• North Augusta at Richmond Academy, 7:30 p.m. •North Augusta at Richmond Academy, 5:30 p.m. VARSITY SOCCER • Calhoun County at Fox Creek, 5:30 p.m. • North Augusta at Aiken, 5:30 p.m. BOYS SOCCER •Aiken at North Augusta, 5:30 p.m.
• The book fair continues through Friday. • The Transition Fair for rising sixth-graders will be held from 5:30 to 7 p.m. Thursday at Paul Knox and North Augusta middle schools. • The cup-stacking tournament is Friday.
These pets are available for adoption through Molly's Militia. For more information, visit www.mollysmilitia.org or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org. Pet adoptions are held Saturdays at PetSmart in Aiken from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. and in Augusta from 10 a.m.
Thrift store to re-open The Salvation Army of Greater Augusta will hold a grand re-opening celebration for the North Augusta Family Thrift Store at 1803 Knox Ave. from 8:45 a.m. to 2 p.m. Friday. The first 35 customers will receive a free item.
Turner Simkins wanted a way to help local businesses market in new ways. Simkins joined up with Jeremy Mace to found NewFire Media two years ago. Simkins has a background in real estate development and other business ventures.
Behind the Veil Ministries International • Prayer group meets at 11 a.m. Fridays in the sanctuary. Belvedere First Baptist • The men's prayer breakfast is at 7 a.m. on the first and third Wednesdays of the month at Sunrise Grill.
The Hammond Hill pool, which has served three generations of families in North Augusta, is in need of renovations, some of which are required by recent state Department of Health and Environmental Control inspections.
Spring arrived early, we never had a frost warning, and almost everything has bloomed out. When I look at my lawn and garden I now wonder where to begin. Even with all my winter preparation there is still so much to do.