Tamara and Chris James were heading home after a soccer game Saturday with their children, Angela, 7, and Michael, 5, when they noticed Georgia Avenue was blocked and the streets filled with the festivities of the 29th Annual Jack-O-Lantern Jubilee.
The government shutdown should have never occurred. Because the president and the Senate Democrats announced a tactic of no negotiation with House Republicans, the government's doors were closed for business for 16 days.
For those who follow let me mark the way
That the path may be more clear
Let me move a rock or fallen tree
For those loved ones I hold dear
Let me walk the path in such a way
That those who follow me
May find that pathway easier
Oh Lord please let that be
And if I struggle with my load let me thin...
CMONA extends hours
Community Ministry of North Augusta Thrift Store is extending its store hours.
The new hours are Tuesday through Friday from 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. and Saturdays from 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Oct. 30-Nov. 5:
30 - Johnny Johnson
30 - Laquista Satterwhite
4 - Patricia Mathis Reynolds
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 nikasha.dicks@northaugustatoday.
JAMES BROWN TURKEY GIVEAWAY REGISTRATION: 9-11 a.m. Saturday and Nov. 9 and 16, Dyess Park; take valid state issued ID and utility bill for proof of address; must be registered to receive turkey - one per household; giveaway 8:30 a.m. Nov.
• Andrew Cox has been named the executive director of technology for Aiken County Public Schools and will begin his duties in November. He was formerly the director of technology for the McCormick County School district.
Fruit sale Evans High School is holding its annual fruit sale. Cases of navels, grapefruit, tangelos and a new mixed box with all 3 fruits are available. All orders must be received by November 6 to meet a delivery date of December 7.