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.

Wed, 02/19/2014 - 12:45pm

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

Wed, 02/19/2014 - 12:43pm

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.

Wed, 02/19/2014 - 12:33pm

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.

Wed, 02/19/2014 - 12:32pm

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....

Wed, 02/19/2014 - 12:31pm

When the ground started shaking Friday night, Sandy Quarles thought it was the old oak tree tumbling over in the front yard of her Edgefield home.

Wed, 02/19/2014 - 12:31pm

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.

Wed, 02/19/2014 - 12:30pm

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...

Wed, 02/19/2014 - 12:29pm

Bettin' on the Bayou fundraiser The Arts and Heritage Center of North Augusta will have its annual Bettin' on the Bayou fundraising event Friday at the Julian Smith Casino, 2200 Broad Street, Augusta.

Wed, 02/19/2014 - 12:29pm

What an exciting month in our art world in January, starting with the open exhibit by the Juried Artists of the Arts and Heritage Center of North Augusta. This exhibit will run until Feb. 28, so you still have time to view this beautiful artwork.

Wed, 02/19/2014 - 12:28pm

Andree Wallgren is the new executive director for the Arts and Heritage Center of North Augusta. A native of St. Louis, Wallgren comes to the arts center after spending 26 years working in event management for the Maritz Corp. in St. Louis.

Wed, 02/19/2014 - 12:27pm

ATLANTA - Businesses in the Southeast expect to be hiring, and they're predicting they'll have to pay more to attract new workers.

Wed, 02/19/2014 - 12:26pm

FREE INCOME TAX PREPARATION: 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Monday-Thursday through April 15, Aiken County Library, 314 Chesterfield St.

Wed, 02/19/2014 - 12:26pm

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 the Pieceful Hearts Quilting Guild; (803) 279-6456 MONDAY-SATURDAY: 9 a.m. Monday-Saturday, and 6:30 p.m.

Wed, 02/19/2014 - 12:25pm

Building Activity: December 2013 New residential: Single family-attached: 0 Single family-detached: 4 New commercial: 0 Alterations/additions: Residential: 19 Commercial: 1...

Wed, 02/19/2014 - 12:25pm