Across the River



Estate, Tax planning: Free event for the public to learn how a planned gift can have a positive effect on estate and tax planning; 4:30 p.m. today, University of South Carolina Aiken Pickens-Salley House conference room; Aiken attorneys Bill Tucker and Buzz Rich discuss different ways individuals and their families can benefit from a charitable planned gift; (803) 641-3630

YARD/BAKE SALE: 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Bath Fire Department, 115 School Road, Bath; to raise funds for medical equipment and station remodeling; Kenneth Holley (803) 593-2988

ANTIQUE BOTTLE AND POTTERY SHOW AND SALE: 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, H. Odell Weeks Activity Center, 1700 Whiskey Road, Aiken; free admission; donations accepted to benefit Valley Outreach Interfaith Center Food Pantry; free appraisals, signings by bottle book authors, displays, small antiques and collectibles, bottles, Edgefield pottery, old and new pottery, signs, coins and tokens, jewelry and more; exhibit table $20; Geneva (803) 593-2271, (803) 663-9955


FORE KIDS GOLF TOURNAMENT: Held by Junior Achievement; registration and lunch 11:30 a.m. Wednesday, May 18, Houndslake Country Club, Aiken; 1 p.m. shotgun start; Laurie Cook (706) 736-3070,



Hephzibah grad serving on Navy destroyer

JOINT BASE PEARL HARBOR-HICKAM — A 1986 Hephzibah High School graduate and Augusta native is serving in the Navy aboard the guided-... Read more

4-H members collect pop tabs for local charity


Georgia 4-H members have collected aluminum pop tabs to raise money for Ronald McDonald House Charities of Central Georgia for... Read more

For the Record



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School menus




Oct. 27: Steak biscuit, cereal with breakfast cracker, frudel... Read more