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Christmas events begin in Columbia County Saturday.

Wed, 11/27/2013 - 1:00am


Wed, 11/27/2013 - 1:00am

Lou Brissie, the decorated World War II hero who overcame terrible combat injuries to become a major league baseball all-star, died Monday.

Tue, 11/26/2013 - 5:39pm

A Grovetown teen charged with sex with underage girls was transferred to an adult jail on his 17th birthday.

Tue, 11/26/2013 - 5:38pm

North Augusta's Matt Hazel is making name for himself at Coastal Carolina.

Tue, 11/26/2013 - 4:33pm

Project Jackson is clear to move forward, but it will be a while before it does. The North Augusta City Council voted 6-1 on Nov.

Tue, 11/26/2013 - 4:31pm

Thanksgiving is the start of the holiday season and the Living History Park is participating by having two free Christmas-themed events. On Saturday, the park will have its annual Christmas in the Backcountry event from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Tue, 11/26/2013 - 4:29pm

Stan Johnson Jewelers' extended holiday season hours begin the weekend after Thanksgiving with Small Business Saturday. "It's our kickoff for Christmas," said Claire Hancock, jeweler and office manager of the business on Edgefield Road.

Tue, 11/26/2013 - 4:27pm

The 2013 Shoppers Apocalypse is upon us. My Christmas savings account was recently transferred into my checking account, as it is every October. It is my reminder, as if I need one, that my favorite day of the year is within reach.

Tue, 11/26/2013 - 4:27pm

Joshua Pellegrino, 6, likes to build race cars and fire trucks while his brother Stephen, 8, likes trains. Robbie Murphy, also 6, said his favorite thing to build is a death star. He loves all things Star Wars.

Tue, 11/26/2013 - 4:25pm

When pilgrims walked upon this land so many years ago They paused to thank the Lord above for blessings He’d bestowed Their lives then were not easy and hardships that they faced But down on bended knees, they fell to thank God for His grace And they chose to band together, they sought the favor ...

Tue, 11/26/2013 - 4:25pm

Convenience store robbed North Augusta Public Safety responded to an armed robbery of the Save Stop convenience store, 10307 Atomic Road, on Nov. 19. According to an incident report, an employee stated that she was coming from the cooler around 3 a.m.

Tue, 11/26/2013 - 4:24pm

Tree Lighting The annual North Augusta Christmas Tree Lighting ceremony will be held Tuesday from 5 to 7 p.m. at Calhoun Park and Lookaway Hall.

Tue, 11/26/2013 - 4:24pm

These are the bookings for the North Augusta Department of Public Safety for Nov. 8-12. Suspects are innocent until proven guilty.

Tue, 11/26/2013 - 4:24pm

The 26th annual North Augusta Christmas Tour of Homes gives participants a chance to see a range of decorated homes while giving back to the community. The annual tour, which will be held Dec. 6-7, is sponsored by Beta Sigma Phi Sorority.

Tue, 11/26/2013 - 4:23pm