My assigned table in the far corner of the dining room at High Hampton Inn & Country Club afforded an unobstructed view of the rear lawn arching its back down to Hampton Lake. Beyond the lake, Rock Mountain crowded the horizon.
It's unusual for our area to have above-average temperatures in mid-August, but that's exactly what we experienced last week. With higher temperatures comes grass that gets parched and homeowners and businesses who water more frequently.
Well, the 2014 football season is here. In less than a week, all but one of our county prep football teams will take the field to open this year's campaign. There is a lot of excitement at several of our schools.
A Jefferson County man was sentenced to four months in jail and banned from working in Columbia County for six months this week, after being found guilty of performing roofing work without a permit and operating a business without a license.