Stories by Julia Sellers

Saturday, March 19, 2011

Photographer specializes in equine events

Capturing the perfect frame of a horse at the peak of its jump is a one-click opportunity for Anna Ehmen.
By Julia Sellers

Wednesday, March 9, 2011

Globetrotters' latest hoops innovation is 4-point shot

Hitting a 4-point shot at 35 feet from the basket has become a new crowd-pleaser for Wun "The Shot" Versher and his fellow Harlem Globetrotters.
By Julia Sellers

Book lovers have lots of options

Three writers' series with local colleges offer literary lovers and budding authors a chance to interview regional authors and receive feedback on their own pieces.
By Julia Sellers

Wednesday, March 2, 2011

Anderson, Roe's friendship resonates on stage

Watching the sultry and playful dynamics of pianists Elizabeth Joy Roe and Greg Anderson are just a part of the treats in store for Aiken audiences during the duo's upcoming Etherredge Center ...
By Julia Sellers

Wednesday, Feb. 23, 2011

Aiken band opens with bold music

The passion of warring gods and goddesses will kick off the Aiken Concert Band's 2011 season Tuesday.
By Julia Sellers

Tuesday, Feb. 15, 2011

Thompson named top citizen

Providing historical context through Colonial Times and the Living History Park were just two of the endeavors that earned Lynn Thompson the 2010 Greater North Augusta Chamber of Commerce Citizen ...
By Julia Sellers

Sunday, Feb. 13, 2011

Morris led with no-nonsense attitude

Hubert Morris is North Augusta High School's all-time leader in wins with a 91-71-2 record and was named the South Carolina Coach of the Year five times.
By Julia Sellers

Wednesday, Feb. 9, 2011

Students' work is center stage

Quintin Williams had one goal while attending the University of South Carolina Aiken -- have an original script performed by his peers.
By Julia Sellers

Tuesday, Feb. 8, 2011

North Augusta incumbents finish tops

Three North Augusta City Council incumbents will likely continue in the seats they've each held for two or more terms.
By Julia Sellers

Monday, Feb. 7, 2011

New faces, incumbents vie for seats in North Augusta

Tuesday's Republican primary for three open North Augusta city council seats will likely determine the winners.
By Julia Sellers

Saturday, Feb. 5, 2011

For more than a century, Aiken is where people come to play in winter

Aiken became a playground for the rich and famous at the turn of the 20th century, and it remains a popular spot for snow birds.
By Julia Sellers

Wednesday, Feb. 2, 2011

Aiken lures antiques lovers to show, sale

Hunting down the perfect antique for the living room or even the garden can also be an educational experience.
By Julia Sellers

Tuesday, Jan. 18, 2011

Aiken gets first look at Santorum

The Aiken Republican Party’s luncheon Monday was all about first impressions for former  U.S. Sen. Rick Santorum.
By Julia Sellers

Monday, Jan. 17, 2011

Presidential hopeful Santorum stumps in Aiken

Former Pennsylvania Sen. Rick Santorum spoke with an eager crowd of 200 at the Aiken Republican Club's 2011 luncheon kick-off.
By Julia Sellers

Sunday, Jan. 16, 2011

Santorum will make Aiken stop Monday

AIKEN --- Coming off the heels of an anti-abortion rally in Columbia, former U.S. Sen. Rick Santorum will continue his South Carolina visit with a stop at the Aiken Republican Club's Monday meeting.
By Julia Sellers

Wednesday, Jan. 12, 2011

Opole philharmonic happy to make stop at USC Aiken

Aiken's perfect placement as a pit-stop from Charlotte, N.C., to Florida led to USC Aiken's snagging the Opole, Philharmonic of Poland for this year's cultural series.
By Julia Sellers

Wednesday, Jan. 5, 2011

Romeo, Juliet get modern makeover

It's the classic star-crossed-lovers story that's almost everyone's first foray into Shakespearean literature, but audiences probably haven't seen Romeo and Juliet on stage quite like this.
By Julia Sellers

Saturday, Jan. 1, 2011

Today's Home: Gem Lakes

An article about Aiken in Southern Living magazine prompted the Samundsen family to pack up their Long Island, N.Y., home and head for warmer climates in 2005.
By Julia Sellers

Tuesday, Dec. 28, 2010

Sitters in demand for Friday

Most parents wait until Dec. 29 to find sitters, site says. But New Year's Eve will find sitters in short supply.
By Julia Sellers

Wednesday, Dec. 22, 2010

Owens Corning plant project to create jobs in Aiken

A $36 million investment will add a production line to Owens Corning's Wagener Road plant.
By Julia Sellers
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Paine plans furloughs, salary cuts, layoffs

Paine College President George C. Bradley on Friday announced the college will implement furlough days, salary reductions and layoffs to save $2.4 million over the next fiscal year.
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