The Alzheimer's Association celebrated the first day of summer Monday with its The Longest Day event for those with Alzheimer's disease to participate in activities aimed at enhancing intellectual, physical and social wellness.
Steve Mason fills in for deputies with sick family members at the drop of a hat and on one occasion Steve even worked Christmas Day so a younger deputy could spend Christmas at home with his new family.
If you've lived in Columbia County for at least a decade and are familiar with the sports scene, then you know all about Jody Grooms. But have you heard about a guy named Rush? Not the outstanding rock band Rush.
Well the 2016 baseball season in Columbia County did not end with a state title. You can't win a championship every year, but 22 state crowns for the county since 1974 is not too shabby. Despite the fact that the season ended earlier than we all would have liked there were still plenty of performances worthy of recognition. So, here is a look at the top players of 2016 with the Columbia County News-Times All-County Baseball Team.