Black history program
The Zack Pollard Club of Mt. Olive Baptist Church, on Washington Road in Evans, will present its Seventh Annual Black History Program at 6 p.m. today at the church. The guest speaker will be the Rev. Larry Fryer of the Mulberry C.M.E. Church in Lincolnton. Call 860-3387.
Valentine's Day ceremony
St. James United Methodist Church, 439 Greene St. in Augusta, will hold a special Valentine's Day program at 11 a.m. today for couples to reaffirm their commitment to each other. Call 722-8373.
Sweetheart bike tour
Phinizy Swamp will hold a 15-mile "Sweetheart" Bike Tour from 2-4 p.m. today. The cost is $3 for members, $5 for nonmembers and a $1 discount for couples. For information, call 828-2109.
Bible course series
Evans Church of Christ, at 515 Gibbs Road, will hold a course series called "How We Got The Bible" at 6 p.m. today through March 13. For information, visit www.evansgachurchofchrist.org or call 855-1249.
A conference on biblical prophecy, featuring Left Behind series co-author Tim LaHaye, along with Gary Frazier and Ed Hindson, will be from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. March 19 at Abilene Baptist Church in Martinez. Cost is $20, with lunch available for $5.75. To register, go to www.abilene1774.org or call 869-1774.
The Augusta Red Cross will offer a lifeguard class starting Monday at the Fort Gordon pool. The cost is $115. Participants must be at least 15 years old and pass a swim test. For registration and schedule information, call 724-8481.
An Evans High pitcher makes a comeback after extensive elbow surgery.
For the first time in the school's history, Greenbrier High's boys and girls basketball teams are headed to the state playoffs./Page 8
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