Dr. Sandra Carraway sworn in as the Columbia County school Superintendent.

Tue, 06/25/2013 - 4:51pm

Every American either has been directly affected or knows someone who has had trouble securing a job as a result of our struggling economy. The good news is that U.S.

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Biologist, writer and ecologist Rachel Carson once wrote: "Those who dwell among the beauties and mysteries of the earth are never alone or weary of life.

Tue, 06/25/2013 - 3:11pm

The Family Y North Augusta camp was visited by Mike Adams and Melissa Burbury of Advance Services Pest Control on June 18. Campers learned about different kinds of bugs and got to see them up close. The Sgt.

Tue, 06/25/2013 - 3:11pm

Local pharmacist is named association's president Steve McElmurray, RPh, of Parks Pharmacy, was installed as the 2013-14 president and board chairman of the South Carolina Pharmacy Associa­tion on June 7.

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• Registration will be held Aug. 1 from 10 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. A parent or legal guardian must register the pupil, pay a $45 fee and provide current information on the registration card. • Open house will be held Aug. 16 from 2 to 4 p.m.

Tue, 06/25/2013 - 3:10pm

Elisabeth Harkins hopes that her efforts to raise awareness about scoliosis will lead parents to get their children screened for it early to prevent the need for surgery. Scoliosis is a curvature of the spine and can be S-shaped or C-shaped.

Tue, 06/25/2013 - 3:09pm

Construction on phase one of North Augusta High School's master plan is expected to begin in October or November. The Aiken County school board gave final approval for the project earlier this month. The project is budgeted for about $11 million.

Tue, 06/25/2013 - 3:04pm

Urgent need for blood donors Shepeard Community Blood Center, which serves 21 hospitals, is in urgent need of blood donors. All blood types are in demand, according to a news release.

Tue, 06/25/2013 - 3:00pm

Most people think a cell phone will serve them in an emergency. But a cell phone only works if the cell phone tower works. If it doesn't, that's where amateur radio operators come in.

Tue, 06/25/2013 - 2:59pm

In rugby, there's no such thing as one key player. "Every player is a ball carrier. … Everyone is a running back. Everyone is a crucial member of the team.

Tue, 06/25/2013 - 2:57pm

This is the time of year when adolescents escape tardy bells and the conformity of classrooms to let loose at summer camps. I, too, have decided to participate in a summer camp.

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MONDAYS AND THURSDAYS: 7-9 p.m. Mondays, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Thursdays; St. Bartholomew's Episcopal Church, 471 W.

Tue, 06/25/2013 - 2:53pm