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Children were not fearful of food concoctions such as monster vomit, sea creature tentacles and preserved stink bugs at Food Fear Factor held Friday at Nancy Carson Library in North Augusta.

Tue, 07/24/2012 - 4:41pm

  Do the dog days of summer seem more like wolves howling at the door? Is the electric bill double or triple the heat index? Even though it seems like we will never be cool again, one day the heater will be turned on and a sweater will become part of the wardrobe yet again. Until then, there ar...

Tue, 07/24/2012 - 4:40pm

Josh Prescott believes in two things: doing an honest job and giving a fair price. As of the owner of Prescott & Sons Construction, along with his wife, Ashley, Josh said he believes that business model has created their success.

Tue, 07/24/2012 - 4:14pm

The Food 2 Fight Hunger drive, which pitted Columbia and Richmond counties against each other, raised 5,115 pounds of food. Richmond County was declared the winner, collecting 2,600 pounds of food.

Tue, 07/24/2012 - 1:05pm

During an isolated, but strong Monday storm, lightning struck the Columbia County Emergency Operations Center.

Tue, 07/24/2012 - 12:40pm

With the help of savings from construction projects and the use of sales-tax funds, Columbia County officials Tuesday approved a half-mill cut in property taxes.

Tue, 07/24/2012 - 11:39am

Former Columbia County Commissioner Scott Dean's adopted daughter, Marlin, was arrested Saturday charged with stealing jewelry from her adopted mother.

Mon, 07/23/2012 - 9:00am

The addition of an extra penny on each dollar of purchases won't have a burdensome affect on consumers.

Sat, 07/21/2012 - 11:15pm

"Experience and dedication" show Carolyn Chase to be the right choice for the District 1 School Board seat.

Sat, 07/21/2012 - 11:15pm

Roxanne Whitaker and Carolyn Chase are the best choices in the upcoming school board elections.

Sat, 07/21/2012 - 11:15pm

Support Troiano for magistrate

Sat, 07/21/2012 - 11:14pm

The feds should have done more to notify local governments when making a change in law that affected disabled veterans.

Sat, 07/21/2012 - 11:14pm

Lee Benedict, who made it a hobby of accusing others of violating ethics policies, is in hot water over a violation of election law.

Sat, 07/21/2012 - 11:14pm

At age 87, Hugh Fuller still enjoys home-grown tomatoes from his garden.

Sat, 07/21/2012 - 11:13pm

Gray leaft spot and fall webworms can destory plants and trees.

Sat, 07/21/2012 - 11:13pm

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