Conniee Burnette was surprised to learn through family research that her father, Otis W. Melton, earned several commendations for his service in World War II.
Columbia County voters overwhelmingly approved term limits for county commissioners and the election of Lee Anderson, but their votes weren't enough to propel him to victory.
A Columbia County church youth group recently returned home from a two-week mission trip in Kenya.
As high school fall sports come to an end, so do the season's collegiate athletics.
I thought this would be a good time to catch up with what this year's crop of freshmen from the county have been doing with their colleges and universities.
The Columbia County Junior Varsity football championship was decided recently - or was it?
High school basketball gets under way Tuesday with Greenbrier facing Harlem while Augusta Prep faces Curtis Baptist.
Columbia County Recreation Department football teams wind down their seasons this week with semifinals Wednesday, Nov. 14, and championship games in three divisions Saturday, Nov. 17.
The Patriots Park Fall Disc Golf Challenge will be held Saturday. Beginner and intermediate divisions, limited to 30 participants, will play 18 holes beginning at 10 a.m.
Augusta Prep vs. Curtis Baptist at Westminster, 4 p.m. (girls), 5:30 p.m. (boys)
Greenbrier vs. Harlem, 6 p.m. (girls), 7:30 p.m. (boys)
Augusta Prep vs. Alleuiua, 4 p.m. (girls), 5:30 p.m.
Voices of the faithful are being drowned out by "temple-builders" and "hireling reverends."
It's no surprise that Columbia County voters approved term limits. Next, lawmakers should set a similar referendum for the school board - but don't expect them to create one for themselves.
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