North Augusta edges Strom Thurmond in four-OT thriller

JOHNSTON — When Derius Gibson scored on the first play of North Augusta’s possession in the fourth overtime of Friday night’s game against Strom Thurmond to lift the Yellow Jackets to a 41-38 victory over the Rebels, head coach Brian Thomas was one of the first to greet the...

From garden show to shopping, beer and horses, this weekend has it all

Editor’s Note: This weekend roundup of events will run every Saturday. If you have an event happening on Saturday and/or Sunday and would like to be included in this list, email sturner@aikenstandard.com no later than Thursday at 10 a.m. The listing will only appear the weekend of...

Editorial: Exercise caution during Ironman 70.3 Augusta

T here’s a good reason they call it the Ironman. This weekend, more than 3,500 athletes will spend a majority of the day swimming, bicycling and running 70 miles – 70.3 miles to be exact – for the annual Ironman 70.3 Augusta competition.