COLUMBIA - As New York City, Ferguson, Mo., and other cities grapple with recent deaths of blacks at the hands of law enforcement officers, South Carolina lawmakers will consider whether to create a Race Relations Advisory Committee.
Department of Public Safety: October Reports
Fines and forfeitures $85,973
Municipal court cases 927
Jury trials requested 19
Traffic warnings 264
Calls for service 3,175
Traffic accidents 106
Fire calls 30
Victim’s assistance money $4,333...
NAR-ANON FAMILY GROUP MEETING: 6:30 p.m. Tuesdays, St. John's United Methodist Church, 104 Newberry St. NW, Aiken; nar-anon.org
CANHOPE EMOTIONAL SUPPORT GROUP: 3-4 p.m. third Wednesdays, Aiken First Baptist Church, 120 Chesterfield St.
Winter exhibit opens Friday
The Arts and Heritage Center of North Augusta will open its Winter Exhibit on Friday.
The exhibit is dedicated to Bea Kuhlke, who died Dec. 21 after a battle with lung cancer and stroke complications.
If I did the way I should
Then I would do the things I could
And if I thought before I spoke
Another’s heart may not be broke
If I could walk the path you walk
I would not judge with my loose talk
If I were you and you were me
I wonder, friend, where would we be
And if I stopped to lend a hand
NAME: Cordell Bussey
SCHOOL: Paul Knox Middle
FAVORITE CLASS: Ms. Dover class.
FAVORITE LUNCH: Chicken sandwich
HOBBIES: Playing video games
MY ROLE MODEL IS: my brother.
WHEN I GROW UP, I WANT TO: be a NFL player.
• Katy Dyches and Krissy Dyches, both of North Augusta, made the dean's list at Southern Wesleyan University for the fall 2014 semester.
• Joseph Halbert, of North Augusta, made the dean's list at Arizona State University for the fall 2014 semester.
While her dream of playing college basketball essentially came true in November when she signed to play for Emmanuel College next year, Lakeside High School's Clarissa Hopkins hasn't let up for a minute.
Hopkins leads the Lady Panthers in points (9.
Friday, Jan. 9
Augusta Christian at Ben Lippen, 6 p.m. (girls), 7:30 p.m. (boys)
Harlem vs. Screven County, 6 p.m. (girls), 7:30 p.m. (boys)
Augusta Prep vs. Gatewood, 6:30 p.m. (girls), 8 p.m. (boys)
Evans vs. Cross Creeek, 7 p.m. (girls), 8:30 p.
Most of Columbia County's high school basketball teams were in action on Saturday, with the majority of them starting region play.
Region 2-AAAAA was one of those in full swing.
Evans traveled to region newcomer Richmond Academy and earned a split.