Army Pvt. Xavier K. Bonner has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson, Columbia. He is the son of Barbara Bonner and a 2012 graduate of A.R. Johnson Health Science and Engineering Magnet High School.

Philanthropy award

Fred T. “Cab” Stitt was awarded the National Philanthropy Day’s Outstanding Fundraising Volunteer of the Year award by the Association of Fundraising Professionals.

Stitt is a member of the board of directors of Goodwill Industries. He has also been recognized as the 2013 Elsine Katz Volunteer Leader of the Year by Goodwill Industries International.

Named to chamber string orchestra

Paula Karmin, of Evans, and Emily Sitton, of Augusta, have been selected for the Chamber String Orchestra at Bob Jones University.

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Pearl the obese dog gradually losing weight

After six months in the care of DNA rescue and through a careful rehabilitation program, Pearl has lost 15.7 pounds, down from the 76.5 she weighed when she was found as a stray on Kensington ...
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