Dogs for sled

To the person who bought a Christmas sled in April at the Talatha Garden subdivision neighborhood garage sale, I found two sled dogs in the attic. Please come by to pick up. Thank you.

Guardian angels

Iíd like to thank the man and two little boys who came to Crosland Park on Monday with three truckfuls of furniture for my daughter, who moved into her home. She didnít have any furniture, and I would just like to give out a warm thanks to the guardian angels.

USCA bridge

I want to know what happened to the bridge they going to build at USC Aiken. Was it all talk or what?

I love Abby

I just like to say that I love the Dear Abby column, and I hope it wonít be removed because a couple of people are complaining. Iíve read Dear Abby for years, and I think sheís current and up to date on all her answers, and some people donít like to hear that.

Iíve been reading Dear Abby for more than 50 years, and, though the column is being written by her daughter now, I think she does an excellent job. She pulls advice from accomplished people on different subjects that required it. Iíd be disappointed if Abbyís column was removed because itís one of my standbys; itís one of the reasons I take the Standard.


Bravo! What a magnificent night of Christmas music provided by the superb Aiken Concert Band at the Etherredge Center. How lucky the music lovers of Aiken are to have such talented and dedicated conductors and musicians.

Finding jobs

I think weíll be amazed on Jan. 1 when the federal unemployment is cut off and a lot of these people will suddenly find jobs. It was convenient for them to not work when they had plenty of income coming in.


Iím in favor of widening the bypass even if they have to take backyards or even homes. People knew when they bought the place the bypass was going to be widened; thatís why they got such a good deal. Get over it.

Bad deal

Are we going to let this man convicted of cocaine, marijuana and fire arms charges go with less than 10 years in prison because of a plea deal? Something is really, really wrong with the judicial system.