Stories by Mike Rosier

Saturday, Nov. 28, 2015

Silver Bluff earns spot in state championship game

Silver Bluff jumped on Marion early in the Class AA Division II Lower State title game and put together a dominating ground game with some big stops from the defense to win 28-12 and advance to ...
By Mike Rosier

Friday, Nov. 27, 2015

Selah will be in concert at Millbrook Baptist on Dec. 5

Todd Smith never set out to sell millions of albums and perform in concerts across the world.
By Mike Rosier

Friday, Nov. 20, 2015

Yellow Jackets lose on late field goal

North Augusta very nearly pulled off a playoff upset on the road, but Blythewood kicker Cody Turner made a 20-yard field goal on the final play of the game to give the Bengals a 29-27 victory ...
By Mike Rosier

Aiken County school is model site for arts education initiative

East Aiken School of the Arts has been selected as a model site for the Arts in Basic Curriculum Program, a statewide initiative that works to ensure all South Carolina students have access to a ...
By Mike Rosier

Wednesday, Nov. 18, 2015

Aiken County Council asked to adopt anti-refugee resolution

The chairman of the Aiken County Republican Party told the council that his organization had a resolution against any refugee resettlement in South Carolina and asked for its support.
By Mike Rosier

Crash, power outage send pupils home

GRANITEVILLE -- A single car crash at the entrance to Byrd Elementary had knocked out power to the school this morning, forcing students to be sent home early.
By Mike Rosier

Friday, Nov. 13, 2015

Blue Devils overpower Predators

Williston-Elko used a punishing running game and an opportunistic passing game to move into the second round of the Class A Division I state playoffs after defeating Fox Creek 50-30 on Friday at ...
By Mike Rosier

Thursday, Nov. 12, 2015

Wilson announces bill to alter national labor board

U.S. Rep. Joe Wilson, R-S.C., announced a new piece of legislation Thursday that he says will provide much needed protections for all South Carolina businesses, from individually franchised hotels ...
By Mike Rosier

Wednesday, Nov. 11, 2015

Former officer's trial postponed

Jack Swerling, the attorney for Justin Craven, confirmed the move to Edgefield County's next term of court Wednesday, attributing it to a normal flow of court cases and nothing related ...
By Mike Rosier

Vets mark their day

NORTH AUGUSTA - Kelly Jones lost her husband, U.S. Army Sgt. Anthony G. Jones, to a roadside bomb in June of 2005 while on his third tour of duty in Iraq.
By Mike Rosier

Tuesday, Nov. 10, 2015

Groundbreaking held for new Leavelle McCampbell Middle School

Designed by McMillan Pazdan Smith architecture, the new school on Weldon Way off of Bettis Academy Road will fold familiar aspects of the historic old building.
By Mike Rosier

Saturday, Nov. 7, 2015

North Augusta rallies past South Aiken

NORTH AUGUSTA — North Augusta scored 21 unanswered points and rallied for a 28-17 victory over South Aiken.
By Mike Rosier

Friday, Nov. 6, 2015

Police discuss changing landscape at Aiken conference

Topics included law enforcement's relationship with communities, grassroots leadership development and handling verbal conflicts.
By Mike Rosier

Thursday, Nov. 5, 2015

School officials report on tax collections, projects

NORTH AUGUSTA — Community members across the district participated in a virtual meeting Thursday evening with school officials, who gave an update on penny sales tax projections and ...
By Mike Rosier

Tuesday, Nov. 3, 2015

Osbon defeats Price in Aiken mayoral race

Osbon, a Republican businessman, handily defeated Democratic candidate and longtime city councilwoman Lessie B. Price by a 65 percent (4,840 votes) to 35 percent (2,624 votes) margin.
By Mike Rosier

North Augusta City Council hears debate on Project Jackson

North Augusta City Council passed first reading on the development agreement ordinance and two other ordinances related to Project Jackson on Oct. 26 but did not vote on the second reading Monday.
By Mike Rosier

Thursday, Oct. 29, 2015

Aiken school officials announce test scores, STEM initiative

The district administered the assessment for the first time in April, and results were released to parents this week.
By Mike Rosier

Wednesday, Oct. 28, 2015

Predators bounced from volleyball playoffs

Fox Creek's volleyball team gave a spirited playoff performance. But heavy-handed All-State hitter Sky Benjamin dominated at the net and the Christ Church Cavaliers jumped out in front.
By Mike Rosier

Tuesday, Oct. 27, 2015

Board OKs superintendent's recommendations

Chief among Dr. Sean Alford's recommendations are increasing expectations for students, and a better leveraging of available community assets.
By Mike Rosier

North Augusta City Council holds public hearing for Project Jackson master plan agreement

Following nearly 3 1/2 hours of discussion, votes and commentary on the controversial Project Jackson, North Augusta City Council passed on first reading three ordinances related to the riverfront ...
By Mike Rosier
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