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...Best & Brightest Awards. The Aiken High School marching band was chosen to represent South Carolina at the National Independence Day Parade in Washington D.C., making it the only school from the area selected. Don't Miss

Halloween pop-up stores cash in on holiday

...next to Party City in Augusta Exchange.Much like the come-and-go retail environment for fireworks sales during Independence Day, the temporary store craze continues for Halloween.Probably a week into Novem ber, the Spirit Halloween store...

Augusta-area churches to celebrate Independence Day

...churches are holding special events to commemorate Independence Day. Here are some of them. Celebration of FreedomWhen...10Learn more: itsbetterliveentertainment.com Independence Day Barbecue LunchWhen: 1 p.m. July 3Where: Augusta...

Almonte just misses no-hitter as Intimidators shut down GreenJackets

Before Independence Day fireworks filled the sky over Lake Olmstead Stadium, sparks flew from the fingertips of a young Kannapolis right-hander.Yency...

Rants & Raves

Independence Day comments from readers: THIS IS A RAVE to Fort Gordon for the wonderful "welcome home" ceremony for the Vietnam veterans. It...

Record numbers of women, adults tuning in for Women's World Cup

...prime-time television viewership in the past, Mulvihill said.If anything, he hopes that the patriotic spirit of Independence Day will inspire more Americans to root for the home team. Maybe all the way to more records falling.Network executives...

When and where to celebrate the Fourth of July

...Paul's Church, 605 Reynolds St.; patriotic songs and Frank Sinatra hits with guest Joe Gransden, 100-member Independence Day Chorus and 16-piece swing band; seven World War II veterans will be honored; (706) 722-3463, riverwalkseries...

Upcoming Calendar

Independence Day Celebration: 3-11 p.m. Thursday, July 2, Barton Field, Fort Gordon; a fireworks extravaganza; U.S. Army Signal Corps Band 7 p.m., U.S. Army Soldier Show 8:30 p.m.

US stock indexes regain some ground as investors follow Greek debt saga

...first time in close to a decade later this year.U.S. financial markets will be closed Friday in observance of Independence Day.In currency trading, the euro fell 0.7 percent at $1.1137 while the dollar fell 0.1 percent to 122.50...

Around the block

...19th Annual Star Spangled Fourth at 7:30 p.m. July 4 at St. Paul's Church.The concert will feature the Independence Day Chorus and Orchestra, and special guest Joe Gransden. It will also honor Frank Sinatra's 100th birthday with...