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We should be thankful that marketeers have yet to figure out how to commercialize Thanksgiving.

Wed, 11/21/2012 - 12:03am

Each year it seems we segue from Halloween to Christmas, skipping over Thanksgiving in between. We shouldn't.

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Wed, 11/21/2012 - 12:01am

Calendar of events for Columbia County. Need to promote a community event? Email the information to

Wed, 11/21/2012 - 12:00am

The Augusta Christian Lions beat Brentwood 98-28 while the Lady Lions lost 50-33 to Brentwood Tuesday night in both teams home- and season-opener.

Tue, 11/20/2012 - 10:40pm

The process to make permits available for Sunday alcohol sales is expected to take a few more weeks, according to a news release from North Augusta City Administrator Todd Glover.

Tue, 11/20/2012 - 8:07pm

Using surgical precision, Mina Patel carves fruits and vegetables into works of art.

Tue, 11/20/2012 - 8:04pm

Columbia County commissioners on Tuesday rejected a request to rehire Jimmy Vowell, a code compliance officer fired for entering a woman's home without permission.

Tue, 11/20/2012 - 7:54pm

North Augusta Public Safety is searching for five men in an armed robbery and shooting that left a 30-year-old with a gunshot wound in the foot. Police were called to the 100 block of Chalet North Court, off Bradleyville Road, about 9 p.m.

Tue, 11/20/2012 - 7:11pm

North Augusta investigators are asking for assistance in their search for a person who broke into several vehicles Friday evening. A black male driving a white SUV was seen on residential surveillance video committing the acts around 10 p.m.

Tue, 11/20/2012 - 7:10pm

The Family Y of North Augusta is offering an extended Drop and Shop for parents on Friday. Children can be dropped off at the Family Y from 8 a.m. to noon or from 4 to 8 p.m. Staff members will provide child care.

Tue, 11/20/2012 - 7:02pm

Renovations have begun on the Hammond Hills Suburban Club's pool. "This really is a community project," said club board vice president Sandy Zeller during a ceremony held at the pool Saturday.

Tue, 11/20/2012 - 1:42pm

SCHOOL: Hammond Hill Elementary GRADE: Second FAVORITE CLASS: Music FAVORITE LUNCH: Chips FAVORITE P.E. ACTIVITY: Throwing the bean bag HOBBIES: Cheerleading A ROLE MODEL OF MINE IS: my mom. WHEN I GROW UP, I WANT TO: be a teacher.

Tue, 11/20/2012 - 1:41pm

General news • Byron Thomas, a sophomore at the University of South Carolina Beaufort, was inducted into the Gamma Beta Phi Society on Nov. 11. The society is a national honor and service organization recognizing and promoting academic excellence.

Tue, 11/20/2012 - 1:36pm


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