Today in regional history:
AUG. 24, 1947
The September session of the Augusta City Council is expected to produce its share of fireworks when an ordinance re-creating the position of police and fire surgeon is scheduled to appear, according to reliable sources.
Although no names are mentioned as candidates, informants declared that strong sentiment is developing in favor of returning Dr. Will Jennings to the position at his former salary of $3,730.
Activities and entertainment events scheduled for this week include:
PARKINSON'S SUPPORT: The CSRA Parkinson Disease Support Group will hold its August meeting at 6 p.m. in the dining room at St. John Towers, 724 Greene St. For more information, call 855-7690.
CHORAL SOCIETY: Guest Night will be held tonight for the Columbia County Choral Society. Members meet at First Baptist Church of Evans, at the corner of Washington and Belair roads. Refreshments will be served at 6:30 p.m. Rehearsal begins at 7 p.m. For more information, call (706) 650-2311.
USC AIKEN DEDICATION: The University of South Carolina Aiken will dedicate the new Pacer Commons in ceremonies at 4 p.m. at the Pacer Commons front entrance on the campus, 471 University Parkway.
DOG OBEDIENCE: The Augusta Humane Society is sponsoring registration for a dog obedience and puppy socialization course. Sign-up begins at 6:30 p.m. at the Julian Smith Casino at Broad Street and Milledge Road. Bring proof of vaccinations, but do not bring your dog. For more information, call 736-0186.