Stories by Crystal Garcia

Monday, May 10, 2010

North Augustan dies after graduation

Samantha Cawthorne, 21, died in a rollerblading accident two days after graduating from Clemson.
By Crystal Garcia and Stephanie Toone

Tuesday, Feb. 16, 2010

McDaniel named N. Augusta's top citizen

History lover Jeanne McDaniel was named the 2009 Citizen of the Year by the Greater North Augusta Chamber of Commerce.
By Crystal Garcia

North Augusta chamber Citizen of Year

The North Augusta Chamber of Commerce named Jeanne McDaniel its Citizen of the Year Tuesday night.
By Crystal Garcia

Monday, Feb. 15, 2010

N. Augusta council favors development

NORTH AUGUSTA -- City Council approved on second reading tonight a mixed-use development plan.
By Crystal Garcia

Tuesday, Jan. 26, 2010

Friday, Dec. 11, 2009

Special education pupils practice life skills

NORTH AUGUSTA --- For a group of special education pupils at two elementary schools, a Christmas shopping trip Thursday was as much about learning as it was about fun.
By Crystal Garcia

Monday, Dec. 7, 2009

Monday, Nov. 16, 2009

Saturday, Nov. 14, 2009

Tutoring, clubs benefit apartment residents

NORTH AUGUSTA --- Missionaries with Fairview Presbyterian Church in North Augusta are teaching one apartment community a variety of life skills.
By Crystal Garcia

Wednesday, Nov. 11, 2009

Younger veterans sought for organizations

NORTH AUGUSTA --- When Veterans Day rolls around, Bob Ramsey enjoys sharing his exploits and those of other soldiers with youngsters such as Emily Mullner.
By Crystal Garcia

Tuesday, Nov. 3, 2009

Development wins initial OK

By Crystal Garcia

Tuesday, Oct. 27, 2009

Tiny organisms teach lessons at Brick Pond Park

When Darius Bailey skimmed the pond bottoms at Brick Pond Park with a dip net to see what resides there, a squiggly black worm caught his attention and he immediately remembered seeing it on cable ...
By Crystal Garcia

Monday, Sept. 28, 2009

Ironman hits goal for cause and self

Robert Johnson is meeting his New Year's resolution and gathering money along the way.
By Crystal Garcia

Thursday, Aug 20, 2009

Local authors to gather at Nancy Carson Library

NORTH AUGUSTA --- Tales of a possum and spiritual readings are just two themes to be represented by local authors at tonight's Book Bash.
By Crystal Garcia

Wednesday, Aug 12, 2009

Bookbags filled after faith-filled study in North Augusta

NORTH AUGUSTA --- Bookbags filled with age-appropriate school supplies signaled the end of a summer outdoor Bible club at Summerfield Park on Tuesday.
By Crystal Garcia

Monday, Aug 3, 2009

Some say smoking ban a bummer for business

Michael Allen predicted the city of Aiken's smoking ban would hurt his downtown business and others like it.
By Crystal Garcia and Preston Sparks

Friday, July 17, 2009

Overgrown properties on the rise this summer

Local cities and counties are seeing an increase in property-maintenance violations this summer now that the drought is over.
By Crystal Garcia

Wednesday, July 15, 2009

Older vets and recruits get to share experience

FORT JACKSON, S.C. --- Veterans from American Legion Post 71 looked on Tuesday at what appeared to be an attack on a military convoy.
By Crystal Garcia

Monday, July 13, 2009

Saturday, July 11, 2009

One small fry to go, please

NORTH AUGUSTA --- Tonya Tillman said she never expected her first child would be born at one of her favorite restaurants.
By Crystal Garcia
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