The Aiken County schools that would benefit from the penny tax have great needs, said Aiken County Public Schools district officials.
"They are in need of repair. They are overcrowded," said Deputy Superintendent David Caver.
Tess Westafer looks forward to North Augusta's Jack-O-Lantern Jubilee every year. ''It's fun,'' said the Our Lady of Peace School fourth grader, who dressed in costume as a unicorn on Saturday. ''I like the rides.
If something seems weird or odd, it's a red flag.
Determining what is a red flag and what to do about it was one of several lessons taught to Mossy Creek Elementary School pupils during a Bully Busters activity on Friday.
Shoppers welcomed a second Wal-Mart Supercenter in North Augusta on Oct. 22.
Under construction for about a year, the new store at 1041 Edgefield Road joins another Wal-Mart on Knox Avenue near the city's downtown.
On Oct. 20, the North Augusta City Council voted unanimously to approve an ordinance adopting a 2015 budget on first reading, striking down an amendment calling for a tax increase of 2.36 mils in the process.
The amendment was put forward by Mayor Lark Jones, who argued that the city would need the increase to fill a void once held by the city?s capital projects fund.
The fund aids the city in building structures and funding other capital expenditures, City Administrator Todd Glover
Tournament to benefit Post 71
The American Legion Post 71 will host its sixth annual fundraising golf tournament Nov. 10 at Mount Vintage Plantation Golf Course.
The tournament includes a lunch, prizes, raffles and a live auction.
Two arrested in armed robbery
Two Jackson, S.C., men were arrested Thursday in connection with the armed robbery of Greg's Gas Plus at 6043 Jefferson Davis Highway.
Around 5:45 a.m., a man came into the store wearing a Halloween mask.
NAME: Amnor Markwalter
SCHOOL: North Augusta High
FAVORITE CLASS: Art
FAVORITE LUNCH: Jelly sandwich
HOBBIES: Painting, drawing, reading, and playing golf and tennis
MY ROLE MODEL IS: my grandpa.