COLUMBIA -- Mary Dykes, a North Augusta resident for 50 years, says before policymakers make it easier for the community to purchase alcohol, they should consider its impact on young people. She's concerned about legislation moving forward in the S.
Music in the Park will feature Savannah River Winds at 7 p.m. Thursday at Maude Edenfield Park. The program will include highlights from West Side Story and a piece called Dakota composed by Jacob de Haan, according to band director Richard Brasco.
Suzanne Fletcher is excited about promoting business in her hometown. Fletcher, who recently joined the Greater North Augusta Chamber of Commerce, is tasked with working on member relations. "I'm so excited about it," she said. "I'm from here.
After a rocky start to the opening of North Augusta's first splash pad last year, it will open on schedule for the 2012 season on Saturday. The splash pad, located at Summerfield Park on Old Edgefield Road, will be open 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. daily.
Columbia County officials recently fired two Recreation Department employees after they attempted to circumvent pay rules for some staff members.
An employee disciplinary report filed with the county Human Resources Department on Feb.