Voting in the upcoming General Primary and Nonpartisan General Election have begun.
Absentee by mail ballots were sent out beginning April 8, and in-person early voting is scheduled to begin May 2 at the Columbia County Board of Elections office in Evans.
Major road closures in the Columbia County area are set to begin this summer. According to a report from the Georgia Department of Transportation, Columbia Industrial Boulevard will be closed for 30 days beginning May 6. A detour route of 2.
Kim Jones and her family have adopted Bear from the Columbia County Animal Shelter.
Bear is an older, special needs dog, who lost his bottom jaw to what vets say was a traumatic injury with a car, after a veterinarian discovered several fractures.
Unfortunately, the North Carolina LGBT restroom controversy is further proof human intelligence is in decline. The nightmare scenario of the lunatics taking over the asylum has been realized in North Carolina.
Just as the Supreme Court thought it had resolved the abortion debate 44 years ago, so apparently Gov. Nathan Deal thought he had put to bed the religious-freedom issue with his veto of the Free Exercise Protection Act (FEPA) on Easter Monday.
Evans entered Thursday's region championship game short-handed. Still, the team gave Houston County everything it had.
In the end, the Lady Bears defeated the Lady Knights in a shootout, 3-2, in the Region 2-AAAAA title game.
As spring warm-season lawns continue to green up, diseases rear their ugly heads. The main culprit this time of year is a fungus that causes large patch. Large patch can infect all warm-season grasses, but centipede and St. Augustine are particularly susceptible.