There once was a man with a calling And his calling was ordained by God For he was called to bear witness This special man known as John He began his cry in the wilderness For the wilderness was his home There he lived on locust and honey All knew he was rugged, this one And he cried out there is on...

Wed, 01/29/2014 - 12:58pm

The 11th annual Wild Game Dinner and Silent Auction will be held Saturday at Grace United Methodist Church?s Wesley Center.

Wed, 01/29/2014 - 12:55pm

• The next early release day for Aiken County Public Schools is Feb. 5. • The South Carolina Governor's School for Science and Mathematics is accepting applications through Feb. 15 for its class of 2016. For details, visit

Wed, 01/29/2014 - 12:53pm

Meet some area students.

Wed, 01/29/2014 - 12:50pm

Mossy Creek Elementary School held a Mother-Son Movie Night on Friday.

Wed, 01/29/2014 - 12:48pm

WHY DID YOU CHOOSE BASKETBALL? I like playing it. It's a fun sport.

Wed, 01/29/2014 - 12:46pm

THURSDAY • North Augusta High (junior varsity girls) at Dutch Fork, 5:30 p.m. • North Augusta Middle vs. Jackson, 5:30 p.m. • Paul Knox Middle vs. LBC, 5:30 p.m. • North Augusta High (junior varsity boys) at Dutch Fork, 8 p.m.

Wed, 01/29/2014 - 12:44pm

Dear editor: Steve Crawford's Jan. 26 piece, "Jim Bartley announces run against Ron Cross for commission chairman," caused me to smile.

Wed, 01/29/2014 - 1:12am

Nobody at the capitol was talking about the legalization of marijuana this time last year, but suddenly it's become a leading topic of discussion in the General Assembly.

Wed, 01/29/2014 - 1:12am

Sometime this summer, I was having one of those days where the laundry would just not do itself. As I bent over, sorting through the pile in front of the washing machine and getting it all loaded, I chuckled to myself.

Wed, 01/29/2014 - 1:12am

It's not a smoking gun. But it also isn't the kind of evidence that keeps Tax Commissioner Kay Allen's claim that she wasn't aware of a change in state law.

Wed, 01/29/2014 - 1:12am

“ But it sort of boils down to one thing: What did Kay Allen know? ”...

Wed, 01/29/2014 - 1:12am

Police Blotter, Jan. 29, 2014

Wed, 01/29/2014 - 1:11am

The growth expected at Fort Gordon is expected to effect Columbia County and officials say they are ready.

Wed, 01/29/2014 - 1:10am

Columbia County Tax Commissioner Kay Allen attended training on the 2007 change in state law that affected her agreements to collect taxes for Harlem and Grovetown, according to state records.

Wed, 01/29/2014 - 1:10am