I would like to thank the people of North Augusta for their prayers and support during my City Council tenure the last 12 years. I have enjoyed serving as City Council member and have appreciated the opportunity to learn and grow.

Tue, 02/26/2013 - 2:10pm

"There, but for the grace of God, go I." I have said this to many people over the years.

Tue, 02/26/2013 - 2:09pm

This year's Relay for Life North Augusta/Midland Valley will be a celebration of birthdays in more than one way. The event is scheduled for May 10 at North Augusta High School, and the theme is Celebrating 100 Years of Hope.

Tue, 02/26/2013 - 2:08pm

When Andrea Spano showed an interest in art in grade school, her mother encouraged her. "I was the kid that had four shoe boxes of crayons in my room," she said. "I remember it was like opening a treasure chest when I played with my crayons.

Tue, 02/26/2013 - 2:07pm

On my Honor I will do my best to do my duty to God and my Country and to obey the scout law. To help other people at all times To keep myself physically strong, mentally awake and morally straight.

Tue, 02/26/2013 - 2:06pm

A 14-year-old boy brought a gun to an event for children at First Baptist Church of North Augusta on Friday, according to a North Augusta Public Safety incident report. A lieutenant found the .

Tue, 02/26/2013 - 2:05pm

SPORT: Basketball POSITION: Small forward AGE: 12 GRADE: Seventh SCHOOL: Merriwether Middle WHY DID YOU CHOOSE BASKETBALL? When I was 8, I started watching basketball and it clicked. It was something I wanted to do.

Tue, 02/26/2013 - 2:04pm

SCHOOL: Hammond Hill Elementary GRADE: Kindergarten FAVORITE CLASS: P.E. FAVORITE LUNCH: Corn FAVORITE P.E. ACTIVITY: Basketball HOBBIES: Play with my sister and my toys A ROLE MODEL OF MINE IS: my papa.

Tue, 02/26/2013 - 2:03pm

Register for Miracle League Registration is open for the Miracle League's spring season. The Miracle League is a baseball league designed for children and adults with physical and developmental disabilities.

Tue, 02/26/2013 - 2:02pm

BEHIND THE VEIL MINISTRIES INTERNATIONAL • Prayer group meets at 11 a.m. Fridays in the sanctuary. BELVEDERE FIRST BAPTIST • Connection 101 class for new members and potential church members will begin Sunday at 9:15 a.m.

Tue, 02/26/2013 - 2:01pm

THROUGH FEB. 28: Brian Rust exhibit featuring sculptures, mixed media collages and found object sculptural installations; Sacred Heart Cultural Center, 1301 Greene Street, Augusta THROUGH FEB.

Tue, 02/26/2013 - 2:01pm

The Nancy Carson Library is seeking Lego donations for its Lego Club. The Lego Club, geared toward pupils in kindergarten through fifth grades, meet the last Friday of the month at 4:30 p.m.

Tue, 02/26/2013 - 2:00pm

Leadership Aiken County is working on a Safe Routes to School project in the Crosland Park neighborhood in Aiken.

Tue, 02/26/2013 - 2:00pm

Arrests December reports Male: 523 Female: 348 White: 486 Hispanic: 42 Black: 343 Over 17: 850 Under 17: 21...

Tue, 02/26/2013 - 1:59pm

MONDAYS AND TUESDAYS THROUGH APRIL 9: 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.; free income tax preparation for low- and middle-income taxpayers by AARP Tax-Aide; Nancy Carson Library,135 Edgefield Road; make an appointment, (803) 279-5767 MONDAYS AND THURSDAYS: 7-9 p.m.

Tue, 02/26/2013 - 1:59pm