Whoever is elected to fill the Tax Commissioner's seat in November can expect to have at least a little less autonomy in that office that KayAllen was able to exercise over her more that 20 years at the helm.

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The weatherman was predicting a late August heatwave hitting temps of 100 or worse. I'd moaned about the misery of it. I'd prattled about the poor perspiring football players. I'd ruminated about my withering garden. His app gets weather data from China.

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Dear editor, When we were in elementary school we were taught Christopher Columbus discovered America, it was declared a national holiday.

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It's good to stay young at heart. It's good to keep a youthful outlook on life. It's good to keep your sense of humor when everybody else is losing their temper.

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While visions of fall are filling the minds of many people, for members of one local group, it's the visions of Christmas that are on their minds. The Harmony River Chorus of Sweet Adelines International is preparing its Dec.

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UPCOMING 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Sunday, Sept.

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Columbia County leaders tentatively approved renovating the former tax commissioner's office in Appling.

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Grovetown officials recently approved a monthly stormwater utility fee to be collected beginning in february.

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Police Blotter, Sept. 14, 2014

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Monday Cheese or pepperoni pizza Cheese and fruit plate PB&J sandwich Steamed corn Romaine garden salad Chocolate chip cookie Seasonal fresh fruit Tuesday Chicken sliders Ham chef salad Yogurt snack pack Sweet potato fries Steamed peas Chilled pears Oatmeal bar...

Sat, 09/13/2014 - 11:12pm

Despite their fearsome reputation, an encounter with a rattlesnake is no cause for alarm.

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Columbia County school officials have selected the architect who will supervise the construction of the county's next four schools. After evaluating proposals from 10 firms presented at a day-long meeting on Sept.

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In March, it was announced that the small white clapboard and stone building that had stood more than 90 years at North Belair and Washington Roads, would have to make way for progress.

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This Friday, Columbia County will take center stage on the gridiron as the Lakeside-Evans football game will be televised live on WJBF.

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