Jeff Bumgardner dreamed of winning a Dove Award by the time he was 40. Then, the day before his 39th birthday, he did. "It's exciting and surreal for me," he said.

Tue, 10/29/2013 - 5:07pm

Surrounded by girls in pink shirts, Jennie Finch talked about her playing career and offered advice for furthering their own. "Know your weaknesses; know your strengths. Turn your weaknesses into strengths," Finch said. "You all have different gifts.

Tue, 10/29/2013 - 5:05pm

COLUMBIA - A creative costume touch for Halloween could bring infection and blindness. That's the warning of the U.S.

Tue, 10/29/2013 - 5:04pm

Eleven-year-old Blake Robinson sat spellbound as Eric Scites breathed streams of fire into the air, and Jamie Sherwood marveled at the fact that Scites told her exactly what she was thinking during the grand finale of the Spirits of Hallowed Eve Ghost Walk and Illusion Show at the Living History Par...

Tue, 10/29/2013 - 5:01pm

The Augusta/Aiken 2013 JDRF Walk to Cure Diabetes is more than just a walk to the Kaemmerlings - it's an effort that could have an impact on their lives and those of many other families.

Tue, 10/29/2013 - 4:59pm

The saying that if you love what you do, you'll never work a day in your life is true, said Russell Romanella, director of safety and mission assurance at NASA's John F. Kennedy Space Center.

Tue, 10/29/2013 - 4:57pm

Tamara and Chris James were heading home after a soccer game Saturday with their children, Angela, 7, and Michael, 5, when they noticed Georgia Avenue was blocked and the streets filled with the festivities of the 29th Annual Jack-O-Lantern Jubilee.

Tue, 10/29/2013 - 4:57pm

The government shutdown should have never occurred. Because the president and the Senate Democrats announced a tactic of no negotiation with House Republicans, the government's doors were closed for business for 16 days.

Tue, 10/29/2013 - 4:55pm

Teen arrested for threats in journal A North Augusta High School student was arrested Oct. 23 after his teacher found suicidal and threatening messages written in his class journal.

Tue, 10/29/2013 - 4:47pm

These are the bookings for the North Augusta Department of Public Safety for Oct. 17-24. Suspects are innocent until proven guilty.

Tue, 10/29/2013 - 4:47pm

For those who follow let me mark the way That the path may be more clear Let me move a rock or fallen tree For those loved ones I hold dear Let me walk the path in such a way That those who follow me May find that pathway easier Oh Lord please let that be And if I struggle with my load let me thin...

Tue, 10/29/2013 - 4:46pm

CMONA extends hours Community Ministry of North Augusta Thrift Store is extending its store hours. The new hours are Tuesday through Friday from 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. and Saturdays from 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. From Nov.

Tue, 10/29/2013 - 4:46pm

Animal Control: September Warning tickets 1 Animals turned in 48 Animals claimed 6 Court cases 0 Convictions 0 Health cases 0 Veterinarian cost $1,230 Pickup fines $225...

Tue, 10/29/2013 - 4:34pm

Oct. 30-Nov. 5: 30 - Johnny Johnson 30 - Laquista Satterwhite 4 - Patricia Mathis Reynolds If you or someone you know would like to include a birthday in NA Today, call Nikasha Dicks at (706) 823-3708 or e-mail nikasha.dicks@northaugustatoday.

Tue, 10/29/2013 - 4:34pm

THROUGH THURSDAY: Greater North Augusta Chamber of Commerce, 406 West Ave.

Tue, 10/29/2013 - 4:33pm