We wouldn't have a decline in industrial production if we could count all of the election season's manufactured outrage.
Twitter @StevenUhles At 7:30 p.m. -- half an hour after the polls officially closed -- excitement at the Columbia County Board of Elections was high. Activity, on the other hand, was not.
High school hockey player Nick Sciccitano is heading for a tour in Europe.
SWIMMING The following swimmers from North Augusta Country Club and Hammond Hill Suburban Club finished in the top 5 in the 2012 CSRA All Star Meet held July 11 at Augusta Aquatics Center. For complete results, visit csraswim.org/home.
• Children who will be going to school in the Aiken County school district for the first time can be registered Monday-Thursday at their zoned school.
Splashdown was held at Nancy Carson Library on July 27.
Three people face trafficking charges Three North Augusta residents were arrested after Aiken County investigators intercepted a package containing more than 10 pounds of marijuana.
Terra Carroll, who worked with the Augusta chamber, will take over as the president and CEO of the Greater North Augusta Chamber of Commerce.
WEEKLY THROUGH AUG. 17: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.; North Augusta Family Y camp for ages 5-12; arts and crafts, character development, camp songs, games and water days; Family Y, 401 W.
Authorities won't charge a registered South Carolina sex offender accused of tricking a teenager into allowing him to lick her toes in the Grovetown Walmart on July 10.
Benefit Bank helps residents get public assistance.
North Augusta 2000 held its $1.5 million, five-year capital campaign kickoff for its 2012-16 strategic plan, The Vision Continues, on Thursday at the Palmetto Terrace in the municipal building.
Billy Arrington: Eat more chicken
Carey Murdock takes his songwriting and singing for a European tour and plans to record an album in Atlanta in September.
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