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Saturday, March 13, 2010

Show your kids around during spring break

Have you figured out how your kids are going to spend their time off from school? Here are a few ideas.
By LaTina Emerson

Friday, March 12, 2010

Vacant hotel to become Holiday Inn

A local businessman plans to revive the former Regency Inn.
By LaTina Emerson

Subdivision of the Week: Crawford Creek

David Koth and his fiancee, Joan Gilliland, fell in love with its picturesque, winding entrance.
By LaTina Emerson

Holiday Inn for downtown Augusta

The old Regency Inn on Broad Street will be converted into a Holiday Inn Express by the summer of 2011.
By LaTina Emerson

Wednesday, March 10, 2010

Two Aiken County GM dealerships not reinstated

Two local car dealers failed to make the list of more than 600 franchises to be reinstated by General Motors Co.
By LaTina Emerson

Tuesday, March 9, 2010

2 local dealerships not reinstated to GM

Two local GM dealers didn't make the cut on Monday among more than 600 dealerships reinstated to General Motors Co.
By LaTina Emerson

Saturday, March 6, 2010

Big price, hard sell

There are 35 homes in the Augusta-North Augusta area for sale for $1 million or more. Only one has sold in the past 12 months.
By LaTina Emerson

Friday, March 5, 2010

Aiken dealer waits to rejoin GM

The executive manager of Henna Chevrolet Cadillac in Aiken awaits word Monday that the dealership could be reinstated as GM dealer.
By LaTina Emerson

Local dealer hopes for GM reinstatement

Jimmy Scott will be waiting by the phone Monday at Henna Chevrolet Cadillac, hoping to get a call from General Motors Co.
By LaTina Emerson

Thursday, March 4, 2010

Pinch Me: Finding movie deals makes show better

Going to the movies is one of our favorite pastimes, but the costs can  add up.
By LaTina Emerson

Monday, March 1, 2010

Broadband service lacking in area

Area governments are seeking money to pay for better access to high-speed Internet.
By LaTina Emerson

Sunday, Feb. 28, 2010

Changing estate tax laws costly

Federal estate taxes have been repealed for the year, but that doesn't mean taxpayers are home free.
By LaTina Emerson

Friday, Feb. 26, 2010

Legacy of dance

Ron and Kathleen Jones have lived anything but ordinary lives. This year, the Jones' Columbia County Ballet turns 25. At one time, the studio in Martinez had 300 students.
By LaTina Emerson

Saturday, Feb. 20, 2010

A living history lesson

Civil War history is alive in Aiken today. Between 800 and 1,000 re-enactors will take part in the 145th anniversary of the Battle of Aiken at 2 p.m. in Confederate Memorial Park.
By LaTina Emerson

History lives at Battle of Aiken

Between 800 and 1,000 re-enactors will take part in the 145th anniversary of the Battle of Aiken at 2 p.m. in Confederate Memorial Park.
By LaTina Emerson

Friday, Feb. 19, 2010

Decorating is less costly if you buy on consignment

The costs for decorating a new home or apartment can add up, but an upscale home interiors consignment shop has deals on furniture and other home items.
By LaTina Emerson

Wednesday, Feb. 17, 2010

The lines are drawn for a re-enactment at 2 p.m. today of a Civil War battle in Aiken

Re-enactment of the Civil War battle in which outnumbered Confederates, led by Joe Wheeler, defeated Union Maj. Gen. Hugh Judson Kilpatrick will be staged at 2 p.m. today. A church service will be ...
By LaTina Emerson

Sunday, Feb. 14, 2010

Local attorney takes on challenges

John C. Bell Jr., of the law firm of Bell & Brigham, is not afraid to tackle big cases or big causes.
By LaTina Emerson

Saturday, Feb. 13, 2010

Feeling the love

Valentine's Day is a $14 billion holiday, and some retailers rely on it to make their bottom line. Here's a look at four local businesses that love the holiday.
By LaTina Emerson
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