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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

Wednesday, Aug 21, 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

Monday, Aug 19, 2013

School begins in Aiken, Edgefield counties

Summer break is officially over Monday morning for pupils and students in Aiken and Edgefield counties.
By Nikasha Dicks

Sunday, Aug 18, 2013

School year to begin in Aiken, Edgefield

Aiken County Public Schools Superintendent Eliza­beth Everitt said she has great expectations for this school year and the students. "My expectation is that our students are going to do the ...
By Nikasha Dicks

Tuesday, Aug 13, 2013

School board OKs Project Jackson funding

The Aiken County school board has voted to accept the Tax Increment Financing resolution that would fund Project Jackson in North Augusta.
By Nikasha Dicks

Thursday, Aug 1, 2013

S.C. passing rate on exit exam increases

The percentage of students passing the High School Assessment Program, also known as the high school exit exam, on the first try has increased, according to data released Thursday.
By Nikasha Dicks

Aiken, Edgefield see mixed results on state test

Aiken and Edgefield school districts saw significant gains in some subject areas and declines in others on the 2013 Palmetto Assessment of State Standards test, according to data released Thursday.
By Nikasha Dicks

Some S.C. schools see drop in annual assessment

Several South Carolina area schools received a lower Federal Accountability System letter grade for the 2012-13 school year, according to an analysis of data released Thursday by the South ...
By Nikasha Dicks

Thursday, July 25, 2013

Fox Creek principal fired by board

Fox Creek High School's board of directors have fired Principal Dr. Timothy Murph. The decision was made at a special called meeting Monday.
By Nikasha Dicks

Wednesday, July 24, 2013

Teen on a musical journey

Skilyr Hicks, who has written close to 20 original songs, appeared in this season's audition episodes of America's Got Talent on NBC earlier this month.
By Nikasha Dicks

Wednesday, May 29, 2013

Experience British rule at Living History Park event

Step back in time to when the British occupied North Augusta, brought to life by historians and re-enactors.
By Nikasha Dicks

Wednesday, April 10, 2013

N. Augusta man arrested after house set on fire

A North Augusta man was arrested Wednesday after declaring he had set his house on fire because it was possessed, according to a North Augusta Public Safety incident report.
By Nikasha Dicks

Golf art, artifacts focus of exhibit

The newest exhibit at the Arts & Heritage Center of North Augusta features golf-themed artwork, artifacts and even a putting green.
By Nikasha Dicks

Wednesday, March 20, 2013

New history park event celebrates local wildlife

Learn about the environment and see native wildlife, woodcarving, tree climbing, more at new event
By Nikasha Dicks

Tuesday, March 12, 2013

Stadium's future in question after postponed hearing

North Augusta city officials postponed a public hearing on a funding proposal for a $160 million development that included a new baseball stadium for the Augusta GreenJackets, a decision that ...
By Nikasha Dicks

Friday, March 1, 2013

S.C. superintendent says overhaul needed

State Superintendent Mick Zais spoke at the Greater Aiken Chamber of Commerce's First Friday Means Business breakfast Friday.
By Nikasha Dicks
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