Former Augusta Christian standout Josh Whitaker has joined the Augusta University baseball staff as an assistant coach, the school announced Friday.
Whitaker will join first-year Jaguars head coach Chris Howell.
With the top two seeds earning a bye into the region semifinals, Evans will get most of next week off before starting back up the following week. Then, the team will prepare for the state playoffs, which begin Oct. 12. "Knowing that we're getting to play for at least a couple more weeks, that's a big plus," Beale said. "We've still got at least about a month left of softball. As many young players that we have, as much as we can play this year the more it's going to help us further down the road."
The first time I ever met legendary Georgia Bulldogs play-by-play announcer Larry Munson was in an elevator at the Georgia Dome. I had just wrapped up covering my first bowl game as Georgia defeated Virginia in thrilling fashion on Dec. 31, 1998, in the Peach Bowl.
Starting Wednesday, a Columbia County Water Utilities contractor will begin lowering water valve boxes and sewer manhole covers along Columbia Road, according to a news release from the Georgia Department of Transportation.
Leah Powell is a freshman with big dreams.
The Evans High School pitcher hopes to one day play NCAA Division I softball. After she graduates from college, she said wants to become either an interior designer or marine biologist, the latter occupation something she's somewhat familiar with.
The Columbia County lawsuits contend the Goodman Company is liable because they believe the fire was caused by a defective packaged terminal air conditioner/heater installed in the third-floor billiards room at Marshall Square.
Five Columbia County educators have been named finalists in the annual Teacher of the Year contest.
Finalists include three elementary and two high school teachers.
The five finalists are: Stacy Henry, Blue Ridge Elementary; Jessica Williams, River Ridge Elementary; April Sturgell, Stevens Creek Elementary; Erick Leiden, Evans High School; and Lisa Guilbeau, Greenbrier High School.