My standards are out of whack and my rules are dumb. It took a teenager, my 16-year-old son, to raise awareness of these flaws in my construction. I am indebted to my child. He has shed doubt on all that I hold to be inalienable truths of parenthood.

Sun, 01/12/2014 - 12:01am

Organic gardening, once seen as something practiced only by health nuts and hippies, is no longer a fad. Everyone wants our food and our environment to be safe and healthy. Knowledge is the key to organic gardening.

Sun, 01/12/2014 - 12:01am

The outdoors were brutal last week with temperatures dipping into the teens, but officials at Mistletoe State Park want area residents to know the park is open year-round and programs are offered throughout the winter months.

Sun, 01/12/2014 - 12:01am

Residents of Woodbridge subdivision packed the Tuesday night meeting of the Columbia County Commission to oppose a proposed rezoning that would add 28 homes to a new development with access through Woodbridge Drive.

Sun, 01/12/2014 - 12:00am

Monday Cheese or pepperoni pizza Chicken and rice casserole Peanut butter, jelly sandwich Romaine garden salad Mixed vegetables Chilled pears Seasonal fresh fruit   Tuesday Beef soft taco, chips Grilled chicken sandwich Yogurt snack pack Steamed corn Carrot and...

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Sun, 01/12/2014 - 12:00am

The Evans High School Lady Knights basketball team beat Lakeside, 48-32, Friday night.

Sat, 01/11/2014 - 12:12am

The Evans High Schoool Knights boys basketball team beat Lakeside, 55-44, Friday night.

Fri, 01/10/2014 - 11:28pm

Three poeple were recently arrested for firing a gun outside a teen's home.

Fri, 01/10/2014 - 5:41pm

A Martinez teen died after a fire destroyed his home Friday morning.

Fri, 01/10/2014 - 12:52pm

An early morning fire injured an Autistic boy and destroyed his Martinez home on Friday.

Fri, 01/10/2014 - 9:55am

Building Activity: November reports New residential: Single family-attached: 3 Single family-detached: 4 New commercial: 2 Alterations/additions: Residential: 34 Commercial: 1...

Wed, 01/08/2014 - 10:37am

FIRST MONDAYS: 6:30 p.m., American Legion Auxiliary Unit 71 meets at 333 E. Spring Grove Ave.; call Linda Smiley at (803) 279-5074 MONDAYS AND THURSDAYS: 7-9 p.m. Mondays, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Thursdays; St. Bartholomew's Episcopal Church, 471 W.

Wed, 01/08/2014 - 10:36am

As Congress returns to session this week, one of the most pressing issue that should be addressed is the Affordable Care Act, said U.S. Rep. Joe Wilson during a press conference Friday at the Greater North Augusta Chamber of Commerce.

Wed, 01/08/2014 - 10:34am

Throughout January, the Nancy Carson Library will play host to Created Equal: America's Civil Rights Struggle.

Wed, 01/08/2014 - 10:32am