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Playing American Mahjong

From left, Sam Short and Marzell McKinzie play American Mahjong with instructor Gladys Cherry at the Strachota Senior Center. Cherry is teaching the game at 10 a.m. Tuesdays at the center. They also play at 10 a.m. Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays. ‘This is so good to help keep your memory sharp as well as being a lot of fun,’ a spokesman said. Jackie Brewer, director at the senior center, invites everyone to come and play. ‘We would love to have several tables going.’ (Special to The Commercial)

WC academic team wins awards

The Watson Chapel Academic Competition Team recently competed in the Atkins Red Devil Invitational. Watson Chapel’s ninth-grade A team won the junior high division. Members of the winning team are Adarius Lee, Gerrod White, Morgan Edwards, Benjimen Neal and Maria Porter.