To adopt, call (706) 541-4077 or visit columbiacountyga.gov and follow the links to Animal Services.

Tue, 09/20/2016 - 11:00pm

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.

Tue, 09/20/2016 - 11:00pm

1 p.m. Sept. 22, Snelling Center, 3165 Washington Road; representatives from area companies; for tips on being prepared, call Job Connection staff at (706) 447-5195 or goodwillworks.org/jobfair.

Tue, 09/20/2016 - 12:32pm

Every four years, after the Summer Olympics, little girls line up to take gymnastics at studios like North Augusta's Tip Toes and Taps.

Sun, 09/18/2016 - 11:07pm

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.

Sun, 09/18/2016 - 1:29am

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.

Sat, 09/17/2016 - 11:05pm

Paul Alvin Tabor, 61, is accused of raping and taking nude photos of a 39-year-old woman with the mental capacity of a 7- to 14-year-old.

Sat, 09/17/2016 - 11:05pm

The following accounts were taken from Columbia County Sheriff's Office incident reports: A man said that he fell victim to a potential phone scam after bailing his daughter out of jail.

Sat, 09/17/2016 - 11:05pm

Following my previous column, contrasting getting older with being a senior citizen, here’s another take on the same subject, a somewhat different view of my life today from the one I concocted three-quarters of a lifetime ago …...

Sat, 09/17/2016 - 11:04pm

Gov. Nathan Deal very much wants to do away with local boards of education that run Georgia's public school systems. The school boards are starting to fight back.

Sat, 09/17/2016 - 11:04pm

I live in constant surprise about the things that don't happen to me. For example, I rarely come face to face with a man wearing a bowtie. Odds are that men in bowties should cross my path more often.

Sat, 09/17/2016 - 11:04pm

Marvin United Methodist Church Women and the Mikey Foundation are holding the Bill DaVitte Golf Tournament on Sept. 24, at Gordon Lakes Golf Club. Cost is $280 for a team of 4 or $70 per player.

Sat, 09/17/2016 - 11:04pm

Softball Cross Creek at Lakeside, 3:30 p.m. Harlem at Jefferson County, 5 p.m. Softball Harlem at Screven County, 5 p.m. Alcovy at Greenbrier, 5:30 p.m. Grovetown at Evans, 5:30 p.m. Heritage at Lakeside, 6 p.m.

Sat, 09/17/2016 - 11:04pm

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