Stories by Nikasha Dicks

Friday, April 17, 2015

Things are happening in North Augusta

Things are happening in North Augusta and its getting noticed, said the city's administrator Friday during the North Augusta Chamber of Commerce's monthly A.M. Connection.
By Nikasha Dicks

Friday, April 10, 2015

TrueNorth Church ready for new worship center

On April 19, TrueNorth Church will hold its first services in its new worship facilities on Martintown Road in North Augusta.
By Nikasha Dicks

Thursday, Feb. 12, 2015

Longtime jeweler earns small business honor

Stan Johnson Jewelers was named 2014 Small Business of the Year by the North Augusta Chamber of Commerce during its annual meeting Thursday night.
By Nikasha Dicks

Tuesday, Feb. 10, 2015

Brooks unseats councilwoman; Adams, McDowell re-elected in North Augusta

Former city employee Bob Brooks will replace longtime City Councilwoman Carolyn Baggott in May, according to North Augusta election results.
By Nikasha Dicks

Wednesday, Jan. 14, 2015

Aiken County schools superintendent will retire July 31

The district school board accepted Dr. Elizabeth Everitt’s request Tuesday to retire due to “family obligations,” according to a news release.
By Nikasha Dicks

Monday, Jan. 5, 2015

North Augusta picks Project Jackson contractor

With litigation still pending, North Augusta City Council selected Brasfield and Gorrie LLC as general contractor for the city's $144 million Project Jackson.
By Nikasha Dicks

Tuesday, Dec. 16, 2014

Library returns Nativity scene after outcry

A Nativity scene on the reception desk at the library was removed last week after the director of the Aiken-Bamberg-Barnwell-Edgefield Regional Library System deemed it inappropriate. Now, it's ...
By Nikasha Dicks

Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2014

North Augusta hopes for top jubilee attendance

Organizers are stepping things up for the 30th annual Jack-o'-Lantern Jubilee Festival, which is set for Oct. 24-25.
By Nikasha Dicks

Sunday, Oct. 19, 2014

North Augusta city council to discuss budget Monday

The current proposed budget includes no tax increase; however, two possible tax increase options were presented during study sessions in September.
By Nikasha Dicks

Thursday, June 5, 2014

Dean says economic outlook is positive

The economic outlook is looking positive for the metro Augusta area, according to Clemson University's business college dean emeritus.
By Nikasha Dicks

Wednesday, April 30, 2014

Strong faith guides Gamecocks baseball coach

NORTH AUGUSTA - Life occurrences work together as part of God's plans, was the theme as South Carolina baseball coach Chad Holbrook spoke Wednesday at the annual Mayor's Prayer Luncheon.
By Nikasha Dicks

Thursday, April 24, 2014

Augusta medical billing company moving to North Augusta

Medical billing company Medac, which has been in Augusta more than 20 years, announced plans to move to North Augusta.
By Nikasha Dicks

Sunday, Feb. 23, 2014

Utsey among North Augusta hall of fame inductees

Bill Utsey, as well as the 1989 football team, were inducted into the North Augusta Sports Hall of Fame along with Johnny Harrison and Vicki Mann on Saturday night.
By Nikasha Dicks

Monday, Feb. 17, 2014

Baseball stadium architect chosen

The North Augusta City Council passed a resolution Monday night selecting Odell Associates “to provide design services for the development of a multipurpose stadium to include minor league baseball.”
By Nikasha Dicks

Wednesday, Feb. 12, 2014

'89 North Augusta football team among Hall of Fame inductees

The North Augusta Sports Commission's ninth annual Hall of Fame Induction Banquet will be held Feb. 22 at Grace United Methodist Church's Wesley Center.
By Nikasha Dicks

Wednesday, Jan. 22, 2014

Sheryl Underwood eager to be at Paine masked ball

When Sheryl Underwood was asked to perform at Paine College's 14th annual Scholarship Masked Ball, she was eager to accept. 
By Nikasha Dicks

Tuesday, Dec. 17, 2013

Project Jackson suit approved

The resolution authorizes Mayor Lark Jones and City Administrator Todd Glover to take actions "to bring the litigation to a prompt conclusion in the city's interes."
By Nikasha Dicks

Thursday, Dec. 12, 2013

Homeowners file suit over Project Jackson

North Augusta resident Stephen Donohue and the River Club Homeowners Association filed a civil suit Monday against the city, mayor and City Council in Aiken County.
By Nikasha Dicks

Tuesday, Dec. 3, 2013

Dooley visits North Augusta

Georgia fans Bill Payne and his 9-year-old grandson Dalton were first in line Tuesday for former Bulldogs football coach Vince Dooley's book signing at Kroger.
By Nikasha Dicks

Saturday, Nov. 30, 2013

North Augusta home tour upcoming

The 26th annual North Augusta Christmas Tour of Homes, scheduled for Dec. 6-7, offers a chance to see a wide range of decorated homes and give back to the community at the same time.
By Nikasha Dicks
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Aiken fatal crash victim named

The investigation continues into the death of a 41-year-old Aiken man believed killed early Tuesday in a single-vehicle crash on U.S. Highway 1.
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