Answering for a boating violation in Georgia waters might be less of an ordeal if the legislatures in South Carolina and Georgia sign a bi-state boating compact.

Wed, 01/29/2014 - 12:04pm

A historical marker will soon be erected in the Carsville community by the Heritage Council of North Augusta to recognize the significant role the Society Building played in the community.

Wed, 01/29/2014 - 12:00pm

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 - 11:58am

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 - 11:55am

• 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 - 11:53am

Meet some area students.

Wed, 01/29/2014 - 11:50am

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

Wed, 01/29/2014 - 11:48am

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

Wed, 01/29/2014 - 11:46am

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 - 11:44am

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 - 12:12am

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 - 12:12am

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 - 12:12am

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 - 12:12am

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

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

Police Blotter, Jan. 29, 2014

Wed, 01/29/2014 - 12:11am