Along with a citizen's patrol, Grovetown Public Safety Director Gary Jones plans to select six residents in early 2015 to sit on a citizen's advisory board that will meet with him quarterly to receive updates on department progress and inform him of community happenings.

Sun, 01/04/2015 - 12:10am

The hundreds of students, teachers and parents who travel to and from Greenbrier schools should have easier commutes this week.

Sun, 01/04/2015 - 12:09am

The following accounts were taken from Columbia County Sheriff's Office incident reports: A man said Monday that he and a friend were threatened for being at an Appling hunting club.

Sun, 01/04/2015 - 12:08am

Scott Dean is the topic of an online petition and has a new attorney with new plans.

Sun, 01/04/2015 - 12:08am

Some of the least-efficient charities sometimes operate under curious circumstances. In one case, a man, his mother and his wife were in charge. In another, a charity did business under five names. State records reveal a host of charities that spent 40 percent or less on their stated mission, while paying robust sums to fundraisers and administrators.

Wed, 12/31/2014 - 11:34am

Every band has a story. For Lokomotion, its story began at Fox Creek High School.

Wed, 12/31/2014 - 11:30am

The area where a new Medac building and city parking deck are being constructed now has a name - Riverfront Office Park. North Augusta City Council unanimously passed a resolution naming the area during a special called meeting Dec. 22.

Wed, 12/31/2014 - 11:21am

John Potter has seen a lot of change over the last 39 years.

Wed, 12/31/2014 - 11:16am

There are plenty of ways to get rid of an old Christmas tree that have nothing to do with throwing it in with the garbage to take up space at a landfill.

Wed, 12/31/2014 - 11:14am

Drumming for peace The third annual Drumming for Peace event will be held Saturday at DoubleTree by Hilton, 2651 Perimeter Parkway, Augusta. Doors open at 11:30 a.m. and the drumming session will begin at noon. The event, sponsored by IDRUM2U, is free.

Wed, 12/31/2014 - 11:10am

Life is a gift, a present from God And it has a purpose with each step we trod For each life indeed has a place in his plans To often we fail to really understand Just as life has a beginning, it also has an end At least here on Earth and that rule we can’t bend For it is appointed if man’s bor...

Wed, 12/31/2014 - 11:09am

Animal Control: October Reports Calls for service 76 Warning tickets 5 Animals turned in 32 Animals claimed 13 Court cases 3 Convictions 3 Health cases 2 Veterinarian cost $800 Pickup fines $115 Court fines $684...

Wed, 12/31/2014 - 11:07am

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, 12/31/2014 - 11:07am

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, 12/31/2014 - 11:06am

NAME: Odalis DeAvila SCHOOL: North Augusta Middle GRADE: Seventh FAVORITE CLASS: Math FAVORITE LUNCH: Chick-fil-A HOBBIES: Shopping, playing volleyball and soccer MY ROLE MODEL IS: my mommy. WHEN I GROW UP, I WANT TO BE: a nurse.

Wed, 12/31/2014 - 11:05am