In the event of a contested convention, I urge the functionaries of the Republican Party in Columbia County and the State of Georgia to support nominating from the floor, after the first ballot, General James Mattis for president, and Governor Phil Bryant of Mississippi for vice president.
The Soul City Sirens will host their third WFTDA D3 Roller Derby Tournament May 20-22 at the Columbia County Exhibition Center. All bouts will be sanctioned and will count towards each team's national rankings.
Meet the Artist - Mary Kathryn Rufo, 6:30-7 p.m. April 14, Hire Grounds Cafe, 3179 Washingtion Road; free; a retired nurse educator, Rufo uses various mediums including oil, sculpture and photography; meet the artist and learn more about her work; pieces will be available for sale for the month of April; facebook.com/hiregroundscafe
Members of the Leadership Columbia County class toured the Columbia County Sheriff's Office and jail facilities Thursday during the program's annual Law Enforcement Day. Each year the Chamber of Commerce works alongside the sheriff's office to provide a day-long visit for class members to learn about department operations.