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Aiken Standard (Newspaper) - December 12, 1999, Aiken, South Carolina Aiken Tanbara local news 2a sunday december 12, 1999 Aiken South Carolina Aiken department of Public safety a a Glass storm door was shattered at a Home on Chatfield Street in Aiken thursday. A an Aiken woman assaulted an Aiken Man thursday after he came to repossess some rental property a a License plate was stolen Between wednesday and Friday from a car parked on Chesterfield Street. A an Aiken Man was arrested for driving under the influence open Container no Drivers License in Possession and no proof of insurance after being pulled Over on Laurens Street saturday morning. A an Aiken Man was arrested for driving under the influence on Pine log Road and Silver Bluff saturday morning. A a Man was placed on trespass notice Friday night after harassing employees and customers at the sub station ii on Pine log Road. A parts and accessories were stolen from a car that was broken Down on the Side of Highway 78 in Aiken monday. A a stove was taken from a Home on Leatherwood court in Aiken saturday. Aiken county sheriffs office a a shoplifting incident occurred at an Aiken department store at about 7 . Thursday As an Aiken woman tried to leave with $30 in Cologne concealed in her clothes. A a wednesday burglary in the midday hours at a residence on Berry Lane in Beech Island resulted in the loss of $310 in electronics As Well As $10 in Structure damage. A an Antenna Worth about $100 was stolen from a Belvedere car Wash Between nov. 4 and wednesday a a shooting occurred at about 12 10 . Thursday near storm Branch Road and Boyd Pond Road in Beech Island. The victim claimed that she was driving along when a four door Brown Cutlass passed her and then began to slow Down when a Man jumped from the Cutlass and shot her Windshield once with a Chrome plated revolver. No one was Hurt. Santa makes his debut As Valley welcomes holidays by Melissa Hanna hundreds came out to see Santa and enjoy the annual Midland Valley Christmas Parade saturday on 421. A it was a big crowd a said Wayne Benson coordinator. A it really was the largest Parade i have Ever Over 200 participants livened up the Street downtown As churches businesses and police and fire officers made their Way Down the Street waving and passing out Candy. Will Lamb 5, from Clearwater was among the Many children standing on the Side of the Road to collect Candy from the floats and Parade participants. A i like the four wheelers and fire trucks Best a he said. Fire and police departments from Aiken North Augusta Bath and Graniteville Vaucluse War Renville As Well As participants from the Highway patrol and Richmond county sheriffs office joined the line up of participants. A we had 14 different police departments Here and i am really grateful for that a said Benson. . Congressman Lindsay Graham and . Rep. Roland Smith also participated in the Parade waving and handing out Candy to the beat of different bands such from Midland Valley High school Leavelle Mccambell Middle school Langley Bath Clearwater Middle school and Lucy Laney High school from Augusta. Of the participants 133 competed to win trophies for their floats in the Parade. The winners were Graniteville first Baptist Church for the grand Marshall award first place in the religious category a our lady of the Valley second place a Burnett Etown first Baptist general category first place a the Johnson family second place a the Freedman parenting Center commercial category first place a Avondale Mills second place a Bath woodworking shop. Christmas festival in final performance by Mim Woodring North Augusta a first Baptist Church will make its final presentation of its Christmas 1999 festival a Christmas presence a today at 7 30 . The birth and life of Christ comes alive in a moving pageant presented by 30 actors orchestra banners Bell ringers and 200 singers of All Ages. The production is directed by the Rev. Mark Powers minister of music and worship. The drama was written and is directed by Jennie Lou Jones. The Ron Jones Ballet company has choreographed a to holy night and Beverly Bolton of Queensbury n.y., will present interpretive singing. A the narrator is Chris a Crown him King of Kings will be Sung by the choir and the closing number will be a How great our the production is free to the Public. Up and Over staff photo by Ginny Southworth Joan Haddon and Wanaczyk Clear a hurdle at sporting Days farms horse trials. The event continues today when competitors will be tested by stadium jumping. Millennium countdown historical moment the next greatest Boon to Aiken following the arrival of the Railroad was in 1845 when William Gregg built a Cotton Mill and accompanying Village in horse Creek Valley. The town and the Mill were called Graniteville because much of the construction materials were Granite. Gregg was Radical in his thinking for those times. He sought not Only to employ residents but also to help improve their Quality of life. His commitment to his principals was demonstrated by the fact that he served As president for eight years without drawing a salary. Id addition to the provision of housing and a company store which is typical of the times he ensured that the Graniteville Academy provided nine month course work to employee children instead of the More typical three or four month coursework. Source the Many faces of Aiken a pictorial history by will Cote buggy Sugga learns about materials management at Aiken regional medical centers while visiting with Richardean Paige Ken Beatty Jace voyles Pat Soger Vernon Gardner Trent Lee Adrien Corbett and Teron Nicholson. Words of Wisdom 1. Care More than others think is Wise a Lillie Culbertson 2. Challenge yourself. A Marie Dunbar 3. Education helps one cease being intimidated by strange situations. A David Meachem 4. Fear is a disease that eats away at logic and makes Man inhuman. A Gertrude Paschal 5. Happiness is a product of realization. A John Biti Mitch urn 6. Have lots of initiative. A Joseph Mitchell 7. Hoping is better than being optimistic since its whole and real. A Louise Yonce 8 in family life love is the Oil that eases friction the Cement that binds closer together and the music that brings Harmony a Thelma Meachem 9. It is Good that there is no we without a fault because if there was. He would not have a Friend in the world. A Coy Henry Bowdoin 10. Knowledge is Power you know. A Bertha Sanders 11. Listen to music commune with nature meditate. A e. Giddings 12. Love All. Trust a few. Do wrong to none Elizabeth Boyd 13. My heroes Are and were my parents. I can t see having anyone else As my heroes. A Frances Hood 14. No matter How far a person can go the horizon is still Way beyond you. A Frank Kendrick 15. Only when we Are comfortable with who we Are and can function independently in a healthy Way can we truly function within a relationship. A Gladys Hardeman 16 refuse to accept the idea that the a Wisness Quot of Man s present nature makes him morally incapable of reaching up for the Quot ought Ness Quot that forever confronts him. A Henry Gardner 17 risk More than others think is Safe. A Istvan Hajdu 18. The error of the past is the Wisdom and Success of the future a Lee Keadle office hours 8 30 a.m.-5 30 monday Friday Story ideas editors can be reached at 648-2311 Sibert Tandari usps-010-020 extensions local news a ext. 234 features a ext. 218 sports a ext. 220 email editorial due South net publishers number the publisher has responsibility for All Aiken Standard departments. Scott b. Hunter can be reached at 648-2311 Extension 203 switchboard 648-2311 a fax 648-6052 the Aiken Standard Assn 0893-2557established in 1867, is published weekday afternoons and saturday and sunday mornings by Aiken communications inc to Box 456 326 Rutland drive Aiken so 29802 second class postage paid at Aiken . Postmaster Send address changes to the Aiken Standard. To Box 456, Aiken ., 29802 Home delivery $9 30 per monthly $27 90 for 3 months. $111 60 per year county mail $11.55 monthly $34 65 for 3 months $69 30 for 6 months $138.60 per year other mail $17 80 per month $53 40 for 3 months $106.80 for 6 months $213.60 per year Advance payments May be made to Aiken Standard pm subscription. Delivery problem expect your paper by 5 weekdays and 7 a in. On weekends of not please Call 649-5315. Customer service circulation customer service hours Are 5 30 .-7 30 . Weekdays. 7 a.m.-11 a in. Weekends. Diamonds Rock with oldies at Musca concert by Melissa Hanna the Etherredge Center at the University of South Carolina Aiken was rocking and rolling to the tunes of the oldies group the diamonds saturday night backed up by the Augusta symphony orchestra. The diamonds released the hit a Little Darling in the 1960s, and has continued to entertain crowds since. Made up of top Tenor Bob Duncan Bass Singer Jerry Siggins Lead Singer Steve Smith and baritone Singer Gary Owens the diamonds had the crowd clapping to tunes like a Why do fools fall in love a a bandstand Boogie a a a Sherry and Elvis a love me the group also performed Many Christmas medleys including a Jingle Bell Rock a a a rocking around the Christmas tree a a deck the Halls Quot and a Jingle the diamonds have a wide variety of Talent and experience among them. Duncan got his first taste of top to Fame with the group the safaris and later landed a spot with a quartet on the Lawrence Welk show. Siggins worked through the United states Japan and Australia As a Singer and actor and guest starred on the tonight show Tony Orlando and Dawn and the love boat. Smith has been the Lead Singer of the diamonds since 1982. He performed As the Solo male voice on the Lawrence Welk show for five years Sang Lead with the Tommy Dorsey orchestra worked on the Carol Burnett show and Sang theme songs for several movies. Owens is the longest running Diamond member joining the group in 1975. He sings plays the saxophone and flute and does most of the vocal arranging for the diamonds. A the diamonds Are four distinctive individuals with one Strong group personality a said Owens. A the four of us As a unit have a special chemistry and it is that chemistry that gives us unique for the latest news and latest views read the Silken amp Tan Harb staff photo by Ginny Southworth Little Angels Rode the first Baptist Church float which was chosen for the grand Marshall award. Unspoken words there Are Many ways to show affection but this sign is Universal it silently says i love you the sign is formed by extending the thumb Index and Little fingers of the right hand with Palm Forward the hand is directed toward the my ended person an unusual gift that will always be cherished As a silent reminder of your True feedings designed and crafted by j amp c Ferrara in Sterling Silver on Matching Chain $25 to the gift that says love for a lifetime Windsor jewellers 2635washington re. Augusta a. 30904 open Mon. Sat. To am 9 pm tal1 1"11 free Sun. I pm-6 pm v Aikin 441/�1 a a r k n. Augusta 738-7777 __h0432 120499

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