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HOW TO ADOPT To adopt, call (706) 541-4077 or visit columbiacountyga.gov and follow the links to Animal Services. The kennel is open from 10:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. for adoptions and visiting animals, and from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. to reclaim a lost pet and other services. The facility is at 1940 William Fe...

Sun, 09/04/2016 - 12:01am

Jason Everett Prescott and Deirdre Culbreth Townsend applied for a marriage license Feb.

Sun, 09/04/2016 - 12:01am

The fall webworm, a common native caterpillar, occurs throughout the United States and has caught my eye in several areas of Columbia County recently. As the name implies, it's a web-maker.

Sun, 09/04/2016 - 12:00am

I bought a tropical passionflower vine on sale at a local nursery. An orange and silver butterfly keeps landing on it. (It was even landing on it at the nursery.

Sun, 09/04/2016 - 12:00am

A note from Lakeside High School sophomore Caroline Dorn: Hi! As many of you know, I have Type 1 Diabetes. I wanted to tell you a little bit about my diagnosis story though. On, Sept.13, 2013, at 8 a.m., I was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes (T1D).

Sun, 09/04/2016 - 12:00am

When it comes to people who observe the Muslim faith, Georgia doesn't exactly put out the welcome mat. If anything, that mat is yanked out from under them. This animosity takes several forms.

Sun, 09/04/2016 - 12:00am

A good friend of mine called the other day and said her grandchild, a young boy we all adore, had gotten the news that he was going to need braces.

Fri, 09/02/2016 - 6:15pm

The first customers into the doors of the new Kroger Marketplace in Grovetown were greeted by a round of applause from excited employees during the grand opening and ribbon cutting of the new store on Lewiston Road.

Fri, 09/02/2016 - 6:04pm

The petition for recall application begun by a Grovetown resident last week to remove council member and longtime former mayor Dennis Trudeau, lacked more than 20 eligible signatures in order to take the next step.

Fri, 09/02/2016 - 5:36pm

Zion Smith, a senior at Strom Thurmond High School, found his niche in film production this summer, helping to produce an upcoming episode of Discovery Club, an Emmy-nominated kids TV show.

Fri, 09/02/2016 - 12:18am

Fox Creek's volleyball team played the first event in the school's new gym Thursday.

Fri, 09/02/2016 - 12:00am

The Augusta Chronicle has learned that the widely-acclaimed documentary film Miss Sharon Jones! about the world-wide rhythm and blues star and Augusta native will be shown at Imperial Theatre in late September during the 2016 Westobou Festival.

Thu, 09/01/2016 - 11:52pm

Augusta area United Way agencies recently showcased their work for United Way Agency Day at the Savannah River Site, giving employees an opportunity to learn about how the annual United Way campaign impacts local nonprofits. Child Enrichment Inc.

Wed, 08/31/2016 - 1:36am

The SRS Sports Challenge raised over $4,400 for local United Way agencies through corporate sponsorships and concession stand sales. The one-day event took place at Riverview Park in North Augusta.

Wed, 08/31/2016 - 1:35am

North Augusta City Council got a presentation on connecting its Greeneway to downtown and learned, in the words of North Augusta Forward Chairman Charles Martin, that "it's doable, it's feasible, but it's not cheap."

Wed, 08/31/2016 - 1:35am

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