Curtis Baptist holds See You at the Pole event to pray for community

...she said.Co-organizer Cameron Dorsey said he believes the event brings the students closer together."Some Christian schools don't get together as a family, so this is a good opportunity to bring us close," he said.

Local Raven Gropp travels country for national horse competitions

...much of her high school career at Davidson Fine Arts Magnet School, she chose to spend her senior year at Augusta Christian Schools so she could participate in sports. She played volleyball, track and soccer, the last two overlapping for the season...

Trinity Baptist Church pastor's son Alex Moore's health improves after anemia treatment

...Alex Moore squirmed in his seat Thursday, grinning at his parents standing in the back of his classroom at New Hope Christian School.With the four other first-graders at his table, he called out "bell," "hot," "team" and "mine" as...

Columbia County man accused of dragging granddaughter with car

...Thackston, 77, and his 17-year-old granddaughter argued about a cellphone after he picked her up from Augusta Christian Schools, police say.As the argument escalated, Thackston told her to give him the cellphone or he would make her walk...

32 students picked as Goodwill youth board

...Engineering Magnet High; Brooks May and Valerie Rose Vasquez, Aquinas High School; and Phoebe Singletary, Augusta Christian Schools.For more information on the Goodwill Youth Board, contact Goodwill Volunteer Services Director Ivey Hall at...

Baston Road reopens after gas leak

Baston Road has reopened after a large natural gas leak on a main line at Augusta Christian School forced it to close for hours. The school, homes, Earth Fare and other buildings in the vicinity were evacuated Saturday, said...

William "Bill" Merry, owner of Merry's Trash and Treasures on Broad Street dies

...Bible Chapel, on Columbia Road in Martinez. Merry and wife Bonnie were involved in the booster club at Augusta Christian Schools, where they sent their two sons.Merry said his father struggled after losing Bonnie to cancer about eight years...

Book briefs

...Smith has degrees in education, biblical studies and Christian counseling. She has taught at home and in private Christian schools, counseled, coached and worked as a behavioral specialist and child custody evaluator.One Spring Day is available...

Angela Kelley

...age 45. Ms. Kelley was a native and lifelong resident of Augusta, GA. She was a 1988 graduate of South Gate Christian School. Ms. Kelley was her parents caregiver. She loved basketball, NASCAR and fishing. Family members include parents...

Mary Margaret O'Neal - Clayton Peden Madden

...and the late Mr. and Mrs. Norman James O'Neal, Jr., of Aiken, S.C. She is a 2010 graduate of Augusta Christian School, and a 2014 graduate of Lander University with a degree in Early Childhood Education. Mary is currently employed...