A rooster, his people and the Legislature
SIR BIG SPUR HONORS: 10:15 a.m. Wednesday at the State House. State Rep. Bill Clyburn will honor Aiken County residents Mary Snelling and Robert Albertelli for 15 years of devotion to USC by providing the Old English Black Breasted Red Gamecock mascot known as Sir Big Spur. They transport him to USC sporting events all over the country at their own expense. Big (to his friends) has been recognized by Sports Illustrated as one of the top live mascots in college football.
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Be a smart driver
AARP SMART DRIVER PROGRAM: 9 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Friday at the Lexington Leisure Center, 108 Park Road, Lexington. Completion of the program enables any participant age 26 and older to receive a discount on their automobile insurance. $20; AARP members, $15. Bring a sack lunch. Call (803) 957-7979
Starting out or starting over?
ADULT STUDENT DAY AT MIDLANDS TECHNICAL COLLEGE: 9 a.m.-noon Friday in the student center commons area of the MTC Beltline Campus, 316 S. Beltline Blvd. Meet faculty, staff and current students, learn about financial aid opportunities and high-demand jobs; apply to the college (application fee waived). Pre-register and view the day’s schedule at http://www.midlandstech.edu/visit. (803) 822-6714