ST. SIMONS ISLAND - I decided to not work the last week of December and the first few days of 2016, but, alas, I can't help myself. I'm sitting at my mother's house in Anderson, S.C., on Christmas Day writing this.
The Augusta Patriots lacrosse travel team will be holding its second tryout on Saturday at Patriots Park. Sign-up starts at 9:30 a.m., tryouts are from 10 a.m. to noon. Players need to bring all their equipment. Cost is $10.
Friday, Jan. 8
Harlem at Screven County, 6 p.m. (girls), 7:30 p.m. (boys)
Augusta Christian at Ben Lippen, 6:30 p.m. (girls), 8 p.m. (boys)
Augusta Prep at Gatewood, 6:30 p.m. (girls), 8 p.m. (boys)
Evans at Cross Creek, 7 p.m. (girls), 8:30 p.m.
Call (706) 541-4077 or visit columbiacountyga.gov and follow the links to Animal Services. The kennel is open from 10:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. for adoptions and visiting animals and from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. to reclaim a lost pet and all other services. The facility is located at 1940 William Few Parkway in Grovetown.
You have a chance to catch the top senior football players in the CSRA this Saturday at Lucy C. Laney Memorial Stadium at Border Bowl III.
In just its third installment the game has already become a huge hit.
Nick and Jessie Duke welcomed Judah into their family just days after he was born in Texas.
When the Martinez couple envisioned their family, adding children through adoption was a decision made early in their marriage.