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Tue, 03/12/2013 - 9:51pm

Columbia County's school board Tuesday agreed to take on more oversight of finances of school parent groups.

Tue, 03/12/2013 - 7:06pm

An animal rescue group ordered to close by state officials is planning to hold a rally before the March 18 Columbia County Commission meeting, but state officials say they still expect the rescue to shut down as scheduled.

Tue, 03/12/2013 - 6:58pm

Columbia County commissioners plan to allow rebates for tax overpayments for more than the three years required by state law.

Tue, 03/12/2013 - 4:55pm

Hammond Hill Elementary School's 60th anniversary has brought with it prestigious accolades.

Mon, 03/11/2013 - 7:38pm
Mon, 03/11/2013 - 6:32pm

General news • The South Carolina Governor's School for the Arts and Humanities will present its spring wind ensemble concert March 25 at the Gunter Theatre of Peace Center in Greenville.

Mon, 03/11/2013 - 6:22pm

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.

Mon, 03/11/2013 - 6:21pm

SPORT: Baseball POSITION: Second base AGE: 17 GRADE: 11th 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.

Mon, 03/11/2013 - 6:21pm

BELVEDERE FIRST BAPTIST • The Easter egg hunt is March 23 from 1 to 4 p.m. on the fellowship hall and church grounds.

Mon, 03/11/2013 - 6:20pm

News Notes...

Mon, 03/11/2013 - 6:20pm

These are the bookings for the North Augusta Department of Public Safety for Feb. 25-March 7. Suspects are innocent until proven guilty. Feb. 25 Benjamin Coleman Smith, 29, driving under the influence Feb.

Mon, 03/11/2013 - 6:19pm

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.

Mon, 03/11/2013 - 6:05pm

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. Visit www.retooolyourschool.

Mon, 03/11/2013 - 6:05pm

The North Augusta Junior Women's League will have its second annual Roasting on the River on Saturday. The event will be at 6 p.m.

Mon, 03/11/2013 - 6:02pm