An article in the Sunday, April 12 edition of the Columbia County News-Times incorrectly stated the date of an author's appearance at the Columbia County Library.
Frances Mayes will speak at the library at 7 p.m.
Do you make a lot of notes to yourself? You know, lists of what to do and what not to do?
I am horrible about that. I'm not the type of person who runs into the grocery store every day just to pick up a few things.
As expected, transportation funding and the governor's proposal to address persistently failing public schools dominated Georgia's legislative session. The measures passed, yet several opportunities to address critical economic issues were missed.
Consider the following:
A majority of Republican lawmakers, with the assistance of Democrats, approved what has been accurately described as a "massive tax increase" that will generate more than $900 million a year for highway and bridge projects.
Columbia County has added all of its 65 stoplight intersections to InSync, an adaptive traffic-control system that coordinates the timing of lights and enables them to communicate to keep vehicles moving, even as road conditions change.