...869-8770, facebook.com/events/759951660707642MARDI GRAS PARTY FUNDRAISER: 8 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 15, Diamond Lakes Community Center, Hephzibah; held by Soul Sliders of Augusta; food, wine; $20; (706) 836-1575 or (706) 951-5725...

Halloween happenings

...registration required, (706) 736-6758TIME TO SCARE HALLOWEEN: 5:30-8 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 23, Diamond Lakes Community Center, 103 Diamond Lakes Way, Hephzibah; free; carnival games, candy, food, haunted houseSPOOKTACULAR: 6...

The Augusta International Raceway Preservation Society to add six members to hall

...Preservation Society will hold its 11th annual Hall of Fame induction banquet and racing reunion this weekend at Diamond Lakes Community Center.According to the society's booklet, "Nominees must exemplify the highest standards of sportsmanship...

Halloween events

...650-5034, columbiacountyga.govTIME TO SCARE HALLOWEEN CARNIVAL: 5:30-8 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 23, Diamond Lakes Community Center, 103 Diamond Lakes Way, Hephzibah; free; carnival games, candy, food, haunted houseHALLOWEEN SAMHAIN...

Augusta Commission sets work session to discuss SPLOST

...County are now 8 cents on the dollar.Another SPLOST-related meeting is scheduled for 1 p.m. Friday at Diamond Lakes Community Center on Windsor Spring Road with the municipalities of Hephzibah and Blythe to discuss proposed projects.

Shelters open Tuesday for those in need of warmth

...1606 Hunter St., 9 a.m. to noon ? Warren Road Center, 300 Warren Road, 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. ? Diamond Lakes Community Center, 4335 Windsor Spring Road, 6 a.m. to 8 p.m.

Sheriff's advisory board holds town hall meeting

...the future."Just call us," he said. "We always answer."A second town hall meeting will be held at Diamond Lakes Community Center on Thursday at 6:30 p.m.

Lots to do for Halloween

...aikenrailroaddepot.orgFOR FAMILIES TIME TO SCARE CARNIVALWhen: 5:30-8 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 24Where: Diamond Lakes Community Center, 103 Diamond Lakes Way, HephzibahDetails: For ages 12 and younger; haunted house, carnival games, attractions...

Augusta's racing heritage to be remembered this weekend

...1960, and remained in business until July of 1970.The Friday night banquet, which begins at 6 p.m. at Diamond Lakes Community Center, will be followed by Saturday's Racers Reunion, which will be held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., also...

Board proposes eliminating polling places at St. John Towers, Peabody

...the changes will save the elections board about $9,000, although opening a third advance voting site at Diamond Lakes Community Center will cost about $6,500.Any savings might be useful during 2014's busy election year, when Augusta will...