Columbia County Sheriff Clay Whittle said Aug. 27 he will ask county commissioners to rescind and revise an ordinance meant stem sales of stolen goods, which has been criticized as too broad and burdensome for businesses that resale used merchandise.
Pride Night Out 7 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 1, Options Cafe, 1250 Gordon Highway; benefits Augusta Pride 2016; facebook.com/events/733814120056929
Register online by Sept. 1 for Girls Got Game Fall League Sept. 12-Oct.
THURSDAY: 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., Palmetto Terrace, 100 Georgia Ave.; Women In Business: Cyber and Social Media Safety; get safety tips for the Internet and social media sites; luncheon; Chamber members $20, others $30; northaugustachamber.
SRS PUBLIC TOURS: 12:30 p.m. each date, Aiken County Applied Research Center, Gateway Drive, off U.S. Highway 278; driving tour; tour of Savannah River Ecology Laboratory; ends about 4:30 p.m.; tour dates: Sept. 10, Sept. 29, Oct. 8, Oct. 27, Nov.
GLOVERVILLE - An early-morning manhunt leading to a soft lockdown at Gloverville Elementary School ended around 9:20 a.m. with a suspect in custody.
Aiken County Sheriff's Office officials say they were alerted around 5 a.m.
Launch time approached quickly, but the girls were ready.
And with a quick foot stomp a rush of air pushed the "rocket" from the launch pad and high into "space" in the Hammond Hill Elementary cafeteria.