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Past articles by Pierce:

YMCA celebrates new branch opening in Waynesboro

The Burke County Family YMCA opens Saturday at 50 Olympic Road in Waynesboro with a ribbon cutting ceremony at 10:30 a.m. → Read More

Ride to benefit Children’s Hospital of Georgia

The first “Roary Rides 4 Kidz” starts at 9:00 a.m. Saturday, June 1 at the Children’s Hospital of Georgia and ends at Timms Harley-Davidson. → Read More

8 are great: National Spelling Bee ends with ‘octo-champs’

The Scripps National Spelling Bee was broken Thursday night, brought to its knees by eight spellers who were too poised, too prepared and too savvy for any word thrown their way. → Read More

FedEx to deliver 7 days a week to satisfy online shoppers

The company is also taking back nearly 2 million daily deliveries to homes that are currently handled by the post office in a move it says will increase the efficiency of its own network. → Read More

UPDATE: Man wanted for rape and exploitation of a disabled adult arrested

62-year-old Elbert Butler was arrested around 5:00 p.m. Thursday. The alleged incident happened on May 21. → Read More

Special election Oct. 1 for seat left vacant by death of SC Rep. Ronnie Young

The deadline to register to vote in the primaries is Jun. 30. The deadline to register to vote in the special election is Sep. 1. → Read More

AAA activates “Tow to Go” for Memorial Day

AAA reminded motorists to take steps ahead of time to avoid driving impaired. To help, they’re activating their ‘Tow to Go’ service for Memorial Day weekend. → Read More

10th annual Papa Joe’s Banjo-B-Que Music Festival kicks off

The festival runs Friday 4 - 11 p.m. and Saturday 11:30 a.m. - 11 p.m. and features live music from headliners Old Crow Medicine Show and Greensky Bluegrass. → Read More

Facebook: Fake account removal doubles in 6 months to 3 billion

Copyright 2019 Associated Press. All rights reserved. → Read More

University Hospital placed on lockdown Thursday morning following employee termination

The lockdown was put into place as standard procedure during the termination of an employee to ensure the safety of all employees, staff, and visitors. → Read More

3 deaths in Missouri as ‘violent tornado’ strikes state capital

The National Weather Service said it had received 22 reports of tornadoes by late Wednesday evening, although some of those could be duplicate reporting of the same twister. → Read More

Aiken County Animal Shelter offering free kitten rescue kits

Friends of the Animal Shelter (FOTAS) and the Aiken County Animal Shelter (ACAS) can provide citizens with resources and guidance if they find a lone kitten or litter of kittens on their property or in their neighborhood. → Read More

Amber alert test set for May 24

South Carolina’s AMBER Alert system will be tested on Friday, May 24 as part of the nationwide May 25 commemoration of National Missing Children’s Day. → Read More

SC Rep. Ronnie Young dies at 71

House Speaker Jay Lucas said the Republican from North Augusta had cancer and recently suffered a stroke. → Read More

Augusta Commission to finally see results of whitewater study

On the agenda: a presentation from McLaughlin Whitewater Design Group on the city-commissioned Design and Concept Study for the Whitewater/Savannah River Project. → Read More

Richmond County BOE holds public hearings on proposed 2019-2020 budget

The public is invited to share their opinions on the proposed budget in a series of hearings. → Read More

IHOP selling $1 pancakes Tuesday to benefit children of fallen service members

Customers can get an entire short stack of original buttermilk pancakes for just a dollar from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Tuesday, with the full dollar going to the Children of Fallen Patriots Foundation. → Read More

Tornadoes, storms in the Plains not as bad as feared

More than a dozen sightings of tornadoes were reported in Oklahoma, Kansas, Texas and Missouri, but they were in sparsely populated areas. → Read More

Deputy sprayed with possible pepper spray during traffic stop in Wis.; man arrested

Joshua Martin, 30, was arrested Wednesday morning in connection with an attack on a deputy during a traffic stop. → Read More

Red Cross facing blood shortage; in need of donors

The American Red Cross has a critical shortage of type O blood and urges eligible donors to give now to help patients facing trauma and other life-threatening situations. → Read More