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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.

Wed, 06/24/2015 - 12:15am

Savannah River Reme­dia­tion, the liquid waste contractor at Savannah River Site, awarded eight SRR Family Scholarships to local graduates, all of whom are children of SRR employees.

Wed, 06/29/2016 - 1:32am

The Aiken County Public School District recently celebrated a total of 110 employees who will leave the district with a total of 2,873 years of service. Among the distinguished 2015-16 retirees were a pair of district cabinet members - Dr.

Wed, 06/29/2016 - 1:31am

Luke Parsons stands just 4-foot-1, but on the golf course the 7-year-old walks tall. Last year's winner of the U.S.

Wed, 06/29/2016 - 1:31am

North Augusta will have to pay about $14,000 of Stephen Donohue's legal bills - which totaled about $40,000 - because of the South Carolina Supreme Court's ruling that city officials violated open-meetings laws by failing to announce the specific purpose of closed-door meetings they held to discuss Project Jackson.

Wed, 06/29/2016 - 1:30am

The North Augusta City Coun­cil has whittled down the options for additional gyms at Ri­ver­view Park - at least tentatively.

Wed, 06/29/2016 - 1:30am

The following accounts were taken from Columbia County Sheriff's Office incident reports: Police say someone accessed dating websites and chat rooms while remotely hacking into the Columbia County judicial center's website Thursday.

Wed, 06/29/2016 - 12:02am

The Amateur Radio Club of Columbia County held its annual field day event Saturday and Sunday.

Wed, 06/29/2016 - 12:02am

The volunteers of Concerned Women Inc. have a place in their hearts for those in need and their vision is clear; "Building a better tomorrow for the CSRA by helping those in need; one hand, one heart, one opportunity at a time."

Wed, 06/29/2016 - 12:01am

The Harlem Arts Council is sponsoring a "coffee house" setting for the first of a new Founding Fathers of Harlem series.

Wed, 06/29/2016 - 12:01am

Riverside Middle School in Columbia County was named one of 144 exemplary middle-grades schools across the nation have as "Schools to Watch" as part of a recognition and improvement program developed by the National Forum to Accelerate Middle-Grades Reform. Having established partnerships with education leaders in these states, the Forum announced Wednesday the names of schools in each state that meet its strict criteria.

Wed, 06/29/2016 - 12:01am

Registration for the University of Georgia Extension, Columbia County and Toastmaster's International youth program is scheduled to open July 11.

Wed, 06/29/2016 - 12:01am

Upcoming events in Columbia County.

Wed, 06/29/2016 - 12:01am

All dogs are now available for adoption from the Columbia County animal shelter. All dogs are available for adoption for only $15. Call (706) 541-4077 or visit columbiacountyga.gov and follow the links to Animal Services.

Wed, 06/29/2016 - 12:01am

Heading out of town or visiting a local park? Send us a family photo, and we'll publish it in The Columbia County News-Times. Take the News-Times on your vacation and send photos to abbigail.lennon@augustachronicle.com.Be sure to write a few words to tell readers about your trip.

Wed, 06/29/2016 - 12:01am

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