Public has chance to weigh in on Augusta's next SPLOST package

...sought for Augusta Recreation, Parks and Facilities projects.Those requests include hiking and biking trails, playground equipment replacement, community center upgrades, field and court improvements, swimming pool renovations and new splash...

Playground equipment can pose burn risk to children in summer's heat

Each year children nationwide suffer second- and third-degree burns as they play on equipment that can heat to the mid-100s.

Annual Pendleton King Park Plant Sale on Saturday

...hydrangeas from the park's garden.All proceeds from the sale are returned to the park for improvements such as the playground equipment, trails, wetland viewing platform, and the canine favorite, the bark park.The hydrangea garden is not to...

GreenJackets home season now open

...still getting quality baseball.The ballpark will again have a children's fun zone down the left field line with playground equipment, while the deck down the right field line gives families and businesses the opportunity to hold events.The team's...

Area playgrounds face problems

...Elementary School is without its playground equipment. Ron Richards, a.k...Throughout Aiken County, playground equipment is disappearing like loose...deaths related to public playground equipment continue to climb to alarming...

Playground-buy rule doubted

...school boards don't buy playground equipment, parents do. Traditionally...72,873.34 worth of playground equipment over the past five years...organizations or corporate donors for playground equipment. "There is just no state...

Playground might pose toxic threat

...children from using renovated playground equipment at Garrett Elementary School...to realize there was old playground equipment that is made with wood that...next week in looking at the playground equipment to see whether it can be...


An article in Saturday's editions of The Augusta Chronicle about Garrett Elementary School playground equipment attributed comments to the wrong person. PTA President Nichol Sands said she regrets that the PTA did not go through the school...

Playground caters to needs

...School pupils from christening the school's new playground equipment Thursday. The upgraded equipment features wheelchair...for all kids to have an opportunity to enjoy the playground equipment, especially special-needs kids. This was a...

Adaptive playground opens in North Augusta

...called the playground historic, because for the first time children with disabilities have full access to the same playground equipment as other children."This is historic because this park is for all children, regardless of who they are or what...