This week, President Obama will pardon two turkeys to promote the turkey industry. Every one of us can exercise that same pardon power by choosing a nonviolent Thanksgiving observance. It's a most fitting way to give thanks for our own life, health, and happiness.
As the holidays begin, people are being reminded of ways to keep safe.
Being observant is one of the biggest things people can do for their safety, said North Augusta Public Safety Corp. Andy Cook.
"Be aware of your surroundings.
Born in the country when times were lean
Did the best that he could without being mean
Worked all his life without much pay
And yet in his mind they were good old days
Out in the fields just him and that mule
Out to leave this farm, I’m just an old fool
Can’t go now, got six kids to feed
Hunt for turkeys
The Nancy Carson Library will have a Tom Turkey Scavenger Hunt today.
Children should go to the reference desk to receive a hunt form. Participants will then search the library for hidden turkeys.
COLUMBIA - Helping veterans, cancer patients and disabled police officers seems like worthy causes.
But groups claiming to champion them made the annual roundup of Scrooges by South Carolina Secretary of State Mark Hammond.
NAR-ANON FAMILY GROUP MEETING: 6:30 p.m. Tuesdays, St. John's United Methodist Church, 104 Newberry St. NW, Aiken; nar-anon.org
MOMS CLUB OF AUGUSTA: 10 a.m. first Wednesdays (except December); e-mail for location; email@example.com, www.
FIRST MONDAYS: 6:30 p.m., 333 E. Spring Grove Ave.; American Legion Auxiliary Unit 71 meeting; Linda Smiley (803) 279-5074
FIRST, THIRD MONDAYS: 7 p.m., Council Chambers, North Augusta Municipal Building, 100 Georgia Ave.