Local Update - September 4, 2007

Aiken Polo Exhibit
Aiken is celebrating 125 years of polo today through a new exhibit at the Aiken County Historical Museum.
You can see some of the equipment from years ago, as well as life-sized portraits of some of the sport's greatest players.
The exhibit is open through September.

State Senator Forum
They want to be your next South Carolina State Senator, and this week, you'll get the chance to hear it from them.
The Aiken Taxpayers' Association has invited the candidates to the Aiken County Council Building this Thursday at 7 pm for a discussion.
The Republican Primary for the seat is scheduled for September 18th.
If a run off is necessary, it will be held October 2nd.
This election will fill the seat left vacant by Democrat Tommy Moore.

Teenage Years 101
One local judge wants to teach teens the law before any of them end up in his courtroom.
Judge Wade Padgett's "Teenage Years 101" kicks off again this Wednesday, September 5th at 7 pm.
Parents can meet the group at West Acres Baptist Church in Evans.
A 2nd session for students will be held the following Wednesday.

Missing Teen Okay
We have new information this morning on a missing teenager from North Augusta.
It's been more than a week since 18 year-old Zaccheus Miles has gone missing, but his mother called News 12 Monday night to say her son called to say he's ok.
However, she says she still doesn't know where he is.
We'll let you know more when we get another update.

Missing Boaters
This morning, rescuers in Lexington are still searching for survivors after a speedboat crash.
Two people are missing after the crash on Lake Murray.
Witnesses say the boat fell apart Sunday evening while it was speeding across the water.

Busy Holiday for Deputies
The numbers are in this morning, and it looks like the holiday was a busy one for the Richmond County Sheriff's Office.
The totals from the weekend include: 246 speeding tickets, 24 DUI's, 43 not wearing a seatbelt, 12 suspended licenses, 8 uninsured, 51 other traffic violations, and 81 warnings.
Units also made arrests on 9 felony warrants.


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