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It was July 3, 1861 when Wilson N. Crawford was commissioned as a second lieutenant in the 11th Georgia Volunteer Infantry. Wilson had moved from the the western mountains of North Carolina to north Georgia in the late 1840s, not long after the U.S. government had cleared the remaining members of the Cherokee Nation from is homelands, making way for white settlers.

Tue, 06/23/2015 - 11:15pm

Willie Jewell's Old School Bar-B-Q had its grand opening Feb. 3 in Martinez at 3412 Old Petersburg Road, an address that for decades served as the once rural hamlet's hub of community activity.

Sun, 02/14/2016 - 12:06am

The 51st annual Miss Augusta & Miss Savannah River Pageant will be held Sunday at Greenbrier High School.

Sun, 02/14/2016 - 12:05am

McKenna de Graaf's father, Glenn, put her in as many sports as possible during her youth.

Sun, 02/14/2016 - 12:04am

The Greenbrier family will reunite March 5 in honor of Terry Holder, whose legacy will be remembered on a permanent basis. On Tuesday night, the Columbia County school board unanimously approved the school's proposal to name its baseball field after the coaching icon.

Sun, 02/14/2016 - 12:04am

With the start of high school baseball season, I began thinking, naturally, about Hattie Lee Beall.

Sun, 02/14/2016 - 12:04am

See photos from the 2-AAAAA quarterfinals.

Sun, 02/14/2016 - 12:04am

Lakeside High School senior Fang Toku Shi was named the 2016 Columbia County STAR Student at a ceremony Thursday night at the Harlem Woman's Club.

Sun, 02/14/2016 - 12:03am

Columbia County helps Fort Gordon during water crisis

Sun, 02/14/2016 - 12:03am

The following accounts were taken from Columbia County Sheriff's Office incident reports.

Sun, 02/14/2016 - 12:03am

Green Thumb Nursery is closing by mid-March.

Sun, 02/14/2016 - 12:02am

Columbia County property transfers

Sun, 02/14/2016 - 12:02am

Columbia County marriage licenses

Sun, 02/14/2016 - 12:02am

Columbia County divorces

Sun, 02/14/2016 - 12:02am

Art classes: Artists' Guild of Columbia County Children's Drawing and Painting, 4:30-5:30 p.m. Thursdays in February and Thursdays, March 3, 10, 24 and 31; the Church of Our Savior, 4227 Columbia Road, Martinez; $80 per four-week session plus $45 supply fee; for ages 8-12; artistguildcc.org

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