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During its first meeting of 2013, the Columbia County Planning Commission denied rezoning nearly 50 acres behind Pumpkin Center for a single-family residential development.

Fri, 01/04/2013 - 9:29am

Customers will soon be able to rent access to Columbia County's new broadband network.

Thu, 01/03/2013 - 9:53am

Roadhouse Rib Palace will open Thursday, Jan. 10 on Furys Ferry Road in the building that once housed Sonic.

Wed, 01/02/2013 - 6:55pm

Columbia County responded to a lawsuit filed by a woman claiming a Code Enforcement officer entered her home without permission.

Wed, 01/02/2013 - 6:11pm

Columbia County authorities are trying to identify two people in connection to a Christmas Eve theft.

Wed, 01/02/2013 - 2:48pm

Reviewing the year gone by gives plenty of opportunities to see high and low points, and probably some best forgotten.

Wed, 01/02/2013 - 1:10pm

The treasurer of the Stratford Community Association is being investigated for the theft of nearly $200,000 from the homeowners association bank account.

Wed, 01/02/2013 - 12:52pm

Diane Boyd loves a challenge when it comes to creating and transforming items. "I love crafting," she said. "I like taking old things and making them new. I like finding objects and working with them. They see junk, but I see something new.

Wed, 01/02/2013 - 12:10pm

SCHOOL: Hammond Hill Elementary GRADE: First FAVORITE CLASS: Science FAVORITE LUNCH: Pizza FAVORITE P.E. ACTIVITY: Warm-ups HOBBIES: Playing in my backyard A ROLE MODEL OF MINE IS: Jarvis Jones (University of Georgia linebacker).

Wed, 01/02/2013 - 12:09pm

General news • The Area II spelling bee will be held Jan. 10 at 4:30 p.m. in the North Augusta High School auditorium. • An informational meeting will be held at 6:30 p.m. Feb. 5 for North Augusta area schools at North Augusta Elementary School.

Wed, 01/02/2013 - 12:08pm

SPORT: Basketball POSITION: Point guard and shooting guard AGE: 14 GRADE: Eighth SCHOOL: North Augusta Middle WHY DID YOU CHOOSE BASKETBALL? My dad introduced the game to me and I've loved it ever since.

Wed, 01/02/2013 - 12:07pm

Friday • Victory Christian vs. Southside Christian, 6 p.m. • Fox Creek High at Hunter-Kinard-Tyler High, 6 p.m. Saturday • North Augusta High (junior varsity girls) vs Greenbrier, 3 p.m. • Fox Creek High at Westminster, 3:30 p.m.

Wed, 01/02/2013 - 12:06pm

*Aiken County Public Schools and Edgefield County School District are on winter break through Jan. 4.

Wed, 01/02/2013 - 12:06pm

Citizen of the Year nominations The Greater North Augusta Chamber of Commerce is accepting nominations for Citizen of the Year. Nominees should be a resident of North Augusta. Past recipients cannot be nominated.

Wed, 01/02/2013 - 12:05pm

These are the bookings for the North Augusta Department of Public Safety for Dec. 7-13. Suspects are innocent until proven guilty.

Wed, 01/02/2013 - 12:05pm

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