FIRST MONDAYS: 6:30 p.m., American Legion Auxiliary Unit 71 meets at 333 E. Spring Grove Ave.; call Linda Smiley at (803) 279-5074
MONDAYS AND THURSDAYS: 7-9 p.m. Mondays, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Thursdays; St. Bartholomew's Episcopal Church, 471 W.
The year has been filled with many accomplishments, but challenges are ahead, according to reports given by local officials Dec. 18 during the Greater North Augusta Chamber of Commerce A.M. Connection meeting.
These pets are available from Columbia County Animal Services. Call (706) 541-4077 or visit www.columbiacountyga.gov and follow the links to Animal Services. The kennel is open from 10:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. for adoptions and visiting with the animals and from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. to reclaim a lost pet and all other services. The facility is located at 1940 William Few Parkway in Grovetown.
Tree recycling Boy Scout Troop 643 in Evans can pick up your Christmas tree for recycling on Saturday, Dec. 28, or Saturday, Jan. 4. A $10 donation helps Scouts attend summer camp. Call (706) 373-8922 or GetMyTree@knology.net to schedule a pick-up.
Having defeated Harlem in the teams' first meeting Nov. 22 and with the Christmas break upon them, Grovetown High School girls basketball head coach Jaime Echols hoped his team would be focused.
On this Christmas morning I will don my Santa cap and hand out holiday cheer for the high schools in the county.
AUGUSTA CHRISTIAN: This one is easy. I give the Lions a deep run in the SCISA basketball playoffs.
The following accounts were taken from Columbia County Sheriff's Office incident reports: A Martinez woman recently called authorities after discovering someone used her credit card to buy a plane ticket to Peru.