UPCOMING Grant program Grant Program to enhance tourism in Columbia County; available to qualifying agencies to promote activities, attractions and special events; overseen by Columbia County Convention and Visitors Bureau; to apply, contact Shelly Blackburn for application or information; (706) 447...

Wed, 10/08/2014 - 12:02am

Police Blotter, Oct. 8, 2014

Wed, 10/08/2014 - 12:02am

The statewide 5-month ban on outdoor burning was lifted Oct. 1.

Wed, 10/08/2014 - 12:02am

Members of the Columbia County high school marchign bands work hard all year to raise funds for special projects and trips.

Wed, 10/08/2014 - 12:01am

It’s time to make that pumpkin selection...

Wed, 10/08/2014 - 12:01am


Wed, 10/08/2014 - 12:00am

The air is cooler, the leaves are changing colors and the election is around the corner. It's fall festival time. This Saturday, Oct. 11, the public is invited to "Governor Deal's Fall Festival," from 9-11 a.m at the Evans Towne Center Park.

Wed, 10/08/2014 - 12:00am

The District Attorney filed her intent to seek the death penalty against a Florida man accused in an Aug. 14 fatal shooting.

Tue, 10/07/2014 - 3:11pm

Pumpkins were delivered Sunday afternoon for the pumpkin patch, held annually at St. Bartholomew's Episcopal Church.

Tue, 10/07/2014 - 12:55pm

With the Whole Foods Market opening, many people are wanting to work toward healthier diets but are worried about the prices of organic foods. If that is the case, you need not worry.

Tue, 10/07/2014 - 12:50pm

NAME: Jackson Carroll SCHOOL: Our Lady of Peace GRADE: Eighth AGE: 13 SPORT: Golf WHY DID YOU CHOOSE TO PLAY GOLF? I had an excellent coach.

Tue, 10/07/2014 - 12:46pm

Results from end-of-course tests for the 2013-14 school year show that, statewide, there were increases in the average scores over the previous year, according to data released last week by the South Carolina Department of Education.

Tue, 10/07/2014 - 12:42pm

When the Rev. Patrick Darnell was installed Sept. 28 as the pastor of Holy Trinity Lutheran Church it ushered in a new era for the church.

Tue, 10/07/2014 - 12:37pm

Stadium builders are being sought Proposals are being accepted until 5 p.m. Oct. 20 from general contractors who want to build the new Augusta GreenJackets stadium, a part of the Project Jackson riverfront development.

Tue, 10/07/2014 - 12:31pm

• Daniel Pippin, a North Augusta High School graduate, was one of seven people selected for a University of Michigan '31 Engineering Scholarship. The recipients will join the '31E Honor Society.

Tue, 10/07/2014 - 12:25pm