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Cardiologist to speak at prayer luncheon The 22nd Annual Mayor's Prayer Luncheon will be at noon Thursday at the North Augusta Community Center. The luncheon, with host Mayor Lark Jones, will feature Augusta cardiologist Dr.

Tue, 05/01/2012 - 6:17pm

The Yellow Jessamine Festival was held April 21 in downtown North Augusta.

Tue, 05/01/2012 - 6:15pm

Qualifiers The following students at North Augusta High School qualified for the state track meet: Girls: Alexus Williams, 100 meters; Brianna Trowell, discus, Deja Bryant, 200 meter; Williams, Nstasjia Dicks, Bryant and Ndidi Okafor, 4x400-meter relay. Boys: Ryan Mealing,...

Tue, 05/01/2012 - 6:11pm

Columbia County commissioners agreed to add warning beacons at three dangerous intersections and a sharp curve.

Tue, 05/01/2012 - 6:06pm

SPORT: Softball POSITION: Catcher AGE: 13 GRADE: Seventh SCHOOL: North Augusta Middle WHY DID YOU CHOOSE SOFTBALL? My mom plays softball and my dad plays baseball.

Tue, 05/01/2012 - 6:04pm

The Salvation Army unveiled a newly remodeled thrift store in North Augusta on Friday. The North Augusta Family Thrift Store at 1803 Knox Ave.

Tue, 05/01/2012 - 6:01pm

Man causes disturbance at D.A.R.E. function A North Augusta man was placed on trespass notice from North Augusta Elementary School on April 23 after getting upset that his son did not complete the D.A.R.E. program.

Tue, 05/01/2012 - 6:01pm

Debbie Fryer said the acting bug bit her when she watched her older brother act in a high school play. Intimidation kept her from trying out for a play until her late 20s. Now, 30 years later, she has been in about 50 productions.

Tue, 05/01/2012 - 5:59pm

Merriwether Elementary School will have a workday Saturday to create its outdoor classroom and garden, and the community is invited to help.

Tue, 05/01/2012 - 5:57pm

Area law enforcement agencies are warning the elderly that scammers are now using their love for their grandchildren as a way to scam money from them.

Tue, 05/01/2012 - 5:56pm

Aiken County aims to clear warrant log More than 2,000 people have the opportunity to get their slate wiped clean from the Aiken County Sheriff's Office this week.

Tue, 05/01/2012 - 5:56pm

Students at North Augusta High School learned that William Shakespeare's The Tragedy of Hamlet, Prince of Denmark can be applied to real life as they studied the play. "People go through messed-up things in their life," said Ariana Williams.

Tue, 05/01/2012 - 5:52pm

As mothers and sons entered Chick-fil-A of North Augusta on Friday evening, they crossed over a draw bridge into a medieval decorated castle for Mother-Son Date Knight.

Tue, 05/01/2012 - 5:49pm

Pupils showed off their handy skills with cups at Belvedere Elementary School on Friday during the school's speed stacking tournament.

Tue, 05/01/2012 - 5:45pm

A year after I arrived in North Augusta, I became involved with the North Augusta Cultural Arts Council after reading an article about Doris Sofge, one of our local artists.

Tue, 05/01/2012 - 5:41pm

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