Fall means a new season of art is at hand for the Arts and Heritage Center of North Augusta. The wonderful Hamburg exhibit allows schoolchildren and teachers to view this exhibit of a unique period of history in North Augusta.
• MAP testing is Thursday-Sept. 25. • Interim reports will be sent home Thursday. • Fall pictures will be taken Sept. 18. • Chick-fil-A Spirit Night is 5-8 p.m. Sept. 18. • Students will be released at 2 p.m. Sept. 12 for early release day.
Registration is open for the Augusta Lacrosse Girls Fall 7v7 League, which will play from Sept. 19 to Nov. 10 at the Kelley Baseball Park on Old Petersburg Road. Games are Wednesdays from 4 to 5:30 p.m. and Saturdays from 10 a.m. to noon.
Augusta Prep Invitational (Augusta Christian), 10 a.m.
Greenbrier at Carrollton Meet at Carrollton ES, 8 a.m.
Evans, Grovetown at Ray Miller Invite, at Magnolia Springs (Millen, Ga), TBA
Augusta Christian vs. Fox Creek, 7:30 p.m.
Augusta Prep head coach Rich Bland wanted his volleyball team to play some competitive teams early to help them get ready for area play.
He got that and more when his Lady Cavaliers got taken down 3-0 by Fox Creek Wednesday night.
I look forward to pro football season with great anticipation every year, although I must admit I have been distracted by the surprising success of the Baltimore Orioles, who are in first place in the AL East as I write this.
During August, the Augusta area received more than 10 inches of rain. According to The Augusta Chronicle, this August has been the wettest in 70 years, beating the August 1967 total of 8 inches. The wet weather has led to an increase in mushrooms.