Because a large part of the news covered by any community newspaper tends to include schools, The News-Times often has the opportunity to highlight interesting efforts from students completing their senior projects.

Wed, 02/20/2013 - 12:04am

In his State of the Union speech, President Obama proposed universal pre-kindergarten despite the lack of documented success in such programs.

Wed, 02/20/2013 - 12:03am

It's been nearly 30 years since Monty McAvoy was murdered, and 30 years since a young newspaper intern was one of the first to hear about the death of his friend.

Wed, 02/20/2013 - 12:03am

Georgia lawmakers are more afraid of frying pans than guns.

Wed, 02/20/2013 - 12:02am


Wed, 02/20/2013 - 12:01am

DAR welcomes new members...

Wed, 02/20/2013 - 12:01am

Columbia County current events calendar, Feb. 20, 2013

Wed, 02/20/2013 - 12:00am

The Evans girls basketball team advanced to the second round of the GHSA Class AAAAA Girls State Basketball Tournament with a 62-57 win over Bradwell Institute.

Tue, 02/19/2013 - 9:38pm

Get ready to kick off spring with the new Spring Fest 2013, which is replacing the Yellow Jessamine Festival. We will enjoy various exhibits and events that will take place in different venues throughout our lovely city.

Tue, 02/19/2013 - 4:36pm

BEHIND THE VEIL MINISTRIES INTERNATIONAL • Prayer group meets at 11 a.m. Fridays in the sanctuary. BELVEDERE FIRST BAPTIST • VBS Start-Up will be 7 p.m. Sunday in the fellowship hall.

Tue, 02/19/2013 - 4:33pm

Many stories were shared Saturday night as honorees were recognized during the North Augusta Sports Commission's eighth annual Sports Hall of Fame banquet.

Tue, 02/19/2013 - 4:08pm

COLUMBIA - Lawmakers in South Carolina and Georgia may be ready to cooperate over the Savannah River for a change. A half-dozen members of the Georgia House and Senate met Feb.

Tue, 02/19/2013 - 4:07pm

Quidditch tournament coming in March The 2013 International Quidditch Association Southern Regional Championship is coming to Riverview Park on March 2-3.

Tue, 02/19/2013 - 4:06pm