Columbia County property taxes will rise next year after the school board Tuesday, May 28, 2013, approved a 1-mill tax hike to help fill an $11.5 million budget deficit.

Tue, 05/28/2013 - 7:20pm

The Jesse C. Lynch Memorial American Legion Post 71 held its annual Memorial Day ceremony Monday at Wade Hampton Park.

Tue, 05/28/2013 - 4:37pm

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Tue, 05/28/2013 - 1:14pm

SCHOOL: Hammond Hill Elementary GRADE: Fifth FAVORITE CLASS: Social studies FAVORITE LUNCH: Pizza FAVORITE P.E. ACTIVITY: Soccer HOBBIES: Drawing A ROLE MODEL OF MINE IS: my mom. WHEN I GROW UP, I WANT TO: be a cosmetologist.

Tue, 05/28/2013 - 12:59pm

General news • Hillman Garrett Dorn of North Augusta made the dean's list at The Citadel for the 2012-13 spring semester. • George Mitchell Taylor of North Augusta received the Gold Star award from The Citadel during the 2012-13 spring semester.

Tue, 05/28/2013 - 12:58pm

SPORT: Softball POSITION: Second base AGE: 18 GRADE: 12th SCHOOL: Victory Christian WHAT IS THE MOST DIFFICULT THING TO DO IN SOFTBALL? Fielding STANDOUT MOMENT: When I caught the b...

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Zabian Lee Adams Elizabeth Noelle Alabaugh Joshua Serviera Allen Martrell Shabazz Allen Justin Wallace Anderson Kylie Michelle Bennett Stefanie Arlene Bloedel * Alivia Brooks Bryan Haley Cecilia Bryant ** Alexander Caldwell Cain Ashlyn Nicole Carpenter Cassey Nicole Carroll Marissa Nicole Cash Rebek...

Tue, 05/28/2013 - 12:53pm

Cancer survivor celebration Hammond House, 128 Walnut Lane, will have a free cancer survivor celebration at noon June 27 for survivors and their families. Lunch will be served.

Tue, 05/28/2013 - 12:52pm

This time of year always makes me reflect on the accomplishments made by students, teachers and employees of the school district. I am one of those individuals who chose a career doing what best suited me and my skill set.

Tue, 05/28/2013 - 12:51pm

Family Promise of Augusta is looking for spiritual walls to provide shelter for those in need. "We're a homeless shelter for families," said director Sarah MacDonald. "We actually house the families within church walls.

Tue, 05/28/2013 - 12:50pm