A man accused of offering a Grovetown woman money to spend time with her children turned himself in to authorities late Tuesday.

Wed, 02/18/2015 - 10:34am

The estranged wife of a Columbia County builder was in sheriff's custody Tuesday, accused of embezzling more than $400,000 from her husband's business over several years.

Wed, 02/18/2015 - 10:33am

The revelry and indulgence of Fat Tuesday is behind us once again and some may be feeling a little worse for wear today, but that won't be me.

Wed, 02/18/2015 - 1:27am

Have you ever noticed that the best con men in the world are under the age of twelve? I was thinking about Tommy when he was younger the other day and thought, if there was such a thing as a juvenile bunco squad, the United States judicial system would be overflowing with bubble blowing criminals, roller skating circles around their defense attorneys.

Wed, 02/18/2015 - 1:27am

I've studied liberalism and conservativism. Therefore, I know what liberals and conservatives say they believe. The local, self-anointed mouthpiece for conservatives is Austin Rhodes. Recently, Rhodes came out in support of gay marriage. Like a gecko, he changed his color. He lost his conservative street cred.

Wed, 02/18/2015 - 1:27am

The governor wants to create an "Opportunity School District" that would take over schools defined as "failing" - those that for three consecutive years have scored less than 60 on the College and Career Performance Index (CCRPI), a report card for public schools.

Wed, 02/18/2015 - 1:27am

Helping families afford adoptions...

Wed, 02/18/2015 - 1:27am

Call (706) 541-4077 or visit www.columbiacounty.ga.gov and follow the links to Animal Services for more information. The kennel is open from 10:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. for adoptions and visiting with the animals and from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. to reclaim a lost pet and all other services.

Wed, 02/18/2015 - 1:26am

Senior Citizens Council is taking orders for fresh picked strawberries from Plant City, Fla.; $20 per flat (12 pints/6 quarts); order/payment deadline March 20; pick up 7:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. March 27, Columbia Professional Centre, Senior Citizens Council, 4210 Columbia Road Suite 13A, Martinez; (706) 868-0120, katernce@gmail.com

Wed, 02/18/2015 - 1:26am

Augusta Prepatory Day School senior Henry Burns doesn't yet know what direction life will take after high school, but it will likely include math.

Wed, 02/18/2015 - 1:25am

A Grovetown teen was arrested early Saturday after a deputy found him inside another man's vehicle.

Wed, 02/18/2015 - 1:25am

Deer are not only a concern for bus drivers, but all motorists, especially in the more rural areas of the county. They are seen the most in late fall and early winter, during breeding and migration seasons.

Wed, 02/18/2015 - 1:25am

While they officially secured their futures in November, Greenbrier High School seniors Jennifer McMahan and Mallory Myers have some unfinished business to attend to.

Wed, 02/18/2015 - 1:25am

Lakeside High School's Logan Williams signed to play for Berry College on Thursday.

Wed, 02/18/2015 - 1:24am

Greenbrier High School freshman Ethan Smith is traveling to San Jose, Costa Rica as part of the Georgia Olympic Development Program.

Wed, 02/18/2015 - 1:08am