whirled their arms around in a circle, signaling a moving clock and pleading for the big one on the scoreboard to move.

Wed, 01/14/2015 - 12:25am

Spring registration is now open for Martinez-Evans Little League at MELLBASEBALL.ORG for boys and girls ages 4 to 18 with a new Big League for 17- to 18-year-olds.

Wed, 01/14/2015 - 12:25am

Friday, Jan. 16 Augusta Christian at Heathwoood Hall, 6 p.m. (girls), 7:30 p.m. (boys) Evans vs. Greenbrier, 6 p.m. (girls), 7:30 p.m. (boys) Lakeside vs. Grovetown, 7 p.m. (girls), 8:30 p.m. (boys) Harlem vs. Jefferson County, 7 p.m.

Wed, 01/14/2015 - 12:25am

The Lakeside High School girls and Evans boys each won the triple-dual at the Augusta Aquatic Center on Thursday.

Wed, 01/14/2015 - 12:24am

The Greenbrier Lady Wolfpack beat Grovetown, 63-61 on Friday night in a game pitting two of the top teams in Region 2-AAAAA.

Wed, 01/14/2015 - 12:23am

The Grovetown High School Warriors beat Greenbrier Wolfpack, 60-56, Friday night.

Wed, 01/14/2015 - 12:22am