Pinal County, Ariz., Sheriff Paul Babeu poses with YeSun Wiltse, president of the Greater Columbia County Republican Women, at a meeting of the group on Aug. 8. Sheriff Babeu shared information about the law enforcement problems his department deals with every day in Pinal County. The illegal drugs that come through the borders at Arizona are making their way to Georgia, he said.
The Columbia County Foundation for Children recently awarded Barbara C. Beazley Memorial scholarships to 17 Columbia County students. Recipients pictured at a reception with Bill Beazley (second from right), husband of the late Barbara Beazley, are Jeanette Morant (back row, from left), Gabriela Medina-Nunez, Danielle Reynolds, KaRa Thompson, Zach Salyers, Tyler Cook, Clayton Crider and David Meagher; Daly Jackson (front row, from left), Blythe Culpepper, Maggie Dillard, Emily Goodwin and Katie Humphrey. Scholarship recipients not pictured are Kia Graham, Callie Schlein, Hunter Williams and Latifah Williams.