Stories 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

Saturday, Feb. 22, 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

Monday, Nov. 25, 2013

Celebrate season with colonists, birds at Living History Park

The Living History Park in North Augusta has two, free upcoming Christmas-themed events - Christmas in the Backcountry on Nov. 30 and Christmas for the Birds on Dec. 7.
By Nikasha Dicks

Tuesday, Sept. 17, 2013

Project Jackson gets OK from Aiken County Council

Aiken County Council has given its third and final approval to Project Jackson's funding in a 6-3 vote.
By Nikasha Dicks

Thursday, Sept. 12, 2013

Edge owner is Small Business Person of Year

David Towles, owner of Edge Salon & Spa and Edge Formals, was announced Thursday as the 2013 Small Business Person of the Year.
By Nikasha Dicks

Tuesday, Sept. 10, 2013

Project Jackson passes second council vote

Aiken County Council voted 6-3 in favor of the second reading of the plan during a special meeting that included a public hearing Tuesday night at Aiken Technical College.
By Nikasha Dicks

Wednesday, Aug 28, 2013

Official touts North Augusta's economic potential

North Augusta City Administrator Todd Glover offered his forecast on the city's economy at a chamber breakfast on Wednesday.
By Nikasha Dicks

Tuesday, Aug 20, 2013

Project Jackson gets tentative OK

It will take a little longer for the city of North Augusta to get Aiken County Council's final verdict on the North Augusta Tax Incremental Financing district, which would be used to fund a ...
By Nikasha Dicks
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City inspectors look to demolish Goodale House

Rob Sherman, director of Augusta's License and Inspection Department, said his staff plans to ask a State Court judge in early 2015 to order the endangered property, which was built in 1799 and is ...
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