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COLUMBIA - Cursive writing is getting attention that should be focused elsewhere, according to a state senator. Jasper County Sen.

Wed, 06/04/2014 - 3:34pm

STORY TIME IN THE PARKS: 10-10:45 a.m.; ages 8 and younger, accompanied by an adult; reading of children's books by a volunteer; games; bring blanket or chair; free book for each child; June 4, Crosland Park Shelter, July 2, Perry Park Shelter, Aug.

Wed, 06/04/2014 - 3:34pm

Dear Editor, On April 29, I joined 27 other evangelical pastors from South Carolina and Georgia and flew to Washington, D.C., to urge our congressmen to move forward with immigration reform this year.

Wed, 06/04/2014 - 3:34pm

Vehicles broken into at two locations Several cars were reported broken into at two neighboring restaurants on May 27. According to North Augusta Public Safety incident reports, the incidents occurred in the parking lots of KFC at 433 E.

Wed, 06/04/2014 - 3:34pm

While looking through photos at a North Augusta Mothers' Club meeting in the fall, Candace Furness noticed a familiar face. "I never knew she was in it. We were looking at slides, and I thought 'that looks like my mother.

Wed, 06/04/2014 - 3:33pm

• Laura Winchester, of North Augusta, made the dean's list at Trevecca Nazarene University for the spring 2014 semester. • Edgefield County School District will have an inclement weather make-up day on Friday.

Wed, 06/04/2014 - 3:32pm

NAME: Jason Tucker SCHOOL: North Augusta Elementary GRADE: First FAVORITE CLASS: Reading FAVORITE LUNCH: Pizza FAVORITE P.E. ACTIVITY: Basketball HOBBIES: Riding my bike A ROLE MODEL OF MINE IS: my mom. WHEN I GROW UP, I WANT TO: be a fireman.

Wed, 06/04/2014 - 3:31pm

Farmers market The Aiken County Farmers Market will be held on Thursdays at The Alley in downtown Aiken through August. The market will be open from 5 to 7 p.m.

Wed, 06/04/2014 - 3:31pm

MONDAYS AND THURSDAYS: 7-9 p.m. Mondays, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Thursdays; St. Bartholomew's Episcopal Church, 471 W. Martintown Road; meeting of Pieceful Hearts Quilting Guild; (803) 279-6456 MONDAY-SATURDAY: 9 a.m. Monday-Saturday and 6:30 p.m.

Wed, 06/04/2014 - 3:30pm

Arrests: March reports Male 507 Female 394 White 517 Hispanic 39 Black 345 Over 17 897 Under 17 4...

Wed, 06/04/2014 - 3:29pm

North Augusta High School students who are members of Social Inc. demonstrated a variety of dances for pupils at North Augusta Elementary School on May 26.

Wed, 06/04/2014 - 3:29pm

Commission Chairman Ron Cross said the balanced budget was hammered out over several weeks of trimming requests from department heads to a manageable number that did not require a property tax increase.

Wed, 06/04/2014 - 10:06am

Columbia Middle School installed four seats in Dennis Carraway's memory at their baseball field the last week of school.

Wed, 06/04/2014 - 12:21am

Players from across the CSRA were at Westside High School Monday trying to earn a spot in the Georgia Underclassmen Top 100 Showcase.

Wed, 06/04/2014 - 12:21am

Both the Jags and Pacers were led by players from Columbia County. GRU’s top two offensive players all season were former Greenbrier standout Hunter Boose and Evans product Jeff Rice.

Wed, 06/04/2014 - 12:20am