The son of a Columbia County businesswoman and community leader was killed Sunday in a Habersham County shooting that left two others dead and two sheriff's officers wounded.
Steve Singleton, 45, was slain in the Sunday shooting near Clarkesville, Ga.
Mark Herbert, a builder and businessman known for his years of public service and dedication to the community, was honored with the Columbia County Chamber of Commerce's Lifetime Achievement Award on Friday.
Harlem High School baseball will have its Alumni Day on Saturday. The alumni game will be at 10 a.m. The Harlem JV will face Grovetown at 1 p.m. and the varsity will play at 4 p.m. Call Jimmie Lewis at (706) 564-4712 for more information.
Wednesday, Feb. 25
Greenbrier at Lincoln County, 5:30 p.m.
Harlem vs. Thomson, 5:30 p.m.
Thursday, Feb. 26
Grovetown vs. Westside, 5:30 p.m.
Evans vs. Colquitt at Lowndes County, 6:30 p.m.
Friday, Feb. 27
Evans vs. Providence (Fla.
Originally getting into basketball only to stay in shape for soccer, Augusta Prep's McKenna de Graaf is making her presence felt on the court.
The 5-foot-10 junior is averaging 7.8 points per game while pulling down an impressive 11.
With a surge of new residents expected with the incoming Army Cyber Command headquarters at Fort Gordon, along with the steady growth over the past decade, Grovetown is preparing for the future with multiple new residential and commercial developments, a plan to create a vibrant downtown and a dedication to beautify buildings and roadways.
An early season soccer tournament at Blanchard Woods Park has the potential to grow into something special for Columbia County schools. The Regions Border Classic Soccer Invitational is 44 games involving 28 teams over three days at one venue.