Christmas trees are grown throughout the United States and Canada in a wide variety of species. It takes five to twelve years to grow a Christmas tree. For each tree harvested, two or three seedlings will be planted for Christmases in the future.
REGGIE REID: (senior, Harlem) 6-0 Guard; No. 10 Prospect in Georgia for Class of 2015 Reid is coming off his best game of the season after pouring in 35 points in a 79-69 win over Lakeside. He also hauled in 13 rebounds and dished out 7 assists.
A year ago, Columbia County officials believed construction of a skateboard park and BMX track would take just 120 days to complete. The project lasted far longer than expected, but officials say a ribbon cutting is only weeks away.
Eric McIntyre got his exercise on Tuesday at Evans High School. Shadowing Principal Michael Johnson around Evans High's sprawling campus, McIntyre said he logged more than 15,000 steps on his pedometer.
The Jenny Clark Memorial Scholarship Annual Alumni Soccer game is at Lakeside High School at 2 p.m. Dec. 20 open to all soccer players who have graduated from any area high school. Cost is $25 to play, which includes game, T-shirt and lunch.
Monday, Dec. 8
Augusta Christian at Gray Military, 6 p.m. (girls), 7:30 p.m. (boys)
Tuesday, Dec. 9
Greenbrier at Hephzibah, 5 p.m. (girls), 6:30 p.m. (boys)
Augusta Christian vs. Fox Creek, 6 p.m. (girls), 7:30 p.m. (boys)
Harlem vs. Evans, 6 p.m.