Stories by Mike Rosier

Wednesday, June 29, 2016

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The Aiken County Gateway (Gifted And Talented Education With Artistic Youth) summer program will hold its Middle and High School showcase 7 p.m. July 11 at Kennedy Middle School.
By Mike Rosier

Thursday, Dec. 24, 2015

South Aiken boys, Grovetown girls take crowns

NORTH AUGUSTA - Winning a basketball tournament in December might not mean all that much in the grand scheme of things, but South Aiken head coach Will Lowther sees the value in it.
By Mike Rosier

Wednesday, Dec. 23, 2015

North Augusta advances to final

Tony Harrell's Yellow Jackets used another strong push after halftime to create just enough breathing room and hold off a late charge by the Grovetown Warriors in a 78-75 victory in the semifinals ...
By Mike Rosier

Tuesday, Dec. 22, 2015

Debt service bond renewed for city use

Ci­ty council members voted unanimously on first and second readings Monday to renew a temporary $10 million debt service bond that funded the construction of a parking garage for the Medac ...
By Mike Rosier

Thursday, Dec. 17, 2015

Fans get festive as wait ends for movie

A long time ago - in a decade far, far away - Jeff Sa­li­via had his imagination awakened by a story that grabbed him and never let go. On Thursday, he hoped to harness those emotions again.
By Mike Rosier

Second-half surge powers Jackets

LANGLEY - The North Augusta boys learned from mistakes made on the road Tuesday night at Strom Thurmond to make sure the team's first loss of the season didn't turn into a second setback Wednesday ...
By Mike Rosier

Saturday, Dec. 12, 2015

Trump addresses health care, guns in Aiken

AIKEN — One by one, Don­ald Trump hit all of his targets. Obamacare. Terrorists. Gun control. Illegal immigration. The Department of Veterans Affairs. Hillary Clinton. Then there was ...
By Mike Rosier

North Augusta pulls away in fourth quarter for 68-54 win

NORTH AUGUSTA —The Yellow Jackets pulled away in the fourth quarter for a 68-54 victory over the Hornets that moves the team to 3-0 on the young season.
By Mike Rosier

Friday, Dec. 11, 2015

Trump makes Aiken campaign stop

A recent Pew Research Center poll places Trump's support among Republican voters in South Carolina at 24 percent.
By Mike Rosier

Tuesday, Dec. 8, 2015

Aiken County Council votes to reject refugees

Aiken County Council approved in a 7-2 vote a resolution rejecting the resettlement of any Middle Eastern refugees.
By Mike Rosier

Monday, Dec. 7, 2015

North Augusta group seeks council aid with downtown efforts

NORTH AUGUSTA - A representative of North Au­gusta Forward asked the city council Monday for additional support in three areas relating to downtown economic development.
By Mike Rosier

Sunday, Dec. 6, 2015

Pardon Our Mess: Damaged utility pole

A utility pole that appears to have been struck by a vehicle is leaning over on Peach Orchard Road.
By Mike Rosier

Saturday, Dec. 5, 2015

New Aiken mayor talks about the city's future

Mayor Rick Osbon sat down with The Augusta Chronicle last week to talk about the city's future and what an ideal Aiken might look like.
By Mike Rosier

Memorial honors 3 fallen soldiers

A Fallen Soldier Memorial was dedicated at the Graniteville Armory to the memories of Harley, Rabon and former unit member and U.S. Marine Cpl. Matthew Dillon, who died in Iraq in 2006.
By Mike Rosier

Friday, Dec. 4, 2015

Christmas tree lot burglarized again

Nearly a year ago, the Optimist Club's entire remaining supply of Fraser fir trees was stolen from its lot at the intersection of Knobcone Avenue and Martintown Road. A few weeks ago, about 25 ...
By Mike Rosier

Thursday, Dec. 3, 2015

Former fellow coaches will sqare off

The inaugural Savannah River Shootout Christmas Classic basketball tournament will be held at North Augusta on Dec. 21-23.
By Mike Rosier

Tuesday, Dec. 1, 2015

Citizen panel gets SRS waste update

Members of the Savannah River Site Citizens Advisory Board Waste Management Committee received an update Tuesday on upgrades that have improved speed and efficiency.
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

Saturday, Nov. 21, 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
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