Breakfast with Santa: Santa will have breakfast with children at 8:30 a.m. at H. Odell Weeks Activity Center, 1700 Whiskey Road, Aiken. The event costs $2. Call (803) 642-7631.
Holly Days Concert Series: The event will be from 11 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. in downtown Aiken. Call (803) 649-2221.
Holiday giveaway: A Christmas giveaway will be held at 9 a.m. at Antique World Auction Co., 1140 Broad St. Clothing will be given to adults and children, and toys for children 9 and younger. For more information, call 951-1081.
Play at museum: The Lucy Craft Laney Heritage Theater will present Two Trains Running at 7 p.m. today and 3 p.m. Sunday at Lucy Craft Laney Museum of Black History, 1116 Phillips St. Tickets cost $15 for adults and $10 for students. Call 724-3576.
concert: The Augusta Choral Society will present Messiah and More! at 7:30 p.m. at Sacred Heart Cultural Center, 1301 Greene St. The concert will feature Feast of Carols by Randoll Bass and selections from Handel's Messiah. Tickets cost $21 for adults, $17 for seniors and students and $5 for children younger than 12. For more information, call 826-4713. Body CopyToday in regional history:
DEC. 17, 1982
Salaried employees of the city of Augusta are in for an especially tight post-Christmas pinch this year. They'll work two weeks, Dec. 20-31, for only one week's pay and won't get paid again for an unusually long stretch of three weeks.
The reason behind the pay change is to make up for last January, when they were paid for an extra week.
"We do not work by the day, we work by the year," said Miriam Ashmore, the director of personnel.Body CopyHere are Augusta's radio and television stations and formats as of November 2005: