Thomas Jay Adams, 32, of Grovetown, was charged with two count of cruelty two children after 12- and 15-year-old boys said he hit them.
A segment of the North Augusta Greeneway is closed for repairs.
The trail from the North Augusta Activities Center to Cypress Drive will be closed until further notice, according to a news release.
Former Richmond County Sheriff's Office investigator Timothy Allen Tobias, 45, was arersted late Wednesday accused of stalking his ex-wife.
The Greenbrier soccer teams opened its region seasons with wins Wednesday night as the girls beat Evans 3-2 while the boys won 1-0.
The Belvedere Girls Fast Pitch Softball League has extended the registration period for its spring softball season.
Registration is open to all girls ages 18 and younger. There are no tryouts required.
A state agency's report shutting down a Columbia County animal rescue cited sanitation, pest control and paperwork issues at the Appling facility.
Georgia Lottery officials say a Grovetown grandfather hit the jackpot with two wins on scratch-off tickets.
The number of 16- and 17-year-old drivers killed in Georgia wrecks dropped from 2011 to 2012.
Columbia County Sports Calendar for Wednesday, Feb. 27, 2013
Gordon Park Speedway will open dirt-track racing season March 1-2 with the inaugural Gordon Park 100.
Columbia County Prep Sports Calendar for Wednesday, Feb. 27, 2013
The Evans Lady Knights and Augusta Christian Lions lost in their respective basketball tournaments Friday night, Feb. 22, 2013.
Greenbrier High School has high hopes for junior pitcher Austin Robinson.
Greenbrier baseball players Adam Grice and Clint Hardy had a letter of intent signing ceremony Friday, Feb. 22, 2013. Grice signed with Georgia College while Hardy signed with Western Kentucky.
Tim Shafer takes over as head baseball coach at Augusta Prep.
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