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The bankruptcy of an Augusta construction company has left Columbia County holding the bag, and maybe on the hook to pay for a handful of unfinished road projects. Mabus Brothers Construction Inc.

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Police Blotter, Aug. 9, 2015

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Despite large numbers of children and a little traffic congestion, the first day of classes in Columbia County went smoothly.

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The Presbyterian Blue Hose open the 2015 football season on the road at Miami (Ohio) on Sept. 5. The game will be televised on ESPN3 and will feature a pair of Columbia County natives.

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Registration for Columbia County fall sports (baseball, football, soccer and softball) is ongoing and ends Friday. Cost for baseball, soccer and softball is $80 for the first child, $70 for the second child and $60 for each additional child.

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Monday, Aug. 10 Grovetown vs. Washington-Wilkes, 5 p.m. Lakeside at Burke County, 5 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 11 Grovetown vs. Westside, 5 p.m. Lakeside vs. Hephzibah, 5 p.m. Greenbrier vs. Burke County, 5:30 p.m. Evans at Thomson, 6 p.m.

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Four of the five county public school volleyball teams advanced to the state playoffs in 2014 and all five may advance in 2015.

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Swimmer Brennan Day and golfer Sarah Harrison participated in major junior events this week.

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Eve Gallo was on the mound for Grovetown Friday night after missing the entire 2014 season.

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Avery Boyd and George Whitley will be competing in an All-Star game/showcase this weekend in Aiken.

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Monday Chicken rings, roll Fish sticks, roll PB&J sandwich Sweet potato fries Steamed peas Chilled pears Fresh fruit Tuesday Macaroni and cheese with ham Beef Teriyaki dippers, roll Yogurt snack pack Steamed corn Steamed carrots Pineapple Fruit cup Strawberry ...

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Companions Senior Citizens Council seeking companions for income-eligible people ages 55 and older who can serve 20 hours a week with special-needs adults; need own transportation; (706) 868-0120 Sizzling Summer Doc Easton performing as part of the Sizzling Summer Music Series 5:30 p.m. Sunday, Aug....

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A warm, dry summer has resulted in higher water consumption than in previous years, but county utilities officials said it hasn't become a problem.

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Carpenter ants are the largest species of pest ants found in Georgia. They get the name from their habit of chewing wood to create nesting sites.

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'Tis the season for insect infestations. Experts advise that inspecting plants regularly and treating the problem early on can prevent insects from spreading and help save the plant.

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