Aiken County produces top-quality deer for a sport that generates about $200 million in retail sales for the state. South Carolina's deer population, in general, is in healthy shape for the upcoming season.

Tue, 09/16/2014 - 4:36pm

It's been a few years, but the Predators have returned to the water. Fox Creek High School re-established its swim team this season, acquiring a veteran coach to take the lead.

Tue, 09/16/2014 - 4:35pm

North Augusta is quickly establishing itself as a team that thrives under pressure. The Yellow Jackets completed a second-half comeback for the third time in three games as North Augusta beat Burke County 25-22 on Friday night.

Tue, 09/16/2014 - 4:34pm

NAME: Kaylyn Hardy SPORT: Volley-ball AGE: 13 GRADE: Eighth SCHOOL: Victory Chris-tian WHY DID YOU CHOOSE TO PLAY VOLLEYBALL? I just like the sport and I think I'm really good at it.

Tue, 09/16/2014 - 4:34pm

Videos are being made to commemorate the Sno-Cap Drive In's 50th anniversary, and they will help area youths in the process.

Tue, 09/16/2014 - 4:33pm

Sitting under the 13th Street bridge on Railroad Avenue is a piece of history. Until last week, however, there was no sign to explain what place it has in North Augusta's history. "I - including some others - was completely unaware.

Tue, 09/16/2014 - 4:33pm

There’s always been a feeling It could never happen here Not on the soil of America Now our bitter taste is fear Our freedom has been threatened And innocent blood was shed So many senseless victims And Lord so many dead Our hearts cry out in pity And compassion rules our souls America’s heart i...

Tue, 09/16/2014 - 2:55pm

In late August, my husband and I drove up to visit family in the Noblesville/Fishers area of Indiana for seven days, then we drove down to the hill country of Indiana for a family reunion.

Tue, 09/16/2014 - 2:54pm

These are the bookings for the North Augusta Department of Public Safety for Aug. 29-Sept. 4. Suspects are innocent until proven guilty. Aug.

Tue, 09/16/2014 - 2:51pm

Light the Night Walk The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society's annual Light the Night Walk will be held Saturday from 5 to 8:30 p.m. at the Evans Towne Center Park, 7016 Evans Towne Center Blvd., Evans.

Tue, 09/16/2014 - 2:51pm

Copper stolen from home under construction About $2,200 worth of copper was reported stolen from a home being built on Blair Drive between Sept. 5 and Sept. 8.

Tue, 09/16/2014 - 2:51pm

PP&K results The following area children placed in the 2014 NFL Punt, Pass & Kick event recently held at North Augusta High School: 6- to 7-year-old girls: Emma Grace Ellis, first place 6- to 7-year-old boys: Logan Gay, first place; and Stetson Corbitt, second place 8- to 9-...

Tue, 09/16/2014 - 2:51pm

• New faculty and staff members: Paige Coleman, first -grade teacher; Jeremy Rinder and Kristin Lewis, fifth-grade teachers; Sarah Emerling, special education teacher; Cindy Tomaszewski, spee...

Tue, 09/16/2014 - 2:50pm

NAME: Ethan Carlson SCHOOL: North Augusta Middle GRADE: Eighth FAVORITE CLASS: Gym FAVORITE LUNCH: Packed lunch HOBBIES: Baseball, football, playing outside and watching TV ROLE MODEL: LeBron James. WHEN I GROW UP, I WANT TO: I haven't decided.

Tue, 09/16/2014 - 2:49pm

The Greater North Augusta Chamber of Commerce's Business and Community Expo, held Thursday at North Augusta Community Center on Brookside Drive, was one of its most successful ever, said chamber President Terra Carroll.

Tue, 09/16/2014 - 2:48pm