There once was a man with a calling
And his calling was ordained by God
For he was called to bear witness
This special man known as John
He began his cry in the wilderness
For the wilderness was his home
There he lived on locust and honey
All knew he was rugged, this one
And he cried out there is on...
• The next early release day for Aiken County Public Schools is Feb. 5.
• The South Carolina Governor's School for Science and Mathematics is accepting applications through Feb. 15 for its class of 2016. For details, visit www.scgssm.org.
• North Augusta High (junior varsity girls) at Dutch Fork, 5:30 p.m.
• North Augusta Middle vs. Jackson, 5:30 p.m.
• Paul Knox Middle vs. LBC, 5:30 p.m.
• North Augusta High (junior varsity boys) at Dutch Fork, 8 p.m.
Sometime this summer, I was having one of those days where the laundry would just not do itself. As I bent over, sorting through the pile in front of the washing machine and getting it all loaded, I chuckled to myself.