North Augusta Public Safety is searching for five men in an armed robbery and shooting that left a 30-year-old with a gunshot wound in the foot.
Police were called to the 100 block of Chalet North Court, off Bradleyville Road, about 9 p.m.
North Augusta investigators are asking for assistance in their search for a person who broke into several vehicles Friday evening.
A black male driving a white SUV was seen on residential surveillance video committing the acts around 10 p.m.
The Family Y of North Augusta is offering an extended Drop and Shop for parents on Friday.
Children can be dropped off at the Family Y from 8 a.m. to noon or from 4 to 8 p.m. Staff members will provide child care.
SCHOOL: Hammond Hill Elementary
FAVORITE CLASS: Music
FAVORITE LUNCH: Chips
FAVORITE P.E. ACTIVITY: Throwing the bean bag
A ROLE MODEL OF MINE IS: my mom.
WHEN I GROW UP, I WANT TO: be a teacher.
• Byron Thomas, a sophomore at the University of South Carolina Beaufort, was inducted into the Gamma Beta Phi Society on Nov. 11. The society is a national honor and service organization recognizing and promoting academic excellence.
Public school systems in Aiken and Edgefield counties showed some improvement in their ratings in 2012, according to the South Carolina Department of Education's state and district report cards released Nov. 13.
BEHIND THE VEIL MINISTRIES INTERNATIONAL
• Prayer group meets at 11 a.m. Fridays in the sanctuary.
BELVEDERE FIRST BAPTIST
• The men's prayer breakfast is at 7 a.m. on the first and third Wednesdays of the month at Sunrise Grill.
City tree lighting will be Tuesday
The North Augusta Christmas Tree Lighting Festival will be held Tuesday from 5 to 8 p.m. at Calhoun Park and at Lookaway Inn.
The tree lighting will take place about 6 p.m.
NAMS basketball teams announced
The following pupils made the North Augusta Middle School’s boys’ basketball team: Jadon Daughtery, Reames Meyer, Cameron Davis, Josh Gordon, Austin Mills, Darius Copeland, Tavion Davis, Landon Washington, Ryan Walden, Dreke Waltower, Tyrek Walls,...
• North Augusta Middle vs. Schofield Middle, away, 5:30 p.m.
• Paul Knox Middle vs. Merriwether Middle, away, 5:30 p.m.
• Victory Christian vs. Fountain Inn Christian, home, 7 p.m.
• Fox Creek High vs.