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"Autumn is a second spring, when every leaf is a flower." -Albert Camus I must have been a pesky child, always asking the insufferable question, "why.

Sun, 10/27/2013 - 12:00am

As my husband and I walked past the cemetery, our conversation grew spirited. "I thought about you the other day," he said. I begged him, "Do go on." It was a Tuesday and I should have known I was making a mistake.

Sun, 10/27/2013 - 12:00am

For the longest time, Columbia County has had the reputation as a "development friendly" community. No doubt, the county has earned that reputation.

Sun, 10/27/2013 - 12:00am

Long before we had iPads and smart phones and apps, we gathered once a year for the county fair. As far back as the 1800s, families anticipated this week of the fall season to share their best crops and latest gadgets and talents. Local fairs united us.

Sun, 10/27/2013 - 12:00am

The Augusta Prep volleyball team lost to Trinity Christian in the GISA Class AAA State Volleyball Championship Saturday at Augusta Prep.

Sat, 10/26/2013 - 8:02pm

The Shed Light on Trafficking 5k and Family Challenge is Saturday at Blanchard Woods Park at 9 a.m. Cost for the 5K is $25 and includes t-shirt and goodie bag. Register at Active.com by Friday, October 25, or beginning at 8 a.m. on race day.

Wed, 10/23/2013 - 12:07am

Saturday, October 26 GISA State Meet at Loganville Christian Academy, 10 a.m. SCISA State Meet, TBA, TBA Friday, October 25 (7:30 p.m.) Augusta Christian at Heathwood Hall Augusta Eagles vs. Augusta Prep Evans vs.

Wed, 10/23/2013 - 12:07am

Last Meeting: Oct. 19, 2012 The Lions beat the Highlanders 26-12. First Meeting Last Meeting: Oct. 26, 2012 The Bears beat the Knights, 45-14. Last Meeting: Oct. 26, 2012 The Eagles blanked Greenbrier, 35-0. Last Meeting: Oct.

Wed, 10/23/2013 - 12:06am

Twitter @ScottRouch When the Harlem High School girls softball team held tryouts before the season, you had to look quick to see junior outfielder Ashley Lunz.

Wed, 10/23/2013 - 12:06am

Twitter @ScottRouch With Gabbi Meyering and DeJhana Cotton the only returning starters from Greenbrier High School's 2012 state playoff team, the postseason was a new experience for the majority of the 2013 team.

Wed, 10/23/2013 - 12:05am

Augusta Prep plays host to the GISA state volleyball tournament on Friday, October 25 and Saturday, October 26.

Wed, 10/23/2013 - 12:05am

Twitter @ScottRouch The Georgia Independent School Association Region 4-AAA cross country meet is starting to get a bit predictable.

Wed, 10/23/2013 - 12:05am

Twitter @ScottRouch After winning the South Carolina Independent School Association Class AAA championship in 2012, the Augusta Christian Lions find themselves in waters they haven't had to tread for a few years.

Wed, 10/23/2013 - 12:04am

Last Week: 4-1 Season Total: 37-10 (78.7 percent) Evans, Harlem, Lakeside and Augusta Prep all posted victories over the weekend. For Harlem it was win number six.

Wed, 10/23/2013 - 12:04am

The following accounts were taken from Columbia County Sheriff's Office reports: A Grovetown man was arrested Tuesday after he lied to authorities about a would-be home invasion on Friday.

Wed, 10/23/2013 - 12:03am

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