The following accounts were taken from Columbia County Sheriff's Office incident reports:
An Evans woman called deputies Tuesday after a stranger with a backpack attempted to enter her home on Rachel Drive.
Organizers behind a proposed fine arts charter school in Columbia County, said they are optimistic state officials will approve their plan to open a school in 2015 - a plan that was unanimously rejected by Board of Education members this past week.
Aiken Technical College on Thursday held a ceremonial groundbreaking for the college's state-of-the-art Center for Energy and Advanced Manufacturing.
The facility will enable the college to continue providing nuclear and manufacturing training.
• Registration will be held Aug. 5 from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. for juniors and seniors. Registration will be held Aug. 6 from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. for freshmen and sophomores.
• Schedules, lockers, and parking passes will be distributed Aug. 5 and 6.