With so many children out of school for the summer, parents must keep tabs on them so they don't wind up in trouble.
The end of the school year and the end of Charles Nagle's career also is the start of a new era in which the system is transitioning to larger, more cost-effective campuses.
The reported thefts from the Stratford Community Association reinforces the wisdom of the school system decision to change the way private groups operate in schools.
It's Teacher Appreciation Week, but it's hard to imagine any profession these days that feels less appreciated - especially during budget season.
One lesson we should get from the recent jail stay of six train-hoppers: Columbia County needs more-frequent misdemeanor court dates.
The Columbia County school board made a reasonable choice to add a day to spring break - but how long before there are demands for another?
Explaining governmental programs to the average citizen often is difficult, but it's easy to explain the importance of new jobs.
However well-intended, government intervention in the marketplace upsets the natural balance of supply and demand - and favors those who benefit from the government restrictions at everyone else's expense.
We already knew how special Evans Towne Center Park is, and this year's Master's Week events have made that even more clear.
We were skeptical when Columbia County got a federal grant to set up a broadband system, and still are. Even so, the county's initial efforts at getting the service running are impressive.
New commercial construction is a boost to the economy, but getting new life from existing buildings is pretty good, too.
With the case of the Greenbrier High School soccer players caught drinking on a team trip, some important lessons shouldn't go unlearned.
Columbia County's population continues to rise, but school officials still manage to hold down the number of new teachers hired.
The six stowaways arrested aboard a CSX train in Grovetown endangered themselves and their traffic companions - but they're lucky to have landed in Columbia County.
The suspensions of most of Greenbrier High School's varsity boys soccer team is just the latest example of people misbehaving because they think they won't get caught.
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