Turkeys are birds, too. And they want their rights. They want everything chickens have: a warm coop to roost in at night, free range to roam, hay-filled nesting boxes, menu popularity and cans of beer to sit on.
What a breath of fresh air in Columbia County body politics. Voters have awakened to favor two newcomers with Jodi Lott for the Georgia House District 122 and retired Lt. Col. Greg Grzybowki for District 3 County Commissioner.
A trial for a former North Augusta Public Safety officer indicted in May on a charge of felony discharging of a firearm in the shooting death of an unarmed Edgefield County man in 2014 has been moved to January.
Project Jackson remains in the planning stage, but North Augusta officials say the success of last month's Jack-O-Lantern Jubilee serves as a good measure of how the city can handle large crowds once the development is complete.