Stories by Mike Rosier

Wednesday, July 29, 2015

Coaches with local ties on hand at Nike Nationals

NORTH AUGUSTA - Ken Griffin says he hasn't worked a single day over the past decade.
By Mike Rosier

Tuesday, July 28, 2015

Santorum says American workers are key

AIKEN — Rick Santorum says the experience of running for president in 2012 has him more at ease on the campaign trail these days, but it hasn’t dampened his message.
By Mike Rosier

Monday, July 27, 2015

Cal Storm makes statement on opening day at Nike Nationals

NORTH AUGUSTA — On the opening day of play at the 2015 Nike Nationals, the Cal Storm showed the rest of the field that wresting the title away from them won't be easy.
By Mike Rosier

Wednesday, July 22, 2015

Bush is "happy warrior" against national pessimism

AIKEN — Jeb Bush says he’s not an angry candidate. Far from it, in fact. He says he represents a more positive option for voters as a “happy warrior” who refuses to bend the knee to pessimism.
By Mike Rosier

Saturday, July 18, 2015

New Aiken County superintendent discusses urgency, leadership

Dr. Sean Alford takes the reins as superintendent of Aiken County schools Aug. 1. Recently, he sat down to talk about his career path, what he defines excellence to be and what the successful ...
By Mike Rosier

Thursday, July 16, 2015

Ex-North Augusta mayor Walters dies at 91

Ray­mond Lamarne Walters Sr. served as mayor of North Au­gus­ta for only four years, from 1971 to 1975, but his influence is still felt.
By Mike Rosier

Wednesday, July 15, 2015

Old Edgefield warehouse gets reprieve

A nearly 100-year-old cotton warehouse reportedly marked for demolition to make room for parking on the satellite campus of Piedmont Technical College will get at least a temporary reprieve.
By Mike Rosier

Friday, July 10, 2015

Preservation group trying to save historic Edgefield warehouse

EDGEFIELD, S.C. — Members of a newly formed preservation organization are trying to save a historic warehouse building on the satellite campus of Piedmont Technical College from becoming a parking ...
By Mike Rosier

Tuesday, July 7, 2015

Huckabee says he can win this time

AIKEN - Former Arkansas governor and Fox News personality Mike Huckabee says he is in a better position now to win the Republican nomination for president than he was when he last ran in 2008, and ...
By Mike Rosier

Monday, July 6, 2015

Council modifies parking for Hammond's Ferry

The amendments require additional parking for homes with more than two bedrooms, and require garages be placed in the rear of homes built on front-loaded lots.
By Mike Rosier

Sunday, July 5, 2015

Peach Jam leads off busy month at Riverview Park

A jam-packed July sports calendar at the Riverview Park Activities Center gets underway this week with the 20th installment of the Nike Peach Jam Elite Youth Basketball League finals.
By Mike Rosier

Friday, July 3, 2015

New assistant principal plans big impact

Perry Smith is an educator, but he wants to be a mentor too, and eventually, a superintendent. 
By Mike Rosier

Tuesday, June 30, 2015

Aiken names new school superintendent

The Aiken County Board of Education selected Dorchester County educator Dr. Sean Alford as the next superintendent of Aiken County Public Schools during a called meeting Tuesday night.
By Mike Rosier

Monday, June 29, 2015

Stadium revisions concern council

Major concerns centered around parking in the development, and more specifically parking in the "Ballpark Village" or Phase B portion of the development.
By Mike Rosier

Saturday, June 27, 2015

Aiken superintendent finalists all Palmetto State educators

AIKEN - One of the four finalists for Aiken County superintendent will replace Dr. Elizabeth Ever­itt, who is retiring July 31. She was named superintendent in 2008.  
By Mike Rosier

Tuesday, June 23, 2015

4 candidates in Aiken school leader search

AIKEN -- The Aiken County Board of Education named four finalists Tuesday in the search for a new superintendent to follow retiring Dr. Elizabeth Everitt.
By Mike Rosier

Tuesday, June 16, 2015

Aiken school board reduces its choices to 4 for superintendent

The Aiken County Board of Education moved a step closer to naming a new superintendent Tuesday, trimming a list of eight candidates to four unnamed finalists in an ongoing search that began ...
By Mike Rosier

North Augusta, business settle zoning dispute

Attorneys representing North Augusta reached a settlement with Wyndham Enterprises in a longtime zoning dispute over potential fireworks sales Tuesday, but refused to give details or say how much ...
By Mike Rosier

Wednesday, June 10, 2015

Haley lauds state, North Augusta in visit

Governor Nikki Haley addressed attendees on ways to keep the large number of new corporations and jobs seen recently at the Business Power Luncheon in North Augusta.
By Mike Rosier

Tuesday, June 9, 2015

Warrior Project leader touts Success Center

USC Aiken features an on-campus Veteran and Military Student Success Center, where veterans can lounge, do homework or get help with transitional paperwork or financial aid.
By Mike Rosier
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Thomson teen drowns in McDuffie County

McDuffie County Sheriff Logan Marshall said the body of 19 year-old Marquavious Cummings was discovered at 7:45 p.m. Thursday in about 15 feet of water in a chalk mine pond off Iron Hill Road.
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