Barnwell’s McKethan plays larger than life

Everything about 6-foot-7, 335-pound Marcus McKethan is huge. He is the anchor of Barnwell High School’s offensive line, providing a large presence at right tackle that opposing defenses have to compensate for. His intensity does not cease after the fall either, as he has spent his...

ANIMAL CONNECTION: What’s in a name?

I have to thank my mother for granting me with a name that 99 percent of people know how to pronounce; the 1 percent mostly being elderly southern ladies who sweetly address me as “Say-ruh” or as my dear friend Peggy teased, “Say-ree.” Most folks get the spelling right...

Editorial: Deeper study needed for next sales tax referendum

North Augusta faced quite a dilemma when City Council members recently deliberated how to fund projects from the City’s proceeds of the Aiken County Capital Project Sales Tax III.

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