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Augusta Prep opened the GISA playoffs in style Friday afternoon. The two-time defending champion Lady Cavaliers scored early and often en route to an 11-0 victory over Bulloch Academy.

Wed, 04/27/2016 - 12:01am

Over the next few weeks, Blume will play host to a couple of fundraising events in the area. First, on Saturday, April 30, his team will host a Corn Hole Tournament from noon to 6 p.m. at Southbound Smokehouse (1855 Central Ave., Augusta). Teams can participate with a $50 donation and have a chance to win some terrific prizes for the top three teams. Individuals not competing can still win some great door prizes with a $10 donation.

Wed, 04/27/2016 - 12:00am

States Fort said he built a relationship with Coastal Carolina coach Kevin McPherson after he had left Augusta.

Wed, 04/27/2016 - 12:00am

The inaugural Harlem High School Bulldog Golf Classic will be held Saturday, June 11, at Bartram Trail Golf Course. All proceeds go to the Harlem High School Football Team. Cost is $300 per team or $75 per person, with a four-man best ball format. The tournament will start at 1 p.m. and prizes will go to the top teams. Registration deadline is June 7. If interested please contact Todd Booker (706) 910-9644 or (706) 556-5980.

Wed, 04/27/2016 - 12:00am

Evans High School's Jo'el N. Grant recently received a scholarship from the Colored Rocks Foundation at a ceremony at the Midtown Atlanta W Hotel. In its fifth year, the foundation awards Colored Rocks prizes to outstanding ethnic male students.

Wed, 04/27/2016 - 12:00am

A temporary lane closure at Hereford Farm Road is expected to continue through Friday, weather permitting.

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Mon, 04/25/2016 - 12:51am

First come the strawberries. Then peaches, butterbeans and peas, tomatoes, cucumbers and squash. And finally, the symbol of summer - watermelons. All in good time.

Mon, 04/25/2016 - 12:51am

Voting in the upcoming General Primary and Nonpartisan General Election have begun. Absentee by mail ballots were sent out beginning April 8, and in-person early voting is scheduled to begin May 2 at the Columbia County Board of Elections office in Evans.

Sun, 04/24/2016 - 12:07am

A mother and her daughter are taking their budding Facebook business and jumping into the storefront world of cakes, cookies and all things sweet.

Sun, 04/24/2016 - 12:07am

Owners of two local Subway stores have been featured in a commercial, which Subway says pays tribute to the area.

Sun, 04/24/2016 - 12:06am

Columbia County experienced its largest number of shooting deaths in one incident since 1998 on Friday in a neighborhood that has come a long way from a troubled past.

Sun, 04/24/2016 - 12:06am

Major road closures in the Columbia County area are set to begin this summer. According to a report from the Georgia Department of Transportation, Columbia Industrial Boulevard will be closed for 30 days beginning May 6. A detour route of 2.

Sun, 04/24/2016 - 12:06am

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