News (STAR) http://www.aikenstandard.com/apps/pbcs.dll/section?Category=star01&template=rss RSS Feed News (STAR) en-us <![CDATA[Police: 2-year-old at home with family suffers gunshot wounds to both legs]]>
The Aiken County Sheriff’s Office is continuing its investigation into the shooting incident of a 2-year-old child in North Augusta Friday afternoon.]]>
Fri, 26 Aug 2016 14:25:00 EST
<![CDATA[North Augusta Greeneway extension proposal costs $2.8M]]>
Extending the North Augusta Greeneway into the City’s downtown corridor could spur the kind of business growth and revitalization seen in Greenville and other cities investing in bicycle and pedestrian trails.]]>
Tue, 23 Aug 2016 23:00:00 EST
<![CDATA[Former PTO treasurer must report assets or face prison time]]>
A former North Augusta Middle School Parent Teacher Organization treasurer was in court Monday to discuss why she has not paid back restitution to the PTO after she pleaded guilty in 2012 to stealing $35,000 in funds from the organization.]]>
Tue, 23 Aug 2016 23:00:00 EST
<![CDATA[Locals say Murphy Village fraud charges not surprising, though reluctant to discuss]]>
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 red brick mini-mansions with luxury cars parked out front.]]>
Tue, 23 Aug 2016 23:00:00 EST
<![CDATA[Planning commission OKs rezoning of Walnut Lane]]>
A nearly four-acre parcel situated in a busy North Augusta corridor is one step closer to being strictly rezoned for commercial use.]]>
Tue, 23 Aug 2016 18:57:00 EST
<![CDATA[Murphy Village fraud case to head to court soon]]>
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.]]>
Tue, 23 Aug 2016 18:57:00 EST
<![CDATA[Citizen's Police Academy holds inaugural meeting in North Augusta]]>
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 the leader of the Citizen’s Police Academy, designed to help acquaint local residents with some of the agency’s procedures and programs.]]>
Tue, 23 Aug 2016 18:50:00 EST
<![CDATA[North Augusta rolls in opener]]> Sat, 20 Aug 2016 00:27:00 EST <![CDATA[Mount Vintage Golf Club sells for $2.9 million ]]>
A group of North Augusta area homeowners paid $2.9 million to purchase Mount Vintage Plantation Golf Course, according to property records obtained by The North Augusta Star.]]>
Tue, 16 Aug 2016 23:00:00 EST
<![CDATA[22 indicted on racketeering, fraud charges emerging from Murphy Village near North Augusta]]>
Twenty-two North Augusta and Augusta residents have been indicted on racketeering and fraud charges stemming from incidents taken place inside Murphy Village near North Augusta.]]>
Tue, 16 Aug 2016 17:25:00 EST
<![CDATA[North Augusta switching to subscription-based recycling]]>
North Augusta is changing its Blue Bag recycling program from a citywide to a subscription-based model.]]>
Tue, 16 Aug 2016 20:29:00 EST
<![CDATA[N.A. police asking for public's help in locating man wanted for attempted murder]]>
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 a shooting incident outside of the Pinecrest Apartments in June.]]>
Tue, 16 Aug 2016 20:29:00 EST
<![CDATA[NAMES & NOTES: Mckevie earns scholarship]]>
Destiny Mckevie of North Augusta is the recipient of the 2016 Royal Aikenites Scholarship. She plans to study nursing at Charleston Southern University.]]>
Tue, 16 Aug 2016 20:19:00 EST
<![CDATA[Border Bash tickets go on sale Friday]]>
Tickets went on sale Friday for the annual event celebrating the football rivalry between the University of South Carolina and the University of Georgia.]]>
Tue, 16 Aug 2016 20:18:00 EST
<![CDATA[Jordan, USC Aiken faculty earn Lip Sync victory]]>
AUGUSTA — Dr. Sandra Jordan pulled a number of resources together to win the North Augusta Chamber of Commerce’s inaugural Lip Sync Battle and 80s-theme Dance Party on Saturday night in Augusta.]]>
Tue, 16 Aug 2016 20:18:00 EST