The subject has come up a lot in recent weeks, most recently connected to an incident in Garland, Texas in which two Islamic extremists were killed when they attacked an event in whic participants were encouraged to "draw Muhammad" in defiance of Islamic blasphemy laws.
The inaugural ASL 24-Hour Swim-A-Thon is Friday at 4 p.m. until Saturday at 4 p.m. at the USC Aiken pool, with some of the proceeds going to CSRA area Special Olympics. Contact Neil Harper at ASLCoachNeil@gmail.com.
Monday, May 18
GHSA State Class AAAAA Baseball Tournament, TBA
Friday, May 15
GHSA Girls Class AAAAA State Tournament Finals at Mercer University, 5 p.m.
GHSA Boys Class AAAAA State Tournament Finals at Mercer University, 7:30 p.m.
Led by second-half goals from Jannie Nel and Michael Almond, the Westminster Wildcats boys soccer team beat Augusta Prep 2-0 Friday night at Blanchard Woods Park to advance to the GISA state championship game.
Halfway through a six-month moratorium on high-density housing, Columbia County continues to take a hard stance against townhomes and compact neighborhoods while still granting preliminary approval for three upscale developments that consist of at least 130 single-family lots.
It's hard to imagine what the Lakeside boys tennis team will do for an encore in 2016.
Wanting to get further than they did in 2014, the Panthers finished off a perfect 21-0 season, beating Starr's Mill 3-1 Saturday in Jonesboro, Ga.