Pageants set for Saturday

Five women will compete Saturday night to be crowned in the 36th annual Miss Augusta Scholarship pageant.

The event will be held at 6:30 p.m. at Greenbrier High School, and tickets will be sold at the door.

This year's contestants for the Miss Augusta pageant are Nina Talukdar, Alexandra Acree, Samantha Osteen, Brittany Perkins and Laura Reeder.

Three teens will compete in the Miss Augusta Outstanding Teen pageant. They are Bethany Lamb, Mallory Daniel and Karson Pennington.

The Miss Savannah River and Miss Savannah River Outstanding Teen pageants will be held on Saturday night, too.

Miss Savannah River pageant contestants are Rachel Hendrix, Raven Hall, Shana Oxford, Morgan Lothridge, Rachel Surls and Macey McIntyre.

Miss Savannah River Outstanding Teen contestants are Kayla Kirkland, Sidney Hillman, Lindsey Lothridge and Adrianna Minton.