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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

North Augusta's proposed 2017 budget promises no tax-rate hike for residents, the 25th year in a row.

Mon, 09/26/2016 - 12:49am

The University of Georgia student was selected and recently returned from an experience he hopes he hasn't seen the last of.

Sun, 09/25/2016 - 12:09am

The subject of the Columbia County's annual State of the Community address took a slight shift from growth to highlighting the successes of that growth. "My predecessor Col.

Sun, 09/25/2016 - 12:09am

A new member for the juvenile court bench in the Augusta Judicial Circuit has been selected.

Sun, 09/25/2016 - 12:09am

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Sun, 09/25/2016 - 12:08am

Among the 3,700 athletes registered for today's Ironman 70.3 Augusta competition, several people with Columbia County ties are expected to race. The eighth annual event, the largest half-Ironman in the United States with 3,700 registered athletes, sold out in February. The contestants who made the trek to Augusta will start with a 1.2-mile swim down the Savannah River. After a transition to the bike, they will then ride a 56-mile loop into South Carolina and back to downtown Augusta, where they will transition into the start of the 13.1-mile run. The race will finish in front of the Augusta Common on Broad Street.

Sun, 09/25/2016 - 12:08am

Augusta Prep remained undefeated with its 41-20 victory at Gatewood. In a battle of unbeaten teams, the Cavaliers pounded out 429 yards on the ground. B.J. Stone rushed 16 times for 146 yards and two touchdowns, while David Bramble added 125 yards and two touchdowns.

Sun, 09/25/2016 - 12:08am

Greenbrier focused on its ground game in the second half, scoring 28 unanswered points to roll to a 35-7 win over Cross Creek.

Sun, 09/25/2016 - 12:08am

This week, I'm all in. U-S-A! U-S-A! As you probably know, the Ryder Cup runs Friday through next Sunday. It's one of the greatest sporting events in the world.

Sun, 09/25/2016 - 12:08am

Rebecca P. Oellerich and William H. Ollerich III to Frederick Lee Ashley III; Map & Parcel number: 077, 565; $159,900 Regis Development Co. to Eban Gray; Map & Parcel number: 024, 220; $80,000 James Middleton Walker to Lori L.

Sun, 09/25/2016 - 12:08am

Shawn Patrick Walsh and Samantha Anne Goode applied for a marriage license Sept. 12 and were married Sept. 12 in Evans John Haitas and Abby Leigh Weinberger applied for a marriage license July 5 and were married Sept.

Sun, 09/25/2016 - 12:07am

The Smashhouse Training Facility is holding a tryout for its 10U team at 2:30 p.m., today at Patriots Park (Field 16). Registration begins at 2 p.m.

Sun, 09/25/2016 - 12:07am

With three weeks left in the middle school football season, Greenbrier remains undefeated. Greenbrier defeated Harlem, 28-6, to improve to 4-0 and retain its one-game lead in the West Division.

Sun, 09/25/2016 - 12:07am

"The combat deepens.

Sun, 09/25/2016 - 12:07am

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