Columbia County Emergency Management Agency will celebrate September as National Emergency Preparedness Month with a Prepare and Aware Day.
The free event will be held Sept. 17 from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. at the Emergency Operations Center in Evans.
U.S. Marine Corps. is set to come to Columbia County to perform a training drill twice this week.
According to a news release from the Columbia County Sheriff's Office, Marines will conduct a training drill on the Stevens Creek Dam from 5-7 p.m.
ATHENS, GA. - Nine students from the University of Georgia's Grady College of Journalism and Mass Communication are covering the 2016 Paralympic Games, which opened Sept. 7 in Rio de Janeiro, for The Associated Press.