The 2013 Shoppers Apocalypse is upon us. My Christmas savings account was recently transferred into my checking account, as it is every October. It is my reminder, as if I need one, that my favorite day of the year is within reach.
Joshua Pellegrino, 6, likes to build race cars and fire trucks while his brother Stephen, 8, likes trains. Robbie Murphy, also 6, said his favorite thing to build is a death star. He loves all things Star Wars.
When pilgrims walked upon this land so many years ago
They paused to thank the Lord above for blessings He’d bestowed
Their lives then were not easy and hardships that they faced
But down on bended knees, they fell to thank God for His grace
And they chose to band together, they sought the favor ...
Convenience store robbed
North Augusta Public Safety responded to an armed robbery of the Save Stop convenience store, 10307 Atomic Road, on Nov. 19.
According to an incident report, an employee stated that she was coming from the cooler around 3 a.m.
The 26th annual North Augusta Christmas Tour of Homes gives participants a chance to see a range of decorated homes while giving back to the community. The annual tour, which will be held Dec. 6-7, is sponsored by Beta Sigma Phi Sorority.
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.
Nov. 27-Dec. 3:
28 - Montez Tillman
If you or someone you know would like to include a birthday in NA Today, call Nikasha Dicks at (706) 823-3708 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org. The deadline to submit birthdays is 5 p.m.
• The next early release day for Aiken County Public Schools is Dec. 4.
• The South Carolina Governor's School for the Arts and Humanities is accepting applications through Jan. 8 for its 2014 summer programs and the 2014-15 academic school year.
NAME: Daniel Marks
SCHOOL: Our Lady of Peace
FAVORITE CLASS: Science
FAVORITE LUNCH: Pizza
FAVORITE P.E. ACTIVITY: Basketball
A ROLE MODEL OF MINE IS: my parents.
WHEN I GROW UP, I WANT TO: not sure.
Victory Christian School held its inaugural Thanksgiving Tip-Off Tournament on Friday and Saturday. The Victory Vikings played in the championship game, losing to the Alleluia Angels of Augusta by a final score of 78-74.