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NAME: Caleb Veihman SCHOOL: Fox Creek High GRADE: 11th AGE: 16 SPORT: Cross country WHY DID YOU CHOOSE TO CROSS COUNTRY? Mostly to stay in shape for basketball.

Wed, 10/15/2014 - 2:24pm

• Friday is a teacher's workday for Aiken County Public Schools. No school for students. • Oct. 27 is a parent/teacher conference day for Aiken County Public Schools. No school for students.

Wed, 10/15/2014 - 2:23pm

NAME: Katie Cohen SCHOOL: North Augusta High GRADE: 12th FAVORITE CLASS: English FAVORITE LUNCH: Peanut butter sandwich HOBBIES: Photography, writing and running A ROLE MODEL OF MINE IS: my mom. WHEN I GROW UP, I WANT TO: be a psychologist.

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FIRST MONDAYS: 6:30 p.m., American Legion Auxiliary Unit 71 meets at 333 E. Spring Grove Ave.; Linda Smiley (803) 279-5074 SECOND MONDAYS: 10 a.m.

Wed, 10/15/2014 - 2:20pm

Major Crimes: July Reports Murder 0 Criminal sexual conduct 1 Robbery 3 Aggravated assault 0 Breaking and entering 7 Larceny 30 Motor vehicle theft 7 Arson 0 Burglary 17...

Wed, 10/15/2014 - 2:20pm

Kneeling and aiming, Lain Barton doused a fire with an extinguisher.

Wed, 10/15/2014 - 2:20pm

An Augusta man, who likely had a medical emergency while driving, hit the side of a Martinez convenience store Wednesday morning.

Wed, 10/15/2014 - 11:41am

First, there are the smallest munchkins. They usually stand by your front door afraid to say anything and have to be encouraged by their parents to request the sweets they crave.

Wed, 10/15/2014 - 12:16am

Dear editor, On Nov. 4, you can count on one easy decision on your busy day - voting for Mack Taylor for the District 3 Commissioner's seat. Mack Taylor is a model citizen and has loyally served the C.S.R.A. for over a decade.

Wed, 10/15/2014 - 12:15am

Dear editor I just saw another John Barrow infomercial. He basically mocks how it's 11 a.m. and Congress is not yet "at work," and that Congress is made up mostly of inept adolescents.

Wed, 10/15/2014 - 12:15am

Dear editor, We in Columbia County have been fortunate to have exceptional candidates offer for public service over the years. The candidates for the Office of Tax Commissioner are a perfect example of good people stepping forward to serve.

Wed, 10/15/2014 - 12:15am

The polls in the two major races - governor and senator - show the Republican and Democratic nominees running within a few points of each other. No one has been able to break away and crack through the 50 percent support level.

Wed, 10/15/2014 - 12:15am

"Did you ever have to make up your mind?" - The Lovin' Spoonful The election is already upon us.

Wed, 10/15/2014 - 12:15am

• The Evans High School baseball team will be holding its annual golf tournament on Oct. 25 at Jones Creek Golf Club. Lunch will be served about 11:30 a.m. with a 1 p.m. shotgun start.

Wed, 10/15/2014 - 12:13am