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Caseys celebrate 60 years of marriage

9/30/2012 3:52 AM   

Eugene and Ann Casey married 60 years ago, Sept. 21, 1952. Gene, a DuPonter since 1951, brought his Asheville bride to Robbins Trailer City, Aiken, 60 years ago. Later we shared a duplex with Gene and Gilda Holland on Bonner Street. We entered Virgin ...

Piercys celebrate 60 years with barbecue

9/30/2012 3:50 AM   

Mr. and Mrs. Glenn Piercy celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary on Sept. 18, 2012, with a barbecue given by their children. Mrs. Piercy, the former Jeanette McCormack of Ridgeland, S.C., and Glenn Piercy of Andrews, N.C., were married in Ridgelan ...

ENGAGEMENT: Wolf – Simon

9/30/2012 3:45 AM   

Ms. Mary Fanning Wolf and Mr. Douglas Allen Wolf of Aiken, SC, announce the engagement of their daughter, Rachael Louise Wolf of Aiken, SC, to Cody Lee Simon of Aiken, a son of Ms. Nancy Brown Fletcher of Bardstown, Kentucky. The wedding is planned f ...

ENGAGEMENT: Clemmens - Teague

9/30/2012 3:05 AM   

Mr. and Mrs. John Paul Clemmens announce the engagement of their daughter, Meghan Marie Clemmens of Charleston, SC to Carl Reed Teague of Spartanburg, SC, the son of Mr. and Mrs. William Walton Teague of Mountville, South Carolina. The wedding is pl ...

WEDDING – Tindall-Sims
WEDDING – Tindall-Sims

9/22/2012 10:50 PM   

Ashley Nicole Sims of Aiken, S.C., and Calvin Samuel Tindall of Aiken, S.C., were married Saturday, Sept. 22, 2012, at Millbrook Baptist Church. The Rev. Mike Chandler officiated. The bride is a daughter of Mr. and Mrs. William L. Sims of Aiken, S.C ...

Religion briefs for Friday, Sept. 21, 2012

9/20/2012 10:50 PM   

Special services Dr. Gaye Ortiz, consulting minister at Aiken Unitarian Universalist Church, 115 Gregg Ave., will discuss the Doctrine of Discovery at 10:30 a.m. on Sunday, Sept. 23. For information, call 502-0404. Cornerstone Baptist Church, Hitchco ...

Religion briefs for Aug. 24

8/23/2012 8:49 PM   

Special services Kingdom Life Worship Center, 52 Aiken Blvd., Warrenville, will hold a healing and deliverance service on Saturday, Aug. 25, at 5 p.m. Prophet Raymond Varnadoe of Walterboro will be the speaker. For more information, call pastor Jerry ...

Religion briefs for July 27, 2012

7/26/2012 11:55 PM   

Vacation Bible School Bethel Baptist Church will hold "Amazing Wonders in Aviation" Vacation Bible School July 22 through 27 from 6:30 to 9 p.m. There will be classes available for preschoolers through adults. Fairview Presbyterian Church, 1101 Carol ...

Religion briefs for July 20, 2012

7/20/2012 12:29 AM   

Vacation Bible School Bethel Baptist Church will be having its "Amazing Wonders Aviation" Vacation Bible School July 22-27 from 6:30 to 9 p.m. There will be classes available for preschoolers through adults. Special services Cornerstone Baptist Churc ...

Religion briefs for Friday, July 13

7/13/2012 12:25 AM   

Vacation Bible School Bethel Baptist Church will be having its "Amazing Wonders Aviation" Vacation Bible School July 22-27 from 6:30 to 9:00 p.m. There will be classes available for preschoolers through adults. Located off Highway 19 North in Aiken. ...

As the green du jour on everyone's shopping list, kale can't fail

9/25/2012 9:20 PM   

Kale is the Jeff Bridges of vegetables - been around forever, utility player, not the flashy type. Until lately. Since being crowned prom king of locavore fads, kale has been putting on airs. All of a sudden, it's cozying up to caramelized onions and ...

Speedy Fall suppers

9/18/2012 11:57 PM   

Don't think you have time to make a delicious meal for your busy family? Think again; with these handy tips and easy recipes - which call for just four ingredients - you can get a satisfying supper on the table in no time. Make it even easier by incl ...

Back to school: Lessons for a healthy lunch

8/25/2012 10:35 PM   

HUNTINGTON BEACH, Calif. - On school nights, Patti Anderson asks her three children what they want for lunch the next day. Her fridge is stocked to accommodate requests for butcher-sliced turkey with string cheese, low-sodium soup or chopped bell pep ...

Fruit costumes aim to encourage kids to eat healthier lunches

8/25/2012 10:35 PM   

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. - A raucous mob of first and second graders, jostling for lunch at Hallandale Elementary School, shouts and jumps at the sight of a human-sized banana in their midst. "They love it," Broward School District intern Ericka Floyd s ...

Depression era foods and stories from the past

8/14/2012 5:32 PM   

Recently I had the pleasure of hosting a show with my friend Margaret McDermott, who was born in 1925, so she does remember some of the foods that her mom made during that time. She remembers Roosevelt saying that he would put a chicken in every pot. ...