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Organizers behind Columbia County School for the Arts will travel to Atlanta today for one last effort to change the minds of state regulators who have recommended denial for their petition to establish the county's first charter school.

Tue, 08/26/2014 - 11:04pm

An early-morning fire Sunday destroyed the warehouse of a Martinez business.

Tue, 08/26/2014 - 11:03pm


Tue, 08/26/2014 - 11:03pm

UPCOMING John Pierce Blanchard Consolidated High School reunion; Friday, Aug. 29, 6 p.m. to 11 p.m.; semiformal; Julian Smith Casino, 2200 Broad St.; tickets $30 per person; hosted by Class of 1964; (706) 860-6495 Grovetown Museum, 106 E. Robinson Ave.

Tue, 08/26/2014 - 11:03pm


Tue, 08/26/2014 - 11:03pm

ATLANTA - In a scene that is repeating in the back rooms of restaurants all across the state, long-time political activists listen to party operatives explain what they need to do to thrive in the face of huge demographic changes sweeping Georgia.

Tue, 08/26/2014 - 11:02pm

To my fellow residents of Martinez, A few weeks ago, the Columbia County News-Times ran an editorial about my concerns with the sharing of a Zip code between Martinez and West Augusta.

Tue, 08/26/2014 - 11:02pm

For the past 20 years, an idea frequently floated for reforming the political system has been to set term limits for elected officials.

Tue, 08/26/2014 - 11:02pm
Tue, 08/26/2014 - 6:23pm

After rainwater seeped inside a nuclear waste vault at Savannah River Site, liquid waste contractor Savannah River Remediation has made improvements to a stormwater drainage basin in an effort to prevent future discharges of low-level contaminated water.

Tue, 08/26/2014 - 3:00pm

A mysterious bacteria growing on Savannah River Site's spent nuclear fuel storage basins has been removed using a special vacuum.

Tue, 08/26/2014 - 2:59pm

On Wednesday, hundreds of former nuclear workers learned more about filing claims for medical benefits available for illnesses related to work in the nuclear industry.

Tue, 08/26/2014 - 2:58pm

Three years after purchasing 28 acres of land in North Augusta, the ground has been broken for a new convent for the sisters of the Order of Saint Helena.

Tue, 08/26/2014 - 2:58pm

National Night Out...

Tue, 08/26/2014 - 2:57pm

Shoplifting excuse A North Augusta mother told police she was trying to provide clothes and food for her children when she shoplifted $900 in items from Wal-Mart on Aug. 17.

Tue, 08/26/2014 - 2:55pm


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