The North Augusta City Council chose Odell Associates to design its planned riverfront minor league baseball stadium. The firm is in Charlotte, N.C., and is the lead design architect for BB&T Ballpark there.
Pam Stickler received the North Augusta Chamber of Commerce's top award for establishing The RECing Crew, an organization formed in 2002 that gives children and adults with special needs the opportunity to participate in leisure and recreational programs
COLUMBIA - Tourists, travelers and Augusta residents could start chipping in to help Aiken County build new schools and repair old ones - as much as $6 million per year - if a proposed sales tax passes.
But that idea has a ways to go.
Adam Fentress knows the damage from last week's ice storm could have been worse.
The large oak tree that lay in pieces on both sides of Belair Road in Belvedere could have crushed his house, instead of just puncturing the roof.
Friday’s late night earthquake – the most robust felt by the area over the last two decades – did little damage to infrastructure on both sides of the Savannah River, according to officials who scrambled Saturday to check major structures throughout the region....
South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley visited Aiken County on Friday to observe damage from the ice storm and talk with local officials and utility workers. She compared the damage to that caused by Hurricane Hugo in 1989.
The furnace was hot, that no one denies
Yet three men stood fast without compromise
Walls made of flames, no way to escape
But they knew alone that God held their fate
Would you stand up for God in the face of such fear
Do you really believe that he’s always near
Would you stand with the world or...