The rise in incidences of Alzheimer's is just one facet of the aging of the Baby Boom generation in which 10,000 of them turn 65 every day across the country. Policymakers call it the silver tsunami because its impact on government will be profound.
COLUMBIA — Amid fears that groups such as the Boys & Girls Club and the YMCA would be stifled by the new regulations, South Carolina lawmakers held up a bill that would have expanded the number of “childcare” facilities that have to meet certain state regulatory standards.
The proposed cha...
Beth Williams' interest in photography began when she enrolled in a photography course as a student at Fordham University in New York City.
With her Pentax K-1000 she captured the sites, the people and the essence of New York City.
Camellia Show to be held Saturday
The ninth annual North Augusta Camellia Show will be held Saturday in the North Augusta Municipal Center's atrium as a part of the North Augusta SpringFest event.
Bloom entries will be held from 7 to 10 a.m.
So many things can happen
To us along life’s way
For the scenes are ever changing
As we live from day to day
For life indeed has purpose
There’s a reason why we’re here
And we know who holds the future
We should face it without fear
We should strive to do our very best
With the gifts Go...
Tournament to help provide scholarships
The North Augusta Family Y will have its annual golf tournament March 13 at the River Golf Club.
The event will be a four-person scramble style tournament. Registration will start at 8 a.m.
• The following North Augusta residents were named to the Dean's List at Clemson University for the fall 2013 semester: Alison Cercy, Marina Clements, Megan Jessee, Ashlyn Kelly, Grace Manci, Adam Parler, Hannah Reese, Benjamin Smith and Jonathan Snyder.
NAME: Markus Hawkins
SCHOOL: North Augusta High
FAVORITE CLASS: Culinary arts
FAVORITE LUNCH: Pizza
FAVORITE P.E. ACTIVITY: Baseball
HOBBIES: Cooking and sometimes swimming
A ROLE MODEL OF MINE IS: my mom.