Stories by Crystal Garcia

Articles from the Crystal Garcia section archive

Monday, July 6, 2009

Recreation sports are man's ministry

NORTH AUGUSTA --- There's always a smile on Rick Meyer's face when he talks about youth sports.
By Crystal Garcia

Friday, June 19, 2009

Reverse missions team reaches out to Hispanics

NORTH AUGUSTA --- With the help of eight missionaries from Guatemala, TrueNorth Church spent the past week building relationships with the Hispanic community in North Augusta.
By Crystal Garcia

Saturday, June 13, 2009

Newest market earning raves

NORTH AUGUSTA --- Regulars of the Brick Yard Market have learned a valuable lesson about shopping for locally grown produce -- show up early before it's all gone.
By Crystal Garcia

Monday, June 1, 2009

Monday, May 25, 2009

Area Memorial Day events honor, remember fallen heroes

By Crystal Garcia and Jonathan Overstreet

Saturday, May 23, 2009

Jackets to play college ball

After a district championship, North Augusta High School had two players sign letters of intent to play collegiate baseball this week.
By Crystal Garcia

Monday, May 11, 2009

Coach rocks in tribute to Elvis

Russell Schneider knows how to get a room of elderly women's hearts pumping wildly.
By Crystal Garcia

Thursday, March 26, 2009

North Augusta event welcomes spring

North Augusta will celebrate spring with music, dance, art, pottery and gardening tips Saturday at the Yellow Jessamine Festival at Boeckh Park in Hammond's Ferry off Crystal Lake Drive.
By Crystal Garcia

Tuesday, March 3, 2009

New Public Safety chief is selected

The North Augusta Department of Public Safety has named an outsider to be the new director of public safety. John Thomas, of Clinton, S.C., will replace Lee Wetherington, who retired in February ...
By Crystal Garcia

Monday, March 2, 2009

North Augusta announces new director of public safety

John Thomas was officially recognized as the new North Augusta director of public safety at tonight’s city council meeting.
By Crystal Garcia

Thursday, Feb. 26, 2009

Buying, selling of secondhand goods on rise

As a mother, Karen Thompson learned that children's clothing is expensive because children grow quickly. When her daughter outgrew her clothing, Mrs. Thompson didn't want to just give it away.
By Crystal Garcia

Sunday, Feb. 15, 2009

Saying 'yes' again

When Rudy Brostrom ties a knot, it doesn't come undone.
By Crystal Garcia

Tuesday, Feb. 10, 2009

Saturday, Jan. 31, 2009

States' symbols help to preserve culture

Georgia and South Carolina share more than the reptiles swimming in the Savannah River.
By Crystal Garcia

Saturday, Dec. 27, 2008

North Augusta

Just across the 13th Street Bridge, the growing city of North Augusta works hard to maintain small-town charms.
By Crystal Garcia

Friday, Dec. 5, 2008

Shelter space lacking for homeless

Awakening to boots filled with water after a rainstorm, James Goodwin decided that five days in the woods was enough.
By Crystal Garcia

Thursday, Nov. 27, 2008

Star club asks for lights out

The Astronomy Club of Augusta asked North Augusta about a year ago to consider helping eliminate light pollution. On Monday the North Augusta City Council will meet to approve a final reading of ...
By Crystal Garcia

Thursday, Nov. 13, 2008

Special ed students gain work experience

Twice a week, high school students staff Sunrise Grill in North Augusta doing behind-the-scenes work.
By Crystal Garcia
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