North Augusta High School's Class of 2016 will be the first to experience a freshman academy. The Aiken County school board voted unanimously Feb. 28 to approve funding for the academy for the 2012-13 year.
With red shirts and blue hair, teachers Hope Bussey and Robin Wates transformed into Thing 1 and Thing 2, respectively, for their classes at Hammond Hill Elementary School on Thursday. As Wates read Dr.
NAME: Danny C. Akin Jr. HOMETOWN: North Augusta OCCUPATION: Grocery stocker at Kroger FAMILY: Wife, Sandra; and two daughters PETS: Nick and Monk (dogs); Bailey (cat) SOMETHING YOU WOULD LIKE TO TRY: "A lot of things.
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For March 7-13:
10 – Amy Holbrook
11 – Janet Hiett
11 – Christine Stanford
11 – Kaden Graham
13 – Bailey Bolton
13 – Courtney Bolton
13 – Jamie Bolton
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Authorities arrested a Harlem woman Monday after a neighbor found two of her young children in the street. Kaneesha Yevette Johnson, 21, of the 6400 block of Campbell's Way, was charged with contributing to the deprivation of a minor.
• A woman told police a four-wheeler was stolen from her yard then confiscated by police last week. On March 1, the victim said a friend called and told her that her four-wheeler had been confiscated by the police.
The following is a list of persons arrested for various criminal and traffic offenses by area law enforcement authorities and taken to the McDuffie County Law Enforcement Center in Thomson from Feb. 27-March 6, 2012.