2014 Arts Preview: Music

From classical to country and opera, there are many music opportunities during the 2014-15 arts season.

Sara Ashley Sparks - James Daniel Dowdy

...and Mr. James Daniel Dowdy were united in marriage at 5:00 p.m., .Saturday, August 16, 2014 at St. John's United Methodist Church in Aiken, SC. Reverend Donnie Bates officiated the ceremony. The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs...

Lee Tate

...she taught 2 and 3 year olds in the Pre-School at Central Presbyterian Church. Lee was a member of St. John's United Methodist Church where she taught Sunday school for a number of years. Survivors include her husband of 35 years, Jimmy...

Faith digest

New pastor to startDr. Tim McClendon will take over as head pastor at St. John's United Methodist Church in Aiken in late June. He will preach the annual patriotic worship service at 10:30 a.m. June 29. The combined service is...

William Minter III

AIKEN, S.C. - William Thomas Minter III, 74, son of the late Mr. and Mrs. William Thomas Minter, Jr. of Griffin GA, died July 20, 2014 at his home after an extended illness. Dr. Minter was born June 8, 1940 in Griffin, GA and graduated from Griffin

Mary Leslie Rhoden - John Michael Whitehead Jr.

...Michael Whitehead, Jr of Augusta, GA were married Saturday, June 21, 2014 at 5:30 in the evening at St. John's United Methodist Church in Aiken, SC. The bride was given in marriage by her parents. The Reverend Kenneth L. Nelson officiated...

Sara Ashley Sparks - James Daniel Dowdy

...Marty Dowdy of Greensboro, Ga. The wedding is planned for 5:00 p.m., Saturday, August 16, 2014 at St. John's United Methodist Church in Aiken, S.C. Miss Sparks is the granddaughter of Mrs. Monteen Martin and the late Mr. Franklin D...

Mary Leslie Rhoden - John Michael Whitehead Jr.

Aiken, S.C - Mr. and Mrs. Robert H. Rhoden of Aiken, South Carolina, are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Mary Leslie Rhoden of Aiken, SC, to John Michael Whitehead, Jr of Augusta, GA, son of Ms. Dianne Kearns of Augusta, GA and


...the life of former USC Aiken women's player Meredith Legg Stapleton will be held today at 5 p.m. at St. John's United Methodist Church in Aiken.A reception will follow at the church.Legg Stapleton, the all-time leading scorer in USC...

Nonprofit uses horses as ministry, life skills lesson

A nonprofit Christian ministry is working to improve the lives of young people and adults through a mission that involves a mix of horses and skills training.