The great shutdown of 2013 finally ended last week, with Congress voting to raise the debt ceiling and prevent the federal government from defaulting on obligations to pay bills it had already incurred.
Pink Friday The second annual Pink Friday for the Cure event will be held 5-10 p.m., Friday at Grovetown's Liberty Park, 1040 Newmantown Road. Former American idol contestant Briana Tyson will perform.
The Greenbrier High School Lady Wolfpack rebounded from an 0-2 deficit to beat Northside, Columbus in five games Tuesday night, advancing to the GHSA Class AAAAA state volleyball championships' round of eight.
Jennie Finchto host dinner
Jennie Finch will have a Dinner with Champions on Saturday at 6:30 p.m. at the North Augusta Community Center.
Finch, an Olympic medalist in softball, will be the guest speaker for the event.
Women must repay
Authorities say two North Augusta women who falsely claimed to be blind have been sentenced to five months in federal prison for receiving about $200,000 in fraudulent Social Security payments.