A girl whose philosophy in life is to "always do your best in all you do and eventually it will pay off" walked away with the title of Miss NASH at the annual pageant held at North Augusta High School on Saturday night.
Laura Murphy, who taught kindergarten at North Augusta Elementary School for 12 years, was beloved by her pupils and coworkers.
"She was an amazing kindergarten teacher," said North Augusta Elementary Principal Laurie Reese.
A North Augusta woman has been charged with manslaughter in the fatal shooting of her boyfriend at their residence on Nov. 6.
Robin Renee Herndon, 40, was charged Thursday and is being held at the Aiken County Detention Center.
The sky lights up and thunder rolls
The power of God displayed
Tornadoes strike and earthquakes come
And mortal man’s amazed
For the power of God strikes fear and awe
And all his creatures bow
That almighty God is in control
He could calm it all somehow
So who are we to think that we
Could mock h...
• The following pupils made the all A’s honor roll for the first quarter: third grade: Austin Brenneman, Monae Burns, Kamaal Frazier, Amanda Glenn, Joe Hayden, Alanah Hill, Aaron Jones, Jameson Jukes, Elizabeth Levins, Kennedy McCants, Nathan Mitchum, Malik Reynolds, Rene Robbins, Abbey ...
NAME: Sierra Kayea
SCHOOL: Our Lady of Peace
FAVORITE CLASS: Math and social studies
FAVORITE LUNCH: Lunchable tacos
FAVORITE P.E. ACTIVITY: Free time
HOBBIES: Playing outside
A ROLE MODEL OF MINE IS: my mom and grandma.
We recently had a car breakdown and it made me think: What do people do to prepare for emergencies like this? It also made me realize that we had been preparing for it all along, to some degree, only we didn't realize it.
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.
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