Drama students at North Augusta High School spread the message Friday of what it's like to lose a peer to drugs. Students participated in the Garcia Theatre Project at University of South Carolina Aiken and presented The Empty Chair by Tim Kelly.
• The Aiken County school district's 2012-13 budget process has begun, and suggestions and comments are welcome. Visit acps.schoolfusion.us for more information and to submit input. There will be a public input meeting June 5.