Team bring home wins
Belvedere Elementary School's speed stacking team competed in the Southeast Regional Stacking Tournament in Euharlee, Ga. on March 2.
Brenna Cooper placed first for cycle in her age division with a time of 13.86 seconds.
POSITION: Second base
SCHOOL: Fox Creek High
WHY DID YOU CHOOSE BASEBALL? I used to play all three sports (football, basketball and baseball), but I was the best at baseball so I decided to stick with it.
These are the bookings for the North Augusta Department of Public Safety for Feb. 25-March 7. Suspects are innocent until proven guilty.
Benjamin Coleman Smith, 29, driving under the influence
Bridge too high for jump
A 21-year-old Aiken man who climbed over the side of the Fifth Street bridge after a short chase later told an officer that he didn't jump because of how far he would have fallen.
Paine in running for imrovements
Paine College is a finalist in Home Depot's 2013 Retool Your School campus improvement program.
Finalists are competing for $225,000 in grants for on-campus improvement projects.
Department of Public Safety
Fines and forfeitures: $73,252
Municipal court cases: 446
Jury trials requested: 31
Larceny of motor vehicles: 7
Traffic warnings: 823
Non-traffic arrests: 193
Traffic arrests: 816
Calls for service: 4,...
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