Does the name Erin McQuatters ring a bell? She's the Augusta girl who won last year's Chanel/Seventeen New Model of the Year Contest and is currently signed with Elite, a top modeling agency.
It's time for this year's contest and aspiring models can pick up entry forms at the Chanel counter at Macy's in the Augusta Mall, inside the February and March issues of Seventeen or by visiting the Web site www.seventeen.com.
New movies available on video today include Mystery Men, Lake Placid and Detroit Rock City.
Grammy nominee Mary J. Blige is 29.
The Augusta Mini Theatre presents Before and After the Storm, in celebration of Martin Luther King Jr.'s birthday. Performances are at 8 tonight and 3:30 and 8 p.m. Saturday at the Grover C. Maxwell Performing Arts Theatre at Augusta State University. Tickets are $7.50 or $5.50 for youth groups of 10 or more; 722-0598.
LL Cool J is 32 and Foo Fighter Dave Grohl turns 31.
The Augusta Lynx battle the Baton Rouge Kingfish at 7:35 tonight at the Augusta-Richmond County Civic Center. Tickets are $8-$13. Call 828-770.
Singer Aaliyah is 21.
Public schools are out in Richmond, Columbia and Aiken counties in observance of Martin Luther King Jr.'s birthday.
Check out the MLK Unity Day Parade, which starts at noon on Mill Street behind C.T. Walker High School.