More than 7,500 high school students, parents and educators met with recruiters from over 130 colleges and universities during this year's CSRA College Night.

Wed, 10/05/2016 - 12:44am

Last week's pre-trial conferences for 22 defendants - including at least 20 Irish Travelers from Murphy Village - charged with racketeering and other crimes were canceled because all the defense lawyers asked for more time to prepare.

Wed, 10/05/2016 - 12:44am

Musicians sang and played, dogs barked and everybody had something good to eat. The food trucks brought the party and the kickoff of The Truck Stop drew a crowd of more than 450 on Friday evening.

Wed, 10/05/2016 - 12:43am

After two months, the old Edmund's Bar-b-que restaurant property on U.S. Highway 25 in Aiken County near Belvedere has been largely cleaned up. But after missing his deadline, the owner still has a court hearing on Oct.

Wed, 10/05/2016 - 12:43am

Brandon Hayes has good memories of his grandfather, who liked to take him fishing when Hayes was younger. Now Hayes has a tangible reminder of William S. McEliece, the man he looked up to.

Wed, 10/05/2016 - 12:42am

Twenty-five years ago, storeowner Linda Parnell said the business that she has grown with, began by selling Catholic items out of the trunk of her car.

Tue, 10/04/2016 - 11:03pm

Two active construction zones including Jimmie Dyess Parkway and Belair Road are experiencing lane closures this week. Paving crews returned Monday to the Jimmie Dyess Parkway resurfacing job from the Interstate 20 interchange to east of Powell Road, according to a news release from the Georgia Department of Transportation.

Tue, 10/04/2016 - 11:03pm

Several Furys Ferry traffic lights, businesses and homes were temporarily without power Tuesday afternoon after power poles and power lines were pulled down by a tractor trailer.

Tue, 10/04/2016 - 11:02pm

These accounts were taken from Columbia County Sheriff's Office incident reports: Two Grovetown High School students are facing charges of having alcohol at school Thursday. Sheriff's deputies were called to the school about 8:30 a.m.

Tue, 10/04/2016 - 11:02pm

A fire that began late Monday night, destroyed a kiln used for drying wood at an Appling lumber yard. Crews were dispatched to Pollard Lumber Co. on Washington Road near the intersection at Pollard's Corner about 9:20 p.m. Monday, according to Columbia County Fire Rescue Administrative Chief Jeremy Wallen.

Tue, 10/04/2016 - 11:02pm

Rosters for the Border Bowl IV cheerleading squads were announced Friday.

Tue, 10/04/2016 - 11:02pm

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Tue, 10/04/2016 - 11:01pm

Contest qualifiers must match or beat sports writer Chris Gay. There were 62 people who correctly picked at least five of 10 games in Week 5.

Tue, 10/04/2016 - 11:01pm

To adopt, call (706) 541-4077 or visit columbiacountyga.gov and follow the links to Animal Services.

Tue, 10/04/2016 - 11:01pm

The Columbia County Board of Education will be closed Monday, Oct. 10, for the fall break. Marvin Corner Pump­kin Patch, Oct. 1-31, 2-7 p.m. Monday-Friday, 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Saturday, noon to 7 p.m.

Tue, 10/04/2016 - 11:01pm