The CSRA Regional Commission Area Agency on Aging recognized the Provider of the Year, Volunteer Group of the Year and Volunteer of the Year at its annual Awards and Recognition Program on Wednesday.
Last year’s winners presented the 2013 awards.
This year’s Provider of the Year was awarded to Rod Barrie, of Comfort Keepers, for the organization’s efforts to provide adequate nutrition for senior citizens through food drives and enlisting the help of other agencies in the collection of food.
North Augusta police are asking the public not to be alarmed by an increased presence of police vehicles at Mossy Creek Elementary Thursday.
North Augusta Public Safety will be holding an “active shooter” training exercise for surrounding law enforcement agencies through Thursday. Training began Wednesday at the West Five Notch Road substation and moved to the elementary school after the school closed.
Training will continue today at the school from 3 p.m. to midnight.
An anonymous donor on Wednesday offered a $10,000 reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the two men who used a metal bat or pipe to brutally beat a South Carolina couple last weekend at Riverwalk Augusta.
The reward comes five days after Wesley Spires, 27, of Edgefield, S.C., and Ashley Solesbee, 25, of North Augusta, suffered severe facial fractures and head injuries. Spires remains hospitalized in critical condition, while Solesbee has returned home, according to family.