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South Carolina, Georgia plan $75 million upgrade to I-20

Tuesday, July 19, 8:05 p.m.

AUGUSTA — A joint DOT project will replace and expand the four bridges spanning the Savannah River and Augusta Canal on Interstate 20 at the Georgia-South Carolina state line.

North Augusta’s Riverview Park gym project faces funding shortfall

Tuesday, July 19, 8:11 p.m.

North Augusta City Council’s discussion between two funding options to upgrade the gym at Riverview Park turned into a broader discussion about the City’s priorities from its...

North Augusta man wanted on child abuse charges

Tuesday, July 19, 9:24 a.m.

The Aiken County Sheriff’s Office is looking for a North Augusta man wanted on child abuse charges.

Auto dealer lobby donates $227,000 to South Carolina lawmakers

Tuesday, July 19, 8:08 p.m.

South Carolina lawmakers have received more than $227,000 in campaign contributions from automobile dealers and industry lobbyists so far in 2016, a review of ethics filing shows.

Top scholar: How Great Britain’s A-team lost the American Revolutionary War

EDGEFIELD — Some historians think Great Britain lost the American Revolutionary War because of incompetence, but Andrew Jackson O’Shaughnessy disagrees.

SREL animals visit First Baptist Church of North Augusta’s summer camp

First Baptist Church of North Augusta’s weekday summer camp played host to a visit July 12 from naturalist Sean Poppy, with the Savannah River Ecology Laboratory, along with several...

WEDDING: Smith - Sink

Ashley Brooke Smith, of Cheraw, South Carolina, and Kyle Richard Sink, of Greenville, South Carolina, were married March 19, 2016 at First Baptist Church in Florence, South Carolina. The bride was...

WEDDING: Rickabaugh-Niemin

Joshua Daniel Rickabaugh, formerly of North Augusta, and now residing in Hobart, Indiana, and Michelle Erin Niemin of Hammond, Indiana, were married May 27, 2016, at Ogden Gardens in Valparaiso,...

Nike Nationals coming to town

Riverview Park Activities Center is set to crank back up next week with another round of top-notch basketball coming to the area.

Renegades heading to Cooperstown

The 12U North Augusta Renegades are set to play in the American Youth Baseball Hall of Fame Invitational Tournament in Cooperstown, New York, home of the National Baseball Hall of Fame...

Predators gearing up for baseball camp

Fox Creek High School head baseball coach Kevin Lynn is gearing up to host his first baseball camp as head coach of the Predator program.

MOKAN Elite rolls to title in North Augusta Peach Jam

Aiken Technical College increases tuition by less than 2 percent

The Aiken County Commission for Technical and Comprehensive Education approved a 1.83 percent tuition increase for Aiken Technical College for the 2016-17 school year.

Aiken County School District intern program boosts students’ employability, officials say

Sixteen Aiken County rising high school seniors are getting a “Jumpstart” on real-world work experience this summer.

North Augusta Star emphasis remains local

It’s been long overdue since I’ve had the opportunity to address our dedicated North Augusta readers. Thank you for your support of The North Augusta Star and its continued emphasis on...

Editorial: North Augusta receiving fair share of road funds

All too often in South Carolina, communities are presented as red-headed stepchildren when it comes to road funding. Thankfully, that doesn’t seem to be the case in North Augusta.

LETTER: Unity in Aiken

In the midst of planning the first annual Aiken Unity Day Festival, my team and I sought after a definition of what unity could mean to the citizens of Aiken.

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