These accounts were taken from Columbia County Sheriff's Office incident reports: Two people died in what Columbia County police believe was an alcohol-related crash Monday evening.

Tue, 10/18/2016 - 11:03pm

Several local leaders and state lawmakers from Columbia and Richmond counties fielded questions Monday night surrounding the Opportunity School District proposal facing voters on the General Election ballot, that would allow the state to step in to help chronically failing schools. Members of the C...

Tue, 10/18/2016 - 11:02pm

Early voting got off to a strong start Monday at the new Columbia County early and advanced voting precinct site, with what one poll worker called "record numbers." More than 1,800 Columbia County voters cast ballots early ahead of the Nov.

Tue, 10/18/2016 - 11:02pm

The Evans High School baseball team is holding a golf tournament, Saturday, Oct. 22, at Jones Creek Golf Club. Cost is $75 per person. Lunch begins at 11 a.m., with a shotgun start at noon. For more information, contact Ricky Beale at rbeale@ccboe.net.

Tue, 10/18/2016 - 11:02pm

Sports writer Chris Gay went 6-4 in Week 7 of the Pigskin Picks contest. Here are the results: Spartanburg Christian at Augusta Christian: Augusta Christian (Incorrect). John Milledge at Augusta Prep: Augusta Prep (Incorrect).

Tue, 10/18/2016 - 11:02pm

The temperature climbed into the low 80s on Monday afternoon - not exactly fall weather. No one on the Grovetown softball team complained about putting in more sweat equity, though, as the Lady Warriors prepared for another postseason series.

Tue, 10/18/2016 - 11:01pm

In the 1989 film Say Anything, John Cusack's magnum opus, his character is tackled in one scene by a young adult male. Cusack, who portrayed Lloyd Dobler, hid this guy's keys. The drunk man dived at Dobler, taking him to the ground.

Tue, 10/18/2016 - 11:01pm

If you missed the Evans-Grovetown game during the weekend, you missed an extremely entertaining game. There were several college prospects on the field, there were big plays throughout the contest and both teams left it all on the field.

Tue, 10/18/2016 - 11:01pm

Seven years ago, Alexis Brunk roamed the halls at Lakeside High School. Today, she walks around the front office of the Kansas City Chiefs Brunk works long hours, especially this time of year, as the team's client services coordinator.

Tue, 10/18/2016 - 11:00pm

Members of the Evans Middle School student council are collecting bottled water this week to donate to a small North Carolina town that is still recovering from the devastation of Hurricane Matthew.

Tue, 10/18/2016 - 11:00pm

During halftime shows in October, the Evans High School Marching Knights will wear pink plumes as part of their uniform. The plumes can be purchased in memory of or for a loved one.

Tue, 10/18/2016 - 11:00pm

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Tue, 10/18/2016 - 11:00pm

Tess Reynolds can jump so high she once touched a basketball rim on a dare. She has taken her game to new heights for Grovetown's volleyball team.

Tue, 10/18/2016 - 11:00pm

For the first time in its 5-year history, the Grovetown Warrior Pop Warner Junior Peewee cheer squad is preparing to hit the road for regional competition in Florida.

Tue, 10/18/2016 - 11:00pm

For a brief moment, Callie Thompson's mind escaped what she left behind in Charleston. Her home. Her furniture. Her husband's vehicle - all of which could be damaged by the developing threat of Hurricane Matthew. But for a few hours Friday afternoon, Thompson's fear transformed to celebrating an annual clash between rivals.

Tue, 10/18/2016 - 10:00pm