On Jan. 8, a Harlem High School senior will be doing his part to help make a difference.
For Matthew King's senior project, he organized a charity wheelchair basketball game with profits going to local nonprofit Champions Made From Adversity.
Popcorn chicken, roll
Shepherd’s pie, roll
Yogurt snack pack
Chicken patty, whole wheat bun
Ham and cheese melt
Peanut butter, jelly sandwich
Along with a citizen's patrol, Grovetown Public Safety Director Gary Jones plans to select six residents in early 2015 to sit on a citizen's advisory board that will meet with him quarterly to receive updates on department progress and inform him of community happenings.
Some of the least-efficient charities sometimes operate under curious circumstances.
In one case, a man, his mother and his wife were in charge. In another, a charity did business under five names. State records reveal a host of charities that spent 40 percent or less on their stated mission, while paying robust sums to fundraisers and administrators.
The area where a new Medac building and city parking deck are being constructed now has a name - Riverfront Office Park.
North Augusta City Council unanimously passed a resolution naming the area during a special called meeting Dec. 22.