Leeanna Whittle wants to become an engineer one day and by participating on North Augusta High School's robotics teams, she's getting some early experience.
"I've always wanted to do something like this," said the 14-year-old.
The city of North Augusta is a few months into a major water infrastructure project that will help ensure
usable water is available if the city's water source becomes contaminated. The first phase includes building a 30 million gallon raw water storage tank. Construction began in August.
The city of North Augusta announced its Employee of the Year on Friday.
Tony Hattaway, customer service representative in the city's finance department, received the honor.
"It means a lot," he said of getting the award.
The handiwork of some Christmas elves surprised a North Augusta military wife, who is spending her first Christmas with her husband and son together.
Stacy De Benedictis returned home Dec. 9 to her house decked in lights, garlands and wreaths.
My mind turns back the pages
To a time long long ago
When the world moved at slower pace
Beyond the ribbons and bows
For Christmas then had meaning
A holy birth took place that day
And sheppards came to that manger
Knelt down to him and prayed
And gifts were given and songs were sung
The story was...