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North Augusta Middle School's sixth-grade beginner band pupils had a unique opportunity Thursday to hear and interact with members of the United States Army Field Band.

Wed, 09/10/2014 - 9:17am

South Carolina Gubernatorial hopeful Tom Ervin held a town hall meeting in North Augusta on Sept. 3 to share what he calls "common-sense solutions" to problems and to answer questions.

Wed, 09/10/2014 - 9:12am

Those who object to the militarization of local police departments might like the way a South Carolina community is using surplus military vehicles.

Wed, 09/10/2014 - 9:05am

NAME: Andrew Baxley SCHOOL: Hammond Hill Elementary GRADE: Second FAVORITE CLASS: Math FAVORITE LUNCH: Doritos HOBBIES: Playing outside A ROLE MODEL OF MINE IS: my parents. WHEN I GROW UP, I WANT TO: be a baseball player.

Wed, 09/10/2014 - 9:01am

Arrests: June Reports Male 442 Female 290 White 409 Hispanic 31 Black 292 Over 17 722 Under 17 10...

Wed, 09/10/2014 - 8:55am

FIRST MONDAYS: 6:30 p.m., American Legion Auxiliary Unit 71 meets at 333 E. Spring Grove Ave.; Linda Smiley (803) 279-5074 MONDAYS AND THURSDAYS: 7-9 p.m. Mondays, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Thurs-days; St. Bartholomew's Episcopal Church, 471 W.

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Wed, 09/10/2014 - 12:17am

Dear editor, In the ongoing debate over skyrocketing healthcare costs in Georgia, proponents of medical malpractice reform continue to point to the practice of so-called “defensive medicine” as the culprit behind the increase in costs across the healthcare system (“Georgia can lead in savings...

Wed, 09/10/2014 - 12:16am

The famous quote by George Santayana, "Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it" is as relevant today as it ever was.

Wed, 09/10/2014 - 12:16am

Thanks to the NSA wiretapping of the Bush and Obama administrations, some version of Big Brother is indeed monitoring Americans just about any time they talk on the phone or send an e-mail.

Wed, 09/10/2014 - 12:16am

A Martinez woman who is accused of driving under the influence when she crashed her car into a Dollar General store was arraigned Friday.

Wed, 09/10/2014 - 12:15am

UPCOMING 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Sunday, Sept.

Wed, 09/10/2014 - 12:15am

The Columbia County News-Times is assisting a local group to establish a digital photo archive of life in Columbia County prior to 1960. Photos that depict school activities or show buildings or businesses that are no longer around are of particular interest. E-mail photos to staff photographer Jim ...

Wed, 09/10/2014 - 12:15am

Columbia County's 9/11 - A Day of Remembrance and Reflection ceremony will be held Thursday at Evans Towne Center Park.

Wed, 09/10/2014 - 12:15am

Stallings Island Middle School students are using their STEM knowledge to help a local animal shelter.

Wed, 09/10/2014 - 12:14am