Stories by Nick Needham

Monday, Aug 11, 2008

2 historic houses to be rescued

Commuters coming into downtown Augusta from Calhoun Expressway have driven by them for years, but their blighted condition has allowed them to go largely unnoticed -- until now.
By Nick Needham

Friday, July 25, 2008

Riders happy with reliable service, want longer hours

Casey Bennett is among a growing number of residents choosing public transit to get around town.
By Nick Needham

Monday, July 21, 2008

Woman goes all out for every special day

NORTH AUGUSTA --- Drive down East Avenue around any major holiday and you're sure to notice Frances Peck's house.
By Nick Needham

Sunday, July 20, 2008

Finding a job is hard work

Many high school students trying to find that summer job for extra spending money were flat out of luck this year.
By Nick Needham

Friday, July 18, 2008

$32,500 for ID bracelet?

NEW YORK --- James Brown's personal belongings fetched more than four times the amount trustees had expected to raise in a Thursday auction, allowing the $400,000 in debt on Mr. Brown's estate to ...
By Nick Needham

Thursday, July 17, 2008

Grammy Award pulled from Brown auction

NEW YORK – What was among the most coveted items in Christie’s auction of James Brown’s personal possessions, his Grammy Award for Living in America, was withdrawn from the early bidding this morning.
By Nick Needham

Today's sale draws lots of interest

NEW YORK --- Christie's auction house in Manhattan spent Wednesday afternoon putting the final touches on 329 of James Brown's personal possessions.
By Nick Needham

Monday, July 14, 2008

Judge says Brown auction can go forward

A judge on the South Carolina Court of Appeals ruled today that the auction of James Brown’s personal items may go forward as scheduled on Thursday.
By Nick Needham

Friday, July 4, 2008

Bath rebuilds after storm

A yellow haze was all she saw.
By Nick Needham and Nikasha Dicks

Tuesday, July 1, 2008

Oil dependence takes stage during Broun, Isakson visits

How to end America's dependence on foreign oil was all the talk when two Georgia congressmen visited Augusta on Monday.
By Nick Needham

Friday, June 27, 2008

Ministry founder helped L.O.T.S.

Margaret "Betty" Crenshaw, wife of the late Victor Crenshaw and founder of L.O.T.S. Ministries in downtown Augusta, died Monday. She was 78.
By Nick Needham

Wednesday, June 25, 2008

Young defeats Singer

AIKEN --- Tom Young claimed victory over Aiken County Councilman Scott Singer in a runoff Tuesday night.
By Nick Needham

Tuesday, June 24, 2008

Seat to be decided in runoff

Aiken County Councilman Scott Singer will face off against Aiken attorney Tom Young today in the runoff for the District 81 House seat. In the June 10 primary, Mr. Young received 2,729 votes and ...
By Nick Needham

Monday, June 23, 2008

Hunt group pioneer dies at 85

H. Sam Crouch Sr., the founder of Crouch Hardware Co. and a key player in the effort to move the National Wild Turkey Federation's headquarters from Fredericksburg, Va., to Edgefield, S.C., died ...
By Nick Needham

Friday, June 20, 2008

Young pushes job growth, education

AIKEN --- One of the few times Tom Young left Aiken was to go to college at the University of South Carolina.
By Nick Needham

Singer champions political reforms

AIKEN --- When Scott Singer left New Jersey with his family just before his 18th birthday to come to South Carolina, he didn't know what was in store.
By Nick Needham

Wednesday, June 18, 2008

Seating capacity rises for Augusta Regional

As gas prices continue to soar and airlines announce new fees and flight reductions on what seems like a daily basis, airports across the state are steadily losing capacity -- except for Augusta's.
By Nick Needham
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