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They prayed that the political parties about to have their conventions send the country good leaders. They prayed for the slain officers and their families in Dallas. They prayed for the victims of police shootings in Baton Rouge and Minnesota and their families. They prayed for law enforcement and their families.

Wed, 07/20/2016 - 1:04am

Early voting continues this week for the July 26 runoff for the District 24 Georgia Senate seat and more than 1,000 Columbia County voters have cast their ballots early.

Wed, 07/20/2016 - 12:02am

Randy Wilson was all smiles as he took the podium before a room full of parents and students Friday to deliver his speech.

Wed, 07/20/2016 - 12:02am

The following accounts were taken from Columbia County Sheriff's Office incident reports: An Evans man reported being beaten by his son, who claimed the man molested him as a child.

Wed, 07/20/2016 - 12:02am

Some sixty children took part in the Grovetown Liberty Runners final club championship fun run at Goodale Park on Saturday.

Wed, 07/20/2016 - 12:02am

Police arrested an 18-year-old in connection with a string of automobile break-ins that took place during two days last week in Grovetown and Evans.

Wed, 07/20/2016 - 12:01am

Volunteer firefighter Daniel Rowland believes in staying busy. Used to working 50-to 60-hour weeks since he was in high school, Rowland has found a way to maintain that schedule well into adulthood. But he's always busy helping others.

Wed, 07/20/2016 - 12:01am

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Wed, 07/20/2016 - 12:01am

To adopt, call (706) 541-4077 or visit columbiacountyga.gov and follow the links to Animal Services. The kennel is open from 10:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. for adoptions and visiting animals, and from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. to reclaim a lost pet and other services. The facility is at 1940 William Few Parkway in Grovetown.

Wed, 07/20/2016 - 12:01am

R.T. Bailey held a ribbon cutting with the Columbia County Chamber of Commerce onJuly 12. They are located at 2569 Trade Center Drive in Evans.

Wed, 07/20/2016 - 12:01am

In five months, Taylor will be planning to take a family trip to Hawaii. With his win at the AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am earlier this year, the Columbia County resident earned a spot in the 2017 Hyundai Tournament of Champions in January in Maui.

Wed, 07/20/2016 - 12:00am

The 11U Augusta Rivercats want toadd a player for fall season. This is for children entering fifth and sixth grades who did not turn 11 before May 1, 2016. For tryout information, contact Bill Cleveland at (706) 495-9502 or bwcleveland8@gmail.com.

Wed, 07/20/2016 - 12:00am

Vaughn Taylor didn't have to do anything to cement his good-guy status. Many folks around the Augusta area and beyond already know how great he is.

Wed, 07/20/2016 - 12:00am

After a warm Saturday morning of football activity, Team Georgia coach James Leonard selected the first two players for his Border Bowl IV squad. And both players come from Columbia County.

Wed, 07/20/2016 - 12:00am

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