The key to controlling any plant is to know its life cycle and the conditions that favor its growth. Mosses are small, non-parasitic plants spread by spores. They have many thread-like stems with tiny leaves, and they form thick mats on the soil surface.
A rendition of Pomp and Circumstance played as pupils proudly walked in front of their classmates wearing black caps with gold tassels. Upon receiving a rolled paper representing a diploma, classmates cheered.
North Augusta officials say the city's public safety officers do everything by the book.
To prove it, they'll be equipping officers with body-worn cameras to protect the North Augusta Department of Public Safety from false accusations of misconduct.
North Augusta High School's new science and technology wing will honor a long-time science teacher.
"We're nearing substantial completion," said Aiken County Public Schools Deputy Superintendent David Caver of the 45,000-square-foot addition.
Dining on pancakes at the end of the day was a treat for 7-year-old Lillian Vickers.
''It's my favorite breakfast food,'' said the Belvedere Elementary School pupil, who ate a Shrove Tuesday pancake supper with her family at St.