Dear Editor: Although I do not reside in District 3, I am a concerned Columbia County resident interested in who will be our next county commissioner. On Monday, Sept. 22, I attended the District 3 debate at the Evans Government Complex.

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

What's in a handshake? It's a question I've been pondering since this past Saturday.

Wed, 10/01/2014 - 12:09am

A new Pew Research Center survey of opinion about the importance of religion in American life paints an interesting picture.

Wed, 10/01/2014 - 12:09am

If you had said a year ago that a Democrat who'd never been a candidate for office before would be running competitively for the Senate seat vacated by Saxby Chambliss, I would have given you the same skeptical response.

Wed, 10/01/2014 - 12:09am

The Lakeside Lady Panthers volleyball team beat Grovetown in a Area 2-AAAAA match Thursday night.

Wed, 10/01/2014 - 12:09am

The Harlem High School Bulldogs played Swainsboro tough in the first half Friday night but were overwhelmed in the second half.

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

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

Well, I bounced back last week going 5-1 with my only loss being Lakeside's 24-20 victory over Houston County. I picked Houston County to win 30-26, but knew this one could go either way.

Wed, 10/01/2014 - 12:07am

Police Blotter, Oct. 1, 2014

Wed, 10/01/2014 - 12:07am

The 26th annual Oliver Hardy Festival will be Saturday in Harlem.

Wed, 10/01/2014 - 12:06am

Democratic U.S. Rep. John Barrow and Republican challenger Rick Allen squared off Saturday in their only scheduled Augusta-area debate.

Wed, 10/01/2014 - 12:06am

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Wed, 10/01/2014 - 12:06am

Flatline Pro Wrestling's Saturday event at Patriots Park will be a special one. Titled "The Fight for a Cure," profits from the two-hour, ladder-match extravaganza will go to The Lydia Project to kick off National Cancer Awareness Month.

Wed, 10/01/2014 - 12:05am

The annual open enrollment period for Medicare opens Oct. 15.

Wed, 10/01/2014 - 12:05am

At a recent meeting with Georgia Department of Community Health officials, the three Augusta hospitals vying to build the first hospital in Columbia County were told that the only exception to the needs standard acceptable to the state would be if the county contributed to the cost of the project.

Wed, 10/01/2014 - 12:05am