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Aiken Standard (Newspaper) - June 19, 2011, Aiken, South Carolina Are you behind or do you anticipate getting behind on your mortgage payments? Are you facing foreclosure? There is help. Community Development and Improvement Corporation 560 Jefferson Davis Highway, Graniteville, SC 29829 Call 803.663.6848 We accept Office Walk-Ins! SUBMIT OR VOTE FOR YOUR FAVORITE PET ONLINE AT AIKENSTANDARD.COM UNDER THE “CONTESTS” TAB. Calendar    3C Classifieds ID Crossword 2C Comics INSIDE Dear Abby 4C Horoscopes 4C Movie Listings SC Opinions 14-15A Sports IB TV Listings    INSIDE ipiiipiiii 8 i «T4009 r OOOO? 1B 4 Draw Dad a Tie contest winners All winners received one free tie from Lionel Smith Ltd. Staff photo by Ashleey Williamson Adara Grey, IO, poses with her winning drawing of her father Pablo Grey. Senate gives OK to plan to redistrict By ROB NOVIT Senior writer W00FST0CK 2011 nhts 'tour Local So ii rot 4 Si nor I8f>7    $1.00 w—mmmmmmm WWW.aikenStandard.C0fD The S.C. Senate has approved a redistricting plan that will significantly increase the Aiken County presence of longtime Sen. Nikki Set/1 cr. [^Lexington, both geographically Setzler    and    physi cally. For the past decade. Set/ler has represented only a small sliver of the county, including Monetta, Wagener. Salley and Perry Under the new plan. which still needs U.S. Justice Department approval, Set/ler will represent the enure northern area of Aiken County. Part of his District 26 will come into the City of Aiken. Sen. Cireg Ryberg, R-Aiken, will continue to have the most populous portion of the county, representing nearly 100,000 of the county’s 160,000 residents Set/ler and S.C. Sen. Shane Massey, R i dgefield, will roughly divide the remaining residents, with Massey losing significant parts of his Aiken County presence. SM REDISTRICT, page 13A alaite Ezekiel Wimberly, Williston Flora Mac Herrin Bussell, Graniteville Marguerite “Peg' Ryan Bethmann, Aiken Herbert Pope Jr„ Aiken Jay Crider, Williston Morgan Leigh Renew, Augusta, Ga. Roy Corbitt Aiken Wiggins Donald "Skip" Jefferson, Warrenville Willie Mae Roberson, Aiken Deaths avid Funerals 16A Sunday June 19,2011 Vol. 145, No. 170 Every dog has its day Inaugural event ends with winning canine chosen by audience By SUZANNE R. STONE Staff writer Staff photo by Ashleey Williamson Joanna Brown, 4, shows off a picture of her dad, Jeff. Staff photo by Michael W Gibbons Micah Leverett®, left poses with dad Chad Leverett® and brother Caleb. live nod to Holden and owner Steve C/aikowski “We have third reading of the budget soon," said Singer, a member of the Aiken City Council. “That’s going to be much easier than making this decision,” Music was provided by 4 < ats in a Doghouse, who played during the two-hour registration period Saturday morning. SM WOODSTOCK, page 13A Wilbur had a blast at Woofstock. Staff photo by Suzanne Stone Holden the Dalmatian and Steve Czaikowski takes home the Best In Show trophy at Woofstock on Saturday. The judges made their decision Saturday, naming Holden the Dalmatian as Best in Show ai the Friends of the Animal Site Iter’s inaugural Woofstock Mutts & Musk; Festival at Highfield!) ( vent Center. Judges Ronnie Young and Scott Singer reached a deadlock between Holden and a standard poodle. The judges put it to the assembled crowd to break the tie by volume of chem, and the crowd gave