Former inmate at Augusta prison pleads guilty to assault on guard

...sentenced to five years in prison, to be followed by five years on probation for the May 12, 2012, assault.Carter, who is now in Valdosta State Prison, is still serving a 20-year prison term for a 2010 armed robbery in Laurens County.

Domestic oil production prompts North Augusta business to expand

...during the next year, True said."It's a great day when I see jobs being created," said U.S. Rep. Jeff Duncan, R-Laurens. "I see energy as a segue to job creation. As we approach energy independence in this country, there is going to be expanded...

The Artside: Artist Activist exhibit explores art for social change

...craft activities, student art exhibits and mini classes. The events run from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the arts center on Laurens Street.Children will participate in craft activities themed to countries, and teaching artists will offer short classes...

Atlantic Broadband offers free Wi-Fi in downtown Aiken

...free high speed Wi-Fi service in downtown Aiken is now operating.The service covers the downtown Aiken perimeter along Laurens and Newberry streets between Barnwell Street and Park Avenue. Residents and visitors traveling through the area will get access...

Thursday's high school results

...Record: Cross Creek 1-1. Next: Cross Creek plays host to Burke County, 5:30 p.m., Monday. HARLEM 8, EAST LAURENS 1East Laurens 000 001 0 ? 1 6 1Harlem 420 101 x ? 8 12 1Jordan Mackey and Amber Oliver. Lillie Streets and Courtney Combe...

FEMA workshop held to boost Augusta disaster preparedness

...grants and buy equipment to better combat natural disasters.More than 30 grant writers from Richmond, Bulloch, Effingham, Laurens, Candler and Tattnall counties attended a workshop that U.S. Rep. John Barrow held to help communities understand funding...

Harlem football team has room to grow entering 2014 season

...region now," Lewis said. "Jefferson County's coming in with 160 players, you've got Swainsboro, Metter, Dublin, East Laurens, Screven. So it's a tough region. We're going to have to take it one week at a time and prepare and do the best we can...

Rosa Russo

...at 11 A.M. at St. Mary's Catholic Church in Edgefield with burial in the church cemetery. Mrs. Russo was a native of Laurens, S.C. and a member of St. Mary's Catholic Church. She was a retired cashier and homemaker. Survivors include 3 daughters...

North Augusta rolls past Laurens in opening round of playoffs

...playoffs quickly, and with little effort by Laurens. The tables were turned Friday night...the Class AAAA Division II playoffs.Laurens routed North Augusta 30-0 in the first...by McCloud and Ronald Williams, while Laurens managed a field goal midway through the...

Josey falls to East Laurens

EAST LAURENS 34, JOSEY 6East Laurens 14 14 6 0 ? 34Josey 6 0 0 0 ? 6 JELFirst Downs14xRushes-Yards21-123xx-xxxPassing Yards70xxComp.-Att.-Int.6-13-0xx-xx-xFumbles-Lost1-1x-xPunts-Yards2-42x-xx.xPenalties-Yards8-45x-xxINDIVIDUAL...