Milestones

Basic training

Air Force Airman Porter S. Leverett graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, Texas. He is the brother of SanTovia Hornsby and nephew of Debra Carpenter of Hephzibah, and a 2011 graduate of Glenn Hills High School.

Cheer champs

The Westminster competition cheerleading squad won the GISA Class AAA State Championship Nov. 17 at John Milledge Academy in Milledgeville, Ga. This is the squad’s first state title for the Westminster cheerleading program. It has places second for the past six seasons.

Art donation

Hillary Odom Photography has donated multiple fine art portraits valued at $15,000 to The Trinity Foundation. The portraits will be hung in the Family Focused Childbirth Unit at Trinity Hospital of Augusta.


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