Small Business Person of the Year nominations taken Nominations are being accepted for the Greater North Augusta Chamber of Commerce's Small Business Person of the Year through Aug. 24.
International Paper accepting grants The Augusta mill of the International Paper Foundation is accepting grant applications through Aug. 31. The group focuses on environmental education and literacy. Grant funds will be distributed Oct. 15.
When Shirlonda Evans first asked the youths if they wanted to own their own business, 10-year-old Dana Alexander was the only one who said she did. Dana said she wanted to be a fashion designer.
Chick-fil-A restaurants were a lot busier Aug. 1, and it had more to do with customers coming out to support the company executive's views on marriage than simply wanting a chicken sandwich.
Shopping sensibly seems to be a passion of mine. The only thing that I don't find fun is back-to-school shopping.
Criminal sexual conduct: 2
Aggravated assault: 3
Breaking and entering: 8
Larceny of motor vehicles: 6
THROUGH AUG. 17: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.; North Augusta Family Y camp for ages 5-12; Family Y, 401 W. Martintown Road; (803) 278-0882 MONDAYS: 7-9 p.m.
More than 24,000 pupils in Columbia County returned to school Tuesday.
The second day of the trial of Lawanda Concettes Tripp, 41, of Martinez, begins Tuesday. She's accused in the November 2009 death of 22-month-old Teaira Michele Hall, who was in her care.
Authorities have arrested a second man in a June shooting that started with an argument over a basketball game at an Evans apartment complex.
Someone created a fake Facebook page for 12th District runoff candidate Lee Anderson last weekend.
Black-eyed Susans are easy to grow, and useful indoors for cut-flower arrangements.
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