Grovetown's former chief of Public Safety hopes to be the city's next mayor.
Gary Jones, who was fired from his public safety job in April, said Thursday he would run against incumbent Mayor George James in the Nov. 3 municipal election.
Reigning Columbia County football player of the year Stephen Houzah plays his first collegiate game in a few weeks for the Mercer Bears. Houzah was terrific during his entire career at Lakeside, but especially his senior campaign.
Registration for Columbia County fall sports - baseball, football, soccer and softball - is ongoing and ends Aug. 14. Cost for baseball, soccer and softball is $80 for the first child, $70 for the second child and $60 for each additional child.