Michael Gunter’s Mr. Barney Gaston is the mascot of the 28 barn cats that is featured around town. He and his fellow cats will be up for auction off on April 13. This Friends of Gaston Livery Stable’s fundraiser will raise money for the stable.
Pictured is "Decked out for Fall" by Colleen Morgan.
Aiken Standard File Photos
These three riders prepare to jump an obstacle during the Aiken Steeplechase, the second leg of the Aiken Triple Crown. The annual three-weekend event begins March 16 with the Aiken Trials, followed by the Steeplechase on March 23 and Pacers and Polo on March 30.
Natalie Grace Gregory and Christine Hauer watch intently as the horses pass by during the first race of the Aiken Trials.
FILE - In this April 8, 2012 file photo, Charl Schwartzel, right, of South Africa, helps Bubba Watson put on the green jacket after winning the Masters golf tournament in Augusta, Ga. There's one palm tree at Augusta National, and it takes on new meaning for Masters champion Bubba Watson. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip, File)