About 16 years ago, Janie Livingston was the first to be chosen for a home through Habitat for Humanity of North Augusta.
On Saturday, Livingston reached another milestone with the local Habitat affiliate - she became the first to burn her mortgage.
As the song says, It's the Most Wonderful Time of the Year. But is you are stressed out about buying gifts you can't afford, here are some tips that might help:
First, be honest with yourself and others.
• Paul Knox Middle vs. New Ellenton, 5:30 p.m.
• North Augusta High (junior varsity girls) vs. Cross Creek, 4 p.m.
• North Augusta High (junior varsity boys) vs. Cross Creek, 5:30 p.m.
• Fox Creek at Wagener-Salley, 6 p.m.
From the beginning of time man has sinned against God
God has looked through his tears at our shame
And much like Adam and Eve in the garden
We have pointed to others with the blame
Then time and again he has called us back home
Yet we ran away and rebelled
And we’ve read in his book the history o...
Thousands of boxes collected
Local Operation Christmas Child efforts resulted in 28,366 boxes filled with toys, school supplies, hygiene items and notes of encouragement.
Citizen of the Year
Citizen of the Year nominations are being accepted.
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.
17 - Avery Tylor Callaway
17 - Mark Gibbs
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NAME: Quinn Sherlock
SCHOOL: Our Lady of Peace
FAVORITE CLASS: Letters
FAVORITE LUNCH: Lunchables
FAVORITE P.E. ACTIVITY: Baseball
HOBBIES: Playing with my toys
A ROLE MODEL OF MINE IS: my dad.