Aiken County's Class of 2016 scored lower on the ACT college readiness test than their peers from 2015, but school officials said Friday that's because all 1,553 seniors took the test in 2016, compared with 603 who chose to take it the previous school year.
Six women from the Congregation Children of Israel were called to the Torah during a B'not Mitzvah on Saturday, Sept. 27 at the Temple on Walton Way.
Congregation Children of Israel honored six adult women Saturday when they became B'Nai Mitzvah.
The following accounts were taken from Columbia County Sheriff's Office incident reports:
A Columbia County inmate is facing new charges after damaging a sprinkler head at the detention center, causing the cell block to flood.
Columbia County and Reeves Construction have begun a resurfacing project for Clark Point.
Traffic will be controlled by flaggers on each end of the lane closures. The lanes are being closed in the work zones daily from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Call (706) 541-4077 or visit columbiacountyga.gov, follow links to Animal Services. The kennel is open from 10:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. for adoptions and visits and from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. to reclaim lost pet. The facility is at 1940 William Few Parkway in Grovetown.
Well, I opened the season with a 5-0 week, thanks to some late-game heroics from Greenbrier. I will take it, because the picks get a little tougher this week.
Congrats to new Grovetown coach Damien Postell for his first win.
I found a Don't Quit poem, a few Lewis Grizzard columns and a newspaper from Nov. 17, 1996. On the front of the sports section, the score of the main football game from the day before reads: Georgia 56, Auburn 49.
Staffers from the Columbia County Board of Elections office will conduct voter registration drives at high schools: Wednesday, Aug. 31 @ Harlem High School 11 a.m.-1 p.m.; and Thursday, Sept. 1 @ Evans High School 11 a.m.-1 p.m.