North Augusta Today asked the following question on Facebook: “What advice would you give to this year’s high school graduates?”
Here are the responses:
“Never give up, never, never, never!” – Judy Whaley
In 2009, Jim and Sheila Whedbee decided to take a leap of faith. The business Jim worked for was closing, but he wanted to make use of his years of experience in the pool and spa industry, Sheila said.
Dear Editor, I have been alive for more than 53 years. I have seen The Vietnam War, the first war against Iraq, the current wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, and a few "police actions" like what the movie Blackhawk Down was based on.
COLUMBIA -- Mary Dykes, a North Augusta resident for 50 years, says before policymakers make it easier for the community to purchase alcohol, they should consider its impact on young people. She's concerned about legislation moving forward in the S.
Music in the Park will feature Savannah River Winds at 7 p.m. Thursday at Maude Edenfield Park. The program will include highlights from West Side Story and a piece called Dakota composed by Jacob de Haan, according to band director Richard Brasco.
Suzanne Fletcher is excited about promoting business in her hometown. Fletcher, who recently joined the Greater North Augusta Chamber of Commerce, is tasked with working on member relations. "I'm so excited about it," she said. "I'm from here.
After a rocky start to the opening of North Augusta's first splash pad last year, it will open on schedule for the 2012 season on Saturday. The splash pad, located at Summerfield Park on Old Edgefield Road, will be open 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. daily.