HOMETOWN: North Augusta
FAMILY: Husband Kenneth, daughter Fran Risse, son Frank Carpenter; grandchildren Ella Risse, Will Risse and Luke Carpenter
POLITICAL EXPERIENCE: Has served five terms on North Augusta City Council
SCHOOL: Hammond Hill Elementary
FAVORITE CLASS: Art
FAVORITE LUNCH: Healthy food
FAVORITE P.E. ACTIVITY: Gymnastics
HOBBIES: Playing board games
A ROLE MODEL OF MINE IS: my teacher.
WHEN I GROW UP, I WANT TO: be an artist.
• The following will represent the school in the next round of tryouts for North Augusta Idol: Haileigh Feagin, Zoe Cooper, Malik Thomas, Sarah Dearman, Tinsley Sherlock and Taylor Arrington.
Minutes after Lynnsey McAllister was announced as Miss Viking on Friday night, two young girls approached her to have their picture taken with Victory Christian School's homecoming queen.
Lynnsey later gave them one of her flowers.
The Republican Party will hold its primary for the North Augusta municipal election on Tuesday from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. at the Riverview Park Activities Center.
Mayor Lark Jones is running unopposed.
Store holds career open house
The Fresh Market will have a career open house today from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m.
It will be held at Woodside Plantation Country Club, 1000 Woodside Plantation Drive, Aiken.
The store is hiring for a variety of positions.
Building Activity: November reports
Single family attached: 0
Single family detached: 4
Two family: 0
Three and four family: 0
Five or more family: 0
New commercial: 1
Residential alterations/additions: 23
Commercial alterations/additions: 6
Swimming pools: 1
MONDAYS AND TUESDAYS THROUGH APRIL 9: 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.; free income tax preparation for low- and middle-income taxpayers by AARP Tax-Aide; Nancy Carson Library,135 Edgefield Road; make an appointment, (803) 279-5767
MONDAYS AND THURSDAYS: 7-9 p.m.
For Feb. 6-12:
8 - Blair Jones
10- William Burt Sr.
12- Taryn Hadden
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