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Dear editor, Earlier this year, Gov. Nathan Deal implemented a Vietnam veteran recognition program called the Vietnam War Certificate of Honor.

Sun, 01/10/2016 - 12:00am

Crappie USA, "America's Premier National Crappie Fishing Tournament Organization," will return to Georgia's Clarks Hill Lake on March 4 and 5 with a chance for advancement to the 2016 Cabela's Crappie USA Classic on Oct. 27 to Oct. 29, 2016.

Sun, 01/10/2016 - 12:00am

Monday, Jan. 11 Augusta Christian vs. Augusta Eagles, 6 p.m. (boys), 7:30 p.m. (girls) Tuesday, Jan. 12 Greenbrier at Richmond Academy, 5 p.m. (girls), 6:30 p.m. (boys) Lakeside at Cross Creek, 5 p.m. (girls), 6:30 p.m. (boys) Evans vs.

Sun, 01/10/2016 - 12:00am

It was a busy week in basketball as county teams opened up region play across the board. In Region 2-AAAAA girl's play, the Evans Lady Knights opened the week on Tuesday, beating crosstown rival Lakeside, 50-37, behind 15 points from Lexi Jeffcoat.

Sun, 01/10/2016 - 12:00am

As someone who grew up with guns, I'm often puzzled by the nonsense that emerges whenever politicians start talking about them.

Wed, 01/06/2016 - 12:05am

Can Opioid Addiction Be Prevented? The answer is probably yes, but only when everyone involved pays close attention, communicates effectively and makes careful and correct decisions. Otherwise, the risks of taking these drugs may outweigh benefits.

Wed, 01/06/2016 - 12:05am

ST. SIMONS ISLAND - I decided to not work the last week of December and the first few days of 2016, but, alas, I can't help myself. I'm sitting at my mother's house in Anderson, S.C., on Christmas Day writing this.

Wed, 01/06/2016 - 12:05am

Legislators will be returning to Atlanta soon to convene the 2016 General Assembly session, but this one may have a slightly different feel to it.

Wed, 01/06/2016 - 12:04am

The Augusta Patriots lacrosse travel team will be holding its second tryout on Saturday at Patriots Park. Sign-up starts at 9:30 a.m., tryouts are from 10 a.m. to noon. Players need to bring all their equipment. Cost is $10.

Wed, 01/06/2016 - 12:04am

Friday, Jan. 8 Harlem at Screven County, 6 p.m. (girls), 7:30 p.m. (boys) Augusta Christian at Ben Lippen, 6:30 p.m. (girls), 8 p.m. (boys) Augusta Prep at Gatewood, 6:30 p.m. (girls), 8 p.m. (boys) Evans at Cross Creek, 7 p.m. (girls), 8:30 p.m.

Wed, 01/06/2016 - 12:04am

Depending on when you catch Tori Williams determines what type of music Augusta Prep's center might be listening to.

Wed, 01/06/2016 - 12:04am

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 all other services. The facility is located at 1940 William Few Parkway in Grovetown.

Wed, 01/06/2016 - 12:04am

2016 Spring Soccer Tryouts and Evaluations 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, Jan.

Wed, 01/06/2016 - 12:03am

You have a chance to catch the top senior football players in the CSRA this Saturday at Lucy C. Laney Memorial Stadium at Border Bowl III. In just its third installment the game has already become a huge hit.

Wed, 01/06/2016 - 12:03am

County school will be competing in regional duals this weekend.

Wed, 01/06/2016 - 12:03am

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