Christina Prophet was crowned Miss Georgia Plus America 2013 on April 13.

Citadel promotion

Wesley Oellerick has been promoted to Echo Company first sergeant at The Citadel. He is a resident of Hephzibah and is studying civil engineering.

Honored for service

Richmond County Sheriff Richard Roundtree recently commended four men for their service to the community.

Deputies Scott Usry, Nathan Regedanz and Anthony McKinney were recognzied for their role in preventing a suicide on April 4.

Richard Lord, the owner of Paradise Kennels, was recognized for his generosity to the K-9 Division. According to a commendation letter from the sheriff, Lord has donated cremation services and provided urns free of charge to the canines’ handlers when those services have been needed.

Leader program

Will Newton has been selected to attend West Point’s Summer Leaders Experience in June. which He is a junior at Westminster Schools of Augusta and is one of 500 juniors from across the country who will participate in the program.

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