• Public schools in Aiken and Edgefield counties begin Aug. 19.
• Strom Thurmond High School will have freshman orientation Aug. 5 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Senior registration is Aug. 6 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Junior registration is Aug. 7 from 9 a.m.
Dear Lord I’ve prayed in public
I confess I am aware
Of people who surround me
As I offered up my prayer
And Lord I’ve prayed in private
When it’s only you and me
And it’s then I open up my soul
That only you can see
And Lord I’ve prayed for others
And I’ve felt your presence there
North Augusta nonprofit will have talent show
Destiny Leaders, a community-based outreach program, is having auditions for its upcoming Aiken County's Youth Got Talent competition.
Auditions will be held Saturday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Woman robbed at apartment complex
A North Augusta woman was robbed at gunpoint July 16 as she got out of her vehicle at her apartment complex.
The victim said two men wearing masks and gloves approached her about 11 p.m.
COLUMBIA - Help is available for senior citizens who are temporarily struggling to pay their rent.
Residents may apply for the Emergency Rental Assistance program, which is administered through the S.C. Lieutenant Governor's Office on Aging.
American Legion Post 71 has a new commander.
David Myers became the new post commander as of July 1. The post's membership voted him into the position during its May meeting.
"This post has been here for 80 years serving the community," he said.