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The trial of a former Columbia County sheriff's deputy accused of sexually assaulting a female inmate ended in a mistrial Tuesday.

Tue, 03/05/2013 - 5:24pm

Michael Claude Maxwell, 47, was sentenced to prison Monday. he's accused of attacking women Columbia, Richmond and Edgefield counties on one night in 2010.

Tue, 03/05/2013 - 4:46pm

I'm headed for bright lights, relentless attention and curbside service. Yes, sounds like I'm heading to Hollywood for celebrity treatment; alas, if only that was the case.

Tue, 03/05/2013 - 3:27pm

Carolyn Myers made her dream come true when she opened Brick Pond Market in the Hammond's Ferry neighborhood in January. "I've always wanted to have my own restaurant for as long as I remember," she said.

Tue, 03/05/2013 - 3:21pm

North Augusta's mayor and a local dentist will be held captive Friday­ - but for a good cause. Mayor Lark Jones and Dr.

Tue, 03/05/2013 - 1:20pm

BEHIND THE VEIL MINISTRIES INTERNATIONAL • Prayer group meets at 11 a.m. Fridays in the sanctuary. BELVEDERE FIRST BAPTIST • The joint prayer walk with Belvedere United Methodist and Bel-Ridge churches is Saturday.

Tue, 03/05/2013 - 1:19pm

The sun rose one day for the very first time, And a first breeze blew across land. The first tree spread its first branches wide, Roots deep in earth's soil and sand. The first whale gamboled and leaped and rolled, As happy as a whale could be.

Tue, 03/05/2013 - 1:19pm

College seeking votes Paine College is a finalist in Home Depot's 2013 Retool Your School campus improvement program. Finalists are competing for $225,000 in grants for on-campus improvement projects. Visit www.retooolyourschool.

Tue, 03/05/2013 - 1:18pm

The North Augusta Greeneway from Riverview Park Activities Center to Cypress Drive is closed until further notice. Crews are repairing the trail, according to the city's Parks, Recreation & Leisure Services department.

Tue, 03/05/2013 - 1:18pm

SPORT: Baseball POSITION: Third base AGE: 14 GRADE: Eighth SCHOOL: North Augusta Middle WHY DID YOU CHOOSE BASEBALL? My family. (I) grew up with baseball.

Tue, 03/05/2013 - 1:18pm

Grace United Methodist Church will host a 3-on-3 basketball tournament March 22-23. Teams will compete in one of three divisions: co-ed sixth through eighth grades; co-ed ninth through 12th grades; and co-ed adults.

Tue, 03/05/2013 - 1:17pm

These are the bookings for the North Augusta Department of Public Safety for Feb. 21-23. Suspects are innocent until proven guilty. Feb.

Tue, 03/05/2013 - 1:17pm

Stores burglarized An H&R Block employee found two large holes in the business's walls when reporting to work Feb. 22.

Tue, 03/05/2013 - 1:16pm

The education system needs to be reformed, South Carolina's Superintendent of Education told local business leaders Friday morning. Speaking at the Great­er Aiken Chamber of Commerce's First Friday Means Business breakfast at Newberry Hall, Dr.

Tue, 03/05/2013 - 1:16pm

Animal Control: December reports Calls for service: 82 Warning tickets: 4 Animals turned in: 18 Animals claimed: 6 Court cases: 0 Convictions: 0 Health cas...

Tue, 03/05/2013 - 1:15pm

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