However it got started, a rumor that North Augusta intended to annex a large part, if not all, of Merriwether ran wild - so much so that the Edgefield County Council called a meeting to say it wasn't true.
At 110 years of age, Mattie Sue Whiddon, a lifelong resident of Harlem was laid to rest Friday by family and friends.
Whiddon was born in the early 1900s in Forsyth, Ga. and was known for a lifetime dedicated to teaching others.
The following accounts were taken from Columbia County Sheriff's Office incident reports:
An Evans woman reported a scam regarding computer theft after purchasing what she believed was a virus removal system.
Gov. Nathan Deal today announced a partnership with South Carolina for an estimated $75 million project to replace existing Interstate 20 bridges over the Savannah River and the Augusta Canal and add lanes on I-20 to Exit 1 in South Carolina.
Summer began in Georgia with warmer than normal temperatures throughout the state and shows no signs of yielding before fall. Because of the hot temperatures and lack of rainfall, drought expanded across the northern half of the state.
Robert Wesley Lambert and Rebecca Michelle Johnson applied for a marriage license March 16 and were married March 16 in Evans
Shad Lee Curd and Jennifer Lynn Hughes applied for a marriage license March 21 and were married April 4 in Tybee Island
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Jake Forgay wants to win this week, but he'll settle for his main goal.
The Augusta Prep golfer is one of 156 golfers participating in the U.S. Junior Amateur Championship at The Honors Course in Ooltewah, Tenn.
It's too hot to start thinking about football. In 33 days many Georgia High School Association football teams will officially begin their seasons. On Aug. 19, Burke County plays at Grovetown, Lakeside travels to North Augusta.