The sun rose one day for the very first time,
And a first breeze blew across land.
The first tree spread its first branches wide,
Roots deep in earth's soil and sand.
The first whale gamboled and leaped and rolled,
As happy as a whale could be.
College seeking votes
Paine College is a finalist in Home Depot's 2013 Retool Your School campus improvement program.
Finalists are competing for $225,000 in grants for on-campus improvement projects.
The North Augusta Greeneway from Riverview Park Activities Center to Cypress Drive is closed until further notice. Crews are repairing the trail, according to the city's Parks, Recreation & Leisure Services department.
Grace United Methodist Church will host a 3-on-3 basketball tournament March 22-23.
Teams will compete in one of three divisions: co-ed sixth through eighth grades; co-ed ninth through 12th grades; and co-ed adults.
The education system needs to be reformed, South Carolina's Superintendent of Education told local business leaders Friday morning.
Speaking at the Greater Aiken Chamber of Commerce's First Friday Means Business breakfast at Newberry Hall, Dr.
MONDAYS AND TUESDAYS THROUGH APRIL 9: 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.; free income tax preparation for low- and middle-income taxpayers by AARP Tax-Aide; Nancy Carson Library,135 Edgefield Road; make an appointment, (803) 279-5767
MONDAYS AND THURSDAYS: 7-9 p.m.
For March 6-12:
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SCHOOL: Hammond Hill Elementary
FAVORITE CLASS: Everything
FAVORITE LUNCH: Chicken nuggets
FAVORITE P.E. ACTIVITY: Cup stacking
HOBBIES: Playing on the XBox
A ROLE MODEL OF MINE IS: everyone in my family.