North Augusta (United States)

Type: City
Name: North Augusta (United States)
Country: United States
Latitude: 33.52
Longitude: -81.959999
population: 19,030
First reported 23 hours ago - Updated 23 hours ago - 1 reports

Mother's arrest for neglect drives child care debate

North Augusta, S.C. -- Plenty of working parents can relate to the dilemma Debra Harrell faced when her 9-year-old daughter asked to play unsupervised in a park this summer. How do you find the time and money for child care when school is out?Harrell's ... [Published San Francisco Chronicle - 23 hours ago]
First reported Jul 28 2014 - Updated Jul 28 2014 - 1 reports

Column: North Augusta needs somebody to step up

North Augusta residents have had a love-hate relationship with local schools for a long time. We applaud our great teachers and administrators, but often complained about the facilities, the Aiken County Board of Education and its treatment of the North ... [Published Aiken Today - Jul 28 2014]
First reported Jul 22 2014 - Updated Jul 22 2014 - 1 reports

New principal values military experience

Phyllis Gamble brings an entirely different path to her new appointment as the North Augusta Middle School principal – seven years with the Army on active duty, and in 2005, nine months in Afghanistan with the Army Reserves.She would not change that experience, ... [Published Aiken Today - Jul 22 2014]
First reported Jul 22 2014 - Updated Jul 22 2014 - 1 reports

Kirby: Water skiing squirrel makes big splash at outdoor expo

– Robert CollierI am sorry I missed seeing Twiggy the Waterskiing Squirrel at this weekend’s Outdoor Expo downtown at James Brown Arena.Twiggy’s famous, you know. Not only did he appear in a Ron Burgundy film and Dodge Ball but he also has a Facebook ... [Published Augusta Chronicle - Jul 22 2014]
First reported Jul 21 2014 - Updated Jul 21 2014 - 1 reports

Letter: Obama shouldn’t bypass Congress

I was appalled by the recent Aiken Standard editorial praising Barack Obama on immigration and gushing that, “it’s time for action, and the White House thankfully appears up to the challenge.” By not fulfilling his duties to defend and secure our borders, ... [Published Aiken Today - Jul 21 2014]
First reported Jul 16 2014 - Updated Jul 16 2014 - 1 reports

State overreach? Woman arrested, daughter in state custody for using park as childcare

01:25Reuters / Olivia HarrisA South Carolina woman is in jail and her 9-year-old daughter is in the state’s care after the mother used a local park as a babysitter on more than one occasion while she went to work.Debra Harrell works at a McDonald’s in ... [Published Russia Today - Jul 16 2014]
First reported Jul 15 2014 - Updated Jul 15 2014 - 1 reports

Mother Arrested for Leaving Daughter at the Park Unsupervised

A South Carolina mother has been arrested and jailed for leaving her daughter at a park unsupervised. What was once a common practice for parents (in the summertime especially) has now turned into grounds for imprisonment.Debra Lynn Harrell, 46, has been ... [Published Opposing Views - Jul 15 2014]
First reported Jul 06 2014 - Updated Jul 06 2014 - 1 reports

Guest Column: Family traces father's emotional journey on, after D-Day

What do these statements have to do with history? Aren’t they classic words of advice? Why would we ponder their meaning on this Fourth of July weekend, or any other day, for that matter?Let’s begin with five significant days in the lives of all Americans. ... [Published Augusta Chronicle - Jul 06 2014]
First reported Jul 01 2014 - Updated Jul 01 2014 - 1 reports

Dine & Dish: Marco's Pizza franchise delivers on yummy pizza

As a lover of all things Italian, it pains me deeply now to admit it. But for some reason, when I was little, pizza and spaghetti ranked down there with my mom’s weird Chinese vegetables and that strange black soup that she still tries to get me to eat. ... [Published Augusta Chronicle - Jul 01 2014]
First reported Jun 30 2014 - Updated Jun 30 2014 - 2 reports

Radio field day helps club members enhance abilities

NORTH AUGUSTA — Young and old came together as the North Augusta Belvedere Radio Club participated in the American Radio Relay League's field day over the weekend. Sitting side by side in Aiken County Emergency Services' communications trailer were Darby ... [Published Aiken Today - Jun 30 2014]
First reported Jun 28 2014 - Updated Jun 28 2014 - 1 reports

Letter: Ignorance spared Graham

Again, South Carolina has shown why we are listed on most charts among the dumbest U.S. states. We proved it again! No. 1, because more than 90 percent of the voters didn’t care enough to show up at the polls. No. 2, the ones who did apparently were ... [Published McDuffieMirror - Jun 28 2014]
First reported Jun 25 2014 - Updated Jun 25 2014 - 1 reports

Ramblin' Rhodes: Trolley tour is way to learn history of North Augusta

As the tour guide, I got to show and tell the riders of a wide range of ages about the incredible entertainment history that North Augustans have within a short driving distance.John Zentz, who rode on the tour with his wife, Val, later e-mailed me, “Several ... [Published Augusta Chronicle - Jun 25 2014]

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South Carolina criminalizes leaving a child at "unreasonable risk of harm affecting the child's life, physical or mental health, or safety." But the law offers no specifics on when a child can be left alone without supervision, said Harrell's lawyer, Robert Phillips
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Mother's arrest for neglect drives child care d... [Published San Francisco Chronicle - 23 hours ago]
Column: North Augusta needs somebody to step up [Published Aiken Today - Jul 28 2014]
Long road to recovery for Upstate firefighter i... [Published Spartanburg Herald-Journal - Jul 27 2014]
Kirby: Water skiing squirrel makes big splash a... [Published Augusta Chronicle - Jul 22 2014]
New principal values military experience [Published Aiken Today - Jul 22 2014]
Letter: Obama shouldn’t bypass Congress [Published Aiken Today - Jul 21 2014]
State overreach? Woman arrested, daughter in st... [Published Russia Today - Jul 16 2014]
Mother Arrested for Leaving Daughter at the Par... [Published Opposing Views - Jul 15 2014]
Guest Column: Family traces father's emotional ... [Published Augusta Chronicle - Jul 06 2014]
Dine & Dish: Marco's Pizza franchise delivers o... [Published Augusta Chronicle - Jul 01 2014]
Radio field day helps club members enhance abil... [Published Aiken Today - Jun 30 2014]
Radio club members sharpen emergency communicat... [Published Aiken Today - Jun 30 2014]
Letter: Ignorance spared Graham [Published McDuffieMirror - Jun 28 2014]
Letter: Middle East problems identifiable [Published Aiken Today - Jun 27 2014]
Ramblin' Rhodes: Trolley tour is way to learn h... [Published Augusta Chronicle - Jun 25 2014]
A Summer Day Trip: Visit Redcliffe Plantation i... [Published Examiner.com - Jun 25 2014]
Langley Pond hosts rowers from across the South... [Published Aiken Today - Jun 23 2014]
Baha'i Faith, state's second-largest religion, ... [Published Charleston Post and Courier - Jun 22 2014]
Small town America shouldn't resemble war zone:... [Published Stevens Point Journal - Apr 12 2014]
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