Stories by Crystal Garcia

Thursday, Sept. 13, 2012

N. Augusta awards business honor

NORTH AUGUSTA - Janet Baumgardner, owner of Comfort Keepers, was named 2012 Small Business Person of the Year at the Greater North Augusta Chamber of Commerce Expo on Thursday.
By Crystal Garcia

Sunday, July 29, 2012

Murdock's musical journey stops in North Augusta

Carey Murdock's musical career has taken him on a journey from North Augusta to living in Nashville, Tenn., and recently touring in Europe.
By Crystal Garcia

Friday, July 27, 2012

New chamber president announced

Terra Carroll will take over as president and CEO for the Greater North Augusta Chamber of Commerce.
By Crystal Garcia

Friday, July 20, 2012

Kids face fears in food challenge

Meghan Harrison survived more than 10 rounds of food but was done when she was presented the mushrooms.
By Crystal Garcia

Saturday, June 23, 2012

Amatuer radio operators enjoy Field Day

Members of the North Augusta Belvedere Radio Club are taking part in the annual Field Day event this weekend, giving the community an opportunity to learn about ham radio.
By Crystal Garcia

Friday, June 1, 2012

North Augusta celebrates graduation

In his speech Friday, valedictorian Will Harris challenged his classmates to write their own compelling life stories.
By Crystal Garcia

Wednesday, April 18, 2012

Yellow Jessamine Festival is Saturday in North Augusta

North Augusta will celebrate the arts once more with the Yellow Jessamine Festival downtown on Saturday, April 21.
By Crystal Garcia

Friday, April 6, 2012

Belvedere couple is RV royalty

BELVEDERE -- Leon and LaNelle Ishmael met on the road and now wear crowns -- recently named Family Campers & RVers International Retiree King and Queen.
By Crystal Garcia

Tuesday, Jan. 31, 2012

Survivor to students: Don't text and drive

The gash on 20-year-old Ashley Marriah's forehead and the gravel stuck in her arm are permanent reminders of her June 26 accident on Interstate 385 in South Carolina's Upstate. It happened while ...
By Crystal Garcia

Sunday, Jan. 1, 2012

Youth ballfield tops list of improvements

North Augusta is set to see a number of improvements at Riverview Park in 2012. Construction began in September and is expected to be finished in the spring.
By Crystal Garcia

Tuesday, Dec. 6, 2011

Black college student decides not to hang rebel flag

Byron Thomas, a North Augusta High School graduate, has decided not to hang a Confederate flag in his dorm room window at the University of South Carolina Beaufort after all.
By Crystal Garcia

Wednesday, Nov. 30, 2011

North Augusta names new administrator

NORTH AUGUSTA — Todd Glover will be North Augusta's new city administrator, Mayor Lark Jones announced.
By Crystal Garcia

Wednesday, Aug 10, 2011

North Augusta official takes job with utility

NORTH AUGUSTA - City Administrator Sam Bennett has announced that he will leave to work as the manager of economic development with Santee Cooper in Moncks Corner, S.C.
By Crystal Garcia

Monday, March 7, 2011

N. Augusta wreckers fume over policy changes

NORTH AUGUSTA -- The North Augusta Department of Public Safety is looking to make changes in regulations for its wrecker rotation list, which has local wreckers upset.
By Crystal Garcia

Thursday, March 3, 2011

Legion weighs new building standards

Members of the Jesse C. Lynch Memorial American Legion Post 71 in North Augusta had hoped to move into a new building in July, but that schedule is in jeopardy now.
By Crystal Garcia

Monday, July 19, 2010

Renovations to begin on old Municipal Building

North Augusta City Council has approved renovating the old Municipal Building on East Buena Vista Avenue.
By Crystal Garcia

Sunday, May 30, 2010

Woman strives to serve North Augusta

Pat Carpenter has spent her life giving back to her hometown of North Augusta.
By Crystal Garcia

Monday, Feb. 15, 2010

Development plan wins round

The North Augusta City Council gave tentative approval to a new mixed-use development tonight.
By Crystal Garcia
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