Although the tax man hasn't come or taken a chunk of the American taxpayer's income on the proverbial "Ides (15th or middle) of March" since Congress changed that annual date to April 15, I still get emotional every time I think of the scene in William Shakespeare's play, Julius Caesar, where the Master of the Roman Empire cries, "Et tu, Brute," to the presumed friend who is about to assassinate him.
North Augusta High School Athletes of the Week are senior Seth Owens (baseball); junior Mitch Barefield (baseball); sophomore Jack Wells (tennis); freshman Austin Landrum (track); sophomore Erin Redwood (soccer); senior Adeleigh Hamilton (cheerleading); junior Emily Mullner (soccer); and sophomore Maddie Carter (cheerleading).
The University of South Carolina Aiken has added two new deans who will join the faculty July 1 and Aug. 8: Dr. Mark Hollingsworth, the dean of the College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences, and Dr. Daren J.
Aiken County Superintendent Sean Alford presented coach Kathy Linton with a bouquet of balloons Tuesday and some exciting information: She had been selected as a member of the district's Teacher of the Year Honor Court.
It's finally warming up and everyone seems to have spring fever. It's time to get the garden spruced up and plants in the ground. How do you do that and still have money left in the bank? Here are some tricks to get the biggest bang for your buck.