When Mary Calkins' first try for Miss Georgia Teen USA brought her second runner-up, she took a year to refine her pageant skills, and in November, the 15 year-old homeschooler took home the title in McDonough, Ga.
"I didn't feel disappointed.
All Columbia County elementary and middle schools completed their annual school spelling bees.
Charlie Li, 11, who was last year's Columbia County spelling champ from Stevens Creek Elementary, will be trying to defend his title again.
Given the growth of housing developments and new businesses in Columbia County, it doesn’t make sense to raise the stormwater fee unless all these new houses, subdivisions and large businesses that have been built or are being built are exempt from paying utility fees or paying the s...
Now that the shreds of wrapping paper are cleaned up and the ornaments tucked away for another year, many thoughts have turned to a different kind of giving and receiving - specifically, giving to a charitable cause before midnight Dec.
The best wrestler at the Evans Black and Gold Traditional meet last Saturday didn't take a turn on the mat. Sitting quietly in the stands observing the action was Tim Mitchem, former Lakeside High School standout.
Also, the schools, for the most part, are extremely evenly matched. After Harlem, I truly believe Grovetown, Greenbrier, Lakeside, Evans and Augusta Christian are almost dead even. And, Augusta Prep is not to far behind.