Declan Heist, a senior at Augusta Preparatory Day School, was recently named a candidate for the U.S. Presidential Scholars Program. The program recognizes the nation's most distinguished graduating high school seniors who demonstrate exceptional talent in the visual, creative and performing arts as well as career and technical education fields. Being named a Presidential Scholar is one of the highest honors for high school students.
You may have the impression that the Civil War ended sometime around 1865, after the Confederate armies stacked their weapons, the soldiers returned to their homes, and the southern states were re-admitted back into the Union.
On Monday we were paid a visit by 93-year-old Dorothy Jens. Mrs. Jens, originally from Illinois, now lives with her husband here in Evans at Brandon Wilde. That marriage had the remarkable occasion last month of marking its 70th year, which was rightly celebrated by their family and friends at the Brandon Wilde Club House.
Once again this year I will be hosting my annual College Football Signing Day Party. It is hard to believe this is year marks No. 19 for the event. We will broadcast The Sportsline radio show live from Wild Wing Café tonight from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.
The 2016 Columbia County Swimmers of the Year – Brennan Day, Greenbrier High School; Katy Older, Lakeside High School; and Aaron Hendry, Evans High School – are competing this weekend in the Georgia High School Association Swimming and Diving State Championships at Georgia Tech, along with sever...
In his 20th season as a men's basketball head coach, Augusta University's Dip Metress keeps evolving.
When he can, he tries to see major college practices to see what other coaches are doing. Recently, he recruited a player in Memphis, Tenn.
Call (706) 541-4077 or visit columbiacountyga.gov and follow the links to Animal Services. The kennel is open from 10:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. for adoptions and visiting animals and from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. to reclaim a lost pet and other services. The facility is located at 1940 William Few Parkway in Grovetown.
Watercolor painting: Artists' Guild of Columbia County Watercolor Wednesdays 1-3 p.m. Wednesdays, Jan. 13 and 20, Church of Our Savior, 4227 Columbia Road, Martinez; for adults and teens; no experience required; $45 class fee plus $5 supply fee; artistguildcc.org
The Augusta Masters of Rabbits and Cavies on the Green Show, sponsored by CSRA Rabbit Breeders Association and the Columbia County 4-H Rabbit Club, is the largest regional rabbit show of its kind and the largest such event sponsored by a 4-H Club in the nation, according to Columbia County 4-H Rabbit Club volunteer and show organizer Marguerite Creekmore.