Area Announcements

...North Augusta Explosion/Thomas 16 U (formerly NAE 14 U) will have tryouts Feb. 1 from 2-4 p.m. at the North Augusta Parks and Recreation Field B. Pitchers and catchers are asked to stay after for an extended tryout. For more information...

Augusta Parks and Recreation director Bob Levine resigns

Augusta's Parks, Recreation and Facilities Director Bob Levine said he's resigning to spend more time with his wife and four children, who reside in various parts of the country.

Rants and raves

...already been three months and still hasn't been completed. Please get it finished -- we need it. A RAVE TO THE North Augusta Parks and Recreation Department. With opening-day ceremonies this Saturday, the ball fields never looked better. Great...

Practice makes perfect

Luke Sherman, a North Augusta Parks and Recreation employee, paints one of the posts at the newly built Lions Field in North Augusta. Mr. Sherman had his work cut out for him Wednesday - there are more than 70 of the posts at the park.

Around town

...Activities and entertainment events scheduled for this week include: TODAY NORTH AUGUSTA TREE LIGHTING: The North Augusta Parks and Recreation Department will hold a tree-lighting ceremony at 6 p.m. in Calhoun Park. The North Augusta High...

In the game spotlight

...Kathryn (8), Carolyn (4) and Kevin (2). Activities: Soccer, baseball and basketball leagues with the North Augusta Parks and Recreation Department. Why I'm in the game: "I love soccer the most and that's all I play now. I like to...

Other sports
This week in Aiken

...Rudolph and Frosty will stop in. Blankets and lawn chairs are welcome. For more information, call Nancy Payne at North Augusta Parks and Recreation at 441-4290. Aiken Technical College will offer a computer course called PC Hardware for Beginners...

'Silent Sideline' program begins

...locations that will kick off the silence today, while North Augusta Parks and Recreation will begin on Saturday. "I'm looking...interesting week," said Rick Meyer, superintendent of North Augusta Parks and Recreation. In addition, it allows the players...

Other sports
The National Day of Prayer, plus football

...event at noon on May 7 at the North Augusta Community Center.Tickets, which are $12, can be bought at the North Augusta Parks and Recreation Department, the North Augusta Chamber, the North Augusta Community Center, Parks Pharmacy and some...

Jimmy Butler (NORTH AUGUSTA, S.C.)

...North Augusta Volunteer Fire Fighter with 33 years of service, a retired Maintenance Supervisor with the City of North Augusta Parks and Recreation Department and a staff member at Grace United Methodist Church with Security. Mr. Butler was the son...