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Skills for life. Those are what Carolyn Stone hopes her seventh graders at Greenbrier Middle School are learning.

Sun, 08/30/2015 - 12:07am

Columbia County Sheriff Clay Whittle said Aug. 27 he will ask county commissioners to rescind and revise an ordinance meant stem sales of stolen goods, which has been criticized as too broad and burdensome for businesses that resale used merchandise.

Sun, 08/30/2015 - 12:06am

Police Blotter, Aug. 30, 2015

Sun, 08/30/2015 - 12:06am

Grovetown officials approved Wednesday a resolution to apply for funding for a new $23.2 million wastewater treatment plant.

Sun, 08/30/2015 - 12:05am

For the second consecutive year, State Charter Schools Commission has denied a a local group's petition to establish an arts-infused charter school in Columbia County.

Sun, 08/30/2015 - 12:05am

Pride Night Out 7 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 1, Options Cafe, 1250 Gordon Highway; benefits Augusta Pride 2016; Register online by Sept. 1 for Girls Got Game Fall League Sept. 12-Oct.

Sun, 08/30/2015 - 12:05am
Fri, 08/28/2015 - 10:16pm

A Fort Gordon solider accused if child molestation was acquitted Thursday.

Fri, 08/28/2015 - 8:41am

GLOVERVILLE - Aiken County authorities are searching for a suspect in a pair of car break-ins Tuesday after a man matching the description of the suspect surrendered to police but was later released.

Fri, 08/28/2015 - 8:35am

The Greenbrier High School Lady Wolfpack beat Evans 10-0 in five innings Thursday night.

Thu, 08/27/2015 - 9:05pm

THURSDAY: 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., Palmetto Terrace, 100 Georgia Ave.; Women In Business: Cyber and Social Media Safety; get safety tips for the Internet and social media sites; luncheon; Chamber members $20, others $30; northaugustachamber.

Wed, 08/26/2015 - 10:53am

SRS PUBLIC TOURS: 12:30 p.m. each date, Aiken County Applied Research Center, Gateway Drive, off U.S. Highway 278; driving tour; tour of Savannah River Ecology Laboratory; ends about 4:30 p.m.; tour dates: Sept. 10, Sept. 29, Oct. 8, Oct. 27, Nov.

Wed, 08/26/2015 - 10:52am

GLOVERVILLE - An early-morning manhunt leading to a soft lockdown at Gloverville Elementary School ended around 9:20 a.m. with a suspect in custody. Aiken County Sheriff's Office officials say they were alerted around 5 a.m.

Wed, 08/26/2015 - 10:49am

There are monsters lurking in the murky waters of the Savannah River. Boaters are familiar with them, having pulled long, slimy bodies from their clogged outboard motors.

Wed, 08/26/2015 - 9:27am

Launch time approached quickly, but the girls were ready. And with a quick foot stomp a rush of air pushed the "rocket" from the launch pad and high into "space" in the Hammond Hill Elementary cafeteria.

Wed, 08/26/2015 - 9:26am