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Ministry reaches out to ex-prisoners

Prison isn’t just a brick-and-mortar sort of place. “There’s such a thing as a spiritual prison,” said Kelvin Bernard Whitehead, “and we’ve all been there.” Mr. Whitehead spoke Sunday night during a worship service for former inmates and their families at New Lif...

06/01/09 - 12:17am

Youth of the Month: David Lawson Westerfield

David Lawson Westerfield makes the grade and makes a difference. David, the valedictorian of the Class of 2009 at Cross Creek High School, is known for his enthusiasm for helping others. He’s The Augusta Chronicle Community Counts Youth of the Month. David has always helped others and worke...

01/14/10 - 10:23pm

Paine official is driven by love for politics, education

It’s no small task ahead for Brandon Brown. As Paine College’s vice president of institutional development, he’s in charge of raising $20 million for the school’s Health Education Activities Learning Complex, a major component of President George Bradley’s plan for growing ...

01/19/10 - 1:21am

Funding sought for sewer repair

GRANITEVILLE – Graniteville resident Andrew Yaun and others say they hope Aiken County officials will be able to secure federal funding for an overhaul of the town’s sewer system. In recent months, many Graniteville residents have complained about problems with the system since its ope...

05/31/09 - 11:52pm

Schools, businesses could team up

COLUMBIA — This month, state lawmakers will decide whether to let Aiken Technical College team up with private companies to tailor students’ training for specific jobs and negotiate shared campus facilities. I t’s not clear who would pay for the new buildings and equipment that mig...

05/31/09 - 11:47pm

Month has lot to look forward to

Welcome to June. There’s room for everyone, so please, no crowding. It’s a busy month, however, so step this way. We have 30 days to cover on this tour. This, the sixth month on the Gregorian calendar, was named for the Roman deity Juno, the goddess of marriage, a wedded household and wom...

05/31/09 - 11:41pm

Kid of the Day

Name: Caitlyn Rodgers Age: 2 Hometown: Evans Parents: Melissa and Bryan Rodgers What makes her special: "Caitlyn is such a precious little girl. She is beautiful, loving, smart and the joy of my life. I thank God for her every day," said great-grandmother Carolyn Phillips. (Do you know a child ...

05/31/09 - 11:37pm

At-home elder care business thrives in Aiken

When the red pillows are placed on the porch swing in the morning, Especially Seniors is open for business. Outside of the office, though, the Aiken elder care business is never closed. Especially Seniors is 10 years old, and it has been in Robbie and Jenny Yarborough’s hands since 2005. Un...

01/12/10 - 9:47pm

Chamber corner

Ribbon-cuttings from the Columbia County and Augusta Metro Chambers of Commerce...

05/31/09 - 10:25pm

Construction roundup

COMMERCIAL BUILDING PERMITS - Barton & Barton Con­tracting; Huttos American Super Suds; 2587 Tobacco Road; renovations; value unavailable - FYFFE Construction; 2251 Sibley Road; community building/multi-family/apart­ments; value unavailable - Garren Construction; The Teaching Facility...

05/31/09 - 10:08pm

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Post exchange construction loses 40 days to winter

The $22 million expansion of Fort Gordon's Post Exchange lost nearly 40 construction days this winter, but the project's manager said Wednesday that the new facility should be ready well ahead of ...
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