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BOSTON - A 2014 Lakeside High School graduate and Evans native will get to celebrate America's 240th year of independence as part of a hand-picked Navy crew serving on the world's oldest commissioned warship afloat, the USS Constitution.

Sun, 07/03/2016 - 12:01am

Upcoming events in Columbia County.

Sun, 07/03/2016 - 12:01am

As we pause to celebrate the anniversary of our nation's independence, it seems appropriate to consider the vital role played by the U.S. military in the creation of our nation and its transformation of our world.

Sun, 07/03/2016 - 12:01am

As Republicans and Democrats prepare for their national nominating conventions next month, it's clear that this has become one of the strangest - and most entertaining - presidential campaigns since at least 1912.

Sun, 07/03/2016 - 12:01am

Contemplating the upcoming Fourth of July holiday weekend, my 12-year-old son asks, “Why do some states outlaw fireworks?” “Because fireworks can be dangerous and some people don’t use them properly,” I explain, adding, “But it’s hard to make laws against stupidity.” “What do you ...

Sun, 07/03/2016 - 12:01am

A man told police two men robbed him of his debit card and cellphone at gunpoint inside his residence Tuesday.

Sun, 07/03/2016 - 12:00am

Fourth of July events include barbecues, concerts and, of course, fireworks.

Sun, 07/03/2016 - 12:00am

Early and advance voting will begin Tuesday in the July 26 Republican primary runoff. Voters will return to the polls to decide who will win the state Senate Dis­trict 24 GOP race between Lee Anderson and Greg Grzybowski.

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HENDERSON, Tenn. - Freed Hardeman University recently named Brooke Pace, a junior chemistry major from Evans, to the President's List for Spring 2016. To be on the President's List, a student must be full-time and have a 4.0 grade point average.

Sun, 07/03/2016 - 12:00am

Cooling centers around the county are availble and open for the public to escape to during the hot summer days.

Fri, 07/01/2016 - 12:15am

Savannah River Reme­dia­tion, the liquid waste contractor at Savannah River Site, awarded eight SRR Family Scholarships to local graduates, all of whom are children of SRR employees.

Wed, 06/29/2016 - 1:32am

The Aiken County Public School District recently celebrated a total of 110 employees who will leave the district with a total of 2,873 years of service. Among the distinguished 2015-16 retirees were a pair of district cabinet members - Dr.

Wed, 06/29/2016 - 1:31am

Luke Parsons stands just 4-foot-1, but on the golf course the 7-year-old walks tall. Last year's winner of the U.S.

Wed, 06/29/2016 - 1:31am

North Augusta will have to pay about $14,000 of Stephen Donohue's legal bills - which totaled about $40,000 - because of the South Carolina Supreme Court's ruling that city officials violated open-meetings laws by failing to announce the specific purpose of closed-door meetings they held to discuss Project Jackson.

Wed, 06/29/2016 - 1:30am

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