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It was July 3, 1861 when Wilson N. Crawford was commissioned as a second lieutenant in the 11th Georgia Volunteer Infantry. Wilson had moved from the the western mountains of North Carolina to north Georgia in the late 1840s, not long after the U.S. government had cleared the remaining members of the Cherokee Nation from is homelands, making way for white settlers.

Tue, 06/23/2015 - 11:15pm

Dalton Swires might not have intimidated many football teams with his physical stature, but once the ball was snapped his dominance was on clear display.

Tue, 12/01/2015 - 8:37am

North Augusta High school's varsity basketball teams will play host to the first Savannah River Shootout Christmas Classic basketball tournament on Dec. 21-23.

Tue, 12/01/2015 - 8:35am

Todd Smith never set out to sell millions of albums and perform in concerts across the world.

Tue, 12/01/2015 - 8:27am

Express Admission Day at Aiken Tech Aiken Technical College will host an Express Admission Day event Dec. 10 to help prospective students complete the enrollment process for the spring 2016 semester.

Tue, 12/01/2015 - 8:26am

Half of the worst charities that try to entice South Carolinians to donate money to them are purported to support police and military veterans. The 10 charities were flagged by the S.C.

Tue, 12/01/2015 - 8:26am

A virgin girl was chosen As an instrument in God’s hand She was chosen to bear the son of God A a miracle in God’s hand The surroundings were poor and humble A stable for the place of birth A manger was his cradle For they had no goods of worth The story then moves further On a hillsid...

Tue, 12/01/2015 - 8:25am

AIKEN - At it's meeting Nov. 24, members of the Aiken County Public School District Board of Education approved first reading of two policy amendments to make the district "100 percent" tobacco free.

Tue, 12/01/2015 - 8:25am

COLUMBIA - Byron Thomas really likes the idea of giving back.

Tue, 12/01/2015 - 8:25am

An Evans man died Monday after a wreck with a tractor trailer in Evans.

Mon, 11/30/2015 - 3:45pm

A serious wreck caused traffic diversions on Hardy McManus and Halali Farm Roads in Evans.

Mon, 11/30/2015 - 1:25pm
Mon, 11/30/2015 - 10:19am

Augusta area podiatrists are collecting shoes to distribute for the homeless; drop off new and used shoes at Augusta podiatrists' office through Jan.

Sun, 11/29/2015 - 12:07am

Monday Chicken rings, roll Fish sticks, roll Peanut butter, jelly sandwich Sweet potato fries Steamed peas Chilled pears Fresh fruit Tuesday Macaroni and cheese with ham Beef Teriyaki dippers, roll Yogurt snack pack Steamed corn Steamed carrots Pineapple Fruit cup...

Sun, 11/29/2015 - 12:07am

Last year I wrote a column about the emergence of the Limestone University women's soccer program. The school had never had much success in the sport, but thanks to a solid new coach, great recruiting and several Columbia County products, Limestone enjoyed a stellar 2014 campaign.

Sun, 11/29/2015 - 12:07am