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Jeremy Rinder isn't the lecture-type of teacher. Pupils are always working on interactive activities, said the fifth grade Hammond Hill Elementary School teacher.

Tue, 04/14/2015 - 3:38pm

Sitting in hospital rooms with a son who was near death, North Augusta's Turner Simkins could do little to ease his mind. It wandered when he pulled out his guitar. He fidgeted when kneeling to pray.

Tue, 04/14/2015 - 3:35pm

It started with a vision to lead people into a passionate relationship with Jesus Christ and to create an environment welcoming to all.

Tue, 04/14/2015 - 3:32pm

During the past few decades, the federal government's overreach into our state's school system has been unprecedented, and the quality of our children's education is too high a priority to rely on a one-size-fits-all approach.

Tue, 04/14/2015 - 3:31pm

COLUMBIA - A bill that would allow Georgia and South Carolina concealed-weapon permit holders to cross the state could be closer to passage after local authorities agreed not to fight the change. On Friday, the bill's sponsor, Rep.

Tue, 04/14/2015 - 3:29pm

COLUMBIA - The director of the Savannah River National Laboratory said an education pipeline must be in place to train new researchers to succeed those who will be aging out of the nuclear workforce.

Tue, 04/14/2015 - 3:29pm

Pre-teens and teens drew their own characters and talked excitedly about their favorite manga and anime Friday as music played in the background in the meeting room at the Nancy Carson Library.

Tue, 04/14/2015 - 3:28pm

Lab at SRS named safest in country Savannah River National Laboratory has been named the safest laboratory in the U.S. Department of Energy's network of national laboratories.

Tue, 04/14/2015 - 3:28pm

• Andrea Swift of North Augusta was named to the dean's list at St. Mary's College for the fall 2014 semester.

Tue, 04/14/2015 - 3:26pm

From the innocence of Heaven to the wickedness of earth The Son of God once came And he lived his life without any fault Men turned their heads in deep shame As he walked among us he taught and he healed Touched the blind in a way they might see Men’s eyes were opened to see sin in their lives Tha...

Tue, 04/14/2015 - 3:25pm

NAME: Fernando Medina SCHOOL: North Augusta Elementary GRADE: Third FAVORITE CLASS: Math FAVORITE LUNCH: Pizza HOBBIES: Playing Xbox games MY ROLE MODEL IS: my teacher. WHEN I GROW UP, I WANT TO: be a police officer.

Tue, 04/14/2015 - 3:24pm

CANHOPE EMOTIONAL SUPPORT GROUP: 3-4 p.m. third Wednesdays, Aiken First Baptist Church, 120 Chester­field St.; Cancer Survivors Helping Others Through Positive Encouragement; (803) 641-5389,; free; bit.

Tue, 04/14/2015 - 3:17pm

FIRST MONDAYS: 6:30 p.m., 333 E. Spring Grove Ave.; American Legion Auxiliary Unit 71 meeting; Linda Smiley (803) 279-5074 FIRST, THIRD MONDAYS: 7 p.m., council chambers, North Augusta Municipal Building, 100 Georgia Ave.

Tue, 04/14/2015 - 3:14pm

Animal Control: February Reports Calls for service: 59 Animals turned in: 25 Animals claimed: 14 Court cases: 3 Convictions: 3 Health cases: 1 Veterinarian cost: $245 Pickup fines: $460 Court fines: $684...

Tue, 04/14/2015 - 3:12pm

An Evans mother was arrested Monday accused of hosting a party for her teenage daughter.

Tue, 04/14/2015 - 11:48am

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