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Police: 2-year-old gunshot victim released from hospital

Police: 2-year-old gunshot victim released from hospital
Monday, August 29, 2016 4:53 p.m.

The 2-year-old boy shot in both legs on Friday in North Augusta has been released from a local hospital in stable condition, according to Sgt. …

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Welcome Home, in Habitat Style UPDATED

Monday, August 29, 2016 1:26 p.m.

Belvedere has three new residents this week, in the form of Brooke Cosnahan and her children: Shyla, 4; and Leland, 2. Brooke is Habitat for Humanity …

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Football Season Beckons at PKMS UPDATED

Sunday, August 28, 2016 12:01 a.m.

Paul Knox Middle School has Brent Dorn returning as its head football coach, and Sept. 6 circled on its calendar as the date for the jamboree, to be …

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PKMS Volleyball Getting Ready UPDATED

Sunday, August 28, 2016 12:01 a.m.

Paul Knox Middle School’s volleyball team, with Cheryl Morris returning as coach, is gearing up for its 2016 campaign. The jamboree is …

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Merriwether, JET and NAMS Football Scrimmage UPDATED

Sunday, August 28, 2016 12:01 a.m.

Merriwether, North Augusta and Johnston-Edgefield-Trenton middle schools’ football teams got a chance for some head-to-head action against …

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Police: 2-year-old at home with family suffers gunshot wounds to both legs UPDATED

Police: 2-year-old at home with family suffers gunshot wounds to both legs

Staff Reports

editorial@aikenstandard.com

Friday, August 26, 2016 2:25 p.m.

The Aiken County Sheriff’s Office is continuing its investigation into the shooting incident of a 2-year-old child in North Augusta Friday …

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NAMS Football Preparing for Season UPDATED

Wednesday, August 24, 2016 8:26 p.m.

North Augusta Middle School's football team, shown here in practice Aug. 24, has an Aug. 25 scrimmage at Merriwether among its earliest appointments. …

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NAMS Volleyball's Pre-Season Look UPDATED

Wednesday, August 24, 2016 7:51 p.m.

North Augusta Middle School’s volleyball team, with Tori Starnes as head coach, is gearing up for the county jamboree. The jamboree is …

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Planning commission OKs rezoning of Walnut Lane

Tuesday, August 23, 2016 6:57 p.m.

A nearly four-acre parcel situated in a busy North Augusta corridor is one step closer to being strictly rezoned for commercial use.

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Former PTO treasurer must report assets or face prison time

Former PTO treasurer must report assets or face prison time
Tuesday, August 23, 2016 11:00 p.m.

A former North Augusta Middle School Parent Teacher Organization treasurer was in court Monday to discuss why she has not paid back restitution to …

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Citizen’s Police Academy holds inaugural meeting in North Augusta

Citizen’s Police Academy holds inaugural meeting in North Augusta
Tuesday, August 23, 2016 6:50 p.m.

Aaron Fittery, a sergeant with the North Augusta Department of Public Safety, will be handling a new assignment over the next couple of months, as …

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Locals say Murphy Village fraud charges not surprising, though reluctant to discuss

Locals say Murphy Village fraud charges not surprising, though reluctant to discuss
Tuesday, August 23, 2016 11:00 p.m.

As drivers pull off Interstate 20 at Exit 5, the line of fast food restaurants quickly fades to reveal a number of oversized houses and out-of-place …

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Murphy Village fraud case to head to court soon

Tuesday, August 23, 2016 6:57 p.m.

All 20 North Augusta residents indicted last week on racketeering and fraud charges have not been arrested, but a hearing in federal court is expected in the coming weeks.

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North Augusta Greeneway extension proposal costs $2.8M

North Augusta Greeneway extension proposal costs $2.8M
Tuesday, August 23, 2016 11:00 p.m.

Extending the North Augusta Greeneway into the City’s downtown corridor could spur the kind of business growth and revitalization seen in …

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North Augusta rolls in opener UPDATED

North Augusta rolls in opener
Saturday, August 20, 2016 12:27 a.m.

By Nick Terry

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Butterfly Garden in North Augusta UPDATED

Friday, August 19, 2016 3:52 p.m.

Components for a butterfly garden are coming into place on the edge of the Greeneway, with plans for the project to be complete in the spring of 2017. …

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Warming Up: Fox Creek Volleyball at Evans UPDATED

Thursday, August 18, 2016 10:15 p.m.

Fox Creek High School, gearing up for volleyball season, had an Aug. 18 contest across the state line, at Evans, and the home team cruised to …

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Looking Closely at the Thin Blue Line UPDATED

Wednesday, August 17, 2016 5:50 p.m.

Aaron Fittery, a sergeant with the North Augusta Department of Public Safety, will be handling a new assignment through mid-October, as the leader of …

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N.A. police asking for public’s help in locating man wanted for attempted murder

N.A. police asking for public’s help in locating man wanted for attempted murder
Tuesday, August 16, 2016 8:29 p.m.

The North Augusta Department of Public Safety is asking for the public’s help in locating a man wanted for attempted murder in connection with …

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Border Bash tickets go on sale Friday UPDATED

Border Bash tickets go on sale Friday
Tuesday, August 16, 2016 8:18 p.m.

Tickets went on sale Friday for the annual event celebrating the football rivalry between the University of South Carolina and the University of …

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North Augusta switching to subscription-based recycling

North Augusta switching to subscription-based recycling
Tuesday, August 16, 2016 8:29 p.m.

North Augusta is changing its Blue Bag recycling program from a citywide to a subscription-based model.

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NAMES & NOTES: Mckevie earns scholarship

NAMES & NOTES: Mckevie earns scholarship

Submitted article

editor@northaugustastar.com

Tuesday, August 16, 2016 8:19 p.m.

Destiny Mckevie of North Augusta is the recipient of the 2016 Royal Aikenites Scholarship. She plans to study nursing at Charleston Southern …

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Fox Creek unveils new facilities during open house UPDATED

Fox Creek unveils new facilities during open house
Tuesday, August 16, 2016 8:17 p.m.

When students and teachers return to Fox Creek High School for the first day of classes on Wednesday, the school’s campus will look a bit …

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Jordan, USC Aiken faculty earn Lip Sync victory

Jordan, USC Aiken faculty earn Lip Sync victory

By Anthony Hooker

ajhooker@northaugustastar.com

Tuesday, August 16, 2016 8:18 p.m.

AUGUSTA — Dr. Sandra Jordan pulled a number of resources together to win the North Augusta Chamber of Commerce’s inaugural Lip Sync …

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22 indicted on racketeering, fraud charges emerging from Murphy Village near North Augusta UPDATED

22 indicted on racketeering, fraud charges emerging from Murphy Village near North Augusta
Tuesday, August 16, 2016 5:25 p.m.

Twenty-two North Augusta and Augusta residents have been indicted on racketeering and fraud charges stemming from incidents taken place inside Murphy …

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Mount Vintage Golf Club sells for $2.9 million

Mount Vintage Golf Club sells for $2.9 million
Tuesday, August 16, 2016 11:00 p.m.

A group of North Augusta area homeowners paid $2.9 million to purchase Mount Vintage Plantation Golf Course, according to property records obtained …

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Birthday Salute to One of CMONA's Most Faithful Boosters UPDATED

Saturday, August 13, 2016 7:27 p.m.

National HealthCare played host to some extra traffic Aug. 13, as the site for a party to mark longtime North Augusta resident …

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FCHS Football UPDATED

Friday, August 12, 2016 12:01 a.m.

Fox Creek High School’s football program, with Derrick Quinn returning for his second year as head coach, is gearing up to face some new …

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Pat Carpenter's Summer Bible Club UPDATED

Friday, August 12, 2016 4:21 p.m.

One of North Augusta’s summer traditions came to its 2016 seasonal close Aug. 9 in Summerfield Park. Pat Carpenter plays host to a Bible …

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Friendly Visits from Fuzzy Neighbors UPDATED

Tuesday, August 9, 2016 5:24 p.m.

Visits from therapy dogs are a part of the monthly or weekly routine for residents of several local retirement homes. Among the visitors are such …



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