Halloween evokes images of scary spider webs, with spiders waiting to devour their prey. Fall is when spiders are noticed the most. During this time, spiders are mating and producing egg sacs to reestablish the population next spring.
Deborah G. Steele
Mistletoe State Park will host its annual Family Fall Fest on Oct. 12, but activities abound for days surrounding the event.
The kickoff to the festival will be a marshmallow roast and night hike on Oct. 11.
Register for the Grovetown High School Mini-Camp on Oct. 14 and Oct. 15 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the high school. The camp is for those in pre-K through sixth grade and costs $50 per camper up to Oct. 11 and $55 after.
Wednesday, Oct. 9
Augusta Christian at North Augusta, 5 p.m.
Saturday, Oct. 12
Evans, Lakeside at Alexander High School/Asics Invitational, 8:30 a.m.
Augusta Prep at Sandhills School, 9 a.m.
Greenbrier at Furman Invitational, 9:30 a.m.
Okay, this is one of the few serious columns I write every year, but the subject has been weighing on my heart for a while.
An abused child. If this has been happening from the day he was born, he probably doesn't know any other way of life.