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Posted: December 20, 2011 - 7:29pm  |  Updated: December 20, 2011 - 7:30pm
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Children and adults alike listen as Santa reads The Night Before Christmas at the Carolina Oaks Bed and Breakfast on Carolina Avenue on Friday. They were all there as part of the Augusta Ghost Trolley's one-night tour called The Magic of Santa Claus.      MICHAEL HOLAHAN/STAFF
MICHAEL HOLAHAN/STAFF
Children and adults alike listen as Santa reads The Night Before Christmas at the Carolina Oaks Bed and Breakfast on Carolina Avenue on Friday. They were all there as part of the Augusta Ghost Trolley's one-night tour called The Magic of Santa Claus.

Local woman was last seen Nov. 25

Aiken County authorities are searching for a 25-year-old woman who has been missing for more than two weeks. Angel Phelps was last seen around 1 p.m. Nov. 25 at her parents’ residence in the 100 block of Palmetto Avenue in North Augusta.

Phelps does not have a driver’s license or known medical conditions. She has been known to stay at various locations in Warrenville.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Aiken County Sheriff’s Office at (800) 922-9709.

Public safety offers checks on homes

North Augusta residents planning to go out of town may contact North Augusta Public Safety to be added to the department’s vacation list. Officers will check on the home and contact the homeowner if anything seems suspicious or out of place. People may also call to have officers do a well-being check on their home.

This is a free, year-round service provided to residents within the North Augusta city limits. To be added to the department’s vacation list, call (803) 279-2121.

Reader photos
are wanted

The Augusta Chronicle is looking for readers to submit photos to run on the front page of classifieds daily.

If interested in submitting a photo, e-mail
readerphotos@
augustachronicle.com.

Habitat receives large donation

The Potash Corp. recently gave the largest donation Habitat for Humanity of North Augusta has ever received, $25,000.

The donation will be used to start Habitat’s 14th house in 2012.

 

Meybohm names award recipients

Meybohm North Augusta recently announced November award recipients.

Sallie and Steve Dubay were Sales Agents of the Month and Shari Alexander was Listing Agent of the Month.

Best of Meybohm went to: Alexander, Betty Beard, Ginger Davis, the Dubays, Donna Joyner, Doreen McLafferty and Mary Pate.

County holiday trash schedule

Aiken County's solid waste operation s will be closed Saturday and reopen Monday, including those that are normally closed on Mondays.

For the New Year's Day holiday, locations will be closed Dec. 31 and reopen Jan. 2.

For more information, call (803) 642-1533.

Holiday closings

The Greater North Augusta Chamber of Commerce will be closed Thursday through Tuesday. It will also be closed Jan. 2.

The Nancy Carson Library will be closed Friday through Monday and on Jan. 2.

Post 71 meeting space for rent

The Jesse C. Lynch Memorial American Legion Post 71’s new home on East Spring Grove Avenue is available for rent.

The facility offers seating for 224 at tables, or about 300 in a theater-style setting. The stage area has a restroom with shower, dressing room, rear ramp for stage equipment and drop-down screen with projector and audio video and sound systems, according to a news release. The catering canteen offers a food warmer, sink, refrigerator, freezer, ice maker and serving window. There is also a smaller meeting room that can hold up to 20 people. Call Rex Bell at (803) 341-9552 or visit www.napost71.org.

Documentary to be sold at Walmart

Bryton Entertainment LLC., a two-man video production company in North Augusta, has a documentary about the Tuskegee Airmen that was picked up by Walmart. The documentary, In Their Own Words: The Tuskegee Airmen, will be available in early January at Walmart, according to a news release. It will also be a featured product in February for Black History month. The documentary is available at www.amazon.com. For information,
e-mail info@bryton
entertainment.com.

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