• Air Force Airman Joe T. Wells graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas. He is the son of Hui and James Wells of Augusta and a 2012 graduate of John S. Davidson Fine Arts Magnet School.
• Air Force Airman Cory D. Griffin has graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas. He is the son of Zaundra Watson of Augusta and a 2010 graduate of Glenn Hills High School.
Field trip grants
The Junior League of Augusta has awarded eight area schoolteachers with a Junior League of Augusta Field Trip Fund Grant. The grants provide funding to public schools to be applied toward buses, drivers or admission to Richmond County museums or cultural attractions.
Recipients are Toni S. Kitchens (North Columbia Elementary School), Ahsha Hayes (North Columbia Elementary School), Lynn Carwell (Blue Ridge Elementary School), Jennifer Powell (South Columbia Elementary School), Tom Crow (Evans High School), Paul Bloodworth (Columbia Middle School), Mary Cleary (Columbia Middle School) and Carly Gilchrist (Craig-Houghton Elementary School).