Originally created 01/12/04

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JAN. 12, 1949

Mrs. W.D. Greene of Beman Street said last night that she still has not heard from her husband, who has been missing since last Tuesday.

He was last seen walking along the 900 block of Greene Street wearing a blue suit, white shirt, flowered tie and brown shoes. A 26-year-old veteran, he holds his head slightly to one side, and has the initials "WDG" are tattooed on his right forearm. She said her husband has suffered from headaches and memory lapses since an auto accident two months ago.

Mrs. Greene said she is anxious to hear from her husband now because their 16-month-old baby may have to go to the hospital any day now for an operation.


NAACP EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE MEETING: The Augusta-Richmond County Branch of the NAACP will hold an executive committee meeting at 7 p.m. at the branch office, 1101 11th St. The meeting is open to the public. For more information, call 724-0390.

BREAST SELF-EXAM CLASSES: University Hospital will hold breast self-exam classes at 4 p.m. at University Breast Health Center, 1350 Walton Way. The classes are free, but registration is required. For more information, call 774-4141.

RELAY FOR LIFE KICKOFF: The American Cancer Society's Relay for Life kickoff will be at 6 p.m. at the North Augusta Community Center, 101 Brookside Drive. The event is free. For more information, call 278-5757.


Here are some tips:

  • Install solid doors and locks on all exterior entryways.
  • Lock all doors, windows and garages at all times.
  • Use 3-inch screws to secure lock strike plates.
  • Use the door peephole to see who is knocking.
  • Use your porch light to help you see clearly.
  • Never use a chain-latch to open the door partially.
  • Never open the door to strangers or solicitors.
  • Call the police if a stranger acts suspiciously.
  • Alert your neighbors to suspicious solicitors.
  • Hold a family meeting to discuss home security.

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