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.
With considerable job growth at Fort Gordon expected to result in 700 new students in Columbia County classrooms next year, Superintendent Dr. Sandra Carraway said Thursday voter-approval of a $140 million sales-tax package is essential to the public school system's future.
When I first heard the word, "prioritize," I thought someone had made it up. Soon, however, this addition to my vocabulary began rolling around my tongue like somnambulate, syzygy, and other authentic words I just hadn't heard before.
Baseball moms are nail biting, pants washing, folding chair carrying, sports drink purveying, yelling, screaming, hoping, praying machines. Except for me. I'm fortunate they tolerate my demeanor and my sons' stained pants.