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Republican U.S. Rep. Joe Wilson will have a Democratic opponent in November. So will Aiken County Sheriff Mike Hunt.

Wed, 03/30/2016 - 1:23am

The Special Olympics Oath rang loud and clear from the stands of a packed stadium at Greenbrier High School on Friday.

Wed, 03/30/2016 - 12:04am

A man was found with a handgun and methamphetamine after crashing a stolen car into a church gate on purpose Saturday in an attempt to elude police.

Wed, 03/30/2016 - 12:04am

The following accounts were taken from Columbia County Sheriff's Office incident reports: A deputy came to the aid of a Martinez woman reportedly suffering from pnuemonia.

Wed, 03/30/2016 - 12:04am

The driver that was severely injured after a three-car crash on I-20 on Monday has been identified. Police said Sufunda B.

Wed, 03/30/2016 - 12:04am

Diane Hollins Ford, who served 16 years on the Columbia County Commission before leaving office in 2008, died Friday in Hilton Head, S.C., after an illness. The family will receive friends Friday, April 1 at 2 p.m.

Wed, 03/30/2016 - 12:03am

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 located at 1940 William Few Parkway in Grovetown.

Wed, 03/30/2016 - 12:03am

Free tax preparation help, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Mondays through April 18, Euchee Creek Library, 5097 Euchee Creek Dr.; 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday through April 16, Columbia County Library, 7022 Evans Towne Center Blvd.; (706) 863-1946

Wed, 03/30/2016 - 12:03am

The public got a glimpse of what stores, restaurants and offices outside the gates of Riverwood Plantation will look like Thursday during the grand opening of the first building at Meybohm Realtors' Addison Square development.

Wed, 03/30/2016 - 12:03am

The Augusta Eagles golf team is holding its second annual Eagle Scramble golf tournament and fundraiser, April 14, at Bartram Trail Golf Club.

Wed, 03/30/2016 - 12:03am

Wednesday BASEBALL: Augusta Prep at Westminster, 4:30 p.m. SOCCER: North Augusta at Grovetown, 5:30 p.m. (girls), 7:30 p.m. (boys) TRACK AND FIELD: Augusta Christian at Hammond, 3:30 p.m. Grovetown, Greenbrier at Harlem, 4 p.m.

Wed, 03/30/2016 - 12:03am

Nyle Grove is enjoying baseball much more this year compared to 2015. Playing third base last year, the infielder/pitcher took a sharp grounder off his bare hand. The result? A broken finger.

Wed, 03/30/2016 - 12:03am

Myles Duncan has achieved his dream of playing collegiate soccer. That's just one of his life goals, though.

Wed, 03/30/2016 - 12:02am

Looking for a fishing competition? Here's one for parents and children.

Wed, 03/30/2016 - 12:02am

A few weeks ago, a Facebook friend of mine complained about the Augusta area getting all gussied up just once a year. I told him to think about this another way. If we didn't have the Masters Tournament every April, would our city ever get clean?

Wed, 03/30/2016 - 12:02am

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