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.
SCHOOL: Victory Christian GRADE: Fourth FAVORITE CLASS: History FAVORITE SCHOOL ACTIVITY: Recess WHEN I GET HOME FROM SCHOOL, I: watch some TV and then go outside and play. HOBBIES: Soccer and hockey A ROLE MODEL OF MINE IS: my family.
Miriam L. "Mim" Woodring, a former publisher of the North Augusta Star and longtime community activist, died May 2 at her North Augusta home. She was 83. Woodring and her husband, Sam, bought the North Augusta newspaper in 1954 for $1,000.