Tuesday marked the end of the high school volleyball season for Columbia County.
The four remaining teams were swept in best-of-five state competitions. In Georgia High School Association Class AA, Harlem (10-15) fell to Darlington in the first round.
Richmond County authorities believe they know what led to a Martinez woman's brutal death in a stranger's mobile home in Augusta on Monday.
Emily Anne Newbegin, 33, was found dead Monday around 6:30 p.m.
The Kelley Brothers, Charles of Lady A, and Josh, a well-regarded singer-songwriter in his own right, are giving back to their hometown through the inaugural Kelley Brothers and Friends Golf Tournament and Concert, with golf beginning at 10 a.m. Monday, Oct. 27, at Champions Retreat Golf Club, followed by the concert at 7:30 p.m. at Lady Antebellum Pavilion at Evans Towne Center Park.
As a long time resident of Columbia County and with many years owning and operating a business and with many years working as a sheriff's deputy both as a reservist and full time, I can think of no better candidate for Columbia County's District 3 Commissioner than my nephew Mack Taylor.