Richmond and Columbia counties will see the introduction phase of a two-year $13.4 million Georgia Department of Transportation east central (District 2) mowing and litter pickup contract on interstates and all state routes, beginning Monday.
Tristan Hawn, a 6-foot-5, 255-pound senior, played everywhere on the offensive and defensive lines for the Lions. He was a part-time starter his freshman year before becoming a stalwart in the trenches the past three seasons.
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.
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
• The Martinez-Evans Little League Spring baseball signups are still open for boys and girls. Here are the following deadlines for the divisions: Juniors (13-14), March 25; Seniors (15-16), April 15, Big League (17-18), April 15.