These are the bookings for the North Augusta Department of Public Safety for Dec. 12-18. Suspects are innocent until proven guilty.

Tue, 12/23/2014 - 4:36pm

Two North Augusta residents were accused of taking Christmas items from Wal-Mart, 1041 Edgefield Road, on Dec. 11.

Tue, 12/23/2014 - 4:35pm

CB&I AREVA MOX Services held a charity drive in support of Our Lady of the Valley Community Center in Gloverville which provides services to those in need in Aiken County.

Tue, 12/23/2014 - 4:27pm

Code Compliance: October Reports Property maintenance 63 Swimming pools 1 Inoperable vehicle 8 Illegally parked vehicle 3 Out of state tags 151 Business license inspections 25 Signs/banners 186...

Tue, 12/23/2014 - 4:26pm

Nar-Anon Family Group Meeting: 6:30 p.m. Tuesdays, St. John's United Methodist Church, 104 Newberry St. NW, Aiken;

Tue, 12/23/2014 - 4:26pm

First Mondays: 6:30 p.m., 333 E. Spring Grove Ave.; American Legion Auxiliary Unit 71 meeting; Linda Smiley (803) 279-5074

Tue, 12/23/2014 - 4:25pm

The winter break for Aiken County Public Schools continues through Jan. 2. Classes resume Jan. 5.

Tue, 12/23/2014 - 4:25pm

NAME: Ava Conger SCHOOL: Belvedere Elementary GRADE: Second FAVORITE CLASS: Math FAVORITE LUNCH: Pizza HOBBIES: Playing with my dog MY ROLE MODEL IS: my sister. WHEN I GROW UP, I WANT TO: be a teacher.

Tue, 12/23/2014 - 4:24pm
Mon, 12/22/2014 - 1:01pm

"The manner of giving is worth more than the gift." - Sir Thomas Browne You'll have to forgive an aging grandmother as I dip into my memory chest and relive a Christmas when two of my now adult grandchildren were very young.

Sun, 12/21/2014 - 12:25am

It's not about a movie. In case you thought the worst consequence from the Sony hacking attack was that the American public was going to be deprived of paying too much money to see another silly James Franco and Seth Rogen film, then think again.

Sun, 12/21/2014 - 12:25am

The dollar store receipt lying on the kitchen table looked suspicious, especially this time of year when everyone has secrets to keep. But I, as an innocent bystander, didn't think it warranted my husband's skepticism. Or his vocal criticism.

Sun, 12/21/2014 - 12:25am

Dear editor, I found your editorial in this Sunday's paper (Dec. 14) reassuring and accurate. If we stoop to the level of the people we oppose, we become no better than they are.

Sun, 12/21/2014 - 12:24am

Poinsettias fill homes with holiday cheer, but when the Christmas decorations are packed away the plants sadly tend to go. Some folks have no problem sending these festive beauties directly to the trash can.

Sun, 12/21/2014 - 12:13am

Christmas is less than a week away but there's still time to get the perfect gift for the gardener on your list. Several local gardeners offer their suggestions for those must-have, go-to items for working in the yard.

Sun, 12/21/2014 - 12:13am