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Columbia County authorities are trying to identify two people in connection to a Christmas Eve theft.

Wed, 01/02/2013 - 1:48pm

Reviewing the year gone by gives plenty of opportunities to see high and low points, and probably some best forgotten.

Wed, 01/02/2013 - 12:10pm

The treasurer of the Stratford Community Association is being investigated for the theft of nearly $200,000 from the homeowners association bank account.

Wed, 01/02/2013 - 11:52am

Diane Boyd loves a challenge when it comes to creating and transforming items. "I love crafting," she said. "I like taking old things and making them new. I like finding objects and working with them. They see junk, but I see something new.

Wed, 01/02/2013 - 11:10am

SCHOOL: Hammond Hill Elementary GRADE: First FAVORITE CLASS: Science FAVORITE LUNCH: Pizza FAVORITE P.E. ACTIVITY: Warm-ups HOBBIES: Playing in my backyard A ROLE MODEL OF MINE IS: Jarvis Jones (University of Georgia linebacker).

Wed, 01/02/2013 - 11:09am

General news • The Area II spelling bee will be held Jan. 10 at 4:30 p.m. in the North Augusta High School auditorium. • An informational meeting will be held at 6:30 p.m. Feb. 5 for North Augusta area schools at North Augusta Elementary School.

Wed, 01/02/2013 - 11:08am

SPORT: Basketball POSITION: Point guard and shooting guard AGE: 14 GRADE: Eighth SCHOOL: North Augusta Middle WHY DID YOU CHOOSE BASKETBALL? My dad introduced the game to me and I've loved it ever since.

Wed, 01/02/2013 - 11:07am

Friday • Victory Christian vs. Southside Christian, 6 p.m. • Fox Creek High at Hunter-Kinard-Tyler High, 6 p.m. Saturday • North Augusta High (junior varsity girls) vs Greenbrier, 3 p.m. • Fox Creek High at Westminster, 3:30 p.m.

Wed, 01/02/2013 - 11:06am

*Aiken County Public Schools and Edgefield County School District are on winter break through Jan. 4.

Wed, 01/02/2013 - 11:06am

Citizen of the Year nominations The Greater North Augusta Chamber of Commerce is accepting nominations for Citizen of the Year. Nominees should be a resident of North Augusta. Past recipients cannot be nominated.

Wed, 01/02/2013 - 11:05am

These are the bookings for the North Augusta Department of Public Safety for Dec. 7-13. Suspects are innocent until proven guilty.

Wed, 01/02/2013 - 11:05am

Bike purchased with bad check A 31-year-old North Augusta man told police he was given a fraudulent check in exchange for a dirt bike.

Wed, 01/02/2013 - 11:04am

Mary Winters moved from Fort Smith, Ark., to western North Carolina when she was 10, then to Hendersonville, N.C. In Hendersonville, she joined the Girl Scouts and started making posters.

Wed, 01/02/2013 - 11:04am

As 2013 begins, North Augusta Today takes a look back at some of the stories that appeared in its pages in 2012. - Compiled by Nikasha Dicks, staff writer JANUARY • Aiken County sheriff's Sgt.

Wed, 01/02/2013 - 11:02am

JAN. 11-31: #GertrudeHerbert75 juried exhibition featuring 75 prints taken with the Instagram app; Gertrude Herbert Institute of Art, 506 Telfair Street, Augusta WEDNESDAYS: Noon to 1 p.m.

Wed, 01/02/2013 - 11:00am

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