The Columbia County Board of Education, looking for options to filling a nearly $5 million budget deficit, likely will consider a tax increase when they meet Tuesday, May 14.

Sat, 05/11/2013 - 11:00pm
Fri, 05/10/2013 - 5:44pm

Retiring Columbia County School Superintendent Charles Nagle took equal parts praise and good-natured ribbing during a reception Thursday, May 9, 2013.

Fri, 05/10/2013 - 3:41pm

North Augusta City Council said farewell to one councilman and welcomed two new members during the regular meeting Monday night. Outgoing councilman Arthur Shealy was recognized by Mayor Lark Jones for his service to North Augusta.

Fri, 05/10/2013 - 12:23pm

The Grovetown Heritage Festival, rained out last month, has been rescheduled for Saturday, May 11, 2013 at Liberty Park.

Thu, 05/09/2013 - 2:20pm

Grovetown officials shut down Robinson Avenue for nearly two hours while they investigated a package containing a suspicious substance.

Thu, 05/09/2013 - 11:47am

The Lakeside Panthers were swept from the GHSA Class AAAAA state baseball tournament, losing 4-3 and 7-0 to Whitewater Wednesday night.

Wed, 05/08/2013 - 9:57pm

North Augusta Girl Scout Olivia Bernard was among 32 Girl Scouts recognized Sunday with the Gold Award by the Girl Scouts of South Carolina-Mountains to Midlands. The ceremony was held at Presbyterian College.

Wed, 05/08/2013 - 5:57pm

The annual Stamp Out Hunger food drive will be held Saturday. To participate, leave a sturdy bag with non-perishable food items next to your mailbox prior to the regular mail delivery time on Saturday.

Wed, 05/08/2013 - 5:45pm

The Arts and Heritage Center of North Augusta is seeking votes to win a year subscription to OnCell's Quest program. The program will help enhance the Historic North Augusta Driving Tour app created last year.

Wed, 05/08/2013 - 5:32pm

North Augusta/Midland Valley Relay for Life will be held Friday from 6 p.m. to midnight at North Augusta High School's track. The annual event benefits the American Cancer Society. This year's goal is $35,000.

Wed, 05/08/2013 - 5:25pm

North Augusta Public Safety will have active shooter training exercises today and Thursday. The training will be held at the substation on West Five Notch Road and will move to Mossy Creek Elementary School at 3 p.m. each day.

Wed, 05/08/2013 - 2:38pm

The annual Mayor’s Prayer Luncheon was held Thursday at the North Augusta Community Center....

Wed, 05/08/2013 - 2:28pm

North Augusta's mayor, city council and department directors gathered at the Municipal Building on Thursday for the annual North Augusta Forward retreat.

Wed, 05/08/2013 - 2:27pm

Residents of Stratford subdivision react to the arrest of Laurie Vanover, former neighborhood association treasuer accused of stealing more than a quarter-million dollars.

Wed, 05/08/2013 - 7:51am